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FHS September students of the month

FHS September students of the month
Vernon Marsh and Corinne Morkovsky

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September 25, 2013
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Floresville High School’s September female student of the month is Corinne Morkovsky. Corinne is the 17-year-old daughter of Shelley and Russell Morkovsky.

Corinne has excelled in the classroom and has been named to the A Honor Roll the past three years. She was also recognized for perfect attendance as both a freshman and sophomore. Corinne received the Outstanding Student of the Year Award for dance, Pre-AP English I, Pre-AP English II, Spanish II, Pre-AP World Geography, and Principles of Agriculture. She is currently ranked first in the senior class.

Corinne is a member of the National Honor Society, where she currently holds the office of president. She was a class representative her freshman year and class secretary her junior year. As an active member of FFA, Corinne has held the offices of secretary and vice president. As a freshman she was named the Star Greenhand and as a sophomore she earned her Chapter Degree. Corinne was a member of the Tigerettes Dance Team for three years and served as colonel of the team last year.

When not busy with academics and extracurricular activities, Corinne is volunteering her time in the community. She is the current queen-elect for the Floresville Peanut Festival Court of Broadway Lights. Once crowned in October, Corinne will serve as an ambassador for the city of Floresville. Through FFA, Corinne has gone caroling at the local nursing homes at Christmas time, participated in highway cleanup projects, spent time hanging peanuts in downtown Floresville for the Peanut Festival, and assisted with hog and steer validation.

Upon graduation in June, Corinne plans to attend Texas A&M University in College Station where she will attend the Business Honors program.

The male student of the month is Vernon Marsh. Vernon is the 17-year-old son of Linda and Vernon Marsh.

For his efforts in the classroom, Vernon was named to the A Honor Roll as a freshman and sophomore. He received the Outstanding Student of the Year Award for Pre-AP History, AP History, and Aerospace. He was also recognized for perfect attendance as a sophomore.

Vernon is a member in good standing with the National Honor Society and holds the office of vice president. As a class officer, Vernon helped plan prepare for last year’s Junior-Senior Prom. Vernon has been active in Business Professionals of America and was a team captain.

Vernon is also very active in FHS athletics. As a four-year member of the Tiger football team, Vernon was named Academic All-District and helped the team earn a district championship. As a four-year member of the Tiger basketball team, he was named to the Honorable Mention All-District Team and assisted the team in earning district and bi-district championships. Vernon is also a four-year member of the track team and was on the baseball team as a freshman and sophomore.

Vernon spent the summer working at Chromalloy Component Services.

Upon graduation in June, Vernon plans to attend Oklahoma State University, where he will major in aerospace engineering.

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