Colorado High School Charter Graduates Receive BrainWise Recognition Awards

Posted On: June 2, 2010

CHSC BrainWise Award Winners
CHSC BrainWise Award Winners

Award-winning teacher and BrainWise instructor Dell Brooks nominated four Colorado High School Charter students to receive awards for outstanding performance using thinking and decision making skills. Dell teaches BrainWise to the CHSC student body, and was proud to nominate students who have demonstrated exceptional critical thinking skills during the 2009-2010 school year.

Sidney Parson, a senior at CHSC, was awarded the BrainWise Outstanding Student Achievement Award for “Excellent Demonstration of Critical Thinking Skills Among All Students at Colorado High School Charter.” She received a check for $100.00 and a framed certificate. Her parents were proud of her achievement, and the positive changes she has made over the last two years. Sidney plans to attend a private college in Florida in the fall.

In the category of “Outstanding BrainWise Team Achievement,” CHSC seniors Brittany Armijo, Beatrice DeHerrera, and Danielle Olivas teamed up to receive the first place award for “Demonstration of Critical Thinking Skills.” Each girl received a check for $50.00 and a framed certificate.The awards were presented at the school’s graduation ceremony, enabling parents, families, and fellow students to share their pleasure at the honor.

The BrainWise Program and Colorado High School Charter salute these outstanding students for their dedication to making good choices!

Please follow and like us:

Brain Zones: Take Care of Yourself

Individuals who practice self-care demonstrate they are using BrainWise CPR to control Lizard Brain reactions. Brain Zones make this easier – they are spaces where children, youth, and even adults use the 10 Wise Ways to stop and think. Using Brain Zones also shows they are practicing Control – the “C” in BrainWise CPR. This Wizard Brain thinking includes getting help from their Constellation of Support (Brain Zones are non-human support resources.) […]

Read More »

BrainWise and Police Mentors: PAL Chapters Teach the 10 Wise Ways

The National Police Activities League (NPAL) has been serving children and teens for more than 75 years. Today’s chapters offer after-school programs for boys and girls ages eight to eighteen. Under the guidance of police officers, participants participate in a wide spectrum of educational and youth leadership activities. In late 2019, NPAL staff contacted BrainWise and added it to their […]

Read More »

Gratitude for Longtime BrainWise Community Partners

BrainWise and Denver Mile High Rotary have been community partners for more than fifteen years. We’ve enjoyed a decade-long relationship with Stacey Hervey, a high school criminal justice teacher with the Denver Public Schools. Stacey teaches at the Career Education Center (CEC), where she is the sponsor for the school’s Young Rotary Club. Her leadership has inspired […]

Read More »
error

Enjoy this blog? Please spread the word :)