STUDENT OF THE MONTH
Simeon Big Eagle
Yankton High School junior, Simeon Big Eagle, has been named November Student of the Month by Horizon Health Care and Hot Country 93.1. He was nominated by teachers and a guidance counselor at Yankton High School, who say he is a model student both in the classroom and out.
Simeon is involved in track at YHS and is on the Merit Honor Roll.
Other comments on Big Eagle’s nomination stated that he tackles any challenge and has the desire to succeed and that more students should be like Simeon. One nominator also said, “I can say unequivocally that I have never seen a more significant, positive change in a student as I have seen from him. I have never been impacted and prouder of a student than I am of Simeon Big Eagle.”
Big Eagle’s hobbies and interests include music, playing board games, participating in track, as well as dungeons and dragons.
Simeone’s parent is Mallory Wriedt of Tabor. After high school he plans to attend college to pursue a degree in music.
The “Student of the Month” is awarded through a partnership of Horizon Health Care and Hot Country 93.1 in Yankton, South Dakota and recognizes exceptional students in the Yankton School District. Horizon Health Care offers health care and dental services to the cities of Yankton, Elk Point, and Alcester in the Hot Country 93.1 listening area.
Beginning January of 2022 a student of the month is selected each month of the school year. Horizon Health Care selects an outstanding student and awards them with a recognition certificate and a small token, and is recognized on Hot Country 93.1 radio. Officials from Yankton High School nominate students for the award.