Orchard City's student of the month for December is Madiea Lyons, a senior at Delta High School.
She was presented with the honor during the town board's regular Dec. 14 meeting. Each month the town board selects a local student to be a recipient.
Madiea has a 3.8 grade point average. She runs track and said that her favorite event is the 4x200 relay.
She has done volunteer work at Horizons Care Center and intends to pursue studies in biology or in a branch of medical science after graduation.
Madiea is the daughter of Mark and Michelle Meyer of Austin.
On Dec. 4 Delta County Commissioners Doug Atchley, Mark Roeber and Don Suppes denied the application of Paonia Holdings, LLC for a change of land use for the property at 41322 Highway 133, with an adjacent residence at 41402 Highway 133 and an ancillary property at 16180 Stevens Gulch Road.
The property is owned by Bowie Resources, LLC, and was formerly used as a coal load-out site.