Nelson, Caudill named BHS seniors of the month

Bellefontaine High School recently named its December Seniors of the Month.

Name: Alex Caudill

Parents: Art and Kelly Caudill

Address: Bellefontaine

School activities and awards: Football and Baseball (4 years). Junior Year: All-Conference Baseball, First Team All-District Baseball, Honorable Mention All-State Baseball, and 2nd Team All-Conference Football. Senior Year: 1st Team All-Conference and Defensive Player of the Year Football, 1st Team All-District Football, and 3rd Team All-State Football.

If I were the principal for a day: I would have a day with no classes and a teachers vs. students basketball game in front of the whole school.

Favorite school memory: When our football team won against Tri-Valley.

People who have been an inspiration to me: Coach Brown, Coach Hogue, and Coach Brunswick.

My advice to parents: Always support your kids and let them know that you are here for them.

My biggest regret: Not going to support other athletes at their games.

Next year: I will be attending Lake Erie College to play baseball while majoring in exercise science.

Name: Julia Nelson

Parents: Rick and Regilane Nelson

Address: Bellefontaine

School activities and awards: Volleyball (4 years), Marching & Concert Band (4 Years), National Honor Society, Chieftain Leaders Secretary, DARE Club, Interact Club, Envirothon, many Academic Achievement Awards, and Heart of a Chieftain Award.

If I were the principal for a day: I would throw a PJ day party in the gym!

Favorite school memory: Painting our senior parking spots and doing the morning announcements.

People who have been an inspiration to me: My dad.

Lately, I’ve been reading: My law and accounting textbook.

My advice to parents: Understand we are living in our teenage years like you once did and we still need your love and support whether we realize it or not.

My biggest regret: Not challenging myself to take more difficult classes in years past.

Next year: I will be attending Ohio University pursuing a business degree.