HomeLocal NewsCarey, Varner named BHS Seniors of the MonthCarey, Varner named BHS Seniors of the MonthMon, September 25, 2023 by News RoomSHARE NOW Bellefontaine High School recently named its Seniors of the Month, Ashton Carey & Jack Varner. Name: Ashton CareyParents: Chad and Jill CareyAddress: BellefontaineSchool activities and awards: Teen Ambassador board member for Ohio, 4 years of BHS Swim Team, 1 year of Tennis, Coaches Award for Swim (commitment and motivation), 4 years of stage crew for musicals, Powerlifting with Coach Fultz, 1 year of Volleyball, FCA, Chieftain Leaders, Interact Club, 1 year of Track and Field, and MVP Leadership Club with Chief Standley.If I were principal for a day: I would give students the day off.Favorite school memory: Winning my first 500-meter freestyle race in swimming.People who have been an inspiration to me: My parents, my best friends Rianna Fullerton and Perri Neeld, and lastly my Grandma Peggy Leasure.Lately I’ve been reading: Stiff by Mary Roach.My advice to parents: Always support your kids. I say this because the support that my parents give me is one of the biggest reasons for my success and I’m so grateful for it.My biggest regret: Not joining the tennis team until my senior year.Next year: I will be going to college to study exercise science. Name: Jack VarnerParents: Luke and Sara VarnerAddress: West LibertySchool activities and awards: Football, Chieftain Leaders President, and Chieftain Backers President.If I were principal for a day: I would host the best pep rally ever.Favorite school memory: Being in the student section for all the sporting events. I also really enjoyed the CBC Cup.People who have been an inspiration to me: My parents, Coach Brown, Coach Reed, and Mrs. Horvath.Lately I’ve been reading: Anything that Mrs. Standley wants me to.My advice to parents: Keep being kind people. Keep going out of your way for people who need help even if you do not know them.My biggest regret: No regrets! Just lessons learned.Next year: I will be playing college football and pursuing my degree in education.