Ms. Menzies is the Student Support Counselor. She’s been a counselor for 17 years; two of those at Central High. She really enjoys helping people and being an advocate for individuals and communities. Ms. Menzies states the students and staff at Central are a pure joy to work with. She enjoys being a part of the student lead clubs and organizations. The part of teaching she likes most is when students recognize their full potential and helping to empower them in variety of areas in their lives. She wishes to tell parents, caregivers and the community, “Children/adolescents need all the love, support and wisdom that you can give them.”
Grace is in the 11th grade with a 3.9 GPA; the daughter of Robb and Jill Truelove. She’s lettered the last two years in Golf and Softball. She’s also been active with the Salina Stealth Softball (2014 State Champions). Grace’s favorite teachers are Mrs. Paradis, the English teacher and Mr. Ewing, the Biology teacher and Golf Coach. She has two sisters, Hannah and Lily and two brothers, Cade and Gunner. Grace loves her golf and softball teams at Central! She also loves her summer league softball team, Stealth!
Larisa is in the 8th grade; the daughter of Jesus and Manuela Garcia. She participates at school as the SMS Cheerleading Captain. She enjoys school because every day she learns something new that can benefit her in the future. Larisa plans to attend college after graduating and continuing her cheerleading career. She’s been on the Honor Roll since 6th grade! Her hobbies include running track and cheerleading.
Katie is in the 6th grade; the daughter of Matthew and Elizabeth Janzen. She’s active in the community with the Salina Aquatics Club, Salina Predatory Youth Symphony and the First Covenant Church. Her favorite subjects are reading and math. Reading is fun as a pastime and math is challenging as it keeps you occupied. Katie plans to attend college to become a veterinarian. Her hobbies include playing the piano and encouraging others. She speaks and understands Spanish and is currently reading the Warrior series about cats.