Anthony Meyer and President Rick Jackson
Mt. Morris Junior High School eighth grader Anthony Meyer has been selected as the October Kiwanis Turn-Around Student of the Month. Anthony lives with his Mother (Michelle) and has one younger brother named Devin. Anthony has a pet dash hound, Daisy.
Anthony has grown a great deal. He currently has all A’s and B’s with the exception of one C. Anthony has not received one major office referral all year.
Anthony has developed a love for athletics. This past fall Anthony played right offensive tackle on an undefeated eighth grade football team. He has signed up for wrestling and is looking forward to try something new.
In his free time Anthony enjoys riding his bicycle. His favorite foods are pizza from “Jets” and macaroni and cheese. He enjoys spending time with family and friends. It is not possible to be around Anthony and not smile; he brightens the day of those around him.
After high school graduation Anthony plans on becoming an auto mechanic. He is especially interested in learning about diesel engines. He is a smart boy and will succeed in whatever he desires.
Anthony is a joy to have in our building. He helps those around him and takes pride in being a Panther. Despite not being a morning person, he is always ready to come to school. We are fortunate to have this young man in our building and he makes it a better place to learn.
Jared Kenyon and President Rick Jackson
Mt. Morris High School senior Jared Kenyon has been selected as the October Kiwanis Student of the Month. Jared lives with his parents Tammy and Homer. Jared has an younger sister, Briann. The family has 2 dogs Maxine and Cassie and an alligator.
Jared is a very hard working student. He currently has a 3.699 grade point average and is ranked 14th in the class of2011. Academically, Jared is currently taking a very rigorous schedule: this includes Advanced English, Calculus, and Spanish II.
Jared leads a very busy life. He has many interests and involvements. They range from volunteer work to variety of extracurricular activities.
Jared is very involved in the musical arts. He is very involved with band. Jared has been in the EAJ band (marching and concert) for all 4 years. He plays in the percussion section.
Jared has been on the Panther tennis team for the last two years. This year he played in the #1 doubles slot and earned the Coaches Award at the conclusion of the season.
Jared also belongs to the Mt. Morris NHS. He has worked with the NHS on blood drives and other voluntary service projects.
Jared has recently been selected to participate in the Good Guides program at EAJ. In this program he will be mentoring a junior high student throughout the year.
Outside EAJ, Jared is involved the Big Brother program. He has mentored a little for two years. With is little brother he tutors, mentors, and plays games.
In his spare time Jared enjoys hanging out with friends and family, the outdoors, playing his PS3 (Guitar Hero).
After high school graduation Jared has been accepted to Lake Superior State. He plans on pursuing a career in Criminal Justice (Crime scene investigator).