The annual athletic award winners list was issued by Azle Elementary School.
The Athletic Leadership Award went to Jenna McKee and Dylan Fuller. This duo displayed strong leadership and excellent team work skills as well as top athletic ability.
For Athlete of the Year, students had to show good leadership, attitude, fitness, and athletic ability during P.E.
The sixth grade female Athlete of the Year was Morgan Ashmore.
The top athletic sixth grade boy was Bradley Crawford.
Fifth grade winners included Emma Stutz for the girls; the boys had a rare tie with Ken Seals and Joe Dunkerley sharing the honor.
Other sixth grade girls up for the Athlete of the Year Award were Chloe Cook, Lauren Campoli, Triniti Smith, Jaden O’Gorman, Avery Luig, Selma Dervisevic, Jayde Burkett, Paige Fair, Kamrin Liptow, Breeann Collard, Marisah Mata, Alexa Maxfield, Payton McNeely, Kynleigh Brown, Taylor Locke, McKee, and Ashmore.
Sixth grade boys in the race for Athlete of the Year were Tyler Jenson, Jacob Garcia, Cameron Baker, Desi Perez, Scott Baird, J.J. Beck, Max Brown, Daniel Ruelas, Brady Carroll, Peyton Ladner, Colby Williams, Fuller, Ivan Lara, Tucker Tamjidi, Trevor Gibson, Bryon Anderson, and Crawford.
Twenty-four sixth graders reached the highest level of the Presidential Challenge: Ladner, Perez, Chance Campbell, Damion Flores, Miguel Guzman, Jenson, Jonathon McGuire, Zander Salsman, Prime Vasquez, Marshall Landers, Brady Campbell, Tamjidi, Gibson, Zach Strong, Colby Williams, Dylan Williams, Crawford, Fuller, Cameron McChesnee, Brady Carroll, Ruelas, Baird, Garcia, and Ivan Lara.
Sixth grade girls numbered 17 who reached the top level of the Presidential Challenge: Dervisevic, McKee, Halen Morris, Smith, Justice Simmons, Rachel Adamson, Collard, Myka Longmire, Mata, Alexa Maxfield, Payton McNeely, Cook, Fair, Ashmore, Burkett, Liptow, and Ximena Gonzalez.
The top fifth grade girls who shone at the top of the Preisdential Fitness testing: Nicole Hack, Ashlynn Jimenez, Megan Leonard, Haley Lockhart, Peyton O’Neal, Katie Roper, Graicie Bouchard, Lisa Taylor, Stutz, Nichole Pederson, Shelby Bradley, and Abbi Clinton.
Sixteen fifth grade boys were stellar in the Presidential Fitness challenge: Christian Fonville, John Jackson, Samuel Bilger, Dunkerley, John Hopkins, Derek Petter, Dawson Robinson, Seals, Aidan Tune, Keaton Vaughn, Caleb Geer, Jorge Vasquez, Lucas Martin, Brandon Massey, C.J. VanSlyke, and Garrett Drolet.
Achieving 80 percent or better in the fitness test – sit-ups, shuttle run, 50-yard dash, pullups/hang, and 600-yard run) among sixth grade girls were: Haley Bearden, Reagan Hall, Emma Hosey, Jennifer Juarez, Locke, Luig, Stasi McDowell, McKenzie Hobbs, Vanessa Tolbert, Lexi Allen, McKenzie Cooper, Michelle Foster, Haylee Francks, Candy Mesta, Caitlen Sutton, Hannah Hull, Tatum Sapp, Torey Wood, Jaden O’Gorman, Hannah Morrison, and Madison Sinkovec.
Nine sixth grade boys were outstanding: Cayden Donaldson, Harley Humphries, Ryan Reynolds, Kass Vann, Asher Hopewell, Corbin Atkinson, Max Brown, Matthew Collins, and Beck.
Pacing the fifth grade boys in the top 80 percent were Connor Hering, Austen Lloyd, Michael Padilla, Matt Barrow, Austin Johnson,
Landon McBride, Nicholas Quevedo, Wesley Speck, Quinlan Wade, Brynden Guardiola, Mason Middlebrooks, Tommy Moore, Nathaniel Ambrose, Dylan Tarter, Peyton Kirby, Elijah Cook, Joel Yeargan.
Eleven fifth grade girls reached the goal: Abigail Bradley, Hailey Burkett, Gracie Ford, Justina Meshi, Kambri Buchanan, Ashtyn Foster, Cassidy Pate, Evelyn Ochoa, Ramsey Sawyer, Elly Vickers, and Maddie Aniasco.