Sophia Flemister is the October Lions Club Student of the Month is a wonderful young lady who has her hands into a lot of activities.
Sophia is a gifted athlete. She was undefeated in SBC Tennis this season, and was recognized as 1st team All-Conference, team Most Valuable Player, 1st seed in Districts, and District Honorable Mention. She was awarded the Most Improved Bowler in 9th and 10th grade, and earned the Coach’s Award and three varsity letters for the bowling team. In Volleyball she was named Most Improved Player as a freshman, earned the Coach’s Award as a sophomore, and is a member of the 2021 undefeated District Champion Volleyball team. She is also a member of the track and field team.
Sophia currently has a 4.270 GPS and ranks 5th in her class. She has earned a place on the high and distinguished honor roll every semester at VHS, and was awarded an academic letter for her achievement. Throughout her high school career Sophia has been named outstanding department student for English, science, history, Spanish and math.
Other activities include: National Honor Society (president), Speech and Debate (earned a Ruby Pin), Student Council (vice-president), Marching Band (president and trumpet section leader), Theater (actress and lighting technician), Model United Nations, Art Club, Chess Club, Coding Club (founder and president), Game Club, Academic Challenge team, Principal’s Advisory Committee, Gay-Straight Alliance, and Leo Club (secretary). The American Legion selected Sophia for Buckeye’s Girls State, where she earned the position of County Engineer.
When she isn’t busy planning, playing, studying and rehearsing, Sophia works at Dunkin Donuts and helps tutor her peers at Vermilion High School.
Physics teacher Mr. Schneid, says, “She is a wonderful young lady with a great personality and a pleasure to have in class”. National Honor Society Advisors Mr. D’Egidio and Mrs. Pancost both agree, “She is a tireless worker and strives to make a difference to all around her.”
Sophia is the daughter of Jayne and Mina Flemister.