The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce announced that the Student of the Month for Orangefield High School is Candice Harris. She was presented her certificate and gift bag by Chamber Ambassador Christy Khoury at the Nov. 10 coffee hosted by Bridge City Bank.

She received gift certificates and gifts from several local merchants.

Harris is the daughter of Brian and Brandi Harris. She has a GPA of 3.79 and is ranked 35 of 121. Candice’s awards and honors include: Homecoming Court; FFA  Greenhand Award; Big “O” awards from numerous teachers and Highest Science Average.

Candice’s clubs and organizations include: Volleyball 2013, Basketball 2013, Softball 2013, Track 2012, Cheerleader 2012-2016, Friends of Rachel 2014-2016, Meet in the Middle 2014-2016, FCA Treasurer (2015) Member 2012-2016, National Honor Society 2015-2016, Spirit Club 2015-2016, FFA Quiz Team 2015, and FFA Horse Judging Team 2015.  In community service, Harris has volunteered at Orange Community Players 2015, volunteered at Orange County Retirement Homes, and clothing drives for The Friends of Rachel Club.

“Candice is such a sweet and upbeat person. Her positive attitude is such a strong motivator on the cheer team and with the student body”, said A. Catt of Orangefield High School.  “Candice has remarkable perseverance and tenacity.  She has a positive, go-getting attitude and never gives up on her goals.  Candice’s attitude is contagious, and she makes others feel better about themselves and strive for more”, said N. Jenkins of Orangefield High School.

After graduation, Candice plans to obtain a degree in business to prepare for law school and ultimately become a successful family attorney.