The New Braunfels ISD Board of Trustees recognized Dillon Horadam and Kinsey Vollbrecht as its Students of the Month during a regular meeting that was held on Monday, March 4.

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

Dillon Horadam has attended NBHS for all four years of high school. During this time, he has been involved in numerous clubs, athletics and volunteer organizations.

He has been on the AB and A honor rolls every year of high school as well as taking OnRamps college courses in statistics. Athletically, he competed on the Unicorn football team for two seasons.

Dillon has been a 4-year member of the NBHS FFA with three years of attending Ag Mechanics show for a protein feeder, 14-foot duck blind and 23-foot dump trailer. He also has competed at the San Antonio Rodeo cook off where he placed fourth in the chicken category. He spent two years in the 4-H veterinary science program and he served as summer volunteer at the Chisholm Trail Veterinary Clinic.

Around the community, Dillon has served in the New Braunfels Youth Leadership as well serving at the New Braunfels Food Bank and doing lawn care for elderly and veteran neighbors. He is also a member of the Epic Life New Braunfels, which has helped cook for church fundraisers.

In addition to volunteering, he has also worked as a lawn care and landscape professional, as an assistant vet tech and as a laborer for a local construction company.

Next year, Dillon will be headed to the University of Texas at San Antonio.

“I plan on pursuing a 4-year Bachelor degree in Construction Management and earn an internship with a local construction company which will propel me into my career,” he said.

Dillon is the son of Shawn and Kevin Little.

Kinsey Vollbrecht has also attended NBHS all four years of high school. She has been involved in several organizations around New Braunfels.

Academically, Kinsey is ranked in the top 5 of her class and has been throughout her high school career, in which she has taken mostly AP, dual credit and OnRamps classes. She is an AP Scholar with Distinction and has been awarded a $10,000 Merit Scholarship.

During her time as a Unicorn, Kinsey has been a 4-year letterwinner on the track and field team, running the 4×100, 4×200 and 4×400. She also was a Unicorn Handler and a member of the student council.

Around the community, Kinsey is a group leader for vacation bible school at Oakwood and Saint Paul as well as a summer youth sports assistant at Das Rec. She has assisted with special needs basketball clinics and the Special Olympics. Kinsey also went on a mission trip during her freshman year.

Kinsey is currently employed as a group fitness instructor at Pure Barre. Prior to that she was an employee at the Reel Seafood and Grill. Outside of school, she also plays the guitar and is part of the youth group at Oakwood Baptist Church.

“For the next four years, I am attending Texas A&M College Station to study molecular and cell biology. After college, I plan on attending medical school in hopes of becoming a doctor in whatever field I find the most passion for,” she said. “If I can, I would also like to open my own practice. One of my biggest dreams is to also have a family of my own during these years.”

Kinsey is the daughter of David and Yvette Vollbrecht.