Every month Las Animas high school gives out their HECTOR awards which honors standout students. The winners for the month of Dec. are: Caleb O’Connor, Joseph Hawkins, Anthony Clabey, Maranatha DeVargas, Makayla Rodriquez, Hailey Davidson, Vernon Lilly,  Anna Talmage and Xavier Kinsey.

Aliesia Ybarra, Jimmi Boyd and Nikki Smith were also recognized for perfect attendance during the first semester of the school year.