Students Brock Smythe and Amelia Denham, center, were presented with the school’s 16th annual Mexico Middle School Courtesy Award. With them are sponsorts Janice Douglas, left, and Terry Henage. Smythe’s parents are Brian and Jessica Miller and Sean Smythe, and Denham’s parents are Chris and Robbin Denham. The annual award was first created in 2003 by two retiring MMS teachers in order to recognize positive character and conduct. One male and one female student are recognized each year, and are selected by MMS faculty. Recipients receive a certificate and $50, have their names displayed on a plaque and will be recognized during a spring awards assembly. [courtesy photo]