Southwestern Middle School officials recently announced Students of the Month for December and January.
December students are:
Team 6 chose Grace Lillie, the daughter of Brian and Julie Lillie of Lakewood. Grace is in the sixth grade, and her favorite subjects are social studies, math and English language arts. She is a member of the Southwestern art club, youth soccer and Sharks Swim Team. Outside of school, Grace plays Upwards Basketball, has a book club with her friends and is a member of the Sacred Heart Church youth group, In her free time she enjoys skating with her friends, hanging out with family, reading and playing outdoors.
Team 7 chose Julia Jablonski, the daughter of John and Carol Jablonski of Lakewood. Julia is in the seventh grade, and her favorite subjects are math and health. She is a member of the Southwestern volleyball and track teams, the Southwestern band, choir, jazz band, student council and the impact team. Outside of school, Julia enjoys hip-hop dance, taking fiddle and classical violin lessons and is a member of the St. Timothy Lutheran Church youth group. In her free time, she likes to read, spend time with family and friends and enjoy the lake in the summer.
Team 8 chose Sheila Martinez, the daughter of Robin and Rebecca Morales of Lakewood. Sheila is in the eighth grade, and her favorite subjects are science and math. When she's not in school, Sheila enjoys singing, watching television, playing her clarinet, drawing and reading.
January students are:
Team 6 chose Hannah Lillie, the daughter of Julie and Brian Lillie of Lakewood. Hannah is in the sixth grade, and her favorite subjects are math, social studies, gym and art. She is a member of the Southwestern Sharks Swim Team, student council and art club. Outside of school, she is involved in basketball teams, soccer clubs and the youth group at Sacred Heart Church, where she is also an altar server. In her free time, she likes to play soccer, read, play outside, play with her dogs and enjoys a book club with her friends.
Team 7 chose Mikayla Brock, the daughter of Jacob Brock and Heather Brock of Lakewood. Mikayla is in the seventh grade, and her favorite subject is science. She is a member of the Southwestern modified basketball and volleyball teams, quiz bowl, Impact, band and choir. Outside of school, she belongs to the Demarco's School of Dance. In her spare time, she likes to read, go to the movies, listen to music and hang out with friends and family.
Team 8 chose Casey Williams, the son of Steve and Molly Williams of Lakewood. Casey is in the eighth grade, and his favorite subjects are science, gym, music and math. He is a member of the Southwestern JV baseball, eighth grade basketball and Spartan's modified football teams, the school band, jazz band, choir, Junior Honor Society and Bethel Lutheran Church. In his free time he likes to hand out with friends and family, play video games, bike, sing in a barbershop chorus, play the piano and trumpet.