Picture is of Global High principal Ken Lynch, student Kevin Asirvadam and parents Alexandra and Kishore Asirvadam.
Global High Student of the Month for September at Rotary
Each month during the school year Rotary Club of Waxahachie honors students from both Waxahachie High School and Global High School for their outstanding achievements. It is always with great pleasure that the Rotarians welcome these students who have proven themselves to be good citizens and outstanding students.
Picture Shows parents Randy and Liz Owens, student Destiny Josephine Kathleen “Kat” Owens and WHS Principal Dr. Al Benskin
Waxahachie High Student of the Month for September
In last week’s Rotary meeting, Rotarian Dan Lobb had the pleasure of introducing Waxahachie High School principal, Dr. Al Benskin, as a special guest. Each month Rotary honors an outstanding student from each of our public high schools as Student of the Month. Dr. Benskin had the honor of awarding the WHS Student of the Month Award for September to Destiny Josephine Kathleen “Kat” Owens.
Chris York, president of Baylor, Scott & White Medical Center of Waxahachie brought the club up to date on the status and plans for our hospital.
It’s hard to write an article when the speaker is a comedian. The jokes are not as funny when you read them. You had to be there.
It was a pleasant surprise to find that comedian Dean Lewis is also a business coach. He has been combining the two careers for twenty five years and has coached such businesses as Microsoft, Pepsi, Frito and many others. He has also appeared on a number of comedy shows on TV.
If you have traveled to the Hill Country you have seen the devastation caused by Oak Wilt on the live oak trees. Vast areas have been decimated and it is only a matter of time for the others.
Rachel McGregor, staff forester 1 for the Texas A&M Forest Service, told the Rotary Club that Oak Wilt has been observed in Ellis County. This is very bad news for all of the oaks in the county.
Holly Browning, Community Liaison & Family Programming Coordinator for the Nicholas P. Sims Library and Lyceum, visited the Rotary Club to explain all of the opportunities and services available at the facility.