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December Students of the Month Named

Dec 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page, News

December 18, 2013- Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Morgan Gizzi and Jay Bomgardner were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of month for December. Morgan and Jay were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school and community service activities.

Morgan is the daughter of Zane and Melissa Gizzi of Elizabethtown. She is a member of the prestigious National Honor Society where she serves as vice president. Morgan also holds several additional leadership positions in school programs and activities. She is treasurer of student council, co-chair of the senior citizens ball planning team, class historian, co-captain of the cross country team, co-captain of the powder puff football team, and co-chair of miniTHON. She is also a member of the winter track and spring track and field teams.

Morgan is an accomplished runner qualifying for the District III meet in cross country her junior and senior years. She also is a talented artist, earning the Congressional Art Award as an eleventh grader.
In the community, Morgan volunteers at the E-town Fair in the petting zoo, with Brittany’s Hope as an event helper, the Elizabethtown Public Library, and with Youth of Elizabethtown Serving Together. She was selected to attend Rotary International’s Youth Leadership Conference her junior year. Morgan plans to attend college and most likely major in a science-related field.

Jay is the son of Jay Bomgardner of Lebanon and Wanda Mummau Bomgardner of Elizabethtown. Jay is highly active in extracurricular activities at Elizabethtown Area High School. He is the fundraising co-captain for miniTHON and serves on the principal’s student advisory cabinet. He is a member of the Olweus Anti-Bullying Committee, the Aevidum Club, and the EAHS Soccer team. Jay is active in the school’s theater program having held roles in GREASE and How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying.

Outside of school, Jay volunteers at St. Pauls United Methodist Church with its Helping Hands program. After graduation, Jay plans to attend a 4-year college and possibly major in marketing or advertising.

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