Central High, 12th grade
Parents’ names: Monique and Richard Meese
Student biographical information:
Ranked at the top of her senior class, Grace is a member of Central High’s AP Capstone Diploma Program, is an AP scholar and is a member of the National Honor Society. Grace also belongs to the school’s French club. During the past four years, she’s lettered in academics and has competed in theater.
Grace manages Central High’s dance team and teaches dance at En Avant Dance Studio. At Hobbs Elementary, she volunteers by helping students with reading and writing. She believes that life trials can be catalysts to personal growth, and that the best way to build up oneself is to build up others.
“Grace epitomizes the well-rounded student,” one staff member commented. “She is kind, approachable and helpful. She treats all people with dignity and respect. She truly believes in and promotes Central’s Tr1be culture.”
“Grace was selected for several reasons,” Central High counselor Margie Cook said. “But none stand out more than her character.”
Members of the nominating committee said Grace is an exceptional choice for LCSD1’s student of the week and they are proud to have her represent Central High.