Five students will share student of the month honors at Hillsboro High School.
Freshman Abby Driggers, junior Vance Klassen, Lydia Kliewer, Kalen Moss, and Avery Unruh are October’s winners, selected by faculty and staff.
Abby, daughter of Brent and Jamie Driggers, is a member of the cross-country, basketball, and track teams, participates in scholars bowl, and attends the Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren youth group. She enjoys reading and writing, and plans on majoring in psychology therapy or youth ministry.
Vance, son of Kyle Klassen and Stacy Baker, is a member of Spirit ‘n’ Celebration, student council, an FFA reporter, participates in both the fall musical and spring drama, and is a member of the Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren youth group. He enjoys taking singing lessons at Tabor College, and works as a dining assistant for Parkside Homes. He plans on majoring in either music education or performing arts, and is looking at colleges in New York, as well as Kansas State University.
Lydia, daughter of Lawrence and Gail Kliewer, is a member of Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church’s youth group, and participates in the fall musical, scholars bowl, forensics, LEOs, cross country, National Honors Society, Spirit ‘n’ Celebration, H-Club, and “Whale Shark Wednesday.” She works at Greenhaw Pharmacy and enjoys reading, being outside, eating, playing with her cats, watching Netflix, and sleeping. She plans on going to Kansas University and majoring in biochemistry, then plans on obtaining a master’s degree in molecular biotechnology at the KU Medical Center.
Kalen, daughter of Rusty and Stephanie Moss, participates in forensics, scholars bowl, chess, LEOs, managing the volleyball team, softball, stage managing for both the fall musical and spring play, choir, Ebenfeld Mennonite Brethren youth group, and is student council president president. She enjoys reading, watching movies, and spending time with friends and family. She hasn’t decided on a college, but plans on majoring in history with a minor in political science, in hopes of to going to law school.
Avery, son of Tim and Alissa Unruh, participates in the Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren youth group, and hobbies include youth ministries and church missions. He plans on attending Tabor College and going into the mission field.