CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) - Meet May's finalists for the KCRG-TV9 and Gazette Student of the Month.
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14-year-old Jacob Hocking is a busy eighth grade student at Mazzuchelli Catholic Middle School in Dubuque.
He balances success in the classroom with a full line-up of sports and fine arts activities.
Jacob is no stranger to the stage, with roles in his school theatre program and community theatre groups.
He's also active in 4-H.
18-year-old Haley Shope is a senior at South Tama.
She gives 100 percent in sports, fine arts, FFA and maintains a G-P-A above 4-point-oh.
Haley has been preparing for her future at Iowa State since her sophomore year, taking duel credit courses toward college.
She's All Academic Conference in volleyball, softball and wrestling.
18-year-old Krista Moellers is a senior at North Fayette Valley.
Krista started a Mental Health Awareness Team at her school, and presented impactful information to the entire student body.
She has worked with state lawmakers and officials on mental health issues.
Krista is also involved in FFA, fine arts programs and her church.