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Elizabethtown Area High School held its annual senior awards banquet for the Class of 2015 on Wednesday, May 27 at Elizabethtown Area High School. At the ceremony, 66 members of the senior class were honored with 79 scholarships and awards totaling over $138,000.
Bear Creek School sixth graders have been learning about ancient world history including the Egyptian, Greek, Roman and Persian empires. On Thursday, May 21, they brought their learning to life as part of the school’s Living History Museum.
Elizabethtown Area High School’s Brian Soutner took home one of the top honors at the 2015 Hershey Theater Apollo Awards. Souter won Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical category for his role in school’s production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.
Elizabethtown Area High School junior Stacie Savoca was accepted into the 2015 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) All-State Orchestra. The 150-member ensemble was comprised of the top high school orchestra students from across the Commonwealth.
Elizabethtown Area High School senior Austin Moore placed third in the Criminal Justice category of the Lancaster County Career and Technical Center’s Skills USA State Competition.
Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Linden Taylor and Benjamin Good were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s Students of Month for May. Taylor and Good were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school and community service activities.
Students from Bainbridge and Mill Road Elementary Schools had nearly 200 pieces of artwork featured in Elizabethtown’s 1st Annual Art Walk held May 8. The work was on display at the Art Press Building.
Elizabethtown Area School District fifth grade teacher Alicia Sterner was recently recognized as a 2015 Teacher Impact Award Winner. Sterner joined the four other award-winning educators from across the Susquehanna Valley at a banquet held in their honor on May 11.
Mill Road Elementary School will soon have a “Buddy Bench” on its playground as a result of a successful school-wide recycling project. The “Buddy Bench” is for students wishing to find a friend to play with while on the playground.
At a special ceremony held May 6, the Elizabethtown Area School District recognized and saluted five employees for their service and dedication to the district. These individuals retired during the 2014-2015 school year. Combined, they have approximately 140 years of service to the district.
Nine sixth graders from the Elizabethtown Area School District recently took part in the PMEA District 7 Youth String Fest held at Manheim Central Middle School. Participants included violinists Gabriela Hohenwarter, Hannah Kline, Eryn Moore, Kiaralie Santiago-Ortiz and Abria Winter; violists Emma Foley and Micheale Kanode; and cellists Jagger Gilleland and Emily Laird.