Here's what Dezaray's teachers had to say about her:
"Dezaray Walters is an extraordinary student whose leadership skills have shown through this year. She always comes to class with a smile on her face which brightens the entire room. She comes to class willing and ready to learn. Not only does she takes time to make sure she understands the work she can often be found helping her peers. She's one of those students that executes all five of our guiding principles. Anytime a teacher needs some assistance, she's willing offers to help in any way she can. She is an outstanding student with a bright future ahead of her."