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November 2019 L-S High School Students of the Month

Two seniors, a junior, and a sophomore received recognition for their achievements during the month of November:

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Emma Westcott

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Emma is a junior and the daughter of Jennifer and Eric Westcott of Lancaster. At school, she’s a member of the National Honor Society, Distinguished Honor Roll, Student Council, Pioneer Interact Club, L-S Cultures Club, Spanish Club, and Asian Cultures Club. Outside of school, Emma attends Lancaster Alliance Church, works part-time at Aeropostale, and dances ballet pointe and jazz for Viktor Yeliohin International Ballet Academy. She also enjoys traveling, photography, and spending time with family and friends. Emma plans to attend a four-year college after graduation and hopes to study abroad.

Nathaniel Royer

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Nate is a senior and the son of Susan and Larry Royer of Strasburg. At school, he’s a marching band drum major and a member of the concert band, jazz band, concert choir, Madrigals, STEM Pioneers, and the varsity baseball team. Nate’s accolades include Distinguished Honor Roll, County Chorus, Student-Athlete of the Year for baseball during his junior year, and a pair of Burrowes Scholar Awards (5th grade overall and 8th-grade mathematics). He is active at church and enjoys playing spikeball and baseball, participating in marching band, and spending time with family and friends. He plans to study math or science in college, and will most likely major in engineering.

Students of the Month

Samantha Van Cleve

November 2019 Van Cleve HS SOM web Samantha Van Cleve

Samantha is a sophomore and the daughter of Kimberly Van Cleve of Strasburg. She’s a member of the L-S High School marching band and varsity lacrosse team. Outside of school, Samantha is a member of her church youth group and likes to play the piano, compose songs, and spend time with friends. She plans to pursue a career as a mental health nurse or psychologist.

Seth Thomas

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Seth is a senior and the son of Susan and Earl Thomas of Willow Street. Seth received this award for his helpful, humorous, supportive, and encouraging spirit. He is a member of the L-S High School concert choir, the Grace Church at Willow Valley Youth Group, the Special Olympics, and the Challenger Baseball Team. He also enjoys hiking, cheering on the Steelers and the Phillies, and going to Nascar races to watch Chase Elliott. Seth is undecided about his plans after graduation.

Board Recognition

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The L-S School Board recognized the students at their December 5 meeting. Board member Audra Spahn (right) presented Nate, Seth, and Samantha with certificates of merit. Emma was unable to attend.

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