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Lakeview Middle School’s Rodriguez Named The Colony Chamber of Commerce/DATCU Credit Union December Student of the Month

Eighth grader is fourth honoree of 2019-2020 school year.

Chamber1 Lakeview Middle School eighth grader Samantha Rodriguez has been selected as The Colony Chamber of Commerce/DATCU Credit Union December Student of the Month – the fourth honoree of the 2019-2020 school year.

Rodriguez is known as a leader on campus. She is always kind, a positive influence on others and a hard worker in the classroom. Rodriguez excels on the Lakeview Announcement Team and has flourished in several Theatre at The Colony productions. It is for these reasons and more she has been selected as the December Student of the Month.

“It feels great to be recognized as Student of the Month and to know so many people in the community pay attention to students in Lewisville ISD,” Rodriguez said. “It also makes me want to inspire people even more. I believe we were put on the Earth to inspire people and bring them up instead of putting them down.”

Lakeview1 Rodriguez tries to bring that positive attitude and energy to school each day.

“I try to find people who look like they’re having a bad day and ask them, ‘What’s wrong?’” Rodriguez said. “I want to see if there is anything I can do to make it better.”

Rodriguez accepted the award, which is sponsored by DATCU Credit Union, on Dec. 19 at the Chamber’s Holiday Luncheon at The Colony City Hall Annex. DATCU Community Relations Coordinator Mary Jacoby and the Chamber’s Board President David Peerson made the presentation.

Rodriguez was joined at the event by her parents, Rigo and Myrna, grandmother, Elizabeth Leal, and LMS Principal Beri Deister.


2019-2020 The Colony Chamber of Commerce/DATCU Credit Union
Students of the Month

Sept.    Ian Inkumsah, 5th Grade, Morningside Elementary
Oct.      Madisyn Holloway, 5th Grade, Peters Colony Elementary
Nov.     Kaitlyn Cotton, 12th Grade, The Colony High School
Dec.     Samantha Rodriguez, 8th Grade, Lakeview Middle School