EAHS June students of the month named
June 3, 2020- Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Lauren Duffitt and Dominic Gomez were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of the month for June. Duffitt and Gomez were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school and community service activities.
Duffitt is the daughter of George and Amy Duffitt of Elizabethtown. She is a member of the prestigious National Honor Society. Duffitt is active in a number of school programs including Key Club, the cross-country team, the track and field team, marching band, and the orchestra.
In the community, Duffitt is active in the girl scouts where she has earned the Girl Scout Bronze Award. She is also active in her church’s youth group and the singing and bell choirs.
Duffitt plans commission into the Air Force through the ROTC program at the University of Pittsburgh with a major in an engineering field.
Gomez is the son of Leonel and Melisa Gomez of Elizabethtown. Gomez holds leadership positions in numerous school programs. He is captain of the Quiz Bowl team, an Attollo scholar through the Attollo prep program, and a student ambassador. He is also active with Model UN, Future Business Leaders of Americas, the Competitive Coders Club, and the German American Partnership program. As captain of the Quiz Bowl team, Gomez earned outstanding performance honors in the Lancaster Lebanon Quiz Bowl league. He also placed first his senior year in the Future Business Leaders of America Law competition.
In the community, Gomez is active with the Boy Scout where he has earned prestigious Eagle Scout honors. He is a member of the Hershey Free Church where he is active with his youth group.
Gomez plans to attend Messiah College in the fall and major in Politics and International Relations with plans on becoming a foreign services officer.
Rotary is a service organization that helps build goodwill and peace in the local community and throughout the world. The main objective of Rotary is service in the community. Rotarians develop community service projects that address many of today's most critical issues, such as children at risk, poverty and hunger, the environment, illiteracy, and violence. The Elizabethtown Rotary Club has supported the Elizabethtown youth for many years and in many ways. Some of the Rotary programs have been; Rotary Student of the Month, Pfautz Scholarship, Student Loans, Text-A-Tip notification program, Byrnes Health Center Field Trips, America’s Promise, Junior Achievement (JA) and others. For information on the Rotary Club of Elizabethtown, visit the club’s website at www.elizabethtownrotary.org.