BCCC announces Students of the Month
The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce announced the Students of the Month for May at their monthly networking coffee held at Karen Collier’s Edward Jones Investments office, located at 675 West Roundbunch Road. Lindsay Caswell was chosen as the Orangefield Student of the Month while Bridge City’s student was Zach Cole.
Lindsay Caswell is ranked 23rd out of her class of 121 students in the senior class at
Orangefield High School. She has a 4.0 GPA on the College 4.00 scale and is the daughter of Cecil and Pam Caswell. She is involved with FCCLA, INTERACT, National Honor Society, Varsity and Junior Varsity Cheerleader, Varsity Track and Cross Country. Caswell is an Honor Graduate on the all A Honor Roll, a Cheer Hawaii participant and received the Character Award at UCA Cheer Camp in 2012. Her community service includes Relay for Life, Soup Kitchen volunteer, Holy Cross Lutheran Church Mission Trips and Youth Activities, the Challenge League Baseball and Special Olympics.
Caswell plans to attend Stephen F. Austin University majoring in Elementary Education.
Zach Cole is ranked fifth out of his class of 158 students in the senior class at Bridge City High School. He has a 4.62 GPA and is the son of Kelly and Stephanie Cole. He is the National Honor Society President, former NHS Junior Representative, Student Council Class President (2009-2013), a Varsity Powerlifting State Qualifier, Varsity Football Team Captain, received All District Defense awards, and on Varsity Track. Cole also was Scholastic All-District (four years) and Academic All-State, had perfect attendance (three years), was Counselor for Rotary Youth Leadership Award Camp, was nominated for People to People Award and the Willie Ray Smith Award, attended Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Conference at Rice University, Rotary Youth Leadership Award Camp, Lock-in Leadership Conference at Hardin Jefferson High School and received the Rotary Club Award (four years). His community involvement includes the Santa in Blue with the Beaumont Police Department.
Cole plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology, play football at Southwestern University in Georgetown then pursue a career in physical therapy after graduate school.
Both Caswell and Cole received a certificate honoring them for their accomplishments along with gift certificates from The Classy Peacock, Wal-Mart, Tiger Rock Martial Arts of Bridge City, Sabine Federal Credit Union, Central Office Supply, David Self Ford and Geaux Mail.