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March 24, 2013

Thompson selected as GOACC ‘Student of the Month’

LITTLE CYPRESS — Tara Thompson, a senior at Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School, was recently voted as the Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce February Student of the Month.

Tara is the daughter of Tommy and Tana Thompson. She is currently the Senior Class President, was on the LC-M Homecoming Court her sophomore, junior, and senior years, served as the HOBY Youth Leadership representative, and is a Bear Buddies Mentor at Little Cypress Elementary.

She is very active in school where she has been on Student Council for four years, an LC-M Cheerleader for four years, and selected as STAR Student her 9th, 10th, and 11th-grade years. She also served as her Basketball Team Captain and earned Basketball All-District Honorable Mention honors in 2012 and 2013. She was most recently named to the All Orange Leader Hoop Team – 1st Team, and was awarded and $800 Student Council Scholarship.

Her future goal is to become a Radiologist or Dental Hygienist.

“Tara is a hard-working, dependable person. She can be a calming, positive resource in stressful situations. She is also a leader and very reliable,” said Ricky Ryan, Head Basketball Coach.

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