Parker County Today PCT June 2018 - Page 63

Boy Scouts, he helped pick up trash in Springtown Park, collected food for Neighbor to Neighbors, and installed benches at the Springtown Tabernacle on the Square. With NHS, he helped run the blood drive at the He was involved in band, is a member of National Honor Society and Texas Future Music Educators (TFMEA) and he volunteers at Springtown War Memorial, in honor of his uncle, Cpl. James Heath McRae. His dad, Michael Rix, is a retired veteran and his mom, Misty Cabell, is a manager at B&B Burgers. Brock High School  Baptist Church, and mom Patricia is a history and speech teacher at Victory Baptist Academy. “Thank you mom and dad for giving me the opportunity to excel at Victory Baptist Academy, and for being a godly influence in all areas of my life.”  Springtown High School  Valedictorian  James Glover  high school, proctored tests at a UIL event at Springtown Intermediate, and monitored kids at another UIL event at Springtown Elementary. He went to tennis regionals at Texas Tech University in April 2018 and after achieving his Life Scout rank in the Boy Scouts, he is working on obtaining Eagle Scout status. His father, Ron, is a simulation engi- neer for Bell Helicopter and his mom, Julie, is a stay-at-home mom. Salutatorian  Tristan Rix   GPA – 104.68 Parents – Michael Rix and Misty Cabell Tristan has attended Springtown ISD since the 2nd grade. He is eastbound, where he will attend Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York, and study medical science. GPA – 102.22 Parents – Jay and Stephanie Stringer Jill attended Brock ISD for the past five years and was class president her entire four years of high school. She will be attending Texas Christian University to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Her long- term goal is to obtain a Master of Science in Nursing to become a CRNA (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist). She is a member of National Honor Society, along with being busy presiding over the student body. Jill volunteers at The Beautiful Feet Church in Fort Worth where she serves the homeless while engaging in conversation with the people. Her father, Jay, owns Pressman Printing Inc. in Fort Worth and her mom, Stephanie, works at Pressman’s Printing. Salutatorian  GPA – 104.929 (or 4.0)  Parents – Ron and Julie Glover  James spent 8th to 12th grade attend- ing Springtown ISD, and will leave the state of Texas to attend the University of Oklahoma where he will major in meteorology. “I have always been fascinated with weather. When I was younger, I was afraid of storms, and now I want to learn more about them.” His geography and United States History teacher, Linda Lang, provided guidance and wisdom on a variety of topics, particularly college and politics. He says he is continually inspired by her unique character and wit.  “I am truly grateful for her willingness to help me succeed an \[]\B[][ۈ\\ۜX[]Y\\˜HXX\'B[Y\\HY[X\و][ۘ[ۛ܈Y]K[X[][ۘ[ۛ܈Y]KH][\X[K[\HRS\XKB[ H[[Y\]BH][܈ˈ]B[YXܚX[[[\۝[YYۈYH