Lifelong Canyon Lake resident Taylor Ogden is among seven Student of the Month Program honorees feted at a recognition luncheon in February.
The 17-year old Lakeside High School senior has a 4.43 GPA. Her school involvement includes playing four years on the volleyball team (two years varsity), four years on the varsity track and field team, three years on the basketball team (one year varsity) and one year on the varsity cross country team.
Taylor is the president of the National Honor Society, president of the Volleyball Club, a member of the Interact Club and a youth basketball coach for Lancer League. She is also a Link Crew Leader who mentors and guides the freshmen to discover what it takes to be successful during the transition to high school.
In addition to her school studies, Taylor works part-time at a local party supply store.
In her spare time, Taylor enjoys photography, reading, drawing, working out at the gym and going to the beach,
After high school, Taylor hopes to attend University of California, Santa Barbara or University of California, San Diego. She is interested in working in the medical field and hopes to one day work with Doctors Without Borders.
Taylor is the daughter of Lisa and Gary Ogden. Lisa is a former Temescal Canyon High School Spanish teacher. She currently teaches history at Lakeside High School. Taylor has one younger brother, Cory.
The Student of the Month Program was originally founded in 1992 by Sally Myers, BMW Management, Inc. The Lake Elsinore Valley Chamber of Commerce is the Lake Elsinore host and sponsor.