Mayer, Joy selected for student honor Nick Mayer and Nina Joy were recently selected as Vermillion High School January Students of the Month. The student of the month award program is sponsored by First National Bank in Vermillion. The program recognizes senior VHS students who have provided leadership in their academic and extra-curricular activities.
Mayer "is an outstanding student and a leader among his peers" according to his faculty endorsement. He is a captain of the basketball team and a member of the VHS choir. Additional interests include studying U.S. history and collecting sports memorabilia. Mayer is the son of Robert and Jeanie Mayer and he intends to study law in college.
Joy plans to attend Bemidji State University and major in biology. Her varied high school activities include dance team, German club, soccer, volleyball, student council, National Honor Society, 4-H, Jazz band and golf.
"I can't think of a better example of a positive role model for other students than Nina Joy," noted her teacher recommendation. Joy's parents are Keith and Candy Joy.