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
Middleburg Joint High School Class of 1963
MIDDLEBURG -- The Middleburg Joint High School Class of 1963 met recently for its 50th class reunion.Continued ...
Selinsgrove council to hold line on taxes
SELINSGROVE — The Borough Council has adopted a preliminary $1.4 million budget for 2014 that carries no tax increase after learning of a $115,000 surplus.Continued ...
American Red Cross Holiday Mail for Heroes program
MIDDLEBURG — The Snyder County Commissioners and other officials at the courthouse signed cards for service men and women and allowed a box to be present for a week for the collection of signed cards from employees.Continued ...
Books For Babes: Bringing “Book Love” to Children
SELINSGROVE — The Susquehanna Valley Reading Council (SVRC) hopes that visions of reading and books dance through the heads of youngsters in the Susquehanna Valley.Continued ...
Beta Sigma Phi Supports Project Linus
MIDDLEBURG — The Middleburg Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi recently completed 21 blankets that will be donated to the Central Susquehanna Valley Chapter of Project Linus.Continued ...
Three groups want to lead M-W superintendent search
MIDDLEBURG — Three executive search firms competing for the chance to recruit the next Midd-West School District superintendent made their pitches to the school board Monday night.Continued ...
City police work around clock to solve murder
SUNBURY — Three weeks after finding a 42-year-old Port Trevorton man dead in a city alley, Police Chief Steve Mazzeo said his force had little time to enjoy the Thanksgiving break because officers still are working around the clock to solve the Nov. 12 murder that has left law enforcement baffled.Continued ...
Artist in Residency Program at Midd-West High School
MIDDLEBURG — An upcoming program will take place in the art classroom at Midd-West High School.Continued ...
- Middleburg Joint High School Class of 1963