The Mustang and Silver Star Awards recognize students who have excelled during a grading period.  Students are nominated by the teaching staff, and a male and female student are chosen by consensus.  Teacher nominate students for the Silver Star Award who are hard workers, do quality work, have exceptional behavior, and are helpful to their peers.  The Mustang Award nominees are students who have shown the most improvement during the grading period.  One male and one female student from seventh and eighth grades are chosen each six weeks to receive the Silver Star Award.  One student from the entire student body is chosen to receive the Mustang Award.