published February 13 2017 8:26 AM
Emma Mattix-Wand is the daughter of Gerry and Paula Mattix-Wand of Bethalto. Emma is an Illinois State Scholar and has consistently earned a place on the School’s High Honor Roll. She has earned recognition at the Gold and Bronze levels in Marquette’s Volunteer Service Award program. She received the St. Mother Teresa Outstanding Service Award for 2016 in that program
Mattix –Wand is a member of the National Honor Society and the local Thespian Society earning an Award of Honor as a member of that group. She is President of the Drama Club and is a member of the Art and Spanish clubs.
She has been very active in the Campus Ministry and has earned awards for her music performances from the Tri- M Music Society.
Emma plans to attend Loyola or Southern Illinois University Carbondale and major in Theatre or Art History.
Gary Ayres, President of the Alton/Godfrey Rotary Club, presented Emma with a plaque recognizing her selection to this honor.