Mount Pleasant High School seniors Grace Whitten and Kaleb Thompson have been selected All School Boy and Girl by the staff and faculty of Mount Pleasant High School for best representing the ideals established for the high school.
Whitten is a National qualifier in both Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) and Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) and is an officer in both organizations. She is a member of the National Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society, Student Council, the Newspaper staff, and the UIL Math and English teams. She has been the head manager for both cheer and Tiger Dolls. Her career goal is to become a psychiatrist. Whitten said, “I felt very honored to be chosen by the faculty and staff. The recognition means so much to me and I am grateful the faculty felt I was deserving of this award.” She is the daughter of John and Suzy Whitten.
Thompson is a member of the National Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society, and has played football and baseball for the Tigers for four years. His honors in baseball include Newcomer of the Year, 2nd team All-District as a sophomore, 1st team All-District as a junior, and in football he was named Best All Around Utility player. His goal is to play baseball in college and go to dental school. When asked how it felt to receive this honor, Thompson said, “It felt amazing! I still can’t believe they chose me out of all the guys in my class. I feel so loved and am thankful my teachers chose me for this honor.” He is the son of Kenny and Delann Thompson.