Students of the Week

October 18 - October 22

Student of the weekZavin Patrick is a Freshman at Salina Central High School. Zavin plays on the football and track teams, he also participates in Choir. Outside of school Zavin offers his time once a month to cook breakfast at his Church. He says his favorite teacher is Mr. Dow because he is nice and understanding. Zavin plans to attend K-State for Engineering or a Technical College for Welding or Mechanics. Zavin enjoys spending time with his two dogs Rambo and Colby. 

Son of Kevin & Zoey Patrick


October 11 - October 15

Student of the weekAzbey Peckham is a Sophomore at Salina Central High School. Azbey is on the basketball and swim teams, she also participates in scholars bowl and student council. Outside of school Azbey is involved in youth group at her Church. She says her favorite class is Dr. Werth's English class. When Azbey graduates, she plans to attend a college out of state somewhere.

Daughter of John & Jennifer Peckham


October 4 - October 8

Student of the weekTitus Shafer is a Junior at Salina Central High School. Titus competes on the Cross    Country and Track Teams, and is also a part of the schools Chess Club. Titus enjoys his AP Physics and his Engineering class with Mr. Hair, he says "Cross Country is also a great ending to my school day". Titus is planning to attend College once he graduates High School. In his spare time he likes to play video games.

Son of Nichole & John Shafer


September 27 - October 1

Student of the weekKatelyn Botz is a Senior at Salina Central High School. Katelyn is involved in many school activities such as the CHS Cheer Team, Track Team, Book Club, and National Honors Society. She has leadership roles in the Environmental Club, Student Council, and Cheer Council. Outside of school Katelyn participates in Girl Scouts of America, and First United Methodist Church of Salina Youth Group. She says, "I love making art projects in Mrs. Dykes 3-D art class". Some of her hobbies include reading, writing, playing video games, and hanging out with her cats Smokey and Bandit. Katelyn plans to get a History education degree at Kansas Wesleyan University and then following that up with a Masters in Library Science at Emporia State university. 

Daughter of Angela & Daniel Botz


September 20 - September 24

Student of the weekOlivia Owings is a Freshman at Salina Central High School. Olivia is on the CHS Cheer Team, Debate Team, and will be performing in One Acts. Outside of school she is involved in the Salina Aquatics Club. Olivia likes the challenge of her Advanced English Class and how it allows her to think deeper, seeing her friends at school is also a bonus. Olivia would like to attend the University of Hawaii to study biology or journalism.

Daughter of Scott & Melanie Owings



September 13 - September 17

Student of the weekAva Sanders is a Sophomore at Salina Central High School. Ava participates on the Debate Team here at Central. Her favorite subjects are math and art.

Daughter of Brendan & Melanie Sanders








August 30 - September 3

Student of the weekHarper Johnston is a junior at Salina Central High School. Harper is Central's Junior Class  President and Treasurer of the Executive Board of Thespian Troupe 639. Other school activities include Orchestra and singing in the Choir -  Free Spirit and Choraliers. Outside of school, Harper participates in shows, classes, and volunteer work at SCT. Harper loves the arts program at Central and says, "All of my involvement in fine arts is what keeps me happy and motivated." After high school, she would love to go to college and become a Teacher or Professor.

Daughter of Peter & Sara Johnston


August 30 - September 3
Student of the WeekDamian Chronister is a senior at Salina Central High School. Outside of school, Damian participates in Boy Scouts and is very close to getting his Eagle. Damian says the best part about school is his PBD classes because he is able to work at his own pace. After graduating from high school, Damian plans on attending KU for Medical School.

Son of Alissa & Aaron Shippy