MHS January Rotary Students of the Month

Mattoon Rotary recognizes one Senior male and female at their monthly luncheon as Students of the Month.  

 Students are nominated by MHS staff and the selection criteria includes outstanding academic achievement and citizenship.  January's Rotary Student of the Month winners are Kyla Abbott and Ty Eastin.

 Kyla, is the daughter of Cathy Abbott.  At MHS, Kyla is involved in jazz band, and track.   She was recently selected as a member of All-State for Band.  

In the fall of 2023, Kyla plans to attend Eastern Illinois University, majoring in Musical Performance focusing on the flute. Upon graduation from EIU, she wishes to make her way into a symphony in the Chicago area.  Kyla also plans on kick-starting private flute lessons this summer with hopes of continuing those throughout her career.  


Ty, is the son of Andrew and Pat Eastin.  Ty has played on the Soccer team all four years, as well as Tennis.  He is also a member of the MHS FFA.  Ty’s future plans include going to Kaskaskia College to play tennis for two years, and then going to the United Aviate Academy.

 Congratulations to Kyla and Ty!