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Students of the Month
;">Glenn Nathaniel Taylor, son of Marcia Taylor and Glenn Taylor, was selected as the Fredericksburg Optimist Club's Student of the Month for November from James Monroe High School. He participates in Skills USA, James Farmer Scholars, track and football. In track, he received the MVP, Lowery and Emory awards, and he also received honorable mention running back for football.
Glenn volunteered at the Soap Box Derby and Red Zone Camp. He plans to attend a four-year college or university, majoring in computer science and running track.
The following students were selected as the Fredericksburg Optimist Club's Students of the Month for December.
Nathaniel David Jenkins, son of LaBravia and Burvin Jenkins, was selected at James Monroe High School. He is a member of the National Honor Society, defensive captain for the lacrosse team and participates in marching band, as bass drum section leader his junior year and drum major his senior year. Nathaniel was named defensive player of the year for lacrosse and earned second-place drum major in two competitions. He volunteers at the Fredericksburg Regional SPCA and was an assistant in commonwealth's attorney and clerk of court campaigns. He plans to attend a four-year college or university and go on to veterinary school.
;">Vinath Koduru, son of Mahendra and Anuradcha Koduru, was selected at Brooke Point High School. He is a member of the National Honor Society and plays varsity boys tennis. He has received numerous academic awards, and was named best student in physics, sign language and chemistry. Vinath hopes to attend University of Virginia.
;">Morgan Dean, daughter of Dawayne and Ann Dean, was selected at North Stafford High School. Morgan is an active member of her school and community. She is the treasurer of North Stafford's HOSA club, and a four-year member of Orange Fever. She has been a member of National Honor Society since sophomore year. Morgan has also been involved in sports throughout high school, playing varsity field hockey, soccer and tennis. Morgan spends her time outside of school volunteering for Mary Washington Hospice. She plans on attending a four-year college to study nursing.