Meet Francis Hebert

By Joan Frances –

Francis Hebert

George Ranch High School encourages students to choose a highly qualified curriculum with a variety of activities that enable them to achieve multi-faceted learning proficiencies. Seniors graduate fully prepared to take the next step in their education and future. Francis Hebert is a senior who has achieved success in academics and extracurricular activities and is looking forward to a very successful future.     

Hebert has taken Advanced Placement classes throughout his high school career and has earned nine hours of dual college credit in English and Algebra at Lone Star College. He has been a member of Student Council all four years of high school. He was the Treasurer last year and this year holds the office of Student Body President. “As President of Student Council and being a leader of an organization that values giving back to the community and creating a positive school environment, I find it extremely rewarding. Student leaders work behind the scenes, and we don’t receive a lot of credit from the public; however, being able to see changes made in my community is the most fulfilling part of being a leader in Student Council.”

Hebert’s favorite teacher is his student leadership teacher Mrs. Erica Baker. “She saw an amazing leader in me even though I didn’t see it in myself, and she has guided and helped me build many leadership skills, such as team work and problem solving.”

In addition to his highly respected leadership skills, Hebert is a member of Technology Student Association (TSA). In the spring, he will compete in two events for TSA Engineering Design and Technology Problem Solving. For the past six years, he has competed in Track and Field. His team won the 6A District title for the past three years. He contributed his talent in the 4X100 Meter Relay, 4X200 Meter Relay and 200 Meter Dash.

Hebert lives by the motto that “hard work pays off. Colin Powell said, ‘Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty and persistence.’ In everything I do, I put my best foot forth. My parents, Francis and Shaunda Hebert, and my track coach, Coach Todd Dutch, inspire me to live by this saying because they always push me in order for me to reach my fullest potential. Ever since I’ve adopted this aphorism, I have seen amazing results in my life, and I will always live by this motto.”

Attending George Ranch has been very fulfilling to Hebert. “I will always treasure how diverse my high school is because I have been enlightened on many beautiful features of different cultures and religions.” In addition to his commitment to academics, Hebert has donated blood at the American Red Cross Blood drive at his school, volunteered at a 5K run at Houston City Centre and helped volunteer his time after Hurricane Harvey. He was also a volunteer teacher at Arredondo Elementary School. He currently is working at Rosenberg Cinemark Theater as an usher and in concessions.

Hebert has been accepted at The University of Texas in San Antonio and Texas Tech University in Lubbock. He is still undecided on which college he wants to attend. There are several colleges that he has applied to reviewing his application. He will major in Civil Engineering. Congratulations Francis Hebert for your leadership skills and commitment to your school and community. Good luck as you move forward to find your place in this world in your future.