Two seniors from Van Horn High School have been honored by the Rotary Club of Independence as students of the month.
• Yino Carrillo Jr. has been active in soccer at Van Horn. He plans to go into a trade after graduation.
His parents are Yino Carrillo Sr. and Maria Carrillo.
• Hailie Lewis has received the McCoy Award for academic excellence. She earned a 1 rating with a small group performance at the state choir festival. She has been active in Student Council, volleyball, soccer, cheerleading, Art Club, choir, National Honor Society and HOSA.
Outside of school she volunteers at Starlight Theatre and works at Hi-Boy.
She is looking over her acceptance lists to attend college in Missouri to study radiology.
Her parents are Amanda Buhl and Shawn Lewis.