Pictured from left is Lucy Fields, David Dupuis, Justin Dupuis, Dr. Stephen Patterson, Cynthia Dupuis, Candi Patterson and and Dr. Benjamin Petty.

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce has announced that the Student of the Month for Orangefield High School is Justin Dupuis. Justin was presented his certificate and a gift bag at the February coffee hosted by Neches Federal Credit Union’s Bridge City Branch. He received gift certificates and gifts from several local merchants.

Justin is the son of David and Cynthia Dupuis.  He has a GPA of 4.66 and is ranked number six of 118.  Justin’s awards and honors include:

  • RYLA Participant
  • All-Region Band Member 11th & 12th grade
  • Area qualifier 12th grade
  • Voice of Democracy finalist 12th grade; placed 3rd in the district
  • Stark Reading contest finalist 11th & 12th grade, advanced to district in 11th grade
  • All “A” honor roll 9th – 12th grades

Justin’s clubs and organizations include:

  • National Honor Society
  • OHS Marching Band
  • OHS Band Section Leader 11th and 12th grade
  • OHS Band Brass Captain 12th grade
  • UIL Debate Team 9th – 12th grade
  • CX Lead for Debate 12th grade
  • Interact Club 9th – 12th grade, Secretary 12th grade
  • Tennis 10th – 12th grade
  • Student Council 11th and 12th grade
  • Current Issues and Events – 12th grade
  • Extemporaneous Speaking 10th and 12th grade

In community service, Justin has volunteered on service projects with Interact (shopping for the homeless and assembling gift bags for the rape crisis center) and NHS service projects visiting nursing homes and helping with Little Dribblers.

After high school, Justin plans to attend the University of Houston or Lamar University and major in Computer Science with a minor in music.