A high honor roll student, Erich is active in student council and
National Honor Society. He was elected sophomore class president and
currently serves as senior class president.
He was an award winner
in Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering, advancing as a state
qualifier in chemistry. He also participated in Science Olympiad,
winning first place in fossils at the state competition at Southern
Illinois University in Edwardsville. During high school he has been
named Student-of-the-Year in U.S. history, chemistry, and foods and
He has been an active member of the Spirit Squad, Prom Committee,
Spanish Club and Yearbook Committee.
He earned a varsity letter in baseball in both 10th and 11th
In the community Erich is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop
1122. He is an Eagle Scout and a member of the Order of the Arrow
brotherhood. He twice successfully completed Philmont, the high
adventure camp in New Mexico, and served as crew leader there.
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Erich has been employed as a detassler and also worked in
maintenance for the Mount Pulaski school district the last two
Erich hopes to attend the Air Force Academy or participate in an
Air Force ROTC program at a college in Illinois.
The Senior-of-the-Month program is sponsored by Johnson's Food
Center of Mount Pulaski and Mount Pulaski Pharmacy. Monthly winners
receive $100 savings bonds and are eligible to compete for the
$1,000 Senior-of-the-Year award.
[Text from file received from
Mount Pulaski High