Hazel Behling, a senior at Chippewa Falls Senior High School, has been chosen as one of the English Students of the Month for December.
Her Advanced Composition and Communications teacher, Karen Drydyk, chose Behling because she brings an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and excellence into the classroom every day. Part of what drives Behling to grow as a writer and speaker is her ambition to study political science in college, ultimately continuing to law school or becoming a policy maker.
As a member and leader of the National English Honors Society at Chi-Hi, Behling developed and enacted a program to read to residents at the Chippewa Manor on Tuesdays.
Behling can also be found teaching a character development course to freshman students or mentoring middle school students during the lunch hour, participating in student council, captaining the varsity soccer team or coaching a youth soccer team at Lafayette.
She is the daughter of Sandra Frohling and Jon Behling.