WSD Students Earn Distinguished Leadership Award
Eight Wentzville School District seniors have earned the Distinguished Student Leader Award from the Missouri Association of Student Councils (MASC). Timberland’s Brooklyn Pfanstiel, Brandon Willard, Layne Konneman, Ryan Dawson and Kate Bomstad, Holt’s Eden Quinte and Liberty’s Katie Coyle and Caylin Fuller have all been named recipients. This honor recognizes students who demonstrate superior student council leadership skills and knowledge based on MASC criteria and evaluation procedures. This marks the first time in Liberty STUCO history that any student has received this honor.
Kate Bomstad is the President of Timberland’s Student Council (STUCO) as well as the DECA Communications Officer. She has a 3.6 GPA and plans to study science and nursing (with a minor in business management) at the University of Arkansas.
Ryan Dawson is the Treasurer of Timberland STUCO, a member of National Honor Society, the THS Tennis Team and serves as the DECA Vice President. He has a 3.8 GPA and plans to study computer information systems at Missouri State University
Layne Konneman is the Vice President of Timberland STUCO, a member of National Honor Society and has played varsity tennis at THS for three years. He also serves as the DECA Financial Officer and is an Eagle Scout.
Brandon Willard is the Third Vice President of Timberland STUCO. He has a 3.94 GPA, is a member of DECA, National Honor Society and the THS Tennis Team. He plans on attending college at the University of Missouri – Columbia, Kentucky University or Ohio State.
Brooklyn Pfanstiel is the Commissioner Vice for Timberland STUCO, Editor-in-Chief of the THS Yearbook, National Honor Society Treasurer and a Link Crew Leader. She has a GPA of 4.1 and plans to study advertising and political journalism at St. Louis University
Eden Quinte is Vice President of Holt STUCO and is also a member of the National Honor Society and the marching and symphonic bands. She plans to study environmental engineering at both St. Charles Community College and Missouri University of Science & Technology.
Katie Coyle is the first President of Liberty’s Student Council. She has a 4.2 GPA, manages the track and cross country teams, is a member of National Honor Society, All of Us Club and a previous member of HOSA and Key Club. She started a STEM club at WSD elementary schools and plans to study psychology at the University of Arkansas.
Caylin Fuller is Vice President of Liberty’s Student Council, a member of National Honor Society, Key Club, Art Club, and All of Us Club. She has a 4.2 GPA, manages the soccer team and plans to study education at Missouri State University.
The students received their awards during the final general session of the MASC State Convention at Mehlville High School on Saturday, March 11th.