April Female Student of the Month
Elizabeth Coldewey is the 18-year-old daughter of Dawn Norment and stepdaughter of Edward Norment. She is in the top quartile of her senior class.
Elizabeth is active in many different organizations on campus. She was a varsity soccer and basketball player and was named Academic All-District for both sports. This year, she received Honorable-Mention All-District for her basketball talents. She is an active member of the National Honor Society and has made the All “A” Honor Roll three of four years while attending Floresville High School.
When not busy with school sports, Elizabeth serves as a princess on the Peanut Festival Court of European Elegance. In addition, Elizabeth helps with Relay for Life, hangs peanuts for the Peanut Festival, volunteers her time with her church teaching Vacation Bible School and participates with Christmas caroling at the nursing homes.
Elizabeth plans to attend Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi where she intends to major in pre-law. Her strengths are: Competition, Responsibility, Significance, Positivity, and Harmony
April Male Student of the Month
Elijah Balderas is the 17-year-old son of Krystal Guevara and Carlos Balderas. He is in the top quartile of his senior class. Currently, he has a 3.5 GPA.
Elijah is very active in the AFJROTC serving in many different leadership roles. He has served as the Flight Commander, Honor Guard Commander, Executive Officer, Chief Master Sergeant of the Unit, and, more recently, Vice Corps Commander. He is a member of the AVID program and is an active member of the National Honor Society. Elijah was a Varsity tennis player earning several awards for mixed doubles. He has also received the Tuskegee Airmen Award and Veterans of Foreign Affairs Award. He was just awarded the Hunley Award for ROTC.
When not busy with his many ROTC roles and his coursework, Elijah volunteers with various campus clean-ups and sings Christmas carols at the Veteran’s Home & the local nursing homes. He has over 200 hours in community service through ROTC alone.
Elijah plans to enlist in the Air Force or attend Texas State University where he wants to major in pre-law. His strengths are: Competition, Deliberative, Command, Individualization, and Maximizer