From Staff Reports
The Eupora Rotary Club honored Mary Kathryn Brister as Student of the Month on Sept. 3.
The Eupora High School senior is president of the Student Council. She served as reporter, secretary and vice president of her class; vice president of the Interact Club and reporter of the Beta Club.
Brister attended the Hugh O’Brien Leadership Conference at Millsaps College and placed third in the public speaking tournament for FBLA competition. She also attended Girls State at the University of Southern Mississippi in June, and was chosen as the Nationalist candidate for governor.
Brister has also worked as a lifeguard at the Eupora Country Club and offered swimming lessons. The daughter of Billy and Nancy Brister, she plans to attend the University of Mississippi and major in marketing.