Payton Downing (not pictured)

Academics include: Payton is enrolled in dual-credit classes and is a member of the National Honor Society.

Leadership includes: Payton is a section leader of the pit section in band.

Achievements include: Payton was named Granbury Chamber of Commerce volunteer of the year; state level of percussion ensemble for three years.

Community involvement includes: Payton assisted with Vacation Bible School at Acton United Methodist Church.


Thomas Simpson

Academics include: Thomas was Academic All-District for football in 2010-2011.

Leadership includes: Thomas was a member of the Glen Rose football, track and power-lifting team all four years. Thomas worked hard to lead by example and has continued to work on leadership skills by going to the U.S. Marine Corps after high school.

Achievements include: Thomas was second team All-District running back in 2011; class favorite in 2010-2011; Academic All-District in football 2010/2011 and was selected to be in the video tech class this year.

Community involvement includes: Thomas volunteers in the nursery at Stonewater Church. He was a part of the healthy habitat project with the Environmental Science class. He also visited the nursing home once a month.