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Optimists honor seniors

Saturday, May 23, 2020

Granbury Optimist Club honored several Granbury High School seniors as Young Texans and Tex-Annes at the club breakfast on May 12 at Granbury City Hall.


Ethan Genn - Young Texan

Parents: Jason and Michelle Genn

Extracurricular Activities: F1 in Schools

Honors/Awards: National Honor Society

Community Service: Volunteer for day cares, helping clean the airstrip at Granbury Airport

Church Activities: Helped host a church Halloween party for children

Job: Works at Discount Tire and previously at David’s grocery store

College or Future Plans: Attend Texas A&M University

Kylie Pickett - Young Tex-Anne

Parents: Rachael and Collier Albright

Extracurricular Activities: President of Thespian Society, secretary of Foreign Language Club

Honors/Awards: National Honor Society, Junior Leadership Granbury

Community Service: Volunteer for Teen Court, Student United Way, Tip-a-Cop and blood drives

Job: Waitress at Grump’s in the summer and babysitting

College or Future Plans: Attend University of Texas at Austin to pursue a Bachelor of Science in psychology with a focus on children and adolescents


Nathaniel Valdez - Young Texan

Parent: Heather Castlebury

Extracurricular Activities: GHS Robotics Club, Nintendo Switch Club

Honors/Awards: Vex Robotics Design Award

Community Service: Volunteer for Robotics Camp, cleaned fire trucks for GISD Day of Service

Job: Contractor’s apprentice for J McGraw’s Lawn Services performing lawn maintenance and construction

College or Future Plans: Attend Tarleton State University

Caeley Cody - Young Tex-Anne

Parents: Bill and Philly Cody

Extracurricular Activities: Granbury FFA, Arlington Bandits hockey team, showing steers

Honors/Awards: National Honor Society, Heart and Character Award, Beef Proficiency Award, Grand Champion at Hood County Junior Livestock Show, Top 25 student

Community Service: Volunteer for family camp and Wake student camp every summer

Church Activities: Leads a small group at StoneWater Church’s Elevate student ministry every week, serve as camp counselor for multiple camps each year, serve on the student leadership team for Elevate

Job: Works at Bill Cody Show Cattle, caring for show steers, grooming animals and assisting customers

College or Future Plans: Attend Texas A&M University to major in biomedical science


Migel Trujillo - Young Texan

Parents: Jesus and Juana Trujillo

Extracurricular Activities: Soccer

Church Activities: Active with youth group at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church

Job: Works with father and brother providing lawn care service

College or Future Plans: Attend Tarleton State University

Subin Hong - Young Tex-Anne

Parents: Gappyo Hong and Youngae Choi

Extracurricular Activities: Soccer

Community Service: Volunteer for math tutoring

Church Activities: Volunteer for homeless ministry and participant in mission trip to Arizona

College or Future Plans: Attend Texas Christian University to major in fashion merchandising



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