By Dee Anderson
VP, Riverton and Mt. Pulaski Branch Manager
Alexandra Beckers is one active and dedicated student plus a star volleyball player. She scored big this month as the January Senior-of-the-month at Mount Pulaski. She has been part of the Lady Hill Toppers volleyball team for all four years and has been credited with the All Area 1st Team and Tomahawk All Conference 1st Team awards. During the school year, she stays engaged as the chapter secretary for the Future Farmers of America group, a Legacy Group Leader, a Spirit Squad and Prom Committee member.
Alexandra plans to attend Lakeland Community College to continue playing volleyball and study Agriculture Education, then transfer to a university.
The January Senior of the Month is the daughter of Anna and George Beckers of Mt. Pulaski. She was selected for this honor based on the criteria of scholarship, leadership, service, and character.
The Senior of the Month Program is sponsored by Johnson True Value Hardware. Monthly winners receive a $50 award paid to the college they plan to attend. They are also in the running for the $500 Senior of the Year Award sponsored by Illinois National Bank.