Alliance Elks announces teens of the month for October.

Alliance Elks Lodge 467 has announced its Teenagers of the Month for October. Students are selected by their respective schools based on their scholarship, leadership, character, citizenship, and service to the school and community.

Alliance

Abigail Thomas- The daughter of Kristine and Todd Thomas is a member of the football and track teams, Student Senate, Student Council, and the Pre-Medical Professions Career Class. She plans to attend Mount Union University and study pre-med.

Jayson Reed– Marysol Ramirez’s son is a member of the Jetsetters tennis team and walking, concert and jazz bands. He plans to attend college and major in chemical engineering while playing in his school’s marching bands and orchestras.

Louisville

Kalli Spehar – Michelle Spehar’s daughter plays on the school lacrosse team and holds a school record. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Student Council, Key Club, Jo’s Mentors, Spirit Club, Wendy’s Crew and is a four-year varsity athlete. Spehar plans to go to college to major in nursing or chemistry, hoping to become a physician assistant.

Robert Davis – Robert and Gina Davis’ son is a member of the golf team and student council. He plans to attend Florida Gulf Coast University and study computer engineering or aviation.

Marlington

Ava Collins- The daughter of Michael and Tammy Collins is captain of the football and softball teams, and also plays basketball. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, Character Counts, Rotary Interact Club and is one of the leaders of Duke Crew. Collins plans to go to college and eventually hopes to become an anesthesiologist.

Connor Battershell- Mike and Jeanine Battershell’s son is captain of the golf team. He is a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, Rotary Interact Club, Character Counts, Robotics Club, Spanish Club and is a leader of Duke Crew. Battershell was a state delegate from the Buckeye Boys. He plans to go to college to study electrical engineering.

Minerva

Calee Lukowski– Mark and Dawn Lukowski’s daughter is on the golf and bowling teams. She is president of the National Honor Society and a member of student council, international circle, SADD, 4-H, prom committee, and spring and fall plays and musicals. Lukowski plans to go to college to major in English literature with the intention of working in editing and book publishing.

Micha Packard- The son of Chris and Elizabeth Packard is part of brass bands, jazz and symphony orchestras. He is a member of the Chess Club, the Debating Club and the Student Council. Packard plans to attend the University of Akron to study computer engineering.

Sebring

Mallory Harshman– Mike and Kristi Harshman’s daughter plays volleyball, basketball and softball. She is a class officer; a member of the National Honor Society, Language Club, Ecology Club, and Spirit Crew while serving as videographer for college boys and JV basketball. Harshman plans to attend Kent State University to study nursing.

Jacob Smith– Chad Smith’s son plays baseball and golf, and is also in the band. He is a member of the National Honor Society. Smith plans to attend Youngstown State University to study computer science.

St. Thomas

Maria Walsh- Neil and Patricia Walsh’s daughter plays volleyball and is a member of the Key Club, Student Council and Stage Crew. She is an altar server. Walsh plans to attend Walsh University, but is undecided about her major.

Andr’as Lane – Todd and Andrea Lane’s son plays basketball and in the band. He is a member of the National Honor Society, volunteer with STA Basketball Camp for Kids and Parish Fish Fry. He won a Servant Leadership Legacy Award and an Eagle of the Cross Award. Lane plans to go to college to study education while playing basketball.

West Branch

Allyson Hartzell– The daughter of Debra and Kirk Hartzell is a member of marching, jazz and pep bands, Concert Choir and Young and Alive. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Academic Challenge, Ruriteens, Educators Rising and a volunteer with the Homeworth Community Group. Hartzell plans to go to college to major in history and education.

Michel Kanagy – David and Mikki Kanagy’s son plays football, basketball and track and field, and is an EBC scholarship athlete. He was a Buckeye Boys state delegate and eighth grade mentor. He is president of the National Honor Society and a class officer. Kanagy is a member of the Goshen Good Growers 4-H Club and plans to go to college to major in premedicine in order to go to medical school.