Two seniors from Fort Osage High School have been honored by the Rotary Club of Independence as students of the month.
• Roman Fierro received a $1,000 scholarship for placing third at a SkillsUSA competition in the culinary category. He will be certified as a junior culinarian in May. He also lettered at the Career Technology Center.
In addition to the Culinary Arts program at CTC, he is involved in Student Council and soccer. He is a volunteer at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church and helps teach cup stacking at Cler-Mont Elementary.
He plans to attend the University of Missouri to receive a veterinarian degree. He can support his family and cook for them as well.
His parents are Hope Fierro and Roman Fierro St.
• Cailey Weber has a 3.67 GPA and has been recognized for carrying a 3.5+ GPA throughout high school. She was accepted to Health Sciences at the Career Technology Center to earn a CNA certification.
She has been involved in Student Council all four years and is student body president. She also is involved in HOSA, is joining SkillsUSA, and was a college ambassador.
She plans to earn a bachelor's degree in nursing and become a registered nurse, eventually specializing in pediatrics or neonatal nursing.
Her parents are Rachel Weber and Terry Weber.