People Who Make a Difference

Student Board of Directors - Tyler

Sara Billings and Megan Priddy (seated)
Not pictured: Noorain Erkin and Raegan Hayes


Texas Bank and Trust celebrates the eighth 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 2016-2017 Student Board.

Sara Billings, daughter of Laurie and Sam Billings, is a senior at Grace Community School. She is a member of the National Honor Society and the yearbook staff, serves as a life group leader, and is on both the varsity cheer squad and soccer team. Sara believes she is impacting the world through her community service and trying her best to be a positive role model to those around her. She plans to major in nutrition science at The University of Texas at Austin. Sara’s future career goals include becoming a physical therapist.

Megan Priddy, a senior at The Brook Hill School, is the daughter of Stacee and Dr. John Priddy. Megan is a member of the National Honor Society, young life Christian ministry, and the student representative team. She is also involved in varsity volleyball, track, cheer, and choir. Megan believes she is impacting the world by standing up for what she believes in and trying her best to display Christ-like character. She plans to attend the University of Arkansas and major in interior design. She hopes to renovate homes, or help design restaurants and hotels.

Noorain Erkin, daughter of Amina and Nooralam Erkin, is a senior at All Saints Episcopal School. She is a member of the National Honor Society, the Spanish club, the R.E.A.C.H. (Reaching, Empowering, Accepting, Caring, and Honoring) group, and serves as an officer for the multicultural club. Noorain is also involved in choir and has received superior ratings at TAPPS (Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools). She believes she is impacting the world by trying to be the best she can be and helping those around her. Noorain hopes to create, design, and build for the future with a master’s degree in architecture from Rice University.

Raegan Hays is a senior at The Brook Hill School and is the daughter of Tammy and Roy Hayes. Raegan is a member of both varsity cheer and choir, and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes club. She also serves on the student representative team and the Headmaster’s Honor Guard. A Rotary Youth Leadership Awards recipient, Raegan believes she is impacting her world through her faith and devotion to God. She plans to attend Texas A&M University and major in either journalism or medicine. Reagan hopes to help people in the future, whether it be informative or medical.

Student Board of Directors - Longview

Alejandro Martinez-Berrios, Levi Morrill, Mya Patterson (seated)

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Student Board of Directors - Tyler

Jazmin Ramirez, Jeffrey Sonola, and Mary Claire Neal (seated)

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Student Board of Directors - Longview 

Will Harris, Neal Rangu, Arjun Peddireddy, and Michaela Patterson (seated) 

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Student Board of Directors - Tyler

Hannia Gonzalez, Christian Bone, and Mary Catherine Wallace (seated) 

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