The April Female Student of the Month is Shae Shodrock. She is the daughter of Steven and Donna Shodrock. Her strengths are Includer, Adaptability, Responsibility, Ideation, and Achiever.
Shae is an all-A Honor Roll Student and the Salutatorian of the class of 2016. She is a member in good standing of the National Honor Society and serves as the Reporter/Historian of her senior class. She has been a member of the Link Crew and FFA, in addition to participating in track, volleyball, and basketball. She serves as the 1st Vice-President of the Eagle Creek 4-H Club as well as the 1st Vice-President of the Wilson County 4-H Council. Shae also serves as the 71st Queen Tunaep for the Peanut Festival Association which keeps her busy year-round participating in parades representing the community.
In addition to her various school and community memberships, Shae volunteers her time to assist with school tours for the San Antonio Stock Show, Vacation Bible School with her church, and the Meals-on-Wheels program.
Upon graduation, Shae plans to attend Texas A&M University, College Station where she will major in Biochemistry.
The April Male Student of the Month is Nicholas Garcia. He is the son of Juan and Miranda Garcia. His strengths are Achiever, Learner, Input, Belief, and Includer.
Nicholas has been a member of the Mighty Tiger Band for the past four years where he has served as a trumpet section leader for the marching band and is currently a member of the Symphonic Band. He is a member of the Junior Historians, which assists the National Park Services with clean-up efforts of Rancho de las Cabras, our local world heritage site. Nicholas is also an active member of the AFJROTC. He has attended the Cadet Leadership Course at Schreiner University where he won the Honor Drill Flight Award. Nicholas was awarded the General Sampson Award his sophomore year for being the top NCO of his unit and was awarded the Military Officer’s Association of America Award for being a top officer in his unit his junior year. Nicholas currently volunteers with the Floresville Volunteer Fire Department as a fire fighter. Nicholas was one of two people in the state of Texas and half of Louisiana to receive the Congressman Hebert Advanced Placement Award, a letter of recommendation to enlist.
Upon graduation, Nicholas will leave for basic training at Joint Base San Antonio Lackland and continue to San Angelo for training in Intelligence. He enlisted with the United States Air Force in May of 2015 as an E-3, Airman First Class due to his AFJROTC certificate.