May 2013 Students of the Month
Charity: St. Jude Children's Hospital
Jeremy Fejedelem was named the Freshman Student of the Month by the Health Department. A high honor roll student, Jeremy notes that his favorite classes are English I and Algebra II because his teachers in those classes are outstanding instructors. Described as a hard-working student with a positive attitude, he demonstrates a sense of curiosity and insight during class discussions. Jeremy played on the freshman football team last fall and expects to be a part of that program for many years to come. His primary goals at this point are to continue to excel in the classroom and on the football field, as he hopes to earn a scholarship to play college football. In his spare time, Jeremy enjoys working out, reading, watching TV, and playing 16 inch softball with his friends.
The Driver Education Department selected Kyle Kowalski as the Sophomore Student of the Month. Kyle says that the courses he most enjoys include Driver Education and English II, and that he also is fond of theater technology because of the opportunity to get hands-on experience with theater equipment. A high honor roll student, he is a member of the boys’ volleyball program and also has been involved with the Drama Club and Foreign Language Club. Polite and respectful of his teachers, he consistently is willing to assist his instructors and also leads groups and class discussions. When he attends college, he plans on studying law enforcement. Kyle’s hobbies include playing volleyball and spending time working in the Performing Arts Center.
Alex Jaeger was tabbed as the Junior Student of the Month by the Special Education Department. An honor roll student, Alex states that he most enjoys Humanities and social studies courses, including Human Rights & World Affairs and U.S. History. He is dedicated to his studies and demonstrates excellent work ethic and perseverance. His teachers describe him as a model student who is respectful and compassionate. Alex has been a part of the school’s football program, and has worked on the spring musical each of the last two years on the tech crew. He plans on studying broadcasting or journalism in college. In his free time, he works at The Patio, enjoys going to movies attending Notre Dame football and basketball games, and likes to spend time with family and friends.
The Guidance Department picked Monica Butler as the Senior Student of the Month. Monica says that her current favorite classes are Ceramics and Digital Photographic Imaging, but that she also has enjoyed Biology and Zoology. As an aide in the PPS Office, she takes initiative, works well independently and always is willing to lend a hand. While she has been a part of several activities on campus, including Poms and Yearbook, she has dedicated most of her extra-curricular efforts on Irish dancing. She has developed a strong interest in veterinary medicine, and plans to become a veterinarian after studying at Southern Illinois University. Monica volunteers at the TLC Animal Shelter in Homer Glen, not only helping to raise funds but also by taking care of animals after they are rescued from area kill shelters.