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Ava’s recognized students are Dustin Davis and Kristen Hastings. Recognized from Ava Victory Academy was Lee Schmidt.
Each student was presented a savings bond by Great Southern Bank.
Dustin Davis is the son of Shawnia Bohr. He is involved in FFA, and after high school would like to attend OTC then transfer to MSU to study criminal justice.
He is a very responsible and hardworking student. He makes sure he is prepared for class every day, and he makes sure very assignment is done well.
He is very respectful, nice, and always has a positive attitude.
Ava High’s second Student of the Month is senior Kristen Hastings. However, she was on a college visit Tuesday, and will be recognized next month.
April’s Student of the Month for Ava Victory Academy is senior Lee Schmidt.
Lee is the son of Jack and Connie Schmidt. He has been in Engineering Club for three years. This club has been instrumental in several projects around campus geared toward helping the Academy operate with more energy efficiency.
Lee has played on the basketball and soccer teams this year. He is an active member of the Cross Outreach Ministry at Ava Full Gospel Church. Lee will be attending Ozarks Technical College in the fall, majoring in business.
He plans to open his own automotive repair business in the future.
Tuesday’s luncheon meeting was sponsored by St. John’s Clinic and was held in the conference room in the Roberts Centre next door to Subway.
Dr. Angela Collins, physician at St. John’s Clinic, spoke to the large Chamber audience on her interest in serving the community as a family doctor.
Dr. Collins shared statistics to emphasize the contrasting cases treated at a community clinic, ranging from sprains to major complications.
Chamber Director Judy Shields said next month’s Chamber luncheon will be the annual cookout on the square.