by mark k. campbell
Four more Azle High School seniors were named Rotary Students of the Month at the Dec. 5 club meeting.
That quartet: Nancy Blomquist, Austin Palmer, Mary Potts, and Logan Woody.
Blomquist is heavily involved in AHS choir and has been since she was a freshman; currently, she is the group’s vice-president.
She has earned the highest possible ratings in solo and choir ensemble, both 1s.
Blomquist has also surpassed All-District status and is seeking a berth on the All-State Choir roster.
She has been involved for all four high school years in Family Career and Community Leadership Association.
After graduating from AHS, Blomquist hopes to major in early childhood education and become a kindergarten teacher after attending either UT-Austin or the College of the Ozarks.
Palmer is first chair bassoon in the AHS band.
He also is superior in Spanish and has been to Venezuela on a church mission trip. He has earned academic awards in Spanish.
Palmer is involved in PALS (Peer Assistance & Leadership). He said he enjoyed helping out with younger children.
He hopes to attend TCU or UT-Austin and major in child psychology/development.
Potts is the section leader of the alto saxophones for the second year.
Academically, she is an advanced placement scholar who has excelled at World History, Chemistry, and English.
Potts is a member of the National Honor Society (NHS) and has taken several advanced placement classes.
She has also earned a place on an international chorus that traveled to Canada on a mission trip.
With hopes of becoming a nurse or getting into occupational therapy, Potts plans on attending Abilene Christian University.
Woody played sports at AHS where he enjoyed tennis, basketball, and baseball; he was a varsity tennis letterman his freshman year.
As a senior, he will play golf and baseball.
A member of PALS and the NHS, Woody likes math.
He said he enjoys volunteering and has done so for the Azle Little League and at an animal shelter.
Woody hopes to attend Texas A&M or UT with a major in Finance or Marketing.
by mark k. campbell