Goldtooth receives BEACON GCMS award
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Ruben Goldtooth has been named the BEACON Middle School student of the month.

Goldtooth is a seventh-grade student at Grand County Middle School. He is the son of Leslie and Rudy Goldtooth. BEACON officials praised Goldtooth’s determination and self-motivation.

“While many students were being ‘required’ to come to BEACON at the end of the second trimester, Ruben took on the initiative to improve his grades himself,” BEACON tutors wrote in his nomination letter. “He came often to BEACON and worked hard while he was there. Ruben’s determination and good attitude earned him some accomplishments to be proud of. Well done, Ruben! You’re a great example to your peers at Grand County Middle School.”

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