The 33rd Annual Rowell Ranch Rodeo Parade was held last Saturday, May 9th. The parade has always been a community event with participation by local youth athletic leagues, youth organizations like Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, service clubs, politicians, churches, schools and bands from various organizations.
There are many categories for parade participants to be honored. RCS received 2nd place in the Student Float category for the parade. The full results of the parade are posted on the Castro Valley Rotary Club’s Web site at www.castrovalleyrotary.org.
CV Rotary annually sponsors an Essay and Art Contest for students attending CV Schools – public and private and home school. RCS had quite a few contest winners this year.
Art Contest Winners
Grades K-1: Cassidy Berg, 2nd place; Chloe Dodson, honorable mention
Grades 2-3: Andrew Hendren, 2nd place; Emma Popovits and Isaiah Gonzales, honorable mention
Grades 4-5: Hayley Guittard, 1st place; Sean Sniffen, honorable mention
Essay Contest Winners
Grades K-1: Thorin Warneke, 1st place; Joshua Chulata, 2nd place; Natalie Clausen, honorable mention
Grades 2-3: Nathan Shinoda and Sara Collier, honorable mention
Grades 4-5: Tristan Flores, 1st place; Naliah Allen, 2nd place; Kayla Chaudhary, honorable mention