Elks Club Students of the Month


Madison Kribs

Parents: Rodney and Tammy Kribs

College/career plans: "I will be attending Southeast Missouri State University to study pre-nursing with the goal of obtaining a Bachelor of Science in nursing. I then plan to specialize in the obstetrics nursing field."

Activities, achievements: Cross country, track and field, volleyball, student council president, National Honor Society vice president, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, The Sting, Academic Challenge team, Spanish Club, SADD, Illinois State Scholar, Illinois Girls State, honor roll, Medical Explorers Program, Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church lector and Eucharistic minister, works at Roziers Country Market

Hobbies: "In my free time, I enjoy spending time with friends, family and my boyfriend. I like being outdoors and listening to music. Sometimes it's nice to just relax and watch a movie, though."

Fredrick Alvarez

Parents: James Alvarez and Megan Mulholland

College/career plans: "After high school I plan to go to college. I'm bouncing around between colleges right now, but Illinois College is the main one I'm considering."

Activities, achievements: "This football season was a great success. We had many wins and were conference champs. I was an all-conference player. I've had and average GPA throughout high school. I have been on honor roll multiple times."

Hobbies: "I enjoy going to the gym and bettering myself with friends or alone. Football is also still a big hobby of mine."


Ryan Springston

Parents: Gregg and Amanda Springston

College/career plans: "Currently attending the welding blueprint class at SWIC, and I plan to pursue a career in welding after graduation."

Activities, achievements: Band, honor roll, dean's list at SWIC

Hobbies: "Playing guitar and drums, fishing, listening to music, hanging out with friends, welding and cars."

Lilith Lochhead

College/career plans: "I plan to attend SIU Carbondale and major in computer engineering."

Activities, achievements: Band, swing choir, Spanish Club, Art Club, theater

Hobbies: "I enjoy playing saxophone and making art."

Fredrick Alvarez
Ryan Springtson
Lilith Lochhead