Sarah Bellm, daughter of Chris and Kathleen Bellm of New Melle is a senior at Francis Howell High School and will be graduating this May. This fall Sarah will be attending college to further her interests in Mathematics and Chemistry.
All during high school Sarah has been a member of the Drama Club and became a member of the International Thespian Society in 2017. She has participated in 6 Limelight Theatre productions being involved in Paint crew, Lights crew, Publicity Crew and most recently the Publicity Co-Crewhead for the 2018 Spring production of Cinderella.
Sarah has maintained a 4.0 GPA and been on the honor roll throughout high school. She has achieved a cord, stole, and seal in National Honor Society,a 2017 AP Scholar with Honor and is a National Merit Commended Scholar. In addition to being a Thespian, she has participated in Choir, National Honor Society, Future Business Leaders of America, Youth Group, Make-A-Wish Club, and Epsilon Beta Club.
Sarah shared this thank you to former student, Trevor Joerlng, for whom the scholarship is named, “I would like to thank the Joerling family and the Trevor Joerling Memorial Scholarship Committee for making this scholarship possible. Although I didn't know Trevor personally, I know he was an amazing person and wish I had been able to meet him. His memory and legacy continues with each FHHS Drama Production.”
The Trevor Joerling Memorial Scholarship was established in 2015 to honor fellow Limelight Theatre Drama Club member, Trevor Joerling, who lost a brave battle with cancer in 2014. It is with love and fond remembrance that this scholarship is awarded in his name.