Homer Flex School student Colten Morris is shown here with his Homer Flex Phoenix Award, which is given out monthly to students who represent the school’s values. (Photo provided)

Homer Flex School student Colten Morris is shown here with his Homer Flex Phoenix Award, which is given out monthly to students who represent the school’s values. (Photo provided)

Students share Homer Flex Phoenix Award

Seniors Colten Morris and Nikola Reutov are the recipients of the October Flex Phoenix Award. This award is given monthly to the student who represents the Homer Flex values of respect, ownership and productivity.

Morris received this award for his creativity and compassion. He is a talented and inspiring musician who is fearless in his pursuit of music. He is a kind and accepting person, and a positive influence. Recently, he volunteered time to create a video for the school board, representing Flex with pride.

Reutov received this award for his excellent observation skills and his leadership through thoughtful words and actions. Reutov seeks to understand and consistently challenges himself. He always stands up for what he thinks is right. He is consistently a considerate and respectful community member to both staff and students.

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