Five students will share student of the month honors at Hillsboro High School.
Senior Claire Heyen, juniors Layne Heiser and Reece Berens, sophomore Carson Herbel, and freshman Chloe Pankratz are March’s winners, selected by faculty and staff.
Claire, daughter of Bruce and Janell Heyen, plays tennis, manages softball, and has participated in choir, the fall musical, the spring drama, and Spirit ‘n’ Celebration choir. She is the senior class secretary. In her free time, she plays piano, sings, reads and travels. She will be attending Taylor University in Upland, Indiana, after high school; she is currently undecided on her major.
Layne, son of Kim and Larry Heiser, participates in FFA. He spends his free time hunting, fishing, and doing motocross. He doesn’t yet know his plans beyond high school.
Reece, son of Greg and Michele Berens, participates in forensics, scholar’s bowl, 4-H, Technology Student Association, and Abilene Lutheran Youth Fellowship. He manages football, keeps statistics for baseball, and is videographer for volleyball and basketball. He spends his free time riding four-wheelers, playing Xbox, and hanging out with friends. He plans to attend college and major in computer programming.
Carson, son of DeLayne and Chris Herbel, plays football basketball, and participates in youth group and Technology Student Association. In his free time, he plays basketball and football and hangs out with friends. He plans on going to college and possibly majoring in engineering.
Chloe, daughter of Terry and Kandis Pankratz, plays basketball and track, and participates in cheerleading, book club, forensics, choir and is a member of Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren youth group. In her free time she watches movies, reads, and just hangs out. After high school, she wants to become either a dental hygienist or a missionary.