Our Amazing Students

  • A sampling of the accomplishments of our amazing students from the 2018-2019 school year in the 4 A's:


    • Science Olympiad Team qualified for the state tournament.
    • 5 students won awards in the Latin American Alliance of Lancaster Spanish Literature Contest.
    • 4 students received an FFA Keystone Degree, the highest honor given by the Pennsylvania FFA Association.
    • 1 award-winner (silver key and honorable mention) in the Lancaster County Regional Scholastic Art Awards competition.
    • 1 third-place team in the Brossman Foundation and Ronald E. Frisbie Lectureship program in the are of science, mathematics, and technology.
    • 2 students were named finalists in the prestigious National Merit Scholarship Program.
    • 5 students were named commended students in the prestigious National Merit Scholarship Program.
    • Brainbusters team placed second out of forty-one teams in the WGAL - Wellspan Brain Busters competition.
    • 89 members of the Class of 2019 were honored with 63 scholarships totaling $68,500.
    • 3 students earned awards in the 2018 National History Day regional competition.
    • 57 students inducted into the National Honor Society.
    • 1 student was named Grand Champion at the North Museum Science and Engineering Fair.
    • 6 students took home individual awards at the North Museum Science and Engineering Fair.
    • 2 students qualified for the Lancaster County Spelling Bee.

    The Arts:

    • 11 LLMEA Middle School County String Festival participants.
    • 9 LLMEA Middle School County Band Festival participants.
    • 4 LLMEA Elementary Songfest participants.
    • 6 LLMEA High School County Chorus Festival participants.
    • 10 LLMEA High School County Orchestra Festival participants.
    • 15 LLMEA High School County Band Festival participants.
    • 3 PMEA High School District Band Festival participants.
    • 5 PMEA High School District Chorus Festival participants.
    • 5 PMEA High School District Orchestra Festival participants.
    • 1 PMEA High School Regional Band Festival participant.
    • 2 PMEA High School Regional Orchestra Festival participants.
    • 3 PMEA High School Regional Chorus Festival participants.
    • 1 PMEA High School State Orchestra Festival participant.
    • 1 PMEA High School State Chorus Festival participant.
    • 9 Lebanon Valley College Middle School Honors Band Festival participants.
    • 4 Hershey Theater Apollo Awards for spring musical Seussical (Outstanding Musical, Outstanding
    • Student Orchestra, Outstanding Dance Number & Outstanding Featured Performer in a Musical)
    • 4 Hershey Theater Apollo Awards Special Distinctions (2 Spirit of Theater Awards & 2 Achievement Awards)
    • 2 Hershey Theater Apollo Award nominations for spring musical (Outstanding Lead Actor & Outstanding Supporting Actress)
    • 3 Hershey Theater Apollo Award nominations for fall play (Outstanding Lead Actor, Outstanding Lead Actress & Outstanding Supporting Actress)

    LLMEA: Lancaster-Lebanon Music Educators Association
    PMEA: Pennsylvania Music Educators Association


    • 1 individual qualified for and won the Lancaster-Lebanon League Championship (Girls' Cross Country)
    • 3 teams won their Lancaster-Lebanon League Section Championship  (Girls' Basketball, Girls' Cross Country & Boys' Tennis)
    • 7 teams qualified for the PIAA District 3 Championships (Boys' Basketball, Girls' Basketball, Football, Boys' Soccer, Softball, Boys' Tennis & Girls' Volleyball)
    • 37 individuals qualified for the PIAA District 3 Championships
    • 1 team won a PIAA District 3 Championship (Girls' Track & Field - 4x800M Relay)
    • 10 Individuals qualified for the PIAA State Championships
    • 2 teams qualified for the PIAA State Championships (Boys' Basketball and Girls' Basketball)
    • 20 student-athletes were recognized for committing to play sports at the collegiate level
    • 3 former student-athletes were inducted into the EAHS Athletic hall of fame.


    • Giving Trees: Bear Creek School’s Holiday Giving Tree program brought holiday cheer to 145 local students from the Elizabethtown community. As part of this annual tradition, the school’s faculty, staff, and students, as well as community members, purchased suggested gifts for families who needed help over the holidays.
    • Holiday Food Drive: Bear Creek School’s Holiday Food Drive collected 1,400 non-perishable food items to support 58 local families in need over the holiday season.
    • National Honor Society: Elizabethtown Area High School inducted 57 students into its T.H. Ebersole Chapter of the National Honor Society. Membership in the National Honor Society is one of the highest honors that can be awarded to a high school student. It recognized students who have exhibited the four pillars of scholarship, character, leadership, and service.
    • Nursing Home Visits: Rheems Elementary School students brought holiday cheer to residents of the local nursing home when they visited the facility to sing holiday carols.
    • Mini-THON: Elizabethtown Area School District held three Mini-THON events to raise money for the Four Diamonds Fund. In total, the District raised a remarkable $96,081.29 to find a cure for childhood cancer. The breakdown was as follows: Elizabethtown Area High School - $85,168.85; Elizabethtown Area Middle School - $8,144.31; and the Bear Creek School-  $2,768.13.
    • Bainbridge Bowl: In the week leading up to the Super Bowl, students from Bainbridge Elementary School collected 355 non-perishable food items during the school’s Bainbridge Bowl food collection. The food drive, which is timed to coincide with the NFL’s Super Bowl, helped to restock the shelves of the local food pantry after the holiday season.
    • Jump Rope for Heart: Rheems Elementary School held its Jump Rope for Heart celebration, a school-wide program that raised money for the American Heart Association. With music pumping and kids jumping, the school raised $10,100 for the fight against heart disease and strokes.
    • Earth Day: Over sixty students from the Bear Creek School displayed their awareness of environmental citizenship by performing a short skit in front of classmates, family, and friends as part of an Earth Day celebration.
    • Feathers for Families: Elizabethtown Area Middle School's Feathers for Families program raised over $1,500 through its annual paper feather sale. The proceeds were used to purchase traditional Thanksgiving food items including a frozen turkey, vegetables, bread, yams, stuffing, gravy, and more for local families in need.
    • Senior Citizen Ball: Elizabethtown Area High School’s Student Council hosted senior citizens as part of the club’s annual Senior Citizen Ball. The dance was held on the Masonic Village campus and was a way for the students to honor the community’s elders and thank them for all their contributions to Elizabethtown and beyond.
    • Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission: Elizabethtown Area High School’s Aquatics Resources class helped the PA Fish and Boat Commission stock local streams to help ensure a successful trout season for local fishermen. The students released rainbow and brown trout into the Conoy Creek in Bainbridge and the Little Chiques Creek at Cove Outlook Park in Mount Joy.
    • 5K Charity Run: Elizabethtown Area High School's Mind and Body Class hosted a 5K Fun Run in which $4,319.09 was raised for Elizabethtown Area Communities That Care. The funds will be used to support programs directly impacting the school district.