Students of the Week

Renaissance Students of the Week

Week 4 Kade Barber 11/23 - 11/27
Week 3  Grace Allen  11/16 - 11/20 
Week 2  Miles Hammond 11/09 - 11/13
Week 1  Yaritza Vega 11/02 - 11/06


Kade Barber

South High School’s Student of the Week is senior Kade Barber.  Kade is the son of Jill Barber and Brian Barber and brother to Kallon Barber.  He is a member of both the South High basketball and baseball teams.  Kade is active outside of school in his youth group and with Fresenius Dialysis Transportation.  He also spends his time hanging out with friends and going to the gym.  His favorite class in high school has been math with Mr. Ballenger, because he makes class fun and genuinely cares for students.  After graduation, Kade plans to attend Kansas State University to study engineering.  Congratulations, Kade!


Grace Allen

South High School’s Student of the Week is junior Grace Allen.  Grace is the daughter of Jessica and Matt Allen and sister to Emily, Katie, and Olivia Allen.  She is a member of both the South High Cross Country and Track teams, along with serving as South High Student Council junior class secretary.  Grace particularly enjoys the social aspect of school, getting to see her friends and teachers every day.  Outside of school, she volunteers with the Love, Chloe Foundation, works at YaYa’s Euro Bistro as a hostess and server assistant, and spends time with her family’s two dogs and pet cat. After graduation, Grace plans to study kinesiology en route to becoming an occupational therapist.
Congratulations, Grace!


Miles Hammond

South High School’s Student of the Week is senior Miles Hammond.  Miles is the son of Melanie and Jason Hammond and brother to Cale Hammond.  Miles is a member of the Cougar Swim Team and the Cougar Tennis Team.  He volunteers at his church and the Rock Steady Boxing group for people with Parkinson’s Disease at the YMCA.  At South High, Miles enjoys his science classes and participating in athletics.  After graduation, Miles plans to attend Wichita State University.  Congratulations, Miles!


Yaritza Vega

South High School’s Student of the Week is senior Yaritza Vega.  Yaritza is the daughter of Elizabeth and Homero Vega and sister to Eduardo and Ricardo Vega.  She is the South High Peppers Dance Team senior officer, the Cougar Twirlers section leader, a Link Crew leader, and a member of National Honor Society, the South High Writing Center, and South High Orchestra.  Yaritza has been a National and Senior competitor with Shannon’s Stars Twirling Club, and is a Sacred Heart Cathedral volunteer.  She enjoys being involved in all of her extracurricular activities, and loves her dog Snowy.  She appreciates all of her teachers who have made this school year delightful.  After graduation, Yaritza plans to pursue a degree in nursing at an undecided university.  Congratulations, Yartiza!