Nagel in the spotlight for January

The Reed-Custer High School Senior Spotlight winner for the month of January is Gabe Nagel.

Gabe is the son of Philip and Joanna Nagel.

During his high school career, Gabe was involved in Scholastic Bowl, WYSE, Soccer, Wrestling, and Track. He was also a Writing Center tutor and a two-time Student of the Month.

Gabe’s teachers said he’s a great student, who brings positive energy to both school work and sports.

Mrs. Bugg called Gabe the most responsible, empathetic, mature person in the whole building.

“He is a natural leader and is friendly and helpful to all students,” Mrs. Bugg said. “One of the best overall kids I have taught in 30 years!”

Mr. Roth believes said Gabe is very polite, and respectful.

“He has a good sense of humor and is fun to be around,” Mr. Roth said. “He pays attention and works hard in class. He is well-liked by other students and teachers alike.”

Mrs. McGarey appreciates that Gabe is always upbeat and works hard, and called him the “go-to guy” for presidential questions in Scholastic Bowl.

Mrs. Benoit said Gabe is the kind of student who always has a smile on his face, and is willing to help anyone.

“He is admired by many of his peers,” Mrs. Benoit said. “He is very successful in his classes because he is organized, completes his work on time, and helps others, too.”

Mrs. Leveille had the pleasure of having Gabe as a freshman in her Honors Biology class, and remembered him laughing every day.

“He had a positive energy that he shared with his classmates,” Mrs. Leveille said. “He competed with us on the WYSE team last year that took second place at the regional competition. He has an interest in science and would always ask questions.”

Mrs. Elliott said Gabe is always pleasant and appreciative, and works hard toward his goals without shying away from difficult tasks.

Mr. Gleixner called Gabe a great student and person.

“He is the ideal student-athlete, and he is awesome for handing out ‘Nagel's Bagel’s’ last year,” Mr. Gleixner said.

Gabe’s future plans are to join the Air Force to work as a histopathologist. While in the Air Force, he plans to get a doctorate degree in medicine.

Gabe’s advice to his younger students: “If you put your mind to it, you can accomplish anything.”

On behalf of the teachers and staff at RCHS, congratulations to Gabe Nagel, the January winner of the Senior Spotlight.

About Senior Spotlight

During the 2017-18 school year, Reed-Custer High School will recognize one outstanding senior each month in a program called “The Senior Spotlight.”

RCHS wants to recognize and honor seniors who represent the school and district in a positive light, who exemplify the values encouraged by the district, who work hard in and out of school, who are involved in various activities, and who are productive members of the school community.