Students of the Month for November 2012
- Published: Monday, November 19, 2012
Every month each academic department at EHS will recognize one student that is making the most of their educational opportunities. These students are “Making Every Minute Count”. To reward this effort these twelve students will be entered into a raffle for an EHS Yearbook.
Agriculture: Shelby Beck
Shelby is a 4 year Ag student that is actively involved in many areas of our program. She raises lambs, pigs, steer’s, turkeys and works at the Farm Store. Shelby excels at working with younger members and making them feel welcome. It has been a privilege to have Shelby in our department and appreciate her effort!
CTE: Randall Stenciwilk
My Student Is Randall Stenciwilk. Randy is a senior in my ASE Academy. He is hard working, has a good work ethic and takes what we do seriously. He is truly a standout.
English (9/10): Meegen Gordon
Meegen Gordon is blessed with a sunny disposition. She is a hard-working excellent student who is always respectful of both students and adults. Meegen is helpful when asked to do any task and willingly offers to lend a hand even without being asked. She is a positive example both academically, because of her effort and willingness to attempt any assignment, and socially because of her sincere kind disposition and polite manner. Meegen has been in my class since the first of the year. She is always in a good mood and shows patience when helping others. I am happy to recommend Meegen as student of the month and feel certain she will have many successful endeavors throughout her life.
English (11/12): Ashley Bott
Ashley Bott is an exceptional student. Juggling school, health, and all her other interests, she gracefully negotiates her way through life. Ashley is a pleasure to have in class.
Mathematics: Jordan Thayer
Jordan Thayer is an exceptional young man and student. He is a bright, hard-working, self-motivated student who puts both the time and effort into all of his assignments, tests, and projects. Jordan comes to class everyday prepared, ready to learn, and sporting a positive attitude. He truly is a STAR student!
Performing Arts: Leila Jordan
Leila Jordan has been a leader in the Theatre Department since her freshman year, enthusiastically diving into every production which has crossed the Eureka High stage in her four years, either as a performer, a designer, or both. She is continually looking for ways to improve the program here at Eureka High, and created a new, highly efficient system of costume and prop organization, assisted in choosing scripts which are well-suited to skills of our actors, and tirelessly works to better herself as an actor, singer, and dancer. President of our Drama Club, Leila is an amazing example of commitment – both in school productions and in the community shows in which she has performed. Most recently, she starred in our production of The Laramie Project; plans on scene designing our spring show, Antigone; and is currently helping to plan our musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. An avid reader, writer, and artist who perpetually seeks to help those around her, Leila makes the theatre as inviting and inspirational a place for others as she has for herself. Not only powerful onstage, Leila consistently exhibits an unwavering generosity, determination, and a dedication to excellence. Leila is interested in pursuing theatre and education, and is always looking for independent projects she can take on.
Physical Education: Bobbie Purify (Two- Time Honoree)
Bobbie is an outstanding student and role model in and out of the classroom. She is a diligent student and athlete who is always willing to go above and beyond what is required. She leads by example through her hard work, good attitude and being a team player in all that she does. On a daily basis she offers to help teachers set up their teaching stations as well as working with any and all classmates without complaints. Her positive energy in infectious, her heart is gold, and without a doubt she is proud logger!
Science: Cameron Seeger
Cameron was chosen for many attributes including his ability to communicate well, his helpfulness, and a willingness to learn. In addition, Cameron has a genuine interest in the world in which he lives. His main interests are playing the guitar and hiking.
Service/Senior Project: Kendall Hammer
Kendall is an exemplary student who serves as Senior Class treasurer. For her senior project she is documenting each student activity and providing analysis so future classes can build upon the success of our leaders today. Kendall has been part of student government for four years and has truly made the most of her educational opportunities at EHS.
Social Science: Madeline Vasilevich
Madeline Vasilevich is the social science student of the month. Madeline is hard working, genuine, thoughtful, creative and a true lover of learning. She is extremely well rounded, a true renaissance woman with many artistic and scientific interests. Our Social Science Renaissance woman is a painter, pianist, and violinist and constantly practices, driven by the “love for the peace and accomplishment of making something beautiful” with her own hands. She is active in her community and church and is a true public servant, working tirelessly for those in need. She is a senior and plans on attending a four year college, either UC Davis or UC Santa Cruz. Academic achievement is very important to her and she is genuinely interested in all of her classes, investing herself “more joyfully” in the hopes of producing “better, more thoughtful work”. We honor her work ethic and know that she will truly live up to our goal of creating life- long learners.
Visual Arts: Millicent Patterson
Millicent is a hard working, cheerful, and helpful student. Every assignment she is given to do in Art she follows through creatively and often does extra work. She is a pleasure to have in class and helps other students with encouraging words to keep trying. Millie often stays after class helping the teacher put away art portfolios and supplies.
World Language: Madeira Seaman
Ja, klar! Sie ist wunderbar! Madeira brings passion and enthusiasm to language learning. She has embraced the German language and culture from her first day in class. Her enthusiasm is infectious and her creativity, whether it is with regard to language, drama, music, art or even Halloween, is boundless. Her thoughtful contributions to class discussions, her consistent effort and her ability to quickly grasp new concepts, make her a pleasure to have in class.
As president of the German Club, she has been instrumental in making Homecoming and Oktoberfest fun and exciting. Her high-energy approach and organizational skills make her an ideal leader. Madeira gets things and done.