This academic year, Texas Bank and Trust celebrates its second anniversary of the Student Board of Directors. This group of outstanding high school seniors has demonstrated academic excellence, leadership, and a commitment to community service. We are proud to introduce the following 2010-2011 Student Board members:
JASON McCLOSKEY is a senior at Robert E. Lee High School. He is a member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, and both the Spanish and science clubs. Jason serves as executive student body president, treasurer for the Young Republicans, is a Red Raider Roundup leader, and a member of Belle Guard. He plans to major in political science/pre-law but is undecided on his college choice at this time. Jason’s interests and hobbies include golf, movies, and politics. He was elected to serve as the TB&T Student Board vice chairman this year. Jason is the son of Mary Ellen and Thomas McCloskey.
PHIL MORLEY, son of Pamela and John Morley, will graduate from Bishop T. K. Gorman Regional Catholic School. He is a member of the National Honor Society and a T. K. Gorman ambassador. Phil is editor of the school yearbook, captain of the golf team, and participates in the “Every 15 Minutes” educational program, which reminds teens of the dangers associated with driving while impaired or texting. He plans to attend Southern Methodist University with a focus on pre-law studies. Phil is an accomplished, award-winning photographer and has his own photography business. He was elected to serve as the TB&T Student Board chairman this year.
MARCO RETANA, a senior at Robert E. Lee High School, is the son of Maria and Martin Retana. He is a member of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), the National Honor Society, and the International Baccalaureate program. As a talented musician, Marco serves as principal bassist with the high school orchestra and has performed with the fiddle group, the Tyler Youth Orchestra, and the East Texas Symphony Orchestra. He plans to major in double bass performance but is undecided on his college choice at this time.
NATALIE SAMPSON will graduate from Grace Community High School where she is a member of the National Honor Society and serves as captain of the Cougarette Drill Team. Natalie has been involved in student government and served as the community service officer. She plans to attend the University of Oklahoma and major in visual communications. Natalie has shown her leadership ability as a member of the high school ministry program at Green Acres Baptist Church. Her interests and hobbies include ballet and youth group activities. Natalie is the daughter of Kristi and Scott Sampson.