Merrill, Smith are Students of the Month for April

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
SHS/SPS Foundation Students of the Month-March are, from left: Morgan Merrill, SPS Foundation Chairperson Amy Blanton and Garrett Smith.
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SIKESTON Morgan Emily Merrill and Garrett Smith were named Sikeston High School Students of the Month for April.

Sikeston Public Schools Foundation, which sponsors the monthly program, names two seniors each month for the honor during the 2017-2018 school year.

Merrill is the daughter of Lynda and Jeff Merrill. She is a member of band, playing the trumpet in jazz band, marching band and symphonic band.

She also participates in varsity volley, varsity track and field and is a member of the National Honor Society. In her spare time, she enjoys drawing, playing and listening to music, sports, video gaming and running.

Smith, who is the son of Mark and Ronda Smith, is a member of the Key Club, Junior Optimist Club, National Honor Society and Shady Acres Church of Christ.

His hobbies include acting, reading, friends and theater.