Optimists honor Current, Withey
The Granbury Optimist Club named Granbury High School seniors Ethan Current and Mandy Withey as the Young Texan and Tex-Anne of the month for May 2019.
Current is the son of Kevin Current and Suzanne Howser, and is a member of both the GHS swim team and the baseball team, where he plays catcher. He was the team’s 2018 defensive player of the year for baseball and honorable mention All-District, and was a regional qualifer in swimming.
A member of National Honor Society, he raised money and assembled bicycles for Hood County Christmas for Children and is active in his church youth group. Current plans to attend Millikin University in Illinois to study mechanical engineering and play baseball.
Withey is the daughter of Michael and Jennifer Withey. She is a decorated player on both the Granbury girls basketball and volleyball teams.
She is a two-time team MVP and first-team All-District member in basketball and was the Chicken Express All-Star Game MVP. In volleyball, she was named first-team All-District in 2018 and was the team’s Defensive MVP.
Withey volunteers for Granbury ISD’s Day of Service, Mission Granbury and her church. She also works as a server at Nutcracker Golf Course.
She plans to attend Midwestern State University to play college basketball and study early childhood education to pursue a career as a first grade teacher.