The New Braunfels ISD Board of Trustees recognized Samantha de Lemos and Cody Weige as its Students of the Month during a regular meeting that was held on Jan. 8.

The students were introduced to trustees by New Braunfels High School Principal Greg Hughes.

Samantha de Lemos
As a student, de Lemos has attended NBHS all four years of her high school and has been involved in numerous student organizations and extracurricular activities. She has been a member of the Monoceras Varsity Dance Team since 2021, including her role as a junior officer in 2022-23. She also has been a Unicorn Handler, a member of HOSA and Student Council.

De Lemos also is the founder and president of the CAMP chapter of NBHS, student government vice president, a member of Model UN and Unicorns in Christ. Other notable activities that she has been involved with include being a Mid-Texas Symphony debutante and a member of Youth Leadership NB. Throughout high school, she has worked as a dance teacher, babysitter, barista and hostess at the Float Inn. She also has danced ballet with Dance by Design Pointe and performed theater with New Braunfels Performing Arts.

De Lemos has obtained more than 500 hours of volunteer work with 400 of those being with the Children’s Association for Maximum Potential.

While she is undecided where she will attend college, de Lemos plans to study biology or something in the medical field with plans to become a pediatric surgeon or anesthesiologist.

She is the daughter of Steven and Carrie de Lemos.

Cody Weige
Also a 4-year student at NBHS, Weige has been a member of the FFA, football and baseball teams since his freshman year. Outside of school, he was a member of the Linedrive baseball team for the last three years. As a senior, he was welcomed as part of the National Society of High School Scholars.

As the top hand in agricultural mechanics, Weige has earned the title of Reserve Grand Champion in agricultural mechanics. He also has been named All-State Honorable Mention.

Weige has also volunteered around the community with the New Braunfels Little League’s special needs team, the Angels; as a helper with the NBISD Special Olympics; the New Braunfels FFA Hay Day; and Get Active Day helping life skills students.

“I plan on attending Texas A&M or Texas Tech to further my education in mechanical engineering to earn my degree,” Weige said. “After college, I plan on having a critical job in designing and engineering power-producing machines.”

He is the son of Melissa and John Weige.