Sunday, January 5, 2014

Windham Lions Club announces students fo the month recipients for October, November and December 2013

John "Jack" Herzig is the award winner for October 2013. John is the son of Dave and Elaine and he has two other siblings. John has been on the honor roll all through high school and takes AP and honors classes. He has received the Elmira Key Award, coach’s award, All Rookie Award, Scholar Athlete Award throughout High School, Spanish Honors Society, National Honor Society and belongs to the Teen Trendsetters. He is also on the baseball traveling team, American Legion Baseball Team (State Champions) and soccer team for two years. His favorite sport is baseball. Herzig traveled to Japan on the student exchange with Shinawa Japan and experience the Japanese life with a sponsoring family. In return, his family sponsored a student baseball player from Japan. Herzig’s hobbies are reading, forming a wiffle ball league and watching movies. He would like to attend Bates College and play baseball for the school. He is undecided on a major. (left)

Alexandria Petcher is the award winner for November 2013. Petcher is the daughter of Karen Petcher. Alex is the president of the Windham High School Leo Club, a member of the Spanish Honor Society and National Honor Society. Petcher has been on the varsity field hockey team for two years. When she is not in the classroom she is the vice president of her class and president of the Leo Club. The Leo Club has been doing spaghetti suppers, stuff the bus, Breakfast with Santa and a Walk for Diabetes. She coordinated this year’s walk at the Windham High School. Petcher is very involved with diabetes because her younger brother was diagnosed with diabetes. Petcher stressed the importance of getting good grades, the future, being kind to everyone and attending law school. She is unsure at this time of the college she will be attending. Petcher does all of this and works twenty plus hours at Pet Quarters. (center)

Philomena Margaret Richard is the award winner for December 2013. Philomena is a member of the Science Olympiad team, president of the Spanish Honors Society, member of the Civil Rights Team, involved in Big Brother/ Big Sister and is co-captain of the Science Olympiad Team. Philomena is enrolled in AP classes at Windham High School and has been taking chemistry classes for three years. She enjoys dance, volleyball, track and skiing. When she is not in class she volunteers at the Greater Androscoggin Human Society, Tree Street Youth in Lewiston, is a Big Sister, is on the team for Windham Students against Sexism and Violence. Through the Spanish Honor Society she organizes scholarships, and on Fridays she teachers a third grade class Spanish as a teacher. Her goals are to attend UNE and become a pre-med student, become a physician's assistant and have a career in psychiatry and research and join the Peace Corps. (right)

No comments:

Post a Comment