The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the January Student of the Month for Orangefield High School is Jocelynn Myrick. Jocelynn was presented her certificate and gift bag by Ambassador, Christy Khoury, Orange County Treasurer, at the January coffee hosted by Orangefield ISD. She received gift certificates and gifts from: COS Printing, Wellspring Credit Union, Tiger Rock Martial Arts of Bridge City, Sabine Federal Credit Union, Neches Federal Credit Union, Bridge City Walmart, Bridge City Bank, 5Point Credit Union and Candace Mulhollan RE/MAX ONE.
Jocelynn is the daughter of Bret and Michelle Myrick. She is ranked 67 of 120 with a GPA of 3.5.
Jocelynn’s awards and honors include:
- American Dance and Drill Team Best performer 2019
- American dance and Drill Team Dance Company 2018 & 2019
- American Dance and Drill Team- All American 2017,2018 & 2019
- Rotary Youth Leadership Award Participant 2019 & Counselor 2020
- Youth Leadership Southeast Texas Participant 2019
Jocelynn’s clubs and organizations include: OHS Sophisticats -Captain 2019 & 2020
Jocelynn’s community service/work experience:
- Works at Roxanne’s School of Dance
- Volunteered with Future Sophisticats
Mrs. Greenwood, Drill Team Director, said, “Jocelynn has been the captain of the drill team for two years and has done an amazing job. She is an extremely talented and intelligent young lady, which makes her stand out among her peers. Her leadership skills have led her team to many awards and will take her far in her future endeavors. Congratulations, Jocelynn!”
Mrs. Patterson, Assistant Drill Team Director, Counselor, said, “Jocelynn is an amazing young lady that I have watched grow up. She was a sassy little dancer that could light up the stage. Now as a young adult I watch her not only light up the stage when she performs but also light up the lives of the people she meets. Her joy and enthusiasm for life is contagious. I am so proud of her and I can not wait to see what lies ahead. Congratulations and thank you for choosing to serve our country.”
Mrs. Marshal, Elementary Teacher, said, “I can not say enough about Jocelyn. She is a hard worker, dedicated, brilliant and so sweet! She is such a joy to have in my classroom!”
Mrs. Spears, Family Consumer Science, said, “Jocelynn Myrick is an outstanding student!! She has been an asset to my Family and Consumer Science department for the past 4 years and is currently Ready, Set, Teach intern in a 2nd grade classroom. Jocelynn is a true leader and born to stand out. She is responsible, determined and always goes above and beyond. wish her the best but will miss her immensely.”
After graduation, Jocelynn plans to join the United States Air Force. While in the military she hopes to earn an Associates of Applied Science Degree.
Pictured left to right: Candi Patterson (Counselor), Gunner Jones, Jocelynn Myrick, Christy Khoury (Ambassador), Zach Quinn (Principal), Crissa Bonnin (Counselor), Shaun McAlpin (Assistant Superintendent).