Students of the Month
Bryce W. Woland, son of Jennifer and William Woland, was named Outstanding Senior at Warrior Run High School for the month of October.
His school involvement includes the Class of 2018 treasurer, National Honor Society president, student council, NHS Special Education Field Day committee, baseball captain, cross country captain and FBLA.
Outside of school, he is a member of the Watsontown Alliance Church, including the Youth Group and Health Team. He plays on the Post 323 American Legion baseball team and is a Susquehanna Valley Law Enforcement Camp Cadet counselor.
Woland is a Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Alumni (HOBY), a Building Leaders of Susquehanna Valley graduate (BLSV), and has been on the distinguished honor rool. He also has been a School Counts recipient and a second team PHAC All-Star and Academic Star on his cross country team.
Outside of school, Woland works at Fick’s Hardware, Watsontown.
Following graduation, he plans to attend a four year college to major in nursing. He then would like to pursue a master’s degree in nursing.
Emily L. Boudeman, daughter of Sharon and Henry Boudeman, was named Turbotville Lions Club October Student of the Month.
Her school involvement includes National Honor Society and Spanish Club. She also is a NHS Special Education Field Day volunteer, an active member of the Class of 2018 and is on the NHS recycling crew.
Through her high school career, Boudeman has been on the distinguished honor roll, received the School Counts Award and is in Defender PRIDE.
Outside of school, Boudeman works at Perkins Restaurant and Bakery.
Following graduation, she plans to attend Lock Haven University to major in physical therapy. She then plans to attend Widener University for its physical therapy graduate program.
Jonathan L. Hunt, son of Sandra and Jeffrey Hunt, was named Watsontown Lions Club October Student of the Month.
His school involvement includes National Honor Society, concert band, concert choir and jazz band. He also is the marching band president and a percussion section leader.
Outside of school, Hunt is involved in the Boy Scouts of America, Order of the Arrow and is a member of Howard Christian Church.
Following graduation, he plans to attend a four year college to major in chemical engineering. He then plans to pursue a career in arts and sciences.
Trey E. Gresh, son of Cindy and Gene Gresh, was named Milton Rotary Club Vocational October Student of the Month.
His school involvement includes varsity soccer and the spring school musical.
Outside of school, Gresh is involved in hunting, ATV and dirt bike riding, and working on motors.
He is in Defender PRIDE and received the Marksman “Long Distance” Award.
Following graduation, he plans to attend Millersville University to major in technology education and possibly enlist in the military.
Dominic James Maneval, son of Mary and Jay Maneval, was named Jersey Shore Lions’ Club October Citizen of the Month.
His school involvement includes Ski Club and National German Honor Society for one year; National Honor Society and Tennis for two years; Outdoor Club for three years; and FBLA and soccer for four years.
Outside school, Maneval is an alter server for his local church and works as a dietary aid at Nippenose Valley Village part-time. He also is a part of the High School Mountain Bike Race team and he volunteers his time to do trail work on the Mountain Bike Trail.
Maneval is the current vice president of the Outdoor Club at the high school and he was a two-time FBLA state qualifier in Intro to Business and Communications and Business Communications. Additionally, he has lettered twice in tennis and three times in soccer. Dominic also is a regular member of the distinguished honor roll.
Following graduation, he plans to attend college to major in mechanical engineering.
Janel A. Eck, daughter of Jody and Ken Eck, was named the Business and Professional Women’s Club October Girl of the Month.
Her school involvement includes prom committee, National English Honor Society and National Art Honor Society, all for one year; National Business Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society, football “aquatic engineer” and Student Ambassadors, all for two years; and basketball, FBLA, class committee, homecoming committee, Key Club, Outdoor Club, softball and student council, all for four years.
Eck has taken leadership roles in key club, as well as, president of the Outdoor Club, team captain of the softball team as a junior, the historian of National Honor Society, the president of Student Council and the vice president of the Class of 2018 for two years. Additionally, she was chosen to represent her sophomore class at the HOBY awards and she represented her senior class at the Flaming Foliage Festival. Eck has lettered three times in both softball and basketball. She also has received the junior varsity award and the coach’s award in basketball.
Outside of school, Eck has volunteered her time as a server at Immaculate Conception church dinners and at All Things Bright and Beautiful as a childcare attendant. She also helps the athletic director with the football team and babysits part-time.
Following graduation, she plans to attend Lock Haven University, as part of their physician’s assistant program.
Christopher Bower, son of Timothy Bower and Nancy Harris, was named South Williamsport Area High School’s October Senior of the Month.
He is vice president of the Leo Club and a volunteer at Family Promise, as well as a Susquehanna Valley Section of the American Chemical Society runner-up in First Year High School Chemistry.
Bower’s academics include AP Chemistry, AP English and AP Computer Science Principles.
Following graduation, he plans to attend Drexel University to study chemical engineering.