2018-02-07 / Sports and Youth

FHS January students of the month

Ryan Rakowitz and Sarah Bruett Ryan Rakowitz and Sarah Bruett The Floresville High School January students of the month are Sarah Bruett and Ryan Rakowitz.

Sarah is the 17-year-old daughter of Catherine and Randy Bruett.

She has a 4.0 grade-point average and is in the top 10 percent of her graduating class. She takes all AP and dual credit classes, yet still finds time to participate in school and outside organizations. She was a Link Crew leader her junior year, serves as the secretary for the National Honor Society, participates in band, and was a member of the Jaguar softball team. She has consistently been on the All A Honor Roll and has received the Perfect Attendance Award. Additionally, Sarah served on the Student Council her freshman and sophomore years.

Sarah is a princess on the Floresville Peanut Festival Court and an active member of her church youth group, assisting with Vacation Bible School and many youth activities. She is also active in her 4-H group, where she has participated in the Wilson County Baked Foods Show.

Sarah plans to attend Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi to major in counseling and/or social work.

Ryan is the 17-year-old son of Roxane and Russell Rakowitz.

He is in the top 10 percent of his graduating class. Ryan has received the Perfect Attendance Award and made All A Honor Roll the past several years. He takes all AP classes while also holding down a parttime job at Sunnyside Ranch. Ryan is an active member of the FFA, serving as an officer for the past three years, this year as vice president. He also currently serves as the FFA Alamo District secretary. He is on the Principal’s Advisory Committee and is a member of the National Honor Society.

As a member of FFA, Ryan has participated on the Livestock Judging Team, which has advanced to state for the past three years, Tractor Restoration for four years, and the State Tractor Tech team. He is a Link Crew leader and serves as an executive committee member, and has been a class officer all four years of high school.

Ryan volunteers at Sacred Heart Catholic Church as a lector and in ACTS group, participates in highway cleanups, collects toys for Sheriff Santa, and participates in Christmas caroling at the Frank M. Tejeda Texas State Veterans Home.

Ryan plans to attend Texas A&M University in College Station to major in ag economics.

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