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Mindy Jones Chosen as St. Michael’s 2021-22 Student of the Year

November 22, 2021
By St. Michael High School

Melinda “Mindy” Jones was chosen as the 2021-22 St. Michael High School student of the year. The SMHS Student of the Year is chosen based on academic achievement, leadership activities, and evidence of service and citizenship efforts. Mindy is an active member in six St. Michael clubs as well as an All-District volleyball player. She also played two years of soccer for the Warriors.

Mindy maintains a 3.9 GPA (including AP and dual enrollment courses), while setting an exemplary standard of service in her school and community. At the 2021 Warrior Awards Ceremony she was honored with the highest service honor, the St. Michael the Archangel Christian Service Award. Previously, she received the title of Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Student of the Year for her efforts in fundraising collecting over $45,000 to help blood cancer patients and to aid in research for these diseases.

For college, Mindy tentatively plans to attend LSU and major in Psychology. She hopes to pursue a career in the FBI one day. Mindy will now compete for the Diocesan Student of the Year, the winner of which will compete at the state level. She is a graduate of St. Theresa of Avila middle school.

“I am so excited to be named St. Michael’s student of the year. It is a huge honor, so I am extremely proud to represent my school in this way. Throughout my four years as a Warrior, I have grown in leadership and my focus is now on helping others. The intimate feeling around campus has allowed me to foster these skills, and being so involved with my school and my service has taught me the importance of time management.”