Students of the Month
Elissa Nolte, daughter of Ronald and Stephanie Nolte, has been recognized by Loyalsock Township High School’s world language department as the February Student of the Month.
She has been on the honor and distinguished honor roll and she is a member of the National Art Honor Society.
Nolte’s favorite classes include psychology, English and art history. She also has participated in a variety of extracurricular activities, including: varsity softball (9), track and field (10 and 11) and dance classes at St. John’s School of the Arts for 14 years.
She is the NAHS secretary and an EcoACT member for two years. She also has participated in Students Against Destructive Decisions and Spanish Club as well as her youth group for the past five years.
She plans to attend Indiana University of Pennsylvania and major in clinical psychology.
Additionally, Nolte has volunteered at Sycamore Nursing Home, taught Bible school for five years, volunteered at St. Ann’s vacation Bible school, participated in a mission trip in July 2013 and has co-taught a religious education class for three years.
In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering, dancing and spending time with friends and her family.
Emily Hoffman, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Michael Hoffman, has been recognized by Loyalsock Township High School’s music department as the March Student of the Month.
Hoffman is a member of the National Honor Society, a four-year honor roll student and has been recognized recently as one of the Little League International’s Carl E. Stotz Students of the Year. She has been a four-year member of the Lancer choir, knight music, women’s ensemble, Students Against Destructive Decisions, Christian Club, student government and cross country, track and tennis.
A skilled vocalist, she also has been an part of the school’s musicals for four years. Her future plans are to attend Brigham Young University, Utah, to major in elementary education.
Hoffman also has been a VolunTEEN at the Meadows Assisted Living Center, a member of the Mormon Helping Hands service projects, a volunteer tutor at Donald E. Schick Elementary School and has achieved the LDS young womanhood recognition award.
Leah Nason, daughter of Dr.’s Brad and Cheryl Nason, has been recognized by Loyalsock Township High School’s science department as the April Student of the Month.
Nason has been a consistent recipient of the distinguished honor roll for four years. Her favorite subjects include various science courses, music and English.
She has been taking violin lessons since an early age and has become an accomplished violinist. She has been recognized as a Prudential Spirit of the Community award winner as a result of her many hours of community volunteer service. As the salutatorian for the class of 2014, Nason has participated in a host of extra-curricular activities including music, track and field, cross-country, Students Against Destructive Decisions and has participated in school musicals.
Nason also has participated in a variety of outreach projects through her involvement in the National Honor Society as well as through her church, locally.
She plans on attending the University of Rochester in the fall.
Alonna Soars, daughter of Blair and jean Ann Soars, has been recognized by Loyalsock Township High School’s art department as the May Student of the Month.
Soars has been a consistent honor roll recipient and her favorite subject is English. She has lettered in soccer for four years, basketball for two years, Christian Club for four years and Key Club in student government for four years.
She plans on attending Penn State University and major in kinesiology with a minor in sports management. She also volunteers with various soccer initiatives around the area including the random acts of kindness program, coaching U-11 girls soccer team locally and she also has assisted in collecting canned goods for the Hurricane Sandy victims in New York.
Allison Czap, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. John Czap, has been recognized by Loyalsock Township High School’s physical education department as the June Student of the Month.
A member of the National Honor Society, Czap has been on the honor roll and distinguished honor roll. She has participated in a variety of extracurricular activities and athletics including: Spanish Club, secretary; spirit club; Students Against Destructive Decisions, as historian; Key Club; and cross age teaching.
Czap is a veteran of varsity softball team for four years and captain in the 2011-12 school year. She plans to attend the University of the Sciences and major in physical therapy.
She has served the community through helping with vacation Bible school at St. Ann’s Church and volunteering to help coach middle school girls softball.
Students of the Month
The Business and Professional Women’s Club Girl of the Month for June is Megan Candace Babcock, daughter of Steve and Jennifer Babcock, of Jersey Shore.
Babcock’s activities include Future Business Leaders of America, Key Club, National Art Honor Society, National Honor Society, Drama Club, school musical, yearbook, Bible Club, Mosaic, cheerleading, choir and Treble Makers.
Babcock has served as both choir secretary and president and is captain of the cheerleading squad. She is an active member of her church youth group and has participated in a variety of charitable community activities through her involvement there.
She was selected as an All-American Cheerleader by the Universal Cheerleaders Association. She holds varsity letters in cheerleading and choir. For the past two years, she has been selected to participate in district choir and she earned a regional choir spot last year.
She enjoys photography, singing, listening to music and watching movies. She plans to attend Point Park University to major in photography.
The Jersey Shore Lions’ Club Citizen of the Month for June is Darryl Donn McHenry II, son of Darryl McHenry, of Avis.
McHenry’s activities include German National Honor Society, Constitutional Convention, Future Business Leaders of America, Model United Nations, marching band, Senator Gene Yaw Seminar and Internet Technology Club.
McHenry serves as equipment manager for marching band and is president of the IT Club. He has completed two years of the PCT Now course with dual enrollment at Pennsylvania College of Technology and has achieved network and professional certification, making him a certified network technician.
He is employed by the Jersey Shore Area School District IT department as an intern. Outside school, he has been employed by the Susquehanna Transit Company for four years.
