Two seniors from Truman High School have been honored by the Rotary Club of Independence as students of the month.
• Damon Freers has been active in marching band, golf, Student Council, French Club and a variety of volunteer work. Outside of school, he has attended an engineering camp and has worked in landscaping, lawn mowing and car repair. He enjoys fishing and hunting.
He plans to attend the University of Missouri to become a mechanical engineer.
His parents are Jerome and Renee Freers
• Niya Golden-King received an academic award and earned junior varsity and varsity letters in track, as well as a bar in track. She also earned a junior varsity letter in basketball and anticipates a varsity letter in basketball this year. She was chosen to attend a MECA Challenge – solving business problems with technology.
Besides basketball and track, she has been involved in Spanish Club. Outside of school, she has participated in a summer basketball league and worked at Worlds of Fun.
She plans to go to community college to work toward a major in accounting and a minor in Spanish.
Her parents are Thomas King and Kristal Golden.