West Liberty-Salem’s May Students of the Month are Rachel Leach and Eli Woodruff. Their comments are:
PARENTS Darin & Laurie Leach
School Activities and Awards: Secretary of Student Council, Link Crew, National Honor Society, French Club, iPad Committee, attended the academic excellence banquet all four years
If I were principal for a day: If I were principal for a day school I would show movies in every class.
Favorite school memory: Calculus class everyday. We are always having fun while trying to understand what is going on.
People who have been an inspiration to me include: My Nana
Because: she always taught me to work hard and never stop trying. She made sure that we knew education was something to cherish and that it should be very important to us. I knew that she was always there to count on when something wasn’t going right.
Lately, I have been reading: A lot of scholarship applications.
My advice to parents: Always support and encourage your child. Teach them to be responsible and hardworking because that will help them the most as they grow up.
My biggest regret: I have enjoyed my time in high school and do not have any regrets.
Next year I will be: I will be attending The University of Findlay next year to major in Nursing.
Elijah Matthew Woodruff
PARENTS Matthew Woodruff Tracy Flora
School Activities and Awards: Varsity soccer, school musical, Senior of the Month
If I were principal for a day: if I were principal for one day I suppose I would do all the things that are required of a principal.
Favorite school memory: senior year Sam Warye and I went to every Friday night football game.
People who have been an inspiration to me include: my dad, my mom, and Mrs. Warye
Because: all of them taught me valuable lessons and I love them all so much.
Lately, I have been reading: Joseph Conrad’s Lord Jim, Joseph Campell’s The Masks of God: creative mythology, The Hero with a Thousand Faces, Cormac Mcarty’s The Road, and Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged.
My advice to parents: Be kind
My biggest regret: my biggest regret was not joining musical 2 years earlier
Next year I will be: I will be attending BGSU and studying to be a high school English teacher.