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Student of the Month, November 2017

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The Ballard R-II School District is pleased to be working in conjunction with the Adrian Optimist Club to honor a Student of the Month for the 2017-2018 school year.


Student of the Month is selected by the staff of the Ballard R-II School District using the following criteria: attendance, attitude towards others and school, behavior, leadership, and improvement in or maintenance of good grades.


The Student of the Month for November is Senior, Andrew (Drew) Hon, son of Eric and Heather Hon. Art teacher, Mrs. Descombes states “Drew is a hard worker and has a great attitude. He was very helpful as a manager for the volleyball team and pushes himself in his classwork.”  Math teacher Mrs. Kershner states “Drew is friendly and helpful to all!  He enjoys a good competition. He knows how to buckle down & work, and he has learned the valuable lesson of doing just that before the situation is an emergency.” Science teacher Mr. Brewster states “Drew works hard in physics class. He asks pertinent questions and applies the knowledge he gains to master complicated concepts. Drew also is a leader around the school and shows respect to all.” Business teacher Ms. Murchie states “Drew has a wonderful disposition and is willing to help any of his classmates. He is a great role model for his classmates and the underclassmen.  He is a hard worker and strives to do his very best on any assignment he is doing.”


Drew is a member of the Basketball, Baseball, and Scholar Bowl teams. Drew is also involved in Choir, Band, Drama Club, Art Club and Ballard Honor Society.

For Drew’s hard work in school, he is receiving a certificate of recognition from the Adrian Optimist Club and $20.00 in Adrian Chamber of Commerce “Chamber Bucks.”


Pictured (L-R): J.L Jennings, Andrew Hon, and Eric Hon