St. George Exchange Club honors November students of the month

The students recognized for November’s Student of the Month (SOM) – they are left to right - Front row - Jaden Dash, MHS; Noelle Burton, SCHS; Brooke Sullivan, DHHS; Mindy Suttner, Exchange Club President. Back row – Ashley Hansen, THS; Emilee Nelson, DHS; Kylee Christensen, DHHS (SOM from October) | Photo courtesy of St. George Exchange Club, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Several Student of the Month recipients were recently honored by the St. George Exchange Club.

The St. George Exchange Club sponsors the Student of the Month Program, which honors one student from the area high schools each month. This program recognizes the students’ accomplishments in academics, service and leadership in their respective schools.

Dixie State University has partnered with the St. George Exchange Club and will provide a one-year, full-tuition scholarship to the Student of the Year from each high school at the end of the academic year as selected by the St. George Exchange Club’s Student of the Month Committee. This selection process is based upon the Student of the Year applications received from the students recognized throughout the year as their school’s Student of the Month.

The Exchange Club is honored to work with DSU in recognizing and supporting the outstanding high school students of our community. In addition to the DSU scholarships, State Bank of Southern Utah and Dixie Technical College award scholarships as well.

Two students from the area high schools who have been honored as Student of the Year will have the opportunity to go on to the Rocky Mountain Exchange Club District competition where they could win a $1,000 scholarship; and then if they win district, they can go on to national competition and win a $10,000 scholarship. The 2013 Student of the Year, EmRee Moody from St. George, was selected as the National Student of the Month and received a $10,000 scholarship from the National Exchange Club.

The St. George Exchange Club meets Thursday mornings at 7:30 a.m. at George’s in Ancestor Square. For more information about the St. George Exchange Club contact club president Mindy Suttner at 435-674-8409.

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