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Awards

PRINCIPALS
 
We both proudly serve on the Constituting America Education Advisory Board.
 
 
SCHOOL AWARDS
 
Benchmark received a #1 ranking in the 3 year Parent Satisfaction Survey initiated by the Arizona Department of Education.  (2000, 2001and 2002)
 
2007 Benchmark School of Merit Award
 
2011 The National Center for Educational Achievement and ACT, INc. recognized Benchmark School as a 2011 NCEA Higher Performing School.
 
Nancy Arnold - Republican Women's Teacher Of The Year Award
 
School ranked 4th in the state of Arizona www.schooldigger.com
 
 
 
WRITING
 
Jorey Cohen winner in the "Constituting America We The People 9-17  Essay Contest"  
 
1st Place: Megan J. (6th grade) State of Arizona- Daughters of the American Revloution
Essay Contest
 
1st Place: Max M. (5th grade) Megan J. (6th grade) State of Arizona- Daughters of the American Revolution Essay Contest- Chapter Awards
 
1st Place Tied: Hayden R. and Brianna B. (6th grade) Elks Club - Chapter Awards
 
3rd Place: Eliza L. (4th grade) Arizona Grand Canyon Games- 4th Grade Essay Contest
 3 Honorable Mention Winners        
 
 
MATH
 
  5th grader, Max Moenich tied for 2nd place in the city-wide Math Matters Contest.
 
 6th grader, Megan Johnson received a perfect score in the nationwide Math Olympiad Contest
She received a "Highest Distinction" Award
The 6th grade teams as a whole placed in the top 10% nationally.
 
6th graders, Kailee David and Hayden Rheinfelder, tied for 1st Place Regionally in the
Math League Press Competition.
The 6th grade team placed 4th nationally.
 
 
ROBOTICS-FIRST LEGO LEAGUE
 
The team won the "Judge's Award" for good sportsmanship and emboding the spirit of the competition.
Coach, Bruce Darroch won the Adult coach Mentor Award
 
 
ODYSSEY OF THE MIND
 
Teams from Benchmark qualified for World Finals Competition to represent Arizona in 2005, 2008
and 2010.