Cassi Niedziela and Seth Love were named Junior High School Optimist Youth of the Month for September at a recent club meeting.

Cassi's academic achievments include being an A honor roll student and a UIL participant.

Her leadership activities includes membership in the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS), where she is running for the reporter position this year.

Other achievements includes participation in One Act Play for two years, winning a spelling bee and multiple UIL events and participation in All-District Band.

Cassi is also serves Meals on Wheels during the summer, has volunteered at the mobile soup kitchen and participates in church events.

Seth is also a member of the NJHS and is currently in four Pre-AP classes.

His leadership activities include serving on the NJHS fund raising committee.

Other achievements include being named to the A team in football.

Seth's community involvement includes volunteering at Glen Rose Nursing Home monthly and participation in the youth group at StoneWater Church.

He plans to enter a shop project in the youth fair this year.