Sunday, May 26, 2024

Excellent Azle students

Optimist Club recognizes students of the month for October and September


AZLE — Three Azle High School students were recognized as Young Texans of the Month at an Oct. 20 Optimist Club meeting. Joshua Carver, Allison Wright and Dakota Brewton were awarded with declarations of merit in a small ceremony hosted by the organization.

Carver, son of Tony and Lori Carver, is ranked 10th in his class. He plans to attend Texas Tech University and wants to pursue an education in the business and IT fields. Carver has been a member of the AHS marching and concert band all four years of high school. He earned the highest rating for the state solo and ensemble competition his sophomore year, and the highest score for wind ensemble in UIL competition. He is interested in college band and Drum Corps International, a professional marching band organization for those under 22 years of age. Carver considers himself respectful and responsible and some of his favorite teachers are Greg Davis and Mrs. Prather.

Wright is the daughter of Jackie and Lisa Wright and is ranked third in her class. She’s interested in attending Baylor University as a business major. Wright considers her experience unique in that she achieved a high class rank while suffering from scoliosis and undergoing back surgeries. She enjoys art and is a member of the National Honor Society and AP Ambassadors, a group that tours junior high schools to talk with students about the different opportunities for college credits in high school. Wright considers herself hard-working, kind and caring. Mrs. Prather is one of her favorite teachers.

Brewton is the son of Brandi Rogers and Kevin Brewton. Brewton was a Young Texan of the Month for the month of September but was recognized during October’s meeting. Brewton is interested in attending Texas A&M University, the University of North Dakota, Texas Tech University, the University of North Texas or Baylor University for a technology-related field, possibly computer science. Brewton is involved in a number of extracurriculars, including the National Honor Society, Interact, Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies (PALS), student council, AP Ambassadors and Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA). Brewton considers himself dedicated and hard-working and two of his favorite teachers are Ms. Marlett and Mrs. Burnham.