November 2020 High School Students of the Month
Lampeter-Strasburg High School teachers chose a senior, a junior, and two sophomores to be recognized for their achievements in November 2020.
Liana is a senior and the daughter of Pamela Kinsey and Thomas Howe. She is a regular on the distinguished honor roll and is involved in a variety of extracurricular activities, including marching band, concert band, quizbowl, High School Heroes, and track and field. Liana's accolades include Burrowes Scholars awards at the fifth, eighth, and eleventh grade levels, National Honor Society, Scholastic and Lancaster Young Artists awards, and current semifinalist status in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. She also serving a two-year term as a student representative on the L-S School Board. When not in school, Liana can be found playing the saxophone, writing, and learning more about history. She plans to attend college and is leaning toward pursuing a career as an attorney.
Michael is a junior and the son of Edward and Gabriela Hayes of Lancaster. He is a consistent honor roll student and is involved in extracurricular activities including marching band, chorus, concert band, Madrigals, stage crew, and tennis. Michael is a 2020 National Honor Society inductee, a double Martin Meylin Student of the Month award recipient, and the winner of junior high track and field Sportsmanship Award in 2018. Michael keeps busy outside of school enjoying music, participating in his church youth group, and taking part in an intensive Works of Mercy service week each summer. He plans to attend college to pursue a career as a biomedical engineer.
Students of the Month
Abby is a sophomore and the daughter of Erik and Elizabeth Welchans of Lancaster. She is a member of the honor roll and is part of the LSHS lacrosse and swim teams as well as the spring musical, fall play, and Pioneer Interact Club. Abby is active in a local youth group and enjoys spending time practicing photography (she’s won awards at the Lampeter Fair), singing, playing lacrosse, running, and hanging out with family and friends. After graduation, she plans to pursue a career as a teacher and/or a professional photographer.
Ricky is a sophomore and the son of Rick and Jeanna Gibson of Lancaster. An honor roll student, Ricky also is a member of student council and the track and field team. This is his second Student of the Month award. Ricky works part-time at Rita’s Italian Ice and at Willow Valley Communities and spends his free time drawing and creating animation.
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