The Cozad Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge, Number 2250 has selected Cozad’s Garrett Savick and Antonio Stewart of Lexington of as the recipients of the Elks Teens of the Month for March.
The pair of students have maintained stellar academic portfolios at Cozad and Lexington throughout their high school campaigns.
Garrett is the son of Teresa Savick. Savick maintains a 3.91 GPA at Cozad High School and currently ranks in the top ten in highest GPA out of the 60 students in the CHS Senior Class.
Along with being very active in extracurricular activites and student organizations, Garrett excels in the classroom. He has been on the high honor roll throughout his four years at Cozad High School. He has been among the award winners annually in the CCSA Awards in Science, Math, Language Arts and Reading.
Savick earned the spotlight as the Student Council Student of the Month when he was a freshmen. This past year, he was honored to be the Graduation Herald. Garrett is a three-year member of the Cozad High School Student Council, being elected since his sophomore year.
During his initial years of high school, Garrett was involved in the Cozad FBLA program. The past two years, Savick has been instrumental in the success of the Cozad High School Play Production team that finished as the Class B State Runner-up this year.
Garrett Savick was a letterwinner on the Haymaker football squad as a FreshmAn, Sophomore and Junior. This past year, he was a member of the cross country team at Cozad High School. On the mat, Savick was a letterman for the Haymaker wrestling squad. He has earned letterwinner status the past three years as a member of the Cozad High School track and field team.
As a result of his outstanding efforts in the classroom and excellence in extracurricular activities, Garrett was inducted into the Cozad High School National Honor Society as a Junior and he has continued to exceed the requirements of being a member of the elite organization.
“In the classroom, Garrett is what I consider a definite leader. He asks questions, volunteers answers and shows a strong desire to learn,” expressed Cozad High School English Instructor Jann Kloepping. “This young man is a joy to have in the classroom. He is not afraid of hard work and is always willing to accept a challenge.”
Antonio Stewart is the son of Ron and Patricia Stewart. Antonio maintains a 4.45 GPA while being a very active student in a variety of activities at Lexington High School.
Stewart has earned accolades from the Destination Graduation program since his freshman year while being on the All A’s list the past two years.
Antonio is currently the Senior Class Vice President and a member of the National Honor Society.
As a member of the band at Lexington, he has earned lettermen status all four years.
Excelling on the football field, Stewart has been a letterwinner the past two years. Antonio lettered in golf as a sophomore as well.
“Antonio is pragmatic, prespicacious and confident,” expressed LHS Chemistry teacher Crystal Klein. “He has outstanding academic ability and superior leadership skills,” she continued.