The Bridge City and Orangefield students of the month were recognized at the December coffee hosted by the Orangefield High School and Superintendent Phillip Welch.

Richard Briggs, BCHS Principal presented this month’s award to senior Blake Hubbard. Blake is the son of Matt and Kim Hubbard. Blake, who has a GPA of 4.84 is also involved in several organizations in school including the National Honor Society. Some of his community service includes hurricane cleanup from both Ike and Rita, as well as tutoring and other activities.

He plans to graduate from Lamar University and continue with his studies in medical school to become a radiologist.

He was selected for the honor by the BCHS Science Dept.

The Orangefield student of the month award was presented by Orangefield High School counselor Theresa Wilson. This month’s award went to Valen Johnson, who is the daughter of Troy and Veronica Johnson. Valen carries a GPA of 3.81 and is active in many clubs and organizations including head cheerleader for the Bobcat Squad.

Valen was selected to represent OHS on Kiwanis’ Citizenship day her sophomore year, as well as receiving other honors and awards. She worked at the Lion’s Club carnival her freshman, sophomore and junior years, as well as volunteering with hurricane relief efforts for Hurricane Ike.

She has also been awarded several awards and participated in community service.

Valen plans to attend McNeese University to major in Journalism.