Texas Bank and Trust celebrates the thirty-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 2013-2014 Student Board.
Tricia Taylor, daughter of Lezlie and Galen Taylor, is a senior at Grace Community School where she serves as vice president of student affairs and is a member of the National Honor Society. She is actively involved in student government, where she has contributed more than 200 hours of community service. Tricia also lends her time to the Fearfully and Wonderfully Made Company, an after-school program for special needs children. Through the program, volunteers devote their time to play and interaction with the children. Tricia teaches Sunday school at her church and takes part in Operation Christmas Child, a service that sends thousands of boxes worldwide for distribution during the Christmas season. She enjoys reading, cooking, outdoor activities, volunteer work, and spending time with her pets. Tricia would like to attend Asbury University in Wilmore, Kentucky, with a dual major in equine science and psychology.
Ryan Rendon is graduating this spring from Robert E. Lee High School where he is a member of the National Honor Society and the senior class secretary. Ryan is also a member of student council, young republicans, and the Mu Alpha Theta math club. He participates in varsity football and baseball, is on the powerlifting team, and belongs to the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Outside of school, Ryan is a member of the junior symphony league, Challenger-League Baseball, and Young Life. Ryan will be attending Texas A&M University where he will major in mechanical engineering. His hobbies and interests include football, baseball, fishing, and golf. Ryan is the son of Nancy and Raul Rendon.
Jaquelline Luna is a senior at John Tyler High School and a member of the National Honor Society and the Advancement via Individual Determination (AVID) club. She is both the president and a section leader of the band. Jaquelline also plays for the Lady Lions’ varsity soccer team. Outside of school, Jaquelline volunteers at the East Texas Food Bank and the Spirit of St. Louis Therapeutic Riding Center in Tyler, where she assists in grooming the horses and helping with therapeutic horseback rides for disabled children and adults. Her hobbies and interests include reading, writing, music, and playing the flute. Jaquelline plans to attend Tyler Junior College in the fall to study either biology or engineering. Her long-term goal is to become a nurse practitioner. Jaquelline is the daughter of Hilda Garcia.