2016 December Student of the Month

 December’s Student of the Month is the ever-smiling and always genuine Anna Clark.  Anna, a senior at OHS, is truly a wonderful person to whomever she meets.  She is very active both in and outside of school and has made a positive impact with all she does.  Anna is the daughter of Loraine and the late Ricky Clark and has an older brother, Toby.
To say Anna is involved at OHS is an understatement.  She embodies the small-school atmosphere and makes the school better by sharing her talents.  She has participated in cross country, golf, track, and cheerleading for football and basketball.  Anna is on Student Council, a member of National Honor Society, and was chosen for Homecoming Court.  She has also participated in both Large Group and Individual Speech, where she received multiple Division 1 ratings.
Anna is an incredibly talented musician and has garnered many awards in band and chorus.  While at OHS, she has participated in Mixed Choir, Chamber Choir, Show Choir, Marching Band, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Musical Pit, and Pep Band.  She has served on the Leadership Team for Marching Band as Woodwind Captain, Uniform Captain, and this past fall was a Drum Major.  Anna has been selected to represent OHS in many honor bands throughout Iowa.  Having performed several solos and been a member of countless ensembles, Anna has received numerous Division 1 ratings at music contest.  She also shines on stage and has had multiple roles in musicals and plays.
Outside of school, Anna manages to find time for Tae Kwon Do lessons, Riptide Youth Group at Waters Edge, Bulldog Builders, and church choir at United Methodist Church in Ogden.  She has participated in mission trips with her youth groups to St. Louis and Mississippi.
Anna has a bright future ahead.  Currently, she plans to study psychology at a four-year university.  She will be successful in whatever she chooses.  She is a remarkable role model who has set the bar high for others to follow.  Congratulations, Anna, for being named December Student of the Month at Ogden High School!  Bravo!