Name: Lois Lesher
School: Lewisburg Area High
Parents: Clifford and Nina Lesher
My talents or hobbies: Competitive horseback riding; theater; basketball; one of the best sundae makers at the Lewisburg Freez
Among the leadership positions I have held: Girls basketball co-captain; drum major; Key Club secretary; Link Crew leader; Pennsylvania Paint Horse Youth Club secretary
Among my special achievements and awards: National Honor Society; National Spanish Honor Society; 2012 4-H state champion in English showmanship in the senior division
How I have given back to the community: Lewisburg High Key Club projects; Haven to Homes volunteer; 4-H.
My plans upon graduation: Go to college to study business or media communications
Why I was selected as a Young American: Because of the amount of work I put into my academics and my various activities.
What you should know about me: I am so grateful that God has blessed me with not only the opportunity to do things I love but also my amazing family, friends, and teachers who keep me going.
Name: Lois Lesher
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Video Sneak Peek: "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe"
A quick preview from a rehearsal for Lewisburg Area High School's production of "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe".
Pursuing a degree? Check here for scholarships
More free money for those Valley residents pursuing higher education regardless of age. Applications are now available for Central Susquehanna Community Foundation scholarship awards for the 2013-14 academic year.
State Board of Ed vote puts Common Core Standards in place for schools
HARRISBURG – The State Board of Education today voted to adopt final-form regulations to amend the Pennsylvania Education Code, putting into place the Pennsylvania Common Core Standards that requires students to demonstrate proficiency on a Keystone Exam or comparable exam in order to graduate high school.
PA's Lincoln contest will give $5K to best high school speech
HARRSIBURG -- The state Department of Education has extended the deadline to get into “In Lincoln’s Footsteps,” a speech contest that will award the high-school winner a $5,000 scholarship, among other prizes.
Here are your Union Co. primary election candidates
LEWISBURG -- Nearly 100 people submitted completed ballot petitions as of 2:30 p.m. Tuesday to run for assorted offices.
December Dragon Star Award Winners
LEWISBURG -- The Lewisburg Listening Post presented Donald H. Eichhorn Middle School honorees, Sebastian Guerrero and Sarah Burns, with the Dragon Star of the Month Award for December.
Cole places third in “Patriot’s Pen Youth Essay Competition”
LEWISBURG -- An essay written by Adam Cole, an eighth grade student at Lewisburg Middle School, placed third in the District 17 V.F.W.’s “Patriot’s Pen Youth Essay Competition”.
Warm clothing drive at SUN Tech
NEW BERLIN -- The Council of Presidents at SUN Area Technical Institute held a “Warm Clothing Drive” recently.
153 high school musicians gather in Milton for District Band Festival
MILTON — Music is in the air at Milton Area Senior High School, which is hosting the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 8 Band Festival through Saturday.
Green Dragon Foundation Presents Gift of $65,000 to LASD
LEWISBURG — Brooks Gronlund, president of the Green Dragon Foundation, presented a check in the amount of $65,000 to Dr. Mark DiRocco, superintendent of the Lewisburg Area School District, at the Jan. 24 school board meeting.
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