Mustang Achievements

10 students in formal wear
Amity Bateman

Congratulations to the 2018 Homecoming King and Queen, Govind Menon and Batool Al Jabiry (center), and to the rest of the court (left to right): Jack Hauser, Bridget Wipfler, Brenden Koo, Ronnie Ariel, Erastus Kuria, Lily Li, Nikhil Kulkarni and Katherine Dong.

 

10 students in formal wear
Band Director John Burn walks alongside the Homestead High School Marching Band at the 2018 Rose Parade
Rachel Zlotziver

Congratulations to Homestead High School teacher John Burn, who has been selected as one of 25 finalists for the 2019 Music Educator Award presented by the Recording Academy and Grammy Museum. More than 2,800 nominations were submitted representing all 50 states. 

The Music Educator Award was established to recognize current educators who have made a significant and lasting contribution to the field of music education and who demonstrate a commitment to the broader cause of maintaining music education in the schools. Ten finalists will be announced in December, with the Music Educator Award recipient recognized during GRAMMY® Week 2019. For more information, visit the Grammy Music Teacher website.

 

Amity Bateman

Congratulations to Homestead junior Keshav G. and his research team (Team Mus Muscles). Their research proposal "Investigating the role of oxidative phosphorylation in myofiber type under microgravity conditions" won the research training competition at the end of the GeneLab for High Schools intensive summer program at NASA Ames Research Center. They have been invited to present their research at the annual conference of the American Society for Gravitational and Space Research