Fattig & Meyer Are Spotlighted AS Elks Students Of The Month
The Cozad Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge, Number 2250 has selected Lexington’s Lili Fattig and Alex Meyer of Gothenburg as the recipients of the December Elks Students of the Month.
The pair of students have maintained superior academic portfolios at Lexington and Gothenburg throughout their high school years.
Lili is the daughter of Patrick and Michelle Foulk. Fattig maintains a 4.43 GPA at Lexington High School. She has been on the Superior Honor Roll throughout her four year tenure at Lexington High School.
Lili Fattig has been very involved in a variety of activities while maintaining a level of excellence in the classroom.
She was recognized by the Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce Business Education as a Scholastic Award winner as a Freshman and also again as a Junior.
She was awarded for an Outstanding Performance/Certificate of Achievement - Typing skill 89 wpm, accuracy 98 percent this past year.
Fattig has been a four year member of the highly touted Pride of the Minutemen Band and a letterwinner for the past four years. Lili was inducted into the Lexington High School National Honor Society as a Sophomore and has continued to exceed the requirements needed to remain in the elite organization.
Lili has been consistent and it has paid off in earning the 100 percent Attendance Award from the Lexington High School Strength and Conditioning Department for all four years of her high school career. Fattig has also been a member of the ‘L’ Club all four years of high school as well.
Deeply engaged in competition, Lili Fattig has been a four year member of the Tennis, Volleyball and Basketball teams. In Volleyball, Fattig has been a three-year letterwinner and earned Academic All-State honors this year. She has filled the captain role for the Volleyball squad the past two years as well as earning All-Area Honorable Mention accolades.
In Basketball, Lili has lettered the past two years and is well on her way to being a three year letterwinner. She has been one of the Minutemaids co-captains the last three years and was honored with All-Area Honorable Mention as a Sophomore.
On the hardcourt, Lili Fattig has found her home away from home by shining bright on the Tennis court. Fattig has been a three year letter winner and one of the varsity netters since she was a freshmen. She has competed in the last three State Championship events and has been a All-State Honorable Mention player the past two years.
“It was often challenging and enlightening to have Lili in biology class because of her inquistitive nature. Lili would be the student that would research the exceptions and details in biology sh that she could understnad the overall concept better; as a result I was often researching those details as well,” explained Lexington Biology Instructor Mike Zarate. “It is this type of inquiry that has helped her develop an incredible work ethic that has allowed her to be successful in everything that I have seen her undertake.”
Alex Meyer is the son of Bob Meyer and Lisa Seimer. Meyer maintains a 4.0 GPA at Gothenburg High School and is currently the #1 ranked GPA in the Senior class. Alex has been a mainstay on the honor roll throughout his prep career at Gothenburg Schools.
Along with being a elite student with a superior grades, Alex Myer has been Renaissance Gold Card recipient all four years of his days of being at Gothenburg High School. Myer was inducted into the Gothenburg High School National Honor Society as a Sophomore and has continued to surpass the expectations to remain a strong member of the organization.
Already this school year, Meyer became a member of the Sigma Phi Beta honors organization.
Shining bright in the fine arts has been a part of Alex’s daily schedule all four years of high school. He is a four-year member of the Gothenburg Band. He has been involved in the School Musical the past two years as well. Meyer has also been involved in the award winning Gothenburg Play Production team.
As a member of the highly touted Gothenburg High School FFA, Alex Meyer has qualified for state as well as winning a state championship in Biotechnology. He was the Vice President as a Junior and is currently the Treasurer.
Using his knowledge of Biology and technology has paid off outside of the FFA organization as well, as he has competed in the Science Olympiad the past three years.
The power to be a quick thinker with accurate answers to questions has propelled Meyer to be a four-year member of the Quiz Bowl team.
Alex Meyer has been a leader not only for his class but all of Gothenburg High School as a standout member of the Student Council for the past four years. He is currently the Senior Class President after filling the role of Class Vice President as a Junior and Sophomore along with being the Class Secretary as a Freshman.
“Anyone that spends any time around Alex will see that he is a motivated, self-driven individual who is willing to work hard to reach his goals and is not satisfied until he reaches his goals in anything that he does,” expressed Gothenburg Agriculture Teacher Tim Negley.