McHenry has received the Senator Roger Madigan Citizenship Award and was a member of the Model U.N. superior delegation. He has received top awards at both regional and state FBLA competitions.
He enjoys electronics and computer repair, music, cooking, fishing, reading about science theory and writing.
He plans to attend Penn State University to major in computer engineering and minor in network administration. Following a career in the computer industry, he would like to become a high school electronics instructor.
Students of the Month
Girl of the Month at Montoursville Area High School for the month of May was Hanna Marie Cioffi, daughter of Joan and Brian Cioffi.
Her favorite subject is journalism and is the editor in chief of the school newspaper. She also is a member of Journalism Club, National Honor Society, Science National Honor Society, Math National Honor Society, Future Business Leaders of America and is the secretary of the Key Club. She also plays second base for the softball team.
She plans to attend University of Pittsburg and major in biology.
Boy of the Month at Montoursville Area High School for the month of May was Joseph Edward Schriner, son of Bonnie and Ken Schriner.
His favorite class is psychology and is a member of the football and wresting teams. He also participates in Students Against Destructive Decisions, lifting and is a member of the National Art Honor Society.
He plans to finish his military training and attend Mansfield University and major in social work.
Students of the Month
Karina L. Bausinger, daughter of Tammy and William Bausinger, was named Turbotville Lions Club Student of the Month at Warriror Run High School for the month of May.
Bausinger is a member of French Club, Drama Club, student council, jazz band and the National Honor Society.
She also has been a member of the honor roll, her church softball team and has participated as a volunteer for the Turbotville Lions Club, helping at the food stand at the Lycoming County Fair.
She is employed by Great Valu.
Following graduation, she plans to attend Bloomsburg University and major in medical imaging. She plans to continue her education in radiation therapy, specializing with treatment of cancer patients.
Kaitlyn M. Bohannon, daughter of Tammy and David Bohannon, was named Outstanding Senior at Warrior Run High school for the month of May.
Bohannon is a member of Student Council, Spanish Club and Defender Pride Club and is the vice president of the National Honor Society and senior student representative for the school board.
She participates in marching band, concert band, concert choir, is a member of the cheerleading squad and competes in pole vault in track and field.
Bohannon also has participated in 4-H, Poetry Out Loud, Fort Freeland Heritage Days and is a volunteer and coach for Warrior Run Elementary wrestling.
She is an academic all-star and is a recipient of the Defender PRIDE Award and the Carolyn G. Fischer Citizenship Award.
Following graduation, she plans to attend Slippery Rock University.
Jenna Edmonds, daughter of Michele and Floyd Hudson, was selected by the faculty as the May Senior of the Month at South Williamsport Area High School.
Edmonds’ activities include Band (9-12, drum major 12, secretary 11 and historian 10), chorus (9-12, historian 11), class of 2014 historian and Academic Decathlon (10-12). She is a former hostess at Hana Asian Bistro and former employee at Converge Art Gallery.
This year she was the winner of the Lycoming County Band Directors’ Association Scholarship, Jaramillo Memorial Award, David M. Smith Memorial Scholarship, John Philip Sousa Band Award, National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Scholarship and Academic Decathlon Award.
Following graduation, Edmonds plans to attend Marywood University to pursue a degree in art therapy.
Jared K. McHenry, son of Jaime and James McHenry, was named Watsontown Lions Club Student of the Month at Warriror Run High School for the month of May.
McHenry is a member of the Robotics Club, Concert Choir and broke the school record in pole vaulting this year. He is employed by Bucknell Catering.
Students of the Month
Boy of the Month for Montoursville Area High School for the month of April is Connor Jerome Bassett, son of Diane and Britt Bassett.
Bassett’s favorite class is AP physics and he is the sheriff of Physics Club. He also is a member of Key Club, Science National Honor Society and Social Science Seminar. He is a member of the football team and the captain of the wrestling team.
Following graduation, he plans to attend University of Pittsburg, or Bucknell University and major in civil and environmental engineering.
Girl of the Month at Montoursville Area High School for the month of April is Mareca Rashell Lodge, daughter of April and Russell Lodge.
Lodge’s favorite class is biology and she is a member of National Honor Society, Science National Honor Society and is the secretary for English Honor Society and president of Rho Kappa. She is a member of band, district band, regional band, choir, district choir, ‘Ville Harmonic ensemble and Montogmery’s musical pit. She also was a member of the formal court and is the captain of the cheerleading squad.
Following graduation, she plans to attend Mansfield University and major in biology with plans of becoming a teacher.
Warrior Run Middle School
The Warrior Run Middle School has announced the recipients of the Student of the Month Award for the month of April.
The recipients are chosen by a vote of the middle school faculty and the award is given to a member of each class who has the following qualifications; courteousness, eager to learn and participate in class, at least a C average, good school citizen, well rounded individual and shows leadership potential.
The award winners for the month of April are:
Grade 5 – Kayleean Finan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Finan.
Grade 6 – Gabrielle Hoffman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Craig Hoffman.
Grade 7 -Haydn Wilkins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Wilkins.
Grade 8 – Hailee Lannan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Lannan.