The Adrian Optimist Club is pleased to honor Students of the Month from the Miami, Ballard, and Adrian schools. Criteria for this honor center on outstanding academic and civic achievement and school spirit. Staff at each of the schools make the selection, and their decision is based on expansion of these criteria. Selection is based on the criteria, but a student stepping up to a particular task will come to play in it. Each student is honored with a certificate of recognition from the Adrian Optimist Club and $20.00 in Adrian Chamber of Commerce “Chamber Bucks”.
The Ballard Student of the Month is Sudie Callahan, a Senior. Sudie is the daughter of Trent and Melissa Callahan. She is active in Volleyball, FFA. BHS, Softball, and Envirothon. Outside of school she works in a veterinary clinic. Sudie plans to attend Rockhurst University studying pre-veterinary medicine. The Ballard staff has said, “Sudie Callahan is very respectful of others. She is also patient when teaching, coaching, and instructing her peers. She is hard working and in my experience, doesn’t refuse to try to get out of an assignment. She is always willing to try. When I hear the word “Respect”, Sudie comes to mind. She is not only respectful to me, but also to herself and her peers. Sudie’s advice to her classmates is, “Always