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Kossuth's Senior Chosen as Rotary Student of the Month
Rodney Fagan
Monday, February 18, 2019

     The Alcorn Career and Technology Center is pleased to announce that
Alea Feathers has been named the ACTC Rotary Student of the Month for
February. Alea is the daughter of Elisha Brooks and Tommy Feathers,
and she is a senior at Kossuth High School. She is a program completer
in the Business and Marketing Program at ACTC, and she is a third year
student assistant in that program. She was nominated to be our Rotary
representative by her instructor, Mrs. Skylar Mincey.
     At the Alcorn Career and Technology Center, Alea is the president of our
DECA chapter, and she is also the president of the National Technical
Honor Society. At Kossuth Alea is ranked 18 th out of 115 seniors, and
participates in a number of extra-curricular activities including: FBLA (Vice
President of Committees), National Honor Society (former Reporter),
Student Government Association (Secretary and former Treasurer), Drama
Club (Secretary/Treasurer), Modern Woodman, FCCLA, and FFA.
     Alea was chosen as the 2017-2018 ACTC Citizenship Award recipient.
She has had perfect attendance for ten years, and has been on the Honor
Roll her entire school career. Alea has placed in the top five at district
competition with the FBLA for the past four years, as well as placed second
at Federation in Senior Creed Speaking with the FFA.
     Alea is an active member of our community, volunteering to participate in
such causes as the Holly Baptist Church Vacation Bible School, Kossuth
United Methodist FUEL Program, Annual Rooster Run Volunteer, ACTC
Food Drive, ASD Reading Fair, Community Connections Mentor, and
Kossuth Library Assistant. Pulled together, these activities total over 750
hours of high school volunteer service.
     After graduation, Alea plans to attend Northeast Mississippi Community
College and then transfer to Mississippi State University to major in
Business Education. After obtaining her degree, she would like to return to
Alcorn county and teach a business related class at her home school.