The Grant Community High School February Student of the Month is senior Brianna Osmon, daughter of Jim and Dawn Osmon of Lake Villa.
Brianna's academic achievements are numerous. They include induction into the National Honor Society during her sophomore year, placing on Honor Roll each semester, earning A’s in five AP classes, Scholar Athlete, All-Academic, Seal of Biliteracy, AP Scholar, Illinois State Scholar, and she has had straight A’s since her freshman year! She has an outstanding 5.162 GPA.
In addition to NHS, she participates in varsity cross country, where she was awarded “Best Newcomer” her freshman year, the “Bulldog Award” in both her sophomore and junior years, MVP her senior year, additionally, she was All-Conference, All-Academic, and Scholar Athlete multiple times. She has been a top-three cross country runner and has helped carry the team to sectionals for the past three years and qualified for state as an individual as a senior! She is also on varsity soccer serving as Captain and she received the “Bulldog Award”, All-Conference, and All-Sectional Honorable Mention, in addition to All-Academic and the Scholar Athlete award.
Brianna volunteers with Feed My Starving Children, Northern Illinois Food Bank, Prince of Peace, NHS opportunities such as graduation, Back to School Night, College & Career Readiness Night, SEL and Support Night, Pumkin Jubilee, Parent-teacher conferences, Rotary holiday party, 8th grade enrollment night, and GLASA events assisting with races geared toward the disabled.
In addition to all of her activities, Brianna babysits and enjoys baking, painting, soccer, and running.
Her plans for the future include earning a degree in healthcare, possibly in physical therapy, occupational therapy, or a rehabilitation physician. She is evaluating her numerous college and university options.