Special to the Reporter

Junior High Optimist Youth of the Month for August are Grace Payne and Trey Sexton.

Grace is on the AB honor roll. Participates in Spelling and Calculator Skills for UIL

Achievements include: Various Art awards; member of volleyball, basketball and track teams.

Community Involvement: Helps with Sunday School, VBS and in the nursery. Volunteered at the Hannah House; visits nursing home; active member of FUMC.

Involved in Journalism.

Hunter is on the A Honor Roll.

Leadership Includes: 6th — Student body Reporter, class favorite; 7th — Student body Vice president; established a recycling committee; NJHS member; 8th — NJHS officer

Achievements include: GRISD Principal’s Award; competed in UIL Oral Reading, Number Sense and Impromptu Speaking.

Community Involvement: Member of First United Methodist Church; FUMC Youth member; worked Relay for Life.