St. DavidUnified School District #21

A Round of Applause

High School Volleyball Success

volleyball team

The AIA is pleased to recognize the student-athletes and coaches as selected in the statewide recognition process.

Girls Volleyball 1-A South Recognitions 2021–2022

Region Defensive Player of the Year - Mayla Trejo
Region Offensive Player of the Year - Anissa Jacquez

All-Region 2nd Team

  • Makenzie Comaduran (Hitter/Middle Blocker)
  • Taylee Jacquez (Setter)

Honorable Mention

  • Jasmine Pacheco (Hitter/Middle Blocker)

Football Success

Football team posing for a picture on the football field

We are so proud of our Tiger football team! They worked hard all season and represented our school well in the final championship game where we took runners up on Saturday, November 13. Thanks to our dedicated coaching staff, cheerleaders, parents, and fans for all the support.

The AIA is pleased to recognize the student-athletes and coaches as selected in the statewide recognition process.

1A South Recognition Football 2021–22

Region Coach of the Year - Braden Davis
Region Offensive Player of the Year - Ryan Gooding
Region Defensive Player of the Year - Cody Didion
Region Player of the Year - Talon Haynie

All-Region 1st Team

  • Jeremiah Toyota-Gill and Koy Richardson (Defensive Backs)
  • Bobcat Pacheco and Cody Didion (Defensive Linemen)
  • Jake Goodman, Talon Haynie, and Brayden Merrill (Linebackers)
  • Bobcat Pacheco (Long Snapper)
  • Brayden Merrill and Bobcat Pacheco (Offensive Linemen)
  • Lorenzo Padoan (Placekicker)
  • Talon Haynie (Punt Returner)
  • Ryan Gooding (Quarterback)
  • Cody Didion and Jake Goodman (Receivers/Tight Ends)
  • Talon Haynie (Running Back)

All-Region 2nd Team

  • Paul Parker (Defensive Lineman)
  • Conner Curtis (Defensive Utility/Flex Player & Kickoff Returner)
  • Devvin Deskins (Offensive Lineman)
  • Ryan Gooding (Punter)
  • Jeremiah Toyota-Gill (Receiver/Tight End)

Honorable Mention

  • Kydin Richardson (Defensive Lineman)

Middle School Volleyball Success

Volleyball team posing for a picture in front of a tiger mural

Our middle school volleyball team had a great season! They were undefeated in the CAC. All girls worked hard and improved so much from the beginning of the season. Coaches Rachel Fry and Lynette Hatch were thrilled to have 32 girls come out for the team. The A-team took second place in the CAC Championship tournament on Thursday, September 23.

Congratulations to Tigers Striving for Excellence

Alyssa Dickey, Devvin Deskins, Brayten Trejo, Camdyn Barker-Mullener

Our high school students of the month for October are:

  • Senior - Devvin Deskins - Always willing to help
  • Junior - Brayten Trejo - Responsible
  • Sophomore - Camdyn Barker-Mullener - Helpful and Enjoyable
  • Freshman - Alyssa Dickey - Loyalty and Perseverance

FCCLA Arizona Competitive Events Results

State Only Events:

  • Priscila Dyer - Silver and Sariah Fry - Gold in Chicken Fabrication
  • Gennie Morrison - Gold and first place in Cake Decorating
  • Mackenzie Comaduran - Silver and Julia Dahl - Gold and first place Cupcake Decorating

National Qualifiers:

  • Julia Dahl - Repurpose and Redesign - Gold with a 99 score
  • Ashlee Romero - Baking and Pastry - Gold 93 score

We also recognize our amazing FCCLA Advisor, Mrs. Jean Weisling, for all of her skills, talents, wisdom, experience, and work to help prepare these fine students.

Great News!

Congratulations to Brayden Merrill for taking third place and to Devvin Deskins for taking fourth place at the state wrestling tournament. Our team finished number 17 out of the 34 1A, 2A, and 3A schools in our division!

Congratulations to Heather Blanchette, winner of the 40th annual SSVEC Foundation Washington Youth Tour and to Sariah Fry, runner up! Heather won $1,000 and Sariah $500. Great job, girls!

Congratulations to Senior Callin Curtis who won first place and $100 in the first local round of the American Legion Oratorical Contest February 13, 2021.

2021 State Leadership Conferences

The following students placed in the competitive events at the state leadership conferences this spring.


  • Mason Anway: Health Career Photography - 4th place
  • Julia Dahl: Prepared Speaking - 4th place


  • Nephi Higginbotham: Supply Chain Management - 2nd place
  • Mason Anway: Digital Photography - 4th place
    Mason was one of two people who got the community service award for 500 hours of service. He also received the 3rd and 4th level of the business achievement award (leader and America level).

*Mason and Nephi both qualified for nationals in their events!*