Shelbyville Daily Union

January 29, 2013

VanderBurgh, Tiarks Okaw Valley Students of Month


SHELBYVILLE, IL. — Okaw Valley High School”s November students of the month are sophomore Abigail VanderBurgh and freshman Ian Tiarks.  

Abigail is the daughter of John & Heidi VanderBurgh.  Abigail is a member of the Volleyball team, Science club, SADD, NHS Student Council and Fusion. When she is not in school she enjoys playing the piano, spending time with her youth group and is involved with club volleyball.  She isn't quite sure about her future plans but is thinking about becoming a physical therapist.

Ian is the son of Joash & Delia Tiarks.  Ian participates in basketball, football, baseball and is a member of Eco, Student Council, Spanish Club and Fusion.  He serves as freshman class Vice-President and was this year's freshman Home Coming attendant.  When he is not at school he enjoys playing video games and likes to hunt and ride bike trails with his dad.  At this time he hasn't made any future plans.