December Female Student of the Month
Emily Mann is the 17-year-old daughter of Matthew and Sara Mann. She is second in her graduating class with a GPA of 104. Her strengths are: Competition, Restorative, Achiever, Focus, and Belief.
Not only is Emily a top student in her advanced academic classes, she is also very active in several organizations at FHS. She serves in multiple leadership positions as the Secretary of FFA, a member of the Executive Committee for Link Crew, and captain of the Jaguar volleyball and soccer teams. She has advanced to the State Finals in FFA Leadership events all four years of high school in both Public Relations and Agricultural Advocacy. She has also qualified for State FFA as part of the Milk Quality Team.
Emily is a three sport varsity athlete. She has received multiple All-District recognitions in volleyball and soccer and has qualified for the Area track meet twice.
In addition to her extra-curricular achievements, Emily has been named the Outstanding Student for P-AP Spanish 2 and AVID 2 and has made the All-A Honor Roll all four years of high school. She stays busy taking dual credit and AP courses while also participating in community service projects through FFA and FABC. She has also worked in other capacities outside of the district and community such as a golf tournament and a Stuff the Bus Campaign.
Emily plans to attend Texas A&M University-College Station where she will major in Society, Ethics, & Law with a specialty in English. Upon graduation from Texas A&M, Emily will either attend law school or pursue a Masters Degree in English to be a dual credit English teacher at a high school.
December Male Student of the Month
Marcos Villegas is the 18-year-old son of Margaret and Fidel Villegas. He is in the top ten of the graduating class with an overall GPA of 102. His strengths are: Achiever, Context, Futuristic, Learner and Strategic.
Marcos is a member of the National Honor Society and has received Academic All-District for baseball for the past 3 years. He is the captain of the Tiger Baseball team and leads his team not only on the field but also in community service projects. He also has participated in the Big Give Fundraiser for the past 3 years, a police department’s Harvey Relief Effort, and volunteers as a Religious Education Teacher’s Aide at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church.
Marcos is in all advanced and dual credit classes which require much time outside of class. He recently signed with Oral Roberts University to play baseball where he plans to major in Finance or Economics.