Students of the Month
Kelcee J. Kilpatrick, daughter of Crystal and Kevin Kilpatrick, of Montoursville, was named Rotary/LycoCTC Student of the Month for February.
A Loyalsock Township High School senior, Kelcee participated in the Loyalsock Lancer Marching Band for 4 years as a percussionist and was the pit/front ensemble section leader for 3 years. She has attended the Pennsylvania College of Technology EMT and Phlebotomy Technician classes where she subsequently earned the National Emergency Medical Technician Certification and the National Phlebotomy Certification.
As a member of the Lycoming Career and Technology Center’s Skills USA Chapter, Kelcee competed this past January in the Skills USA District 6 Competition for CPR and First Aid, where she won first place and will advance to the Skills USA Competition in Hershey in April.
Kilpatrick has volunteered at the Loyalsock Volunteer Fire Company No. 1 (Station 18) in the Explorer Program. She also works part-time at Dunkin Donuts in Loyalsock Township.
Following graduation, she will attend college to pursue a degree and a career in nursing.
Chase Calvin Carpenter, son of Melissa Jones, of Jersey Shore, was named the Jersey Shore Lions’ Club Citizen of the Month for February.
His school activities include National Honor Society, 2 years; basketball, Pep Club and Homecoming Committee, for 3 years; and chorus, FBLA, track and field, cross country and musical, for 4 years.
Carpenter is an active member of the district’s cross country and track team and has lettered four and three time, respectively. He won the first team all-star recognition in cross-country, as well.
Additionally, he was inducted into the National Honor Society and the Spanish National Honor Society. Carpenter qualified for FBLA states three times and was nominated for Best Leading Actor for his performance in the musical at the Ray of Lights Award Ceremony.
His hobbies include hiking, kayaking, singing and watching classic movies.
Following graduation, he plans to attend Penn State University, specifically Smeal College of Business for accounting.
Audrie Allison Hartman, daughter of Bethany and Matthew Hartman, of Jersey Shore, was named the Business and Professional Women’s Club Girl of the Month for February.
Hartman’s activities include school musical, Mosaic, track and field, tennis, Pep Club and National Art Society, for 1 year; National Honor Society, Ski Club, Treble Makers, softball, Bible Club and basketball statistician, for 2 years; and chorus, FBLA and Outdoor Club, for 4 years.
She has served as treasurer of Ski Club and vice president of both choir and the musical production during her high school career. Audrie has lettered in varsity track and field and she was honored to receive first place in the VFW’s “Responsibility to America” essay competition.
Outside of school, she is part of her church choir, is a youth leader and a Transform Jersey Shore volunteer. She has participated in mission trips to help humanity, travelling to Guatemala and Zambia. She also works part-time at Lingle’s Market and cleaning houses.
Hartman’s hobbies include spending time with family and friends, making memories, listening to music, singing and reading.
Following graduation, she plans to attend Messiah College to earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing.
Luke M. Burrows, son of Kathleen and Matthew Burrows, was named Outstanding Senior for February.
His school involvement includes National Honor society, Class of 2018 President, NHS Special Education Field Day planning committee, Principal’s Cabinet, Outdoor Club and he’s a member of the varsity golf, basketball and baseball teams.
Outside of school, he is involved in Susquehanna Valley Law Enforcement, he’s a camp counselor and a piano student.
His awards and achievements include Distinguished Honor Roll, basketball team captain, 3-year tri-athlete, PE Leadership Award, Academic All-Star and 2nd team HAC III All-Star Basketball.
Following graduation, he plans to attend a 4 year college, undecided at this time, and major in biology.
Jeremy R. Hanford, son of Joe Handord and Carrie and Jamie Cutchall, was named Turbotville Lions’ Club Student of the Month for February.
His school involvement includes varsity wrestling.
Outside of school, Hanford likes to hunt and fish.
His awards and achievements include wrestling district qualifier, PIAA State Medalist and he is an honor student.
Following graduation, he plans to attend Southeast Lineman Training Center.
Alexander E. Boyer, son of Denise and Bradley Boyer, was named Watsontown Lions’ Club Student of the Month for February.
His school involvement includes National Honor Society, Spanish Club treasurer and Youth in Philanthropy.
His awards and achievements include National Merit Scholarship Program Commendation.
Outside of school, he is employed by Central Oak Heights as a lifeguard.
Following graduation, he plans to attend Georgetown University, major in political science, and become a politician.
Austin T. Hunt, son of Norie and Jeremy LeBarron, was named Milton Rotary Club Vocational Student of the Month for February.
His school involvement includes Student Council, Class of 2018 historian, LycoCTC Hughesville, LycoCTC Culinary Arts, LycoCTC Skills USA reporter and LycoCTC Functions.
Outside of school, he works with Cross Forks Catering.
His awards and achievements include LycoCTC Student of the Month for December and he won second place in the job interview competition at LycoCTC Skills USA. He is employed by McDonald’s and Taco Bell.
Following graduation, he plans to attend Pennsylvania College of Technology and major in culinary arts.
Weston L. Laity, an information technology sciences-gaming and simulation major from Blandon, was named the Pennsylvania College of Technology Student of the Month for February.
President of the Association of Professional Programmers since his freshman year, Laity’s leadership has brought many positive changes to the student organization: greater attendance at events, higher profit from fundraisers and more students at the club’s weekly meetings.
Laity won a bronze medal in Computer Programming at last summer’s national SkillsUSA competition, has participated in programming competitions across Pennsylvania, represents the college at open house and school tours, spent the past two semesters as a tutor in math and information technology, and regularly attends Student Government Association meetings.