Hope Self, the daughter of Rita and the late Steve Self, has been named the September Student of the month at Henry-Senachwine High School. Hope was selected from a group of students nominated and selected by the faculty and staff. by the faculty. 

 Hope is a senior at HSHS and is very involved in school and extracurricular activities. Hope is the President of the Class of 2022, serving in this role each year here at HSHS. Hope is also the Student Council President and has been a Student Council member each year of her high school career.  Hope is a member of the National Honor Society and has been a Honor Roll student all three years. Hope has participated as a member of the FBLA for four year and currently serves as the Vice President. She is also a member of the Red Krush (4 years), Relay For Life (4 years), Lady Mallard Athletic Club (4 years), Fellowship of Christian Athletes (4 years), Math Team (4 years), and Club Green (2 years). Athletically, Hope has been a member of the Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, and Dance Teams for all four years and a member of the Cross Country Team for two years.  

Outside of school, Hope is a member and volunteer with the following: Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership, ALA Illinois Girls State Citizen in 2021 and Nationalist Party Leader 2022, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Illinois Teen Council, First Christian Church and Vacation Bible School.

Hope plans to attend a four year university and major in Mathematics and double minor in Education and Computer Science.

On Wednesday, September 22, 2021, Hope will be recognized at the school board meeting. Hope will be presented with an engraved pen set from the Henry-Senachwine Education Association and a personalized plaque from the district designating her as the "September Student of the Month." In addition, she will receive a $25.00 gift certificate from Heartland Bank in Henry, $25.00 gift card from MidAmerica National Bank in Henry, and a $10.00 savings bond from the Henry Dairy Queen.

The student body, faculty, and community congratulate Hope on receiving this
honor in recognition of her accomplishments and contributions at HSHS!