February 2018 Students of the Month
Charity: Hope & Friendship Ministries
Charlotte Tolly was selected as the Freshman Student of the Month by the Art Department. Charlotte is a high honor roll student whose favorite classes include Introduction to Drawing & Painting, English I Honors and AP Human Geography. She is described as a talented and dedicated student who demonstrates leadership in the classroom. She makes time to offer help to her peers and is looked upon as kind and polite by teachers and students alike. Charlotte is a member of both the Art Club and Drama Club, and also competed on the Speech Team. She lists her dream job as serving as an animator for Pixar Studios. In her spare time, Charlotte indicates that she loves drawing, writing and spending time with her friends.
The Physical Education Department tabbed Matt Nelson as the Sophomore Student of the Month. A high honor roll student, Matt says that he most enjoys Physical Education, Sports & Entertainment Marketing and Personal Finance. He is a member of both the boys’ golf and boys’ volleyball programs. Described as a great student to have in class, Matt always is willing to assist teachers and fellow students. He treats others with respect, leads by example, and helps others who may struggle with concepts in class. In the future, Matt says that he would like to pursue a career in sports in any way possible. In his free time, he serves as a basketball scorekeeper, plays video games with his friends and watches sports. When he’s not doing those things or eating, he usually is spending time with his family.
Family & Consumer Sciences
Camryn Swann was cited as the Junior Student of the Month by the Family & Consumer Sciences Department. Camryn is a high honor roll student who most enjoys Introduction to Teaching because it allows her to interact with younger students. She is a member of the girls’ tennis program as well as a National Honor Society inductee. She has taken a variety of Family & Consumer Sciences classes and has continued to wow her teachers in each one. She is hard working and willing to help, and her enthusiasm encourages other students to be successful as well. In the future, she hopes to become a teacher. She looks up to her Family & Consumer Sciences teachers and hopes to model her classroom after theirs. Camryn works part-time at Home Run Inn Pizza in her spare time.
The World Languages Department named Colin Nicholson as the Senior Student of the Month. A high honor roll performer, Colin’s favorite classes include AP Calculus BC, AP English Literature and Spanish IV Honors. He has been a member of the boys’ volleyball program since his freshman year and ran on the boys’ cross country team last fall. His teachers applaud him for striving to always use Spanish in class, leading class discussions, and showing respect to everyone in the classroom. Colin asks pertinent questions and maintains a growth mindset. He was cited as an Illinois State Scholar last semester. He plans on earning a degree in computer engineering, and also hopes to continue to write. Colin enjoys reading, writing and working with computers.