Lamar Elks Honor the September and October Students of the Month

The Elks are continually helping and supporting Lamar. This makes a difference by demonstrating the importance of embracing certain values. The students of the month are those individuals who represent the ideals, mindset and the attitudes it takes to be successful. As Elks we are honoring and encouraging them to continue making a difference.

The September students of the month are: Ashley Gilmore and Allan Soto. Ashley is a sophomore at Lamar High School. She is the daughter of Dan and Cheryl Gilmore. She is participating in many activities including: DECA, FBLA, swimming and student council. She lettered in cheerleading and student council. Ashley is a recognized scholar athlete. She has a 4.0 grade point average. Her favorite classes are marketing and math. Ashley also does numerous volunteer activities including: Toys for Tots and teaching. She plans on attending college.

Allan Soto is a junior at Lamar High School. He is the son of Oscar and Matilda Soto. Alan is active in: band, Knowledge Bowl, the Bully Prevention Committee and the National Honors Society. He is a section leader in the band and jazz band. Every year he was selected for the Arkansas Valley Honor Band. He has 4.0 grade point average. His favorite subjects are band, biology and math. He volunteers at the Hope Center and library. Allan plans on attending the University of Northern Colorado and becoming a math teacher.

The October student of the month is Kaije Mosier. He is a 7th grader at Lamar Middle School. Kaije favorite subject is science. He wants to be a professional underwater welder and visiting China one day.

The lodge also honored the recipient of the Clifford Van Campen Scholarship. This year’s winner is Madison Buxton. She is the daughter of Brett Buxton and is currently attending LCC. She is studying Horse Training Management.

All of these students show what it takes to do something more in life. Their commitment to success is a reflection of the values we as Elks share with the community. This is one way we are making positive contributions to our community.

(Submitted by David Jones)

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