February Female Student of the Month
The February Female Student of the Month is Lorena Trevino. She is the seventeen-year-old daughter of Nancy Tamez and Enrique Trevino. Her strengths are Context, Belief, Learner, Input and Strategic.
Lorena has excelled in both academics and extracurricular activities. She is ranked number 90 in the senior class and has been consistently on the A/B Honor Roll.
Lorena is a member in good standing with the National Honor Society. She received the Perfect Attendance Award her freshman and sophomore years. She also received the President’s Award for Education Achievement.
Lorena is a member of the AFJROTC. Throughout her years in ROTC, she has been named Unarmed Commander, Fall Corps Advisor, Vice Corps Advisor and Chorale Commander. She has been a member of the Maroon Crew, Unarmed Exhibition, Unarmed Regulation, Orienteering, Chorale and the Raider Meet. The ROTC awards she has received are Top Unit Performer, Honor Flight, The Military Order of the World of Wars, Cadet Leadership Award, Falcon Challenge and Eagle Horizon Advanced award. She was the top performer out of 100 participants to win this award.
Lorena participated in the TAEA Visual Arts Scholastic Event her freshman year where she received a 4 out of a possible 4 earning a medal. The mission of the TAEA Visual Arts Scholastic Event is to recognize exemplary student achievement in the Visual Arts by providing art students and programs a standard of excellence in which to achieve.
Despite the demands of her academic and extracurricular activities, Lorena finds time to volunteer. Lorena has volunteered in her church band playing the guitar as well as teaching piano and guitar during the summer once a week. In her spare time, she loves to play the guitar, sing and draw. Lorena has also volunteered at the Veteran’s Home, school clean-up and at Radio Station 990 AM in Kenedy.
Upon graduation, Lorena plans to apply to San Antonio College, RAMP School of Ministry or join the Navy to become a paramedic.
February Male Student of the Month
The February Male Student of the Month is Eric Carpenter. He is the eighteen-year-old son of Jennifer and Scott Carpenter. His strengths are: Input, Communication, Responsibility, Learner and Self Assurance.
Eric is ranked number 15 in the senior class. He has consistently been on the A/B-Honor Roll all of his high school years. He has also had perfect attendance since his freshman year. He is a member in good standing in the National Honor Society and Link Crew.
Eric has been a member of the Floresville Mighty Tiger Band playing the trumpet all four years of high school. He has been the trumpet section leader the last three years and is currently Brass Lieutenant. The last two years he tried out and made All-Region band and, last year, qualified for the Area Band.
Despite the demands of his academic and extracurricular activities, Eric finds time to volunteer and work. He has volunteered with the Centro Med Health Day getting school supplies and taking kids to get their vaccines. He has also participated in Public Lands Day and the San Antonio Family School Supply Event. He is employed with Floresville High School via the FISD Co-op Work Based Learning program in the front office. In his spare time, Eric loves to play video games and spend time with friends and family and enjoys watching Kentucky basketball games. Eric also participated in the Rotary Youth Leadership Award camp. This last Peanut Festival, Eric represented Past-President Shirley Polasek as a Duke.
What Eric likes most about attending Floresville High School is the sense of community pride amongst the faculty and students. Upon graduation in June, Eric plans to attend the University of Kentucky where he has already received the Kentucky Heritage Scholarship. He would like to major in Computer Engineering.