May 2009 Students of the Month
Charities: St. Baldrick's Foundation
Kevin Driscoll has been chosen as the Freshman Student of the Month by the Health Department. Described as an excellent student who provides insight and enhances the learning experience for his classmates, he lists Biology, Health, Algebra I, English, Band, Cultural Geography and Physical Education as his favorite courses. Kevin was named to the high honor roll in his first semester on campus, and shows kindness to other students, which makes everyone feel comfortable around him. He plays trumpet in the band and is a member of the Lemont football program. He hopes to attend the University of Pennsylvania, and someday wishes to be an oncologist or psychologist. Outside of his extra-curricular activities, he enjoys babysitting his sister in his free time.
The Driver Education Department picked Matthew McKenna as the Sophomore Student of the Month. Matthew is described by his teachers as a hard-working student who strives to do his best, and that shines through with his selection to the school’s high honor roll. Matthew, who consistently provides positive thoughts and comments in class, lists Accelerated Geometry Honors and 3D Design and Animation as his favorite courses. He is involved with the Boy Scouts, is an award-winning member of the school’s Mathletes program, and has won county and state accolades in 4-H. Matthew hopes to go to college and become a chemical engineer. In his spare time, he enjoys playing games, working with models, and is a staff member at the Northwoods Summer Camp.
Lukas Kolbrecki was tabbed with Junior Student of the Month honors by the Physical Education Department. He lists Physical Education as his favorite course because he likes to try new sports, gain strength and have fun. A high honor roll student, his teachers note that he enjoys a wide range of activities and gives his best effort at all times, which will help him be able to do well in whatever he chooses to do in the future. His wonderful attitude, respect of others, desire to learn and work ethic all make him well respected by his peers. Lukas plays on the Lemont High School club hockey team. After high school, he says his main priority is to find a good job. In his spare time, Lukas plays basketball and Nintendo Wii, in addition to the large amount of time that he spends at hockey practice and games.
The Business Department selected Regan Menconi as the Senior Student of the Month. Regan lists Spanish IV Accelerated Honors, Accounting, Entrepreneurship and Pre-Calculus as her favorite classes. A high honor roll student, she was a four-year member of the girls’ golf program and was a team co-captain. She excelled in all of her business courses because of her integrity, motivation, leadership and willingness to help others. She is President of Inkspot, helping the school’s Junior Achievement entry be named Chicagoland’s “Company of the Year” and earn a berth to the 2009 North American Company of the Year competition this summer. Last summer, she was a Junior Achievement Student Ambassador and travelled to Stockholm, Sweden. She will attend Ohio State University and study elementary education. In her spare time, she is a junior cheerleading coach for the Lemont Hornets and umpires for Lemont Little League.