Area students receive All American Scholar Award
Kristin Greer and John Flieller of Floresville, Brandon Darr, Taylor Dziuk, and Cody Martinez of Falls City, and Blake Lyssy of Poth were selected to receive the 2014 All American Scholar Award sponsored by Catholic Life Insurance, the nation’s eighth-largest fraternal life insurer.
Each year, Catholic Life awards 35 scholarships worth $1,000 each to graduating high school seniors who have not only demonstrated outstanding leadership skills and academic achievements, but have also gone above and beyond in their civic duties and made a difference in their communities.
The All American Scholar Award was designed to offset tuition costs for young Catholic Life members attending an accredited college or university in the fall semester immediately following their senior year of high school. This award recognizes those special individuals who have dedicated their valuable time and efforts to helping others while remaining devoted to their academic studies, and Catholic Life Insurance strives to reward this high degree of selfless commitment.
Greer, who plans to attend Blinn College in the fall, is the daughter of Curt and Brenda Greer. Her activities and volunteerism included National Honor Society, FFA, cheerleading, Teen ACTS, Link Crew, Student Council, Eagle Creek 4-H Club, powerlifting, and volleyball.
Flieller, who plans to attend Texas A&M University in College Station, is the son of John and Linda Flieller. His activities included Blessed Sacrament Church, American Cancer Society, Teen ACTS, the Beta Club, 4-H Club, FFA, and varsity basketball, football, track and field, and cross country.
Darr plans to attend Texas A&M University in Kingsville and is the son of Kenneth Darr and Janice Moczygemba Darr. His activities included altar serving and teaching CCD at St. Ann’s Church in Kosciusko, band, Solo & Ensemble, Beta Club, UIL Academics, and Science Club.
Dziuk plans to attend Texas A&M University in College Station and is the daughter of Rodney and Karen Dziuk. Her activities included the National Honor Society, track and field, cross country, basketball, FFA, band, dance team, cheerleading, UIL, Spanish Club, and providing child-care services.
Martinez, who plans to attend the University of the Incarnate Word, is the son of Joe Roy and Stephanie Martinez. His activities and volunteerism included Teen ACTS, the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, Karnes City, Seguin, and Pettus shelters, Student Council, Homecoming King, varsity basketball, Prose Interpretation, and One-Act Play.
Lyssy plans to attend Texas A&M University in College Station and is the son of Harvey and Amy Lyssy. His activities included Teen ACTS, Beta Club, Student Council, FCA, UIL Academics, Prom Committee, football, baseball, track, and basketball.