Seniors from Fort Osage and Truman high schools have been honored by the Rotary Club of Independence as students of the month.

Fort Osage

• Nathan Iloilo is in the top 20th percentile in the Class of 2014. He has participated in football, basketball and Kids Congress, a group of students who travel around informing younger kids to stay away from drugs and make good life choices.

He plans to attend the University of Missouri to play football and major in industrial engineering.

His parents are Emilio and Becky Iloilo.

• Asia Cole was the Fort Osage Student of the Year her junior year. She has earned All-State honors in track and field for three years. She has participated in volleyball, basketball, track and field, Student Council, the yearbook staff and Kids Congress.

She plans to major in medicinal chemistry at a four-year university and participate in track and field, and begin training for the Olympics.

Her mother is Leslie Cole.


• Jordan Esry is a McCoy Award recipient and a Patriot of the Month. She is in the top 10 percent of her class and has received the academic letter twice. She is a member of National Honor Society and the Spannish National Honor Society. She has participated in Spanish Club, FCA, swimming, Spirit Club, band and as vice president of the Student Council.

She plans to major in business in college, possibly in non-profit leadership with a minor in Spanish, and she is is considering Westminster in Fulton, Mo., and William Jewell in Liberty, Mo.

Her parents are Bill and Jill Esry.

• Jacob Crick is a McCoy Award recipient and has been on the A honor roll for four years. He is a member of National Honor Society. He has participated in four years of varsity swimming, freshman baseball and four years of marching and concert bands.

He wants to attend either the University of Missouri at Columbia or Missouri S and T at Rolla, majoring in engineering.

His parents are Tom and Leisa Crick.