For demonstrating outstanding character, she receives a Barnes &
Noble gift card from 1st State Bank and an iTunes gift card from
Illini Central High School faculty.
Mariah is the daughter of
Brent and Rosemary Behrends.
Mariah's classes this year are Calculus, Spanish IV, Physics,
Dual Credit Biology and Dual Credit English.
In addition, she keeps busy with a number of extracurricular
activities. She is president of student council, senior class,
Spanish Club, and Future Career and Community Leaders of America. In
addition, she is a member of National Honor Society, FFA, Science
Club and National Society of High School Scholars. In sports, she
participates in cheerleading and volleyball.
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Outside of school, she is a part of the Illinois Junior Hereford
Association, a member of San Jose United Methodist Church and
president of Peaceful Valley 4-H Club.
Behrends plans to attend a four-year university.
[Text from file received
from Illini Central]