Two Honored As Elks Students Of The Month
The Cozad Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge, Number 2250 has selected Leah Treffer and Adrian Gomez, both of Lexington as the recipients of the Elks Teens of the Month.
The pair of students have maintained superior academic portfolios at Lexington throughout their high school campaigns.
Leah is the daughter of Bruce and Christy Treffer. Treffer maintains a 4.57 GPA at Lexington High School and currently has the top GPA, ranked #1 of 194 in the LHS Senior class.
Leah Treffer has been a very busy student with vast participation in student organizations and extracurricular activites to go along with her efforts in the classroom while at Lexington High School.
On the athletic front, Leah has been a four year member of the Minutemaids Basketball team along with being on the Track and Field team. Treffer has been on the Lexington Cross Country team for two years as well. She has earned GNAC All-Conference Academic and NSAA All-State Academic honors in Cross Country and Track.
Mixing academics with extracurricular activities, Treffer was been a member of the highly touted Lexington Marching Band, Pep Band and Concert Band throughout her high school campaign.
As a two year member of the Lexington High School FFA program, Treffer has assumed a leadership role as the organization’s vice president this year.
Treffer is the current secretary of the Lexington L Club and is a three year member of the group.
As a result of her involvement in a great variety of activities while maintaining elite status in the classroom, Leah was inducted into the National Honor Society and is currently the president of the organization.
Outside of the classroom and school activities, Leah is a four year member of the FCA. Leah Treffer also is deeply involved in 4-H, She has been in 4-H for nine years and is her Boots n Spurs Club officer as the vice president. She has achieved great success in a vast variety of 4-H events and competitions.
Leah has been honored as a Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce Scholastic Achievement Award winner.
“Leah is one of the brightest and hardest working student leaders that I’ve had the privilege of instructing,” expressed Lexington Band Director Chad Scharff. “She is dedicated to her family and school and will be a very successful young woman in whatever she attempts.”
Adrian Gomez is the son of Faustino Gomez and Maria Ramos. Gomez maintains a 4.16 GPA while being a very active student in a variety of activities at Lexington High School.
Gomez has been involved in the Lexington Marching Band, Concert Band and Pep Band all throughout high school. He is currently in his third year of being one of the drum majors for the marching band. With his musical talents, Adrian has also stepped into the spotlight during the Lexington High School Musical productions of ‘Oklahoma’ and ‘Annie’.
Speaking up, Adrian has been a four year member of the speech team, filling the role as vice president last year and president this year.
Mock Trial has become a standard for Gomez, as he has been involved since his freshman year.
Behind the scenes, Gomez has been instrumental with the lighting and sounds during Lexington’s One-Act Play Productions.
“Adrian is creative and curious about learning and always seeks to optimize his knowledge with first-hand experiences,” stated LHS English Teacher Melanie Chesley.