The Grant Community High School May Student of the Month is senior Audrey Sampson, daughter of Tim and Gretchen Sampson of Round Lake.
Audrey's academic achievements include induction into the National Honor Society during her sophomore year, she has qualified for Honor Roll every semester, she has taken three Advanced Placement courses, and she was nominated for the NLCC Leadership Conference 2020. She holds an impressive 4.37/4.00 GPA.
Her extracurricular activities include the Principal’s Advisory Council, Varsity Tennis, Class and Student Council publicist, President of National Art Honor Society, Boys’ Varsity Basketball Manager, National Anthem Singer, Chamber Singers Section Leader, Speech Team, Theater and Set Crew, and Future Business Leaders of America-placing first in State and going to Nationals in June.
Audrey has participated in numerous service opportunities with NHS, Northern Illinois Food Bank, St. Bede School concessions/ sporting events/theater programs as an alum, Bernie’s Book Bank, and Vitalant blood donations.
In addition to all of her activities, Audrey has been employed as a lifeguard at Round Lake Park District Pool, American Eagle sales associate, Tropical Freeze Ice Cream truck driver, and a Dick’s Sporting Goods footwear associate. She enjoys online/graphic design and playing piano.
Her future plans include her enrollment at Indiana University as a direct admit in Entrepreneurial Management at the Kelley School of Business.