Name: Taylor Fazzini
School: Shikellamy High
Parents: Hal and Lori Fazzini
My talent or hobbies: In my free time, I enjoy playing guitar, making jewelry, playing tennis and reading.
Among the leadership positions I have held: I’m president of Spanish Club and vice president of Chess Club. Last year I was junior representative for marching band.
Among my special achievements and awards: I’m a graduate of Building Leaders for the Susquehanna Valley. Last year, I was inducted into National Honor Society and National Spanish Honor Society.
How I have given back to the community: I participate in my church’s food pantry. I also created a library donation program at my school. I spend a few hours a week recycling with the National Honor Society.
My plans upon graduation: I’m going to college to earn a master’s degree in aerospace engineering. I hope to work with Lockheed Martin or NASA.
Why I was selected as a Young American: I’m very dedicated to both my academics and the various clubs and activities I participate in. I’m always striving to better myself, not just as a student, but as a member of the community. I do my best to help everyone around me.
What you should know about me: Over the years I’ve come to realize how truly lucky we are in America. We have running water, electricity and schools for our children; other countries don’t have near the opportunities we are given. Because of this, I try my best to be thankful for everything I have.
Name: Taylor Fazzini
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