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(CBS News) A 13-year-old's year end superlative is getting national attention for being controversial.

Villanueva's mom, Ena Hernandez, was appalled when her daughter came home with the paper certificate.

"I read it twice. I'm like, 'What is this?!'" she said. "It doesn't look good at all, especially coming from a teacher, a grown-up woman. It doesn't look good because everything that's going on right now."

The Channelview Independent School District told CBS News the teachers involved are being disciplined "according to district policy," but would not elaborate, as the incident is still under investigation.

"The Channelview ISD Administration would like to apologize for the insensitive and offensive fake mock awards that were given to students in a classroom," the school district said in an emailed statement. "Channelview ISD would like to assure all students, parents and community members that these award statements and ideals are not representative of the district's vision, mission and educational goals for our students."

Villanueva, who is Hispanic and hasn't been back to class since receiving the certificate, hopes the school district will take further action against the teacher.

"[She should] get fired, at least, or something," she said.

This wasn't the only incident where a student gained national attention after winning a controversial superlative last week. 

Texas student Sydney Cesar was awarded "most likely to blend in with white people."

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