July 23 – GREENSBURG – Lydia Acra, senior in Greensburg, has been chosen as Optimist of the Month for July 2021.
Lydia is Kirk and Meredith Acra’s daughter. She ranks # 1 in her class of 174 students and has a GPA of 4.0.
Lydia’s activities include:
* National Honor Society two years: Vice-president
* Academic honorary diploma; Technical studies diploma
* Four-year student council; President 12th
* Spirit Club four years; Spirit Crew Secretary
* Pirates Dance Team four years
* Elite Edition Show Choir four years; Dance Captain 12th
* One-year Christian athlete scholarship
* Four-year student assistant
* Youth group from St. Mary’s Church and cantor of the youth choir
* Nine year Decatur 4-H County member
* Student representative of the fall festivals committee
* Decatur County Community Foundation Youth Philanthropic Council
* Three-year mayor’s club
* Part-time job at Acra Automotive Group
* Junior Optimist Club for four years; 12th President, Lieutenant Governor for Southern Indiana
Statement from the Optimist Club: “Lydia is truly a beautiful young woman with an exceptional character who represents this award well. She works hard on every project and every committee she represents. She works hard in class. His attitude is exemplary. She is a kind, gracious and humble person who represents her family and community well. We are proud that Lydia represents GCHS as our Young Optimist of the Month for July.
Lydia’s future plans include university with a major in human resources and management. She hasn’t decided on college yet.
Contact Aaron Kirchoff at [email protected]