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SV Lions honor Students of the Month

PHOTO PROVIDED Pictured from left are John Kramer, Julie Harris, Thea Homan and Lion Maureen Albright.

LOGANTON — The Sugar Valley Lions Club honored three local students at its November Thanksgiving dinner meeting as part of the Lions Student Recognition Program.

John Kramer, Julie Harris and Thea Homan were named Sugar Valley Lions Honor Students of the Month. They received Certificates of Achievement from Lions Club Secretary Maureen Albright.

This program recognizes outstanding students from two area schools — Sugar Valley Rural Charter School and Central Mountain High School — for their achievements. They are selected for this award by their teachers and the administration of the schools they attend, based on their academic, technical, and/or community involvement.

Mrs. Tracie Kennedy, CEO of the Sugar Valley Rural Charter School, introducedThea Homan, daughter of Rache and Ted Homan. Thea is very active in school activities; she is in FFA FBLA, National Honor Society, Envirothon, drama, color guard, band, volleyball, softball and cheerleading. Thea was Miss Sugar Valley at this years Flaming Foliage. Outside school activities include 4-H and Girl Scout Troop 40160. Her senior project is “The Jared Box Project” and she is busy making boxes filled with toys and donating them to children who have to stay in hospitals. After graduation she plans to attend a 4-year college and major in Political Science.

Keystone Central School District Superintendent Jacquelyn Martin introduced John Kramer, son of Rebecca Kramer, from Central Mountain High School. John spoke about his activities. He is a Co-Op student and works part-time at PennDOT for training as a mechanic. Outside of school he enjoys hunting, fishing and working on vehicles. For his senior project he will be holding a food drive for a local food pantry.

The third student, also introduced by Ms. Martin, was Julie Harris from Central MountainHigh School. Julie is the daughter of John and Kristy Harris. For school activities she is a member of the STEM Club and Envirothon and is an art student. Her senior project is helping to raise funds for the construction of the Community Center at the Sugar Valley Volunteer Fire Company. She is planning to attend college and major in Chemical Engineering.

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