Students of the Month

Lacy M. Lose

Lacy M. Lose, an applied health studies: occupational therapy assistant concentration major from Avis – characterized as a “team player with a truly contagious smile” – has been chosen as September’s Student of the Month by the Student Government Association at Pennsylvania College of Technology.

Lose, a student worker in Penn College’s Madigan Library, is a member of the softball team and serves as secretary for the Student Athletic Advisory Council and the Occupational Therapy Assistant Club.

“Lacy is just one of those people you are immediately drawn to, partly due to her bubbly personality,” her chief nominator wrote. “She is always upbeat. Often, her smiling face is the first face you see when entering the Madigan Library and it just adds a lift to your day to see her and have even the briefest of conversations with her.

“She possesses all the qualities to make her an exceptional therapist.”

The nomination also included comments from one of the honoree’s library co-workers, noting the courtesy and respect that Lose shows others – whether in person, online or on the phone.

“She truly cares about the feelings of others and how her actions may affect (them),” she commented. “Her work ethic and commitment for whatever she may be involved in is very strong. She has volunteered to participate in campus wide events, such as Fall Fiesta and the holiday card-decorating contest, even though she is enrolled in such a demanding program. She is flexible and is always willing to help others whenever or wherever she may be needed within the library. She truly spreads sunshine wherever she may be.”

Lose serves as a mentor to the library’s new student assistants, helping them adjust to the tasks at hand.

“No job is too menial and everyone is important to her. She has helped with several library displays, providing support and input as needed,” the colleague continued. “She keeps a positive attitude, which spreads like wildfire.”

Logan A. Gresock

Logan A. Gresock, a construction management major from Copley, Ohio, was chosen as October’s Student of the Month by the Student Government Association at Pennsylvania College of Technology.

Gresock, a part-time Student Activities assistant at the Bush Campus Center Information Desk, is a member and captain of the Wildcat wrestling team and serves as president of the Student Athletic Advisory Council.

“Logan is a terrific student and a pleasure to work with,” his nominator wrote. “He is truly dedicated to his major and the Penn College wrestling program. His smile, enthusiasm, energy and caring nature are contagious to all who know and interact with him.”

Among his other accomplishments, Gresock coordinated two dodgeball games to benefit Hope Enterprises Inc., a local organization that provides services to people with developmental disabilities. Last spring, he was a member of Team Awesome, chosen as the “most spirited” among participants in the Walk-It-Out fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.

He also served a summer internship with Turner Construction, his nominator noted, “A terrific opportunity to work within his major.”

Maggie K. Calkins

Maggie K. Calkins, a pre-physician assistant major from Bloomsburg, has been chosen as November’s Student of the Month at Pennsylvania College of Technology.

Calkins, a Student Ambassador and second-year Resident Assistant in Campus View Apartments, is a member of the Penn College softball team and a former member of the Wildcat Dance Team.

“Maggie has shown great promise and dedication to her floor and to our complex,” her Residence Life nominator wrote. “She has contributed programs, such as Random Acts of Kindness, which included college and community service throughout the week.”

A responsible and highly involved student leader who maintains the difficult balance between academics and extracurricular activities, Calkins carries a high GPA in a demanding health sciences major.

“Maggie is a very nice person who cares about students and policies, and continues to advocate and be a voice for those students,” her nominator continued.

Jonathan M. Probst

Jonathan M. Probst, a residential construction technology and management major from Allison Park, has been chosen as January’s Student of the Month at Pennsylvania College of Technology.

A Senior Resident Assistant in Campus View Apartments and a part-time student clerk in the Residence Life Office, Probst is also a member of the Penn College Construction Association.

“This student constantly serves as a mentor and leader within our college campus,” his nominator wrote. “He consistently performs at his job as to what is expected of him and always goes above and beyond within his job title. He strives to complete his projects on time and serves as a friend to everyone on his staff, as well as within the Residence Life community.”

Students of the month

Morgan Chambers

Senior Morgan Chambers, daughter of Rob Chambers and Michelle Boyer, has been nominated and recognized as Loyalsock Township High School’s September Student of the Month by the music department.

Chambers is a member of the National Honor Society and has consistently been on the distinguished honor roll throughout high school. In particular, she enjoys music, math and science.

She participates in a multitude of extra-curricular activities and athletics, including soccer (currently captain), class of 2013 class president, SADD president, Spanish Club fundraising chair, Interact vice president and a member of SGA, Key Club, Spirit Club, Choir, Knight Music, Women’s Vocal Ensemble,Glee Club (director) and the school musical.

Chambers plans on attending a four-year university to major in biomedical engineering, medicine, or biotechnology-physics.

She plans on playing soccer at the collegiate level, and hopes to pursue graduate study beyond her four-year degree.

