Elyse McCormick October Senior-of-the-Month at Mount Pulaski High
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[October 20, 2012]
PULASKI -- Elyse McCormick has been named October
Senior-of-the-Month at Mount Pulaski High School. Elyse is the
daughter of Mark and Heidi McCormick of Mount Pulaski.
During high school Elyse has been active in National Honor Society,
serving as co-vice president her junior year and co-president this
year. She is a three-year member of student council, serving as
treasurer in her junior year and vice president this year. She was
the class secretary her junior year. Elyse has participated in
Spanish Club and Drama Club all four years of high school. She was a
member of the volleyball team her freshman and sophomore years.
Elyse is a two-year member of the Worldwide Youth in Science and
Engineering team and was a state qualifier in biology last year. She
is a four-year member of the Science Olympiad team, receiving first
place in ornithology her freshman and sophomore years and second
place in microbiology her junior year. She is a four-year member of
the Scholastic Bowl team and was named to the All Tomahawk
Elyse has been involved in music throughout high school. She is a
four-year band member, a two-year member of the MPHS Pop Choir and
was named an Illinois Music Educators Association All-State
Musician. In the community, she has participated in Community Band
and Community Choir.
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Elyse has been an active member of Mount Pulaski Zion Lutheran
Church's youth group, ZLYFE. She has taught Sunday school and taught
music for Vacation Bible School. She is a youth adviser to the
Central Illinois District Lutheran Church Missouri Synod Youth
Elyse plans to attend college and major in biological sciences.
The Senior-of-the-Month program is co-sponsored by Johnson's Food
Center and Mount Pulaski Pharmacy. Monthly winners receive $50 and
are eligible to compete for the $500 Senior-of-the-Year award.
[Text from file received from
Mount Pulaski High