l to r: Mary-Birdsong Gabriel, Hunter Wick, and Paige Stewart
Texas Bank and Trust celebrates the sixth anniversary of Student Board of Directors, recognizing outstanding high school seniors who have demonstrated academic excellence, leadership, and a commitment to community service. We are proud to introduce the following members of the 2014-2015 Student Board.
Mary-Birdsong Gabriel, daughter of Pam and Matt Gabriel, is a senior at Grace Community School. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, orchestra, and the track and soccer teams. Mary-Birdsong is also involved in planning mission trips with her church. Her hobbies include riding horses and competing in equestrian sports, and she has received numerous accolades for her work ethic, skills, and horsemanship. Mary-Birdsong plans to attend the University of Georgia and study accounting. Her future goals include earning her master’s degree in accounting and working for Deliotte Consulting after graduation.
Hunter Wick, son of Merilynn and Steve Wick, is a senior at All Saint Episcopal School. He is a member of the National Honor Society, varsity debate team, Spanish and bicycle clubs, and the DeBusk Enrichment Center for Academically Talented Students. Hunter is also a member of the National Forensic League and is actively involved with the East Texas Food Bank and the East Texas Medical Center’s Junior Volunteer program. Hunter’s hobbies include computer programming, running, and hunting with his father. He plans to attend the honors college at the University of Arkansas and study electrical engineering. Hunter’s future goals include earning his master’s in electrical engineering and someday owning his own electrical engineering firm.
Paige Stewart, daughter of Dr. Monte and Vera Stewart, is a senior at Grace Community School. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, orchestra, Junior Symphony League, chapel team, and the cheerleading squad. Paige advanced three times to the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools state competition for orchestra, and received the “Respect and Love for the Culture” award in Spanish. Her hobbies include playing music in the symphony, wake boarding, skiing, biking, and swimming. Paige plans to attend the University of Arkansas and study nursing. Her future goals include working as a nurse practitioner.