l to r: William Bentley, Jaired Maddox, and Jakob Romines
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.
William Bentley, son of Dr. Andrew and Joan Bentley, is a senior at Grace Community School. He is a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, orchestra, and the shotgun team. William is also captain of the varsity football team, president of the student body, and an Eagle Scout and senior patrol leader for the Boy Scouts of America. His hobbies include skeet shooting, playing football, and spending time with friends. William plans to attend The University of Texas at Austin as part of the business honors program and study business and pre-medicine. His future goals include attending medical school and seminary, and working in non-profit mission work. William was elected to serve as the Student Board of Directors chairman for this school year.
Jaired Maddox, son of Keisha Morris and Reginald Maddox, is a senior at All Saints Episcopal School. He is a co-captain of the varsity basketball team, a leader of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and the president of the Young Democrats club. He is also a member of the Spanish club and astronomy clubs, and the drumline. Jaired is a member of the Elm Grove Youth Choir and actively serves his community through volunteer work with the East Texas Crisis Center. Jaired’s hobbies include reading, playing sports, engaging in politics, and volunteering. He plans to attend Southern Methodist University and study law. Jaired’s future goals include working in sports management.
Jakob Romines, son of Jenny and Michael Romines, is a senior at Robert E. Lee High School. He is a senior ambassador for the student senate and a member of the varsity baseball team, Younglife, Young Republicans club, and the Future Farmers of America. Jakob also participated in the Quest Leadership Camp at Sky Ranch and is actively involved with his church’s youth group and worship band. His hobbies include raising cattle, playing baseball, and playing drums for his youth group. Jakob plans to attend Texas Tech University and study business. His future goals include working for his family’s company in the oil and gas industry.