Posted: April 26, 2012 | Source: Times Daily
Sheffield High School student Eric Roddy was named the 2012 Student of the Year by the Shoals Scholar Dollars program for his outstanding leadership, academics and extracurricular activities. Among Roddy’s achievements include starting a program titled “BYOB,” or Bring Your Own Backpack. The donated backpacks went to students in need, as well as tornado victims in the Phil Campbell and Hackleburg areas. Roddy has also devoted more than 1,000 hours to community service, holds a 4.0 grade point average and is involved in at least nine school clubs.