Emmerald Sims February Student of the Month

The Perkins County Schools February honor went to Emmerald Sims.
Sims is the daughter of Sam and Breanne Sims.
While at PCS, Sims was a winner of four years in golf and choir.
Sims earned three letters in One-Act Play Production, Quiz Bowl, and Speech.
She is also a member of the National Honor Society and has participated in High Ability Learners, Science Club, the school musical, Cornhusker Girls State, FCCLA, as well as the prom committee and student council.
While at Cornhusker Girls State, Sims placed second in the Girls Statewide Government Quiz.
Outside of PCS, Sims has served as a MOPS assistant, worked with the Perkins County Chamber of Commerce, attended Extreme at Grant E Free, and volunteered as a Sunday School and Camp assistant. Mocassay.
Sims is co-owner of Keegan’s ArKade and also works at Brick and Mortar.
After high school, Sims plans to get her doctorate in a medical field and plans to major in nutrition.
Sims said she learned many important lessons working different jobs with a variety of people.
“There’s something unique and special about every person I meet,” Sims said.
While a student at Perkins County High School, one of her accomplishments that is high on her list, she said, was mentoring young girls on the golf team. .
“It’s rewarding to see the transition from an inexperienced newbie to realizing how much hard work and diligence really pays off,” Sims said.
When Sims first moved to Grant, she said she could hardly believe how kind, welcoming and safe the town was with all its delightful small-town values.
“After living in Grant for nearly eight years, I’ve pretty much mastered driving by waving a finger at every car I pass,” she added.
Sims shared that Grant’s community showed her what it means to be a confident, kind, and generous person and not take yourself too seriously.
“I did everything I could to repay that by constantly volunteering, opening a playroom where the kids can hang out, helping others in the community, and just being a friend to all,” she concluded.

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