The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce has announced the selection of Randy Dupuis, son of Patty Dupuis, as the Bridge City High School student of the month. Randy ranks 7th out of 146 students with a weighted grade point average of 4.8.

Dupuis is a 2-year Calculator State Championship Team member; he is in the National Honor Society, a General Math State Competitor, and a Number Sense State Competitor.

He belongs to the Math team, Science team, Computer Science team, Tennis team, and the Chess Club.

Dupuis also volunteers with Habitat for humanity. 

Randy plans to go to college to be an engineer.

 “Randy is a unique individual.  While he is serious about his academics, he manages to provide entertainment to the classroom as well,” Math Teacher, Jo Ellen Green said. “He is a very caring and respectful young man who will be a credit to Bridge City High School.”

“Randy is an excellent student who completes his assignments on time,” said Genevieve Garrison, Career and Technology Teacher,

Chemistry Teacher, Claris Collins said, “While taking care of his academic duties, Randy still manages to find time to enjoy life and keeps us laughing in class.”

Math teacher, Fay Parish, has the last word about Dupuis, “Randy is a fierce competitor on Bridge City’s math/science computer science UIL teams.  Randy has won two gold medals at the UIL Academic State Meet in Austin on the Calculator Applications Team.”


The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce and the Rotary Club have announced Mark Bombek, son of Donald and Paula Bombek, has been chosen as the Orangefield Student of the Month.

Bombek ranks 26 of 97 at Orangefield High school. He is a member of the Art Club, Future Teachers of America, Honor Society, Student Government, and is a member of the OHS Bobcat Pride Band. During his high school years, he has played football, golf, and run track.

Bombek was chosen to represent OHS at Boys State last year, but was unable to attend. He was selected by the Bobcat Marching Band as the 2007-2008 Band Beau.
Bombek has participated in the Blue Santa program and was a volunteer helper for the Special Olympics. He has participated in the March of Dimes and Walk for Diabetes. For over a year he has held down a part-time job at Market Basket in Vidor.

Bombek plans to attend Texas A & M University and major in environmental design. The Fine Arts department at OHS selected him for student of the month.