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LHS April Student Spotlight
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Courtesy Photo Larned High Schools April Student Spotlights of the Month features (from left), Amy Hiebert, academics; Tyler Gleason, leadership/service; Nolan Allison, fine arts; and Jeret Johnson, athletics.

The Larned High School’s April Student Spotlights of the Month features Amy Hiebert, academics; Tyler Gleason, leadership/service; Nolan Allison, fine arts; and Jeret Johnson, athletics.
Academics — Amy Hiebert, Senior
Amy always strives for academic excellence, works extremely hard, and gives 100 percent to everything she does.
She has taken on a leadership role more than once in the classroom and never hesitates to help another student, whether it is in academics or during an activity.
Amy is a positive role model to her peers, always encouraging them to do their best in whatever task they are attempting.  When other students feel like giving up, Amy always has something positive to say that makes them feel better about themselves.
Her desire to take challenging courses proves that she is also willing to go above and beyond other’s expectations of her.  Because she is a true example of what defines a good student and how a good student conducts herself make Amy an excellent choice for April’s spotlight in academics.
Leadership/Service — Tyler Gleason, Senior
Tyler leads in and out of the classroom in a quiet and unassuming mannerwithout expectation for personal rewards.
Serving LHS as National Honor Society president, Tyler often volunteers for those unpopular jobs that have to be done, often sacrificing personal time to accomplish the task.
Tyler is a positive contributor as a Larned High School athlete. He encourages others to play with conviction, intensity and character. He serves as positive role model in the classroom by being a serious student who is prepared to class and never quits when the going gets tough.
His commitment to his responsibilities, willingness to tackle difficult tasks, and positive contributions to Larned High make Tyler an excellent choice for April’s spotlight in leadership/service.
Fine Arts — Nolan Allison, Sophomore
Well-rounded students who have various interests are positive contributors. Nolan fits this mold and serves as a role model to those who would like to get out their comfort zone but are afraid to.
Nolan is a two-sport athlete, but he is also an outstanding musician and actor. Nolan worked extremely hard on a saxophone solo for regional music festival and comes in early for jazz band rehearsal every morning.
Nolan played a sax solo in one of the band pieces at festival this year and comes in and helps with pep band.
Nolan is an integral member of the drama department. He often goes from athletic practices to rehearse for a dinner theater, a matinee, or a musical.  Whether it is in band or on the stage, Nolan works hard and strives to get his part correct, making him a perfect choice for April’s spotlight in fine arts.
Athletics — Jeret Johnson, Junior
Successful athletes strive to improve their individual skills.  An athlete must strive to improve every day by putting in the extra time to achieve a goal. Sometimes, it means staying after practice to work on a weak area. This dedication improves the individual athlete and helps the team’s overall performance.  Jeret continually finds ways to improve as a tennis player, but he also encourages his teammates. Jeret strives to become better and respects his teammates and opponents. He possesses a true love for the game, and stays humble when he achieves success.
Jeret had the privilege of competing at the state level in tennis last spring. He’s enjoying a successful season thus far, and is very deserving of April’s spotlight in athletics.