October 2019 Students of the Month were honored by the Rotary Club of Westerville at the club’s luncheon Oct. 3 at Villa Milano.
Westerville Central Senior Caroline Cable holds a 4.0 grade point average (GPA), and Science, Math and Art are her favorite subjects of study. This National Honor Society member participates in cross-country and track, and enjoys volunteering for Girls on the Run and science events like Starry Night and the COSI Science Festival. She has earned academic, athletic and music awards. In college, Cable plans to major in Biochemistry, Biology or Environmental Science. She hopes to attend The Ohio State University or Case Western Reserve.
Eli Williams, a senior at Westerville North, enjoys Math and Science classes. He has earned a 4.73 GPA. He wrestles for North, and is a member of the National Honor Society and the Warrior Athletic Leadership Team. He has volunteered with Neighborhood Bridges, the 2nd & 7 Reading Club, and I CAN. Williams received Academic Excellence honors in AP Chemistry and AP Calculus, plus a three-year varsity letter in wrestling. He aspires to study Mechanical Engineering at the United States Air Force Academy.
Music and physics are favorite subjects of study for Donovan Slattery, a senior at Westerville South. This 4.2 GPA holder is involved in cross-country, track, and Soundsation, an acapella singing group. He also participates in the annual scholarship theater production and is a member of the National Honor Society. Slattery sings in the St. Paul Teen Choir and volunteers in community service organizations like Neighborhood Bridges. He has received academic, athletic and music letters; is an International Baccalaureate candidate, an eight-time scholar athlete, and Student Section Leader. He hopes to attend Capital University and study Vocal Performance and Music Production.
Senior Jacqueline Barber holds a 4.0 GPA at DeSales. English and Italian are her favorite subjects. At school, she plays softball, is a Student Council member, Student Ambassador, member of the Business Club and works for the school magazine. She volunteers as a softball coach and is active in different service clubs including St. Vincent de Paul and Corral for the Kids. Barber, captain of the softball team, is a member of the National Honor Society and the Italian National Honor Society. She plans to study Marketing and Graphic Design at The Ohio State University or Miami University.
Photo courtesy Westerville City School District
From left, Rotarian Dave Read, Youth Chair; Students of the Month Eli Williams (North); Caroline Cable (Central); Jacqueline Barber (DeSales); Donovan Slattery (South); and Janet Withers, Rotary Students of the Month Chair.