When she is not active in school, she is additionally active in the community by participating in Youth Development Task Force, Relay For Life, NHS, Key Club, Interact, community activities and service. Chambers enjoys hunting, lifeguarding, dancing, singing, acting and cooking. Loyalsock is proud to recognize senior Morgan Chambers as Loyalsock’s September Student of the Month.

Sarah Miller

Congratulations to senior Sarah Miller for being nominated by the LTHS mathematics department as our October Student of the Month.

She is the grand-daughter of Elaine Miller. She has been a consistent high honor roll achiever throughout all four years of high school.

She was inducted into the National Honor Society last spring, and her favorite subject is Math. Sarah also has been recognized as the Lycoming County Chamber of Commerce Student of the Quarter, Loyalsock’s DAR representative, Homecoming Princess, and she was previously a graduate of The Penn College Student Leadership Inaugural Class, and was an ambassador of Spanish Club’s EF Tours Costa Rica Trip.

She also participates in a variety of clubs and organizations, including the Interact Club (Cofounder as a junior and president as a junior and senior); Spanish Club, as treasurer and President; Relay For Life Faculty Team and chair of fundraising; Class of 2013 historian; and Prom Committee leader.

Miller also is active in athletics, participating in soccer, cross country and track and field. Her future college and-or career plans include majoring in business or finance and obtaining a four-year degree.

Miller is very involved in her community by volunteering on a variety of levels, including: earning one hundred hours of silver cord community service hours over the past two years; Youth Spanish Clinics at the elementary school; tutoring math students (in and outside of school); Adopt a Family (Salvation Army); and, Polio Plus (National Rotary Club).

When she has time, she also enjoys traveling, skiing-snowboarding, running, music-participating in musicals and shoe shopping.

Congratulations once again to senior Sarah Miller and her recognition as our October Student of the Month!

Dylan Rockoff

Senior Dylan Rockoff has been recognized by our English department as Loyalsock’s November Student of the Month.

Rockoff is the son on Dr. Steven and Elaine Rockoff. He is the National Honor Society president, and has been awarded AP Scholar status by the College Board based on AP exam achievement during the 2011-12 school year.

He has been a consistent high honor roll achiever throughout high school as well as the CEO of PA Free Enterprise Week and the National Society of High School Scholars.

He loves math, business, music, economics, and English. Rockoff also is Loyalsock’s Spirit Club vice president; vice president of the Class of 2013, a Cross-Age teaching leader, a member of SADD, Envirothon and ski club, a member of the Lycoming County Youth Development Task Force and a student and performer at the Uptown Music Collective, performing in two popular local bands.

Rockoff’s goal is to pursue a degree in either business administration or international business at Northeastern University or Boston College. He hopes to start his own business in the future. Rockoff is active within his community and beyond in service to others. He recently participated in Loyalsock’s Hurricane Sandy relief trip to Staten Island, and has been a performer at multiple benefit concerts through the Uptown Music Collective and through his bands while accruing silver

cord volunteer hours.

Rockoff is a very accomplished guitarist who enjoys performing, singing, playing any musical instrument, songwriting, snowboarding, traveling, spending time with family and friends, sports and recording rap songs in his home studio with friends.

Congratulations to Dylan Rockoff and his family on his recognition as Loyalsock’s November student of the month!

Rameez Zaman

Rameez Zaman, son of Muhammad and Zareen Zaman, has been recognized by Loyalsock’s science department as our December 2012 Student of the Month.

Rameez is a member of the National Honor Society and NHS treasurer as well as a consistent member of the high honor roll. His favorite subjects are science and math.

During the summer, 2011, Rameez attended the University of Pittsburgh Health Career Scholars Academy (UPHCSA), sponsored by the Lancer Foundation, and he participated in Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week (PFEW) and the Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership (HOBY) program. In addition, Rameez is a member of SADD, a representative of the class of 2013 and a member of the Lancer Round Table (Student Honor Code committee).

Rameez plans on attending a four-year university to study medicine and then medical school to become a pediatrician.

Rameez also participates in various service projects through NHS; he tutors students in AP Biology and chemistry; and, he is the student Relay For Life team captain.

When he actually has free time, Rameez enjoys playing and watching basketball, photography and traveling.

Congratulations to Rameez and his family as being recognized as Loyalsock’s December Student of the Month!

Justice Ross

Justice Ross, daughter of Teresa and Gerald Ross, has been recognized by Loyalsock Township High School’s World Language department as our January Student of the Month.

Justice has been a consistent member of the honor roll during her tenure at Loyalsock, and her favorite subject is Spanish. Justice has been very active in cheerleading throughout high school has participated in dance for 14 years. She enjoys singing and participating in ACTUP performances at the Community Arts Center. Justice has plans to attend Indiana University of Pennsylvania and major in Psychology.

Congratulations to Justice and her family on this much deserved recognition!