Congratulations to the following Manzano Middle School students for earning awards for the 2016 Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival. Winners are as follows: Pictured, left to right, in the back row, Nicolas Oliveira, 1st place Informative/Persuasive Essay (7th gr); Allayna Martinez, 2nd place Informative/Persuasive Essay (6th gr); Alejandro Villanueva, 1st place Informative Essay(6th gr); and Allgie Enojosas, 1st place Creative Essay (6th gr). Pictured, left to right, front row, Mia Rangel 2nd place, Art (8th gr); Carolyn Lira, Art 3rd place (8th gr); Emily Guajardo, 3rd place Informative/Persuasive Essay (6th gr); Carlos Doria, Art 3rd place (6th gr), and Abel Salazar, Honorable Mention (7th gr). They competed against many other middle school students across the Valley and brought back awards for Manzano Middle School and Brownsville ISD. Thank you, students!