GRAD TAB '22: New Mexico School for the Deaf

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Jun. 11—Class motto: "Challenges are what make life interesting. Overcoming them is what makes life meaningful." — Joshua J. Marine

Class song: "Hall of Fame" by will.i.iam

Class flower: Colorado blue columbine

Class colors: Rose, gold and white

Top academic and athletic accomplishments:

u Class speaker Sophia Martinez was accepted to Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., and received several scholarships, including the Rotary Club Dr. Kenneth Brasel Memorial Scholarship and the Bandy Scholarship.

u Bruce Brewer Jr. was named USA Deaf Basketball Youth Program's "National Player of the Year" and was a Silver Medal Winner of the USA Deaf Basketball Deaflympics 2022 in Brazil. His other accomplishments include:

u NDIAA Division II Boys BB All-Americans 2019-20, 2021-22.

u Second All-State Team Basketball 2021-22.

u NDIAA Division II 6- Man Football All-Americans 2021-22.

u District 7A 2021-22 Basketball All-District First Team and player of the year.

Class of 2022

Victoria Baca

Emily Begay

Bruce Brewer Jr.

Angel Cabrera

Vicente Garcia Spillman

Sophia Martinez

Adam Rylee

Ricardo Salmon-Medina