The Daily Item
Young Americans from Valley high schools for April, as announced by the Greater Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce include:
Name: Christopher Malafronte
School: Danville Area High
Parents: Christopher and Mary Malafronte
My talents or hobbies: Swimming, skiing, running and triathlons
Among the leadership positions I have held: Captain of the cross-country and swimming teams; board of directors of the Spanish Club; swim lesson instructor, lifeguard.
Among my special achievements and awards: National Spanish Exam Bronze Award; National Honor Society; state qualifier in swimming; five-time district swimming medalist; 700 Club for SATs; AP Scholar with distinction award.
How I have given back to the community: Participate yearly in the Catholic Heart Work Camp.
My plans upon graduation: Attend a four-year university and continue on to medical school.
Why I was selected to be a Young American: For my application to both athletics and academics.
What you should know about me: I never give up, even if it takes years.