Every year, the CVHS administration searches for a student who is a model of what a hardworking student should be.
This year, the administration chose Austin Bruckner as Student of the Year.
Bruckner is the community service commissioner of the CVHS leadership class and has been organizing school-wide and community charity events all year long.
He has headed Adopt-a-Family, multiple blood drives, and the food drive, just to name a few.
“He is the first to come to class and always the last to leave,” commented Activities Director Nicholas Whitaker. “I often have to kick him out. He is always working on ways we can help the community,” Whitaker added.
“What’s great about this award is that it doesn’t focus on academics. It is solely about who is a role-model and who shows true character,” Whitaker continued.
“I was very surprised when I found out that I had won. It all happened really quickly,” commented Bruckner.
“It was really cool to receive the award. Everyone was constantly congratulating me,” Bruckner added.
The award was given to Bruckner on Jan. 13 at a school board meeting where ASB School Board Representative Sam Ison presented the trophy.
The award symbolizes hard work and effort, and is meant for a student who puts in countless hours.
It is easy to see that Bruckner was the right choice.