February Students of the Month
February Students of the Month
Posted on 02/18/2014
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Benson Students of the Month for February 2014

By Linda Lou Lamb

Benson High School honored four students (freshman Taylor Hamilton, sophomore Sara Fowler, junior Katherine Zuniga, and senior Kovan Mountjoy) with the ‘Students of the Month’ award for February 2014 under the category of cooperation.

Freshman Taylor Hamilton, according to her teachers, works great with other students and helps get other classmates focused and on track by providing positive feedback.  Taylor is a member of the bobcat choir.  “I think it’s pretty cool being selected student of the month.  School is fun and my teachers are great,” she said.  Taylor is the daughter of Brad and Lisa Hamilton.

Sophomore Sara Fowler, according to her teachers, always has a smile, and is always willing to help others, including her teachers, in class.  Sara is a member of the National Honor Society.  “I feel honored to be nominated … and my teachers are great,” she said.  Sara is the daughter of Dennis Fowler and Rose Roebuck.

Junior Katherine Zuniga, according to her teachers, is extremely cooperative in class regarding assignments and class rules, and gets along very well with her peers.  Katherine is a member of the National Honor Society.  “I’m very honored to be selected by my teachers as the student of the month,” she said.  Katherine is the daughter of Rossana and Eduardo Zuniga

Senior Kovan Mountjoy, according to his teachers, is always polite and willing to work with any student or teacher.  He always tries his best, is dependable and consistent.  Kovan is the vice president of the Benson High School Skills USA.  “I am honored to be the February student of the month,” he said.  Kovan is the son of Lane and Julie Mountjoy.