published December 12 2016 1:16 PM by Riverbender.com
ALTON - Adam Sanders of Marquette Catholic High School was honored as Student of the Month for November by the Alton/Godfrey Rotary Club at the Club's regular meeting on Nov. 12 at Gentelin's on Broadway.
Students received for this honor are recognized and presented with an award at a Rotary Club meeting and are eligible to compete for a $6,000 scholarship that will be presented to one of the students honored as "Student of the Month" during the school year. This is the 20th year of the program.
Adam Sanders is the son of Alfred and Nancy Sanders of Godfrey. Sanders has consistently been recognized on the school's High Honor Roll, has qualified as an Illinois State Scholar, and is a member of the National Honor Society which he serves as President.
Sanders has been a member of the Student Council for four years, serving as Vice President of that group for a year. He has served as a Student Ambassador and a member of the Campus Ministry for four years. He has been active in Marquette's athletic teams including the baseball, tennis, and cross-country teams, serving as team captain for the cross-country team this season.
Community and volunteer service hours have been very important to Sanders. He has accumulated over 1,000 service hours and has been active in many youth oriented service projects. He will be attending Tulane University where he plans to major in Environmental Biology and continue his focus on community service.
Gary Ayers, President of the Alton/Godfrey Rotary Club, presented Adam with a plaque recognizing his selection to this honor.