|Burge selected as January Senior of the Month|
Leslie Burge has recently been selected as the Beta Sigma Phi January “Senior of the Month.”
Burge, a student at Perkins County High School, is the daughter of Dan and Julie Burge of rural Grant and Val and Bob Hochstein of Grant.
Burge has participated in volleyball four years, basketball four years and track one year.
She has been an FFA member for four years, receiving her Greenhand and chapter degrees.
A member of band and chorus for four years, Burge has been a participant in marching and concert bands and various vocal ensembles.
She was selected to the National Honor Society as a junior and senior.
She has been a member of the Perkins County Youth Council, Lutheran and Catholic Youth and a 4-H member for eight years.
In community service, Burge has been a volunteer T-ball and basketball coach, a blood drive assistant, election poll helper, and has helped with car washes, sports button sales, FFA hired hand auction, Vacation Bible School, poetry contest and 4-H recruitment.
She has been employed by the City of Grant during the summers, Kid’s Korner Daycare, and Seth Burge Lawn Mowing.
She currently participates in the work study program in the physical therapy department at Perkins County Health Services.
After graduation, Burge plans to attend a Nebraska university for a four-year degree, and possibly follow up with a doctorate in dietetics, nutrition or sports therapy.
For being selected Senior of the Month, Burge’s picture will hang in the lobby of Pinnacle Bank in Grant and she will be eligible for a scholarship awarded at the end of the school year.
The Student of the Month and scholarship program are sponsored jointly by Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and Pinnacle Bank in Grant.