Kyon Cluff, 8th grade student at Florence K-8 participated in taking the "Explore" test, along with more than 8,000 other students across the State of Arizona.
Of those 8,000 students, 29 had perfect scores, including Kyon.For his impeccable performance, he received a Certificate of Acknowledgement, which was presented by Principal Greg Bellemare and Superintendent Dr. Gary Nine at the May 2012 Board Meeting.
Kyon Cluff, Beau Griego and William Garcia (pictured L-R), 8th grade students at Florence K-8 School, competed in the Arizona Jr. High School Rodeo Association State Finals held in Prescott, AZ on May 19, 2012.
Each earned a position on the Arizona State National Junior High rodeo team and will be traveling with fellow teammates to Gallup, New Mexico from June 24th thru June 30th to compete at the 8th Annual National Junior High Finals Rodeo (NJHFR).
Cluff will be competing Goat Tying, Griego in Bull Riding and Garcia in Chute Dogging. Each placed fourth in the qualifying event.
The top four competitors from each state move on to nationals.