Emma Morrisey and Matthew Butler of Alton High School were honored as the Alton/Godfrey Rotary Club Students of The Month for May. Both students are Illinois State Scholars and Silver Medallion Award Recipients. They also have now qualified to be eligible for a $6000 scholarship that will be presented to one of the Students of the Month for the current school year.
Matthew Butler is the son of Mark and Lisa Butler of Dorsey. He has qualified for the National Honor Roll for four years. Butler was a member of the National Honor Society and a number of student organizations that included the Biology, Spanish, Mathematics, Physics, and Robotics clubs as well as membership in the Redbird Nest. He plans to attend SIUE and major in Molecular Biology.
Morrissey is the daughter of Daniel and Kimara Morrissey of Alton. She ranks as one of the top five students in her class, and has been a member of many student organizations including the Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Robotics, and the Spanish Clubs. In he spare time she tutors students. She plans to enroll at the University of Southern California and major in Biomolecular Engineering.