Optimists honor local high school students

Mehlville Optimist Club member John Roland, left, is shown with local high school students honored by the club. Pictured, from left, are: Shalaka Nimmagadda and Randall Le, Lindbergh High School; Meredith Meyer and Lucas Steffan, Lutheran High School South; Dominic Meyer and Alyssa Drew, Mehlville High School; Shayla Hrncic and Shannon Goersch, Oakville High School; and Optimist Club President Curt Overbey. Not pictured are: Arifa Klokic and Nedzad Durakovic, Hancock High School.

Mehlville Optimist Club member John Roland, left, is shown with local high school students honored by the club. Pictured, from left, are: Shalaka Nimmagadda and Randall Le, Lindbergh High School; Meredith Meyer and Lucas Steffan, Lutheran High School South; Dominic Meyer and Alyssa Drew, Mehlville High School; Shayla Hrncic and Shannon Goersch, Oakville High School; and Optimist Club President Curt Overbey. Not pictured are: Arifa Klokic and Nedzad Durakovic, Hancock High School.

The Mehlville Optimist Club recently celebrated Youth Appreciation Day by honoring 10 outstanding students from five local high schools.

These students were formally recognized during a breakfast meeting at Andre’s South attended by parents and principals.

Schools and students honored include:

• Hancock High School — Arifa Klokic and Nedzad Durakovic.

• Lindbergh High School — Shalaka Nimmagadda and Randall Le.

• Lutheran High School South — Meredith Mey and Lucas Steffan.

• Mehlville High School — Alyssa Drew and Dominic Meyer.

• Oakville High School — Shayla Hrncic and Shannon Goersch.