The Grant Community High School November Student of the Month is senior Leona Kondic, daughter of Alex and Ada Kondic of Round Lake.
Leona's academic achievements include induction into the National Honor Society during her sophomore year and she has appeared on Scholars’ List and Honor Roll. She has taken several Honors and AP classes and has a 4.073 GPA.
She received the Social Studies Golden Globe Award and the Bulldog Pride Award.
During her time at Grant, her extracurricular and co-curricular activities have included Debate Team, French Club, Treble Choir, Concert/Honors Choir, Chamber Singers, Future Business Leaders of America, and JV & Varsity Tennis. She has served as Concert Choir Secretary since sophomore year, French Club Vice President, FBLA Parliamentarian, and she placed 9th in the State for Parliamentary Procedures in FBLA.
Leona enjoys giving her time to causes such as Feed My Starving Children, keeping her community clean and gardening, service opportunities through FBLA and NHS such as road-side cleanup, Camp Duncan 5K, Big Hollow’s Colorfest, and has participated as a member of Chamber Singers for a variety of holiday concerts.
She joined a new program with the Centegra Healthcare Explorer Post and the Future Medical Professionals Club in order to further explore her love for the healthcare field.
Her plans for the future include attending a four-year university such as Marquette University in Wisconsin to earn a degree in Biomedical Sciences with a minor in International Affairs.