BC Chamber names students of the month
The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce awarded the Students of the Month, Ashley Gregoire (Bridge City) and Ashlyn Lopez (Orangefield) at their last coffee held on Tuesday, Nov. 9 at the Bridge City Bank located at 701 West Roundbunch in Bridge City.
Bridge City Student of the Month:
Ashley Gregoire is the daughter of Glen and Bonnie Gregoire and is ranked 24 out of 181 students in her class with a grade point average (GPA) of 4.015 on a five point scale.
Ericka Thibodeaux, Gregoire’s math teacher, calls her a “teacher’s ideal student, especially mine. She works extremely hard and really strives to do her best at whatever she sets her mind to.”
Gregoire has also received the honors of placing first in district and second in state at Cosmetology Skills USA for 2009-2010 while continuing to remain on the honor roll.
She currently serves as treasurer for the Cosmetology Skills USA group. She currently works as a shampoo tech at A Cut Above Salon in Orange and as a waitress at REMI’s Seafood in Bridge City.
Gregoire’s cosmetology teacher, Karen Tomlin, was honored to name her as the student of the month saying, “She goes the extra mile with fellow students and clients, and she is focused on her studies in and out of class.”
Her goals are to attend a university to complete her basics then to pursue a degree in psychology.
Orangefield Student of the Month:
Ashlyn Lopez, the daughter of Mike Lopez and Janois and Rob Stause, is ranked third out of 135 students with a GPA of 4.77 on a five point scale and was selected by the Math Department to be the Student of the Month.
She is active in basketball, volleyball, cross country, track & field, National Honor Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Spanish Club, Church youth group, FCA and the BADD (Bobcats Against Drunk Driving) club. She serves at the Team captain for the volleyball team and was named All-District for Volleyball in 2010 and a Regional Qualifier in 2009 for track and field.
She has received the honors of being a National Merit Scholar, 2010-2011 National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholar, Rotary Club Scholastic Excellence Award in the ninth and tenth grade, Rotary Youth Leadership Award (and invited back to serve as a counselor), National Honor society Scholar, Received Big “O” awards, was selected to attend the National Leadership Conference and was a previous winner of the Cardinal Pride and Heard Award.
Lopez plans to attend a four-year university to work towards a major in accounting and a minor in criminal justice.