Granbury Optimists’ Young Texans for September

October 6, 2012


Blair Cowden

Parents: John and Leslie Cowden

GPA: 4.697

Rank: 4 of 387

Honors/Awards: Top 2%; captain of three club volleyball teams; Choir Council secretary (2011-2012) and president 2012-2013); National Honor Society president (2012-2013); Girls State; Rotary Youth Leadership Award; advanced to History Fair as district winner sophomore year; advanced to state solo and ensemble with superior ratings on class 1 solo and ensemble; advanced to regionals with UIL literature criticism team; and member of Junior Leadership Granbury.

Extracurricular: Varsity volleyball; National Honor Society; Spanish National Honor Society; Chamber Choir; Fellowship of Christian Athletes; Youth Praise Band; Musical.

Community Service: Habitat for Humanity; Special Olympics; Love Granbury; Boys and Girls Club; Mission Arlington.

Religious Activities: Active in Lakeside Baptist Church and involved in Youth Leadership Team and Youth Praise Band.

Plans: Attend Texas A&M in the fall and major in business/finance.

Chase Whittet

Parents: Larry and Melissa Whittet

GPA: 4.019

Rank: 57 of 387

Honors/Awards: Music Scholar 2011; University Interscholastic League State Solo & Ensemble for 3 years; Mr. Granbury 2012; honorable mention University Interscholastic League One-Act Play. Texas Boys State – Austin Summer 2012.

Extracurricular: National Honor Society; Key Club; Honors Choir; Granbury High School Pirate Mascot; Student Council; Thespian Society; Key Club president; National Honor Society secretary; Choir Council treasurer.

Community Service: Christmas for Children; Rainbow Room; Easter Egg Hunt for Kids; Santa’s Helpers.

Religious Activities: Member of Acton United Methodist Church.

Employment: deCordova Bend Estates lifeguard for 2 years; Future head lifeguard for 2013.

Plans: Attend 4-year college majoring in biology. Continue on to medical school to study orthopedics.

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