The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

February 11, 2013

Mifflinburg Young American: William Ferguson

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Name:  William Clair Ferguson

School: Mifflinburg Area High

Parents: Scott and Amy Ferguson

Hometown: Mifflinburg

My talent or hobbies: Soccer and lifting

Among the leadership positions I have held: 2012-2013 president for National Honor Society; 2011-2012 class vice president; 2011-2012 member of Building Leaders for the Susquehanna Valley; 2012-2013 varsity soccer captain

Among my special achievements and awards: Heartland Athletic Conference Division I second-team-all star in soccer; member of Building Leaders for the Susquehanna Valley program, most goals in a single season under coach Dan Gehers, distinguished honor roll and honor roll student; first place at bench competition 2012.

How I have given back to the community: Involved with National Honor Society, Key Club and have helped with Kelsey’s Dream

My plans upon graduation: Attend Penn State-University Park and major in finance or accounting with a minor in international business

Why I was selected as a Young American: Because of my willingness to learn and ability to respect others.

What you should know about me: My religion is a very important aspect in my life. Without my family and friends I would never be the person I am today.