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News Eagle - Hawley, PA
  • Rotary announces three Students of the Month

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  • HAWLEY - Each month during the school year Hawley Rotary recognizes a Student of the Month based on his or her community and school volunteer activities.  Hawley Rotary congratulates the following students for their commitment to the local community and to Wallenpaupack Area High School.  
       All 10 Hawley Rotary 2013-2014 Students of the Month will be honored at a luncheon at the WAHS Lakeside Café in May.
    Rocco Scartelli, son of Robin and Ralph Scartelli of Paupack, was selected as the December Student of the Month.  He serves as a student representative for the WAHS Guidance Advisory Council. As photographer/videographer for the Wallenpaupack Lake Region Wally Fest, Rocco recorded all events since the start of Wally Fest in 2012.  He also serves as a student volunteer for Workforce Wayne, working on a strategic plan for Wayne Tomorrow, creating graphs and charts on county demographics and meeting with County Commissioners.  Rocco is on the golf, tennis and mock trial teams, the Student Council, and the National Honor Society.  He plans to major in business at Penn State.
    The January Student of the Month is Lauren Hammond.  The daughter of Robin Hammond and the late Larry Hammond of Tafton, Lauren is a volunteer at many church events such as vacation bible school. She was a counselor-in-training at Camp Lackawanna and will serve as counselor in 2014.  She is a Red Cross blood donor working on her first gallon. Lauren participated in Stop Hunger Now, the Crop Walk, the 30 Hour Famine and the H20 Walk for Water.  She has also volunteered for set design and costumes for the WAHS Players and is a member of the WAHS marching band and chorus. A member of the National Honor Society, Lauren’s future plans include majoring in psychology at Penn State Berks.
    As the February Student of the Month, Shane Alexander Hansen is a donor and a volunteer for the American Red Cross.  He has helped with Vacation Bible School in his church for the past three years.  An Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America, Shane is a peer tutor, math lab tutor, and works on the WAHS recycling program.  He worked with the Middle School Santa gift exchange and props department of the drama club.  Shane is a member of the National Honor Society, WAHS marching, concert and symphonic bands, choir and the track team where he lettered and medalled.  His ambitious plans include a double major in chemistry and physics with a minor in mathematics and music theory at Moravian College.

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