Aubrey Independent School District and Pilot Point Independent School District High School students attended the weekly Rotary meeting on March 5 as our Seniors of the Month.
(from left to right) Rotarian Elizabeth Jones, Pilot Point HS Principal Jason Crow, Pilot Point students Addison Hite, Sydney Acevedo and Madisyn Pelzel, Rotarian Dick Bullwinkle, Rotary President Shane Kading, Aubrey Students Landon Martino and Laney Lomas, Rotarian Mike Thompson, Aubrey HS Principal Brent Phipps and Rotarian Erin Bogar.
From Aubrey:
Landon Martino has spent his school years on the sports field, competing in football, baseball, and track, while also participating in Beta Club, National Honor Society and serving as a member of the Student Council. He plans to attend BYU to study finance and run track, which he specializes in the 400 meter and 800 meter races.
Laney Lomas has shown lambs and goats in FFA, but also has competed in leadership and speaking competitions as well. She serves as the president of FFA and a District Officer, and considers Miss G, the Aubrey Ag teacher, her Hometown Hero for setting her up for the future and opportunities within the agricultural realm, which she intends to pursue in her higher education at Texas A&M, where she wants to major in biomedical and construction sciences.
From Pilot Point:
Madisyn Pelzel is taking her state talents in the FFA world to Texas A&M, where she plans to major in ag communications and journalism towards her goal of working for Texas Farm Bureau. She has served in several leadership roles in FFA, including as the Area 5 Vice President, and learned a lot from her Hometown Hero Tammy Glasscock, who currently serves on the state FFA staff and is in the Texas Ag Teacher Hall of Fame.
Sydney Acevedo serves her community as part of Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), has been Vice President on student council and played varsity tennis for three years. She plans to attend the University of Arkansas and major in international business and marketing to pursue a career in real estate.
Addison Hite has already been a star on the state stage, winning two state championships in track and cross country for the Bearcats. She also has served in the National Honor Society and as Class President, as well as with FCA. She has signed a letter of intent to run track for the University of Houston, where she wants to study finance.