FEBRUARY STUDENT OF THE MONTH, GRACE CONDIT
Grace Condit has been named the February Student of the Month at Henry-Senachwine High School. She is the daughter of Todd and Amy Condit of Putnam, IL. Grace has a twin brother Ethan and two older brothers, Ryan and Jason. Grace was selected from a group of students nominated by the faculty.
Over Grace’s past four years in high school, she has been part of a variety of clubs and organizations. She is currently a member of the National Honor Society, FCA, Lady Mallards Athletic Club(President) and Future Business Leaders of America. She has also been a part of Math Team, FCA, and FCCLA. In addition to these clubs, Grace also has served as Student Council Secretary and Secretary for the Class of 2020 for all four years.
Grace has played varsity volleyball and softball all four years and has been a member of the cheer team. Grace has received Volleyball Third Team All-Conference, Second Team All-Conference, two-time Tri-County All-Tournament Team, and Judy Richmond All-Tournament Team as well as Second Team All-Conference for Softball. In addition, Grace has been a member of the All-Academic Team for both volleyball and softball.
Academically, Grace has been a member of the High Honor Roll all four years while taking college credit and advanced placement courses. Grace was selected to represent her school at the Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Conference her sophomore year and represented HSHS at Illini Girls State this past summer.
Grace is very active in her community. As part of FBLA, she has bell rang for the Salvation Army, helped with Treats for Troops, and volunteered at Dax Fest. She has also been a supporter and helper for St. Jude Runners. For the past two years, Grace has been part of the Teen Council for the newly built Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Illinois, located in Peoria, IL. This past year she has been voted as Vice President of the Teen Council, where she can get the support to bring awareness to the RMHC charities. Through HSHS HOPE Week, and support from the community, Grace and fellow teen council members have raised over $10,000 for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Illinois
Grace plans to further her education at Carthage College, in Kenosha Wisconsin.
On Wednesday, February 19th at the school board meeting, Grace will be presented with an engraved pen set from the district, a plague from the Henry-Senachwine Teachers’ Association, a $25.00 saving bond from Heartland Bank and Trust, and a $10.00 gift certificate from the Henry Dairy Queen. The student body, faculty, and the community congratulate Grace on receiving this honor in recognition of her accomplishments and contributions to HSHS.