Grand County High School’s students of the month for March 2016 are Lindsay Farnsworth and Christopher Marquez.
Farnsworth is the daughter of Robert and Celeste Farnsworth. She says her favorite class at GCHS is drama. “I love drama because it throws me out of my comfort zone, and it’s the only place I can act weird and get away with it.”
Farnsworh says her most challenging class is Math 1050.
Farnsworth starred as Millie in “Thoroughly Modern Millie” in 2014 and participated in the fall musical all four years, She was on the girls soccer team, and now she’s president of drama, Honor Society, and HOPE club.
Outside of GCHS, Farnsworh serves as the Laurel class president for her church and is also on the seminary youth council. Farnsworth just received a job working at Sand Flats Recreation.
After high school, Farnsworth wants to work in association with International Language Programs.
“I’m going to Lithuania teach kids English this fall,” She says, adding, “In Spring 2017, I’ll be attending Snow College.”
Marquez is the son of Esteban and Ma. del Refugio Marquez. He says his favorite classes at GCHS are English and accounting.
“English has been a big challenge for me, because I didn’t speak English two years ago,” he says, adding, “Accounting has been a big challenge for this big world of business.”
Marquez has never been in school activities because he just moved to this school at the beginning of the school year. However he is playing soccer this spring.
Outside of GCHS Marquez loves going to the gym to work out. Marquez is currently working at the Peace Tree Cafe.
After high school, Marquez said he wanted to associate with his father to open a restaurant and car wash, and eventually make it into a big company. One that goal is finished, Marquez wants to learn Italian as a third language and travel with his family.
Grand County High School’s Student of the Month program is sponsored by the local Elks Lodge under the direction of Frank Vaccaro. The high school coordinator is Jeff Richards. The Students are also recognized by the Rotary Club and the Grand County School District Board of Education. The program was started by the Elks to recognize students who were outstanding in the areas of character, leadership, service, citizenship and scholastic performance.