The Scholarship & Awards Committee of North Duplin Jr/Sr High School is proud to announce the October and November Mount Olive Exchange Club Students of the Month.
The October Student of the Month was Seth Albright. Seth is the son of Gina Albright of Mount Olive, NC. Seth loves science and has been involved in Science Olympiad and Science Club throughout high school. He is also in the varsity band and has been a drum major his junior and senior year of high school.
An accomplishment that Seth is proud of is being able to scuba dive. This has become a great hobby of his, and he loves to go to Florida during the summer and scuba dive with his family. Seth also loves playing video games and playing his clarinet.
When asked who he would invite to dinner, past or present, and why, he said, “I would invite Steve Irwin as he had similar interests as me.” Seth most admires and looks up to his mom, stating, “She takes care of me and my sister. She has also helped me with school and other problems I have faced.”
After graduation, Seth wants to attend James Sprunt Community College to finish his general education requirements and then transfer to University of North Carolina at Wilmington to major in Marine Science. He would one day like to become a marine biologist.
The November Student of the Month is Abdiel Eli Aguirre. Eli is the son of Juan and Berenice Aguirre of Mount Olive, NC. Eli has a passion for soccer, and he also plays the guitar and drums for the praise and worship band at his church. He has been involved in the Beta Club, FCA, Herpetology Club, and he is President of the Science Club at North Duplin.
Eli states that he is most proud of his parents. They have made a lot of sacrifices for him and his siblings, and they have taught him to love God and love his community. He hopes to be able to give back to them one day.
When asked who he would invited to dinner, past or present, and why, he stated, “I would invite Donald Trump so we could talk about the future of our country.” Eli most looks up to God and says, “He is the center of everything and the reason we exist.”
After graduation, Eli wants to attend Wayne Community College, where he hopes to get into the Dental Hygiene Program. He wants to one day become a dental hygienist.