Downey & Jones named May's Elks Students of the Month

posted May 26, 2016, 6:11 PM by District Webmaster   [ updated May 26, 2016, 6:12 PM ]
Bartlesville High School seniors Haley Downey and Joseph Jones have been named Elks Students of the Month for May 2016.

Haley Downey is the daughter of Jenny and Gary Downey. She is a member of the National Honor Society, participates in the Interact Club sponsored by Rotary International, and is a member of the Disciples Christian Church Youth Group. Downey swims with the Bartlesville High School swim team and serves as a team captain. She also swims and serves as a team captain with the Phillips 66 Splash Club. This fall Downey’s interest in swimming will take her to the University of Kansas  in Lawrence, KS, where she will major in exercise science and swim with the Jayhawks swim and dive team. Downey’s hobbies include reading and Pinterest crafts, and she loves spending time with friends and family.

Joe Jones is the son of Chris and Stephanie Jones. He is a high academic achiever and is motivated by team sports and competition. For these efforts he has received Academic All-Conference and Frontier Valley All-Conference honors. Jones’ sports interests include wrestling and baseball. He has wrestled with the Bartlesville High School Varsity Wrestling team the past four years, placing at regionals three years and qualifying for state in 2016. He has also served as a wrestling team captain the past two years. He has made the varsity baseball roster the past two seasons. Jones wants to play baseball in college and plans to attend the University of Central Oklahoma this fall and major in sports medicine. Jones is a member of the Spanish Club and the Building for the Future Club.  His hobbies include fishing and hanging out with friends.

Elks Students of the Month are chosen by a committee of Bartlesville High School teachers. Students selected must be seniors, be of high moral character, have initiative, show leadership capabilities, be good students, and be active and interested in their school and community. One female student and one male student are selected each month from October through May.
Haley Downey
Haley Downey

Joe Jones
Joe Jones