Lions Club names outstanding students

  • February 15, 2013
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CJ Gillin
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Krystal A. Causer
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Nancy J. Parson

ROGERSVILLE – West Greene Lions Club has named three seniors as outstanding students of the month.

Selected were Krystal A. Causer, CJ Gillin and Nancy J. Parson.

Causer, daughter of Panya and Richard Causer of Wind Ridge, attends the culinary arts program at the Greene County Career and Technology Center, serving as treasurer, is a member of Skills USA, Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, participates in Young Life, “The Barn Yard” and played varsity softball.

She participates in her church choir and plays hand bells.

Causer has won gold and bronze medals at Skills USA and FCCLA state competitions and won a Skills USA District 9 gold medal. She plans to attend Bradford School of Pittsburgh, enrolling in the dentistry program.

Gillin, son of Chris and Tina Gillin, Fordyce Run Road, is a three-year letterman in baseball, two-year letterman in football and a two-year letterman in basketball.

He has been a Young Marine for four years and was Young Marine of the Year in 2011. He also is in the Army National Guard.

Gillin has been a member of the prom and homecoming courts and is a member of Dreams Become Reality. He received a Community Service Award in fall 2012.

He plans to attend Valley Forge Military Academy for two years and major in homeland security and get commissioned as a second lieutenant. Then, he plans to transfer to California University of Pennsylvania and major in homeland security.

Parson, daughter of Maria and Rickey Atkinson of West Finley, is treasurer of the science club and a member of the National Honor Society. She is a member of the First United Methodist Church, secretary and flora of the grange, won first place in the regional science fair and third place at the state science fair.

She volunteers for Produce to People and vacation Bible school.

Parson plans to attend Fairmount College and major in education.


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