October 2013 Student of the Month - Jonathan Miller
Williamsville High School is pleased to announce that senior Jonathan Miller has been selected as the October Student of the Month. Jonathan was selected by the senior class sponsors on the basis of academic performance, extra-curricular participation, and personal traits. He will receive a $100 cash award from the Williamsville State Bank and will also be eligible for Student of the Year.
Jonathan is consistently listed on the high honor roll. He is a member of the WHS chapter of the National Honor Society and currently serves as the chapter Secretary. He has received the honor of being a member of the 2013-2014 PSAE Exceeds Team.
He has been involved in a comprehensive list of activities while at WHS. Jonathan participates in Choir, Band, Vocal Jazz, Madrigals, as well as IMEA competitions in Vocal Jazz and Concert Choir. He is also a three sport athlete that plays football, basketball, and track. Jonathan is a leader on and off the playing field. He is a Huddle Leader for the WHS chapter of Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Jonathan is also a member of Youth and Government at WHS and has been elected as Chaplain of the Senate and President of the Williamsville delegation of Youth and Government.
Jonathan is fluent in American sign language and assists with many activities for the Springfield Deaf Club and the Springfield Illinois Association for the Deaf. He is very active in his church and leads Sunday School classes and helps with worship every week, as well as volunteers for Vacation Bible School. He also assists with communication with the deaf in worship services and meetings at his church. He has sold concessions at WHS and directed cars in the parking lot at the Muni Opera.
Jonathan is currently undecided on which university he plans to attend.
Congratulations to Jonathan and his parents, John and Jodi Miller, of Sherman!
September 2013 Student of the Month - Tyler Nichols
Williamsville High School is pleased to announce that senior Tyler Nichols has been selected as the September Student of the Month. Tyler was selected by the senior class sponsors on the basis of academic performance, extra-curricular participation, and personal traits. He will receive a $100 cash award from the Williamsville State Bank and will also be eligible for Student of the Year.
Tyler is consistently listed on the high honor roll and is a member of the WHS chapter of the National Honor Society. He has received the honor of being a member of the 2013-2014 PSAE Exceeds Team. Tyler recently represented his class on the 2013 Homecoming Court. During the summer of 2013, Tyler was selected to participate in the American Cancer Society Summer Research Program for High School Students. His project was the "Characterization of Prostaglandin E2 Receptor Expression in Human Natural Killer Cells".
Tyler has played four great years for the Bullet football team, serving as co-captain during his senior year. After the conclusion of last season, Tyler was named to the 2012 3A Illinois High School Football Coaches' Association Academic Team, the State Journal Register All Area Football Team, and the 1st Team Offense Sangamo All Conference Team.
Tyler is also a four year member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, currently serving as FCA Leader. He is a member of the Williamsville United Methodist Church and balances part-time employment into his busy schedule. He served one year on Student Council, Track, and the Engineering Explorer's Post #6.
Tyler has volunteered for community service agencies such as the Kumler Hospitality House, Hospital Sisters Mission Outreach, St. John's Breadline, WHS Community Food and Teen Gift Drive, WHS Concession Stands, the Farmingdale Presbyterian Church and the Williamsville United Methodist Church.
Tyler plans to attend a four year university in the fall.
Congratulations to Tyler and his parents, Howard and Lisa Nichols, of Williamsville!
Student of the Year 2012-2013 - Mackenzie McCall
Williamsville High School is pleased to announce that Mackenzie McCall has been selected as the Student of the Year for 2012-2013.
Mackenzie was selected by the senior class sponsors on the basis of academic performance, extra-curricular participation, and personal traits. Mackenzie received a $100 cash award from the Williamsville State Bank for being Student of the Month in September.
Mackenzie is consistently listed on the High Honor Roll and is a member of the Scholastic Bowl team. She is also a member of the National Honor Society and is currently serving as President of the WHS chapter. She is a PSAE Exceeds award recipient by exceeding in the Math, Reading, and Science portions of the exam.
Mackenzie has been actively involved in the fine arts department by singing in Madrigals, choir, competing in IHSA Solo & Ensemble events and performing in the WHS plays and musicals. She has also taken piano lessons throughout high school and maintained part-time employment.
Mackenzie volunteers her time at the Inner City Mission, Elementary school Bridge Program and by helping high students with their studies through the Peer Tutoring program. She is actively involved in community outreach programs though the Williamsville United Methodist Church and the Williamsville Christian Church and fundraising for the Vocal Music Boosters. She has also provided backstage help with the junior high musicals and assisted with the Scholastic Book Fairs for the district libraries.
Mackenzie plans to major in mathematics.
Congratulations to Mackenzie and her parents, Marcia and Gordon McCall of Williamsville!!
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