Seniors Addison Dunbar and Ava Matthies were selected as the January and February Optimist Club Students of Month. They were honored at a luncheon Wednesday, Feb. 19, at the Optimist Club of Omaha luncheon and program.

The Optimist Club is committed to promoting and recognizing the good works of area youth. Marian selected Ava and Addison for the many contributions they share with the Marian community as well as the community at large.  Optimist International is a worldwide volunteer organization made up of more than 2,500 local clubs whose members work to make the future brighter by bringing out the best in children in their communities and in themselves.