Name: Maximilian Plajer
School: Selinsgrove Area High
Parents: Sigrid and Dietmar Plajer
My talents or hobbies: Playing the handbells in my church’s handbell choir.
Among the leadership positions I have held: Member of youth ministry team; organizing, planning and carrying out youth events for regional members of my church denomination, the United Church of Christ.
Among my special achievements and awards: National Merit Scholarship semifinalist; National Honor Society; German National Honor Society; scholastic scrimmage team.
How I have given back to the community: Loaves and Fishes food distribution; volunteer at Toys for Tots; help to cook meals at the Ronald McDonald House and the House of Care.
My plans upon graduation: Studying chemical engineering in college.
Why I was selected as a Young American? “I am kind, thoughtful, attentive and an excellent student.”
What you should know about me: “I was born in Germany and I fluently speak German and English.”
Name: Maximilian Plajer
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