PUBLISHED: 2:42 PM on Wednesday, January 24, 2007
Mendenhall Auto Center's Student of the Week

Renato Lumba is a fifth-grader in Sharon Denton's class at Glacier Valley Elementary School. He is the song of Renato Lumba Senior and Jocelyn Lumba. His activities include homework, Morning Musicians, Student Council, video games and drawing. His favorite subject is math. "I like to learn," he said. "I like fractions and units of measurement." His favorite book is "BFG" by Roald Dahl. Renato said he enjoys attending Glacier Valley because of the diversity. "I like that they let anyone in the school no matter the color of your skin," he said. "I like when we have new kids and later we become their friends." His homeroom teacher nominated Renato for Student of the Week. "Renato is a great student," Ms. Denton said. "He loves learning and cares about others."