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From left, Artesia High School Principal Scott Stall and AHS science teacher Melissa Burnett receive a check in the amount of $5,000 from Courtney Wardlaw, Jerry Mathews and Sherry Tabor of Devon Energy. Liana Swarengin - Daily Press

From left, Artesia High School Principal Scott Stall and AHS science teacher Melissa Burnett receive a check in the amount of $5,000 from Courtney Wardlaw, Jerry Mathews and Sherry Tabor of Devon Energy.
Liana Swarengin – Daily Press

By LIANA SWARENGIN

Daily Press Staff Writer

Artesia High School students enjoyed a special assembly Tuesday morning where they were surprised with a special award.

Devon Energy granted two area schools with the Devon Science Giants Award. Jefferson Montessori Academy in Carlsbad and Artesia High School were the first- and second-place winners. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.