The staff of North Vermillion Junior High School has chosen its students of the month for April.
The 8th grade SOTM is Atticus Blank. Atticus is the 14 year-old son of Ben and Hilary Blank.
While at school, Atticus participates in football, basketball, swimming, track and field, student council, National Honor Society, & academic teams (science and social studies.) He is also a ball-boy for the varsity football team.
His favorite classes are science, because the work is usually straightforward, and history (his favorite) because he likes learning about why certain things are the way they are.
Outside of school, he likes to play video games and watch high school practice.
After high school graduation, Atticus says he would like to go to college and play some kind of sport. His dream job is to be a stat analyst with ESPN, but he would also like to be a teacher.
The 7th grade SOTM is Landon Wesch. Landon is 13 years old, and the son of Joel and Jill Wesch. He lives outside of Cayuga.
At school, he enjoys being a member of FFA and the STEM clubs, as well as participating in cross country, basketball, baseball, wrestling and National Junior Honor Society.
Outside of school, he also enjoys sports.
Landon says he enjoys social studies and Ag classes because he thinks they are very fun.
After high school, Landon plans to be a lawyer and a farmer like his dad.