Marcus Hoock is the Mount Pulaski May student of the month

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[May 15, 2014]  MOUNT PULASKI - Marcus Hoock, son of Gayle Hoock of Mount Pulaski has been named May Senior-of-the-month at Mount Pulaski High School. He was selected for this honor based on the criteria of scholarship, leadership, service, and character.

Academically, Marcus is one of the top students in the Class of 2014 at Mount Pulaski High School. Marcus was a member of the golf team for 3 years and was a member of FFA for 3 years. Marcus is also in the Co-Op program at Mount Pulaski High School. Marcus also participates in the Latham Methodist Youth Group and has participated in the youth work camps for 4 years. Youth work camps were a week long summer program providing home improvements and repairs for elderly, disabled, or financially challenged individuals. Quad cities, IL, Jamestown, NY, and Irwin, PA were locations serviced. Marcus is also a member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Mount Pulaski.

Marcus plans on completing 1 year at Heartland Community College in the fall and then transferring to the University of Illinois to pursue a degree in construction management and technological education.

The Senior-of-the-Month program is sponsored by Johnsonís Food Center and Mt. Pulaski Pharmacy. Monthly award winners receive a $50 award paid to the college they plan to attend and compete for the Senior-of-the-Year honor in May.

[Text received; MELANIE HINSON, GUIDANCE COUNSELOR, MOUNT PULASKI HIGH SCHOOL]

 

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