Students aim high to reach their goals

By: 
CAROLYN DRYER, Peoria Times Editor

David Ordaz

Analy Granados

Jonathan Osorio

Every month during the school year, Glendale Rotary Club honors three students, one each from Apollo, Glendale and Independence high schools.
During the month, the students are treated to lunch each week during the regular noon Thursday meeting of Glendale Rotary.
At the last meeting, they are introduced once more and presented with a plaque to signify their selection as Students of the Month.
The month of November, the club honored Apollo student David Ordaz, Glendale student Jonathan Osorio and Independence student Analy Granados.
David has a 3.9 grade point average and is president of Apollo’s National Honor Society. He plans to attend the University of California — Irvine and major in mechanical engineering. At Apollo, he plays clarinet in the school band, and said he plans to continue playing the instrument after graduation.
Once his studies at the university are completed, David said he wants to use his engineering degree and seek a position that will allow him to modify or create new parts for cars and planes to make them more efficient. He is on the cross country team and in the classroom, is taking AP calculus and physics.
Jonathan has a 3.9 GPA and is the top student in his class at Glendale High. He is a member of NHS, Coding Club and Gaming Club. He is taking five AP classes, including physics and Part 2 calculus. His hobbies are surfing the internet and video games. He has not made a deicsion about his college choice.
Analy has a 3.8 GPA and takes AP classes, is a member of NHS and the  Speech and Debate Club and vice president of the Social Studies Club. She is  captain of the Independence cheer team and also participates in the dance company.
She plans to attend Arizona State University to study political science and pursue a career as a corporate lawyer.

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