Rell named October Youth Optimist
Rachel Rell has been chosen for the October Youth Optimist of the Month.
Rachel was nominated by School Counselor Alexandra Libby, who states that, “Rachel is a positive, caring young adult who acts with compassion and empathy when working with others. She is incredibly motivated and involved in lots of different academic and extracurricular programs. Her academic performance is amazing, the very top of the class, a large amount of AP courses and multiple dual credit courses. She is involved in many activities and also works as a bank teller. All of this is a lot to manage but she always seems to have it under control and not be too stressed about it.”
School activities that Rachel has been involved with include Choir, Math League, Link Crew, Student Council, Tennis, Earth Club, Octagon Club, National Honor Society and student representative to MAPS Board of Education. Rachel is President for the National Honor Society, is a Class Officer, a Club Officer for Octagon, received a varsity letter for Tennis, has been named Athlete of the Week, Homecoming Queen and has received Highest Academic Honors all four years of high school.
When not in school, Rachel volunteers at St. Francis church as a music minister and also participates in the Youth Group. She is also involved with Girl Scouts, tutoring and the Branch Academy at NTC all while working as a bank teller, through Youth Apprenticeship, at Lincoln Community Bank.
Following high school graduation, Rachel plans to attend the University of Notre Dame, Marquette University, or UW Madison for Marketing and Finance. She is the daughter of Kevin and Sandy Rell