CHS Recognizes Rotary Students
January 21, 2021
Central High School Rotary "Students of the Month" for September through January have been announced.
Isabella Dalansky, daughter of Steve and Jann Dalansky, is September's "Student of the Month." Her school activities include assistant drum major of the marching band, vice president of Mock Trial, National Honor Society historian, Math Competition Club and vice president of the Art Club.
Her honors and awards received include being a member of the 2019 Mock Trial district championship team.
Isabella's hobbies and interests include reading, writing, painting and working in the dietary department of Homewood at Martinsburg.
Her favorite quote is by Mother Teresa: "Yesterday is Gone. Tomorrow has yet to come. We have only today. Let us begin."
Isabella plans to attend college and study English.
Ethan Dilling, son of Eric and Dawn Dilling, is October's "Student of the Month." His school activities include cross-country, track and field, National Honor Society, Student Council, History Club and National Spanish Honor Society.
His honors and awards received include the Eagle Scout.
Ethan's hobbies and interests include Boy Scouts of America, 4-H, skiing, running, volunteering, camping and traveling.
His favorite quote is from Rob Siltanen: "People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do."
Ethan plans to attend the Pennsylvania College of Technology to pursue a bachelor's and master's in physician assistant studies. Afterward, possibly attend medical school.
Jadyn Glunt, daughter of Melissa Glunt, is November's "Student of the Month." Her school activities include National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society.
Her honors and awards received include National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society and the Challenge Program Attendance Award.
Jadyn's hobbies and interests include film and video games.
Her favorite quote is by Marge Gunderson, from the movie "Fargo": "And for what? For a little bit of money? There is more to life than a little money you know. Don't know that? And here we are, and it's a beautiful day. Well, I just don't understand it."
Jadyn plans to attend Juniata College for accounting.
Abbie Kitt, daughter of William and Jessica Kitt, is December's "Student of the Month." Her school activities include volleyball, Student Council, National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society.
Her honors and awards received include induction into the National Honor Society and the Spanish National Honor Society.
Abbie's hobbies and interests include playing volleyball, watching sports and spending time with family.
Her favorite quote is from Michele Ruiz: "If people are doubting how far you can go, go so far that you can't hear them anymore."
Abbie plans to attend Saint Francis University and become a physician assistant.
Dana Heltzel, daughter of Andrew and Jennifer Heltzel, is January's "Student of the Month." Her school activities include serving as drum major of the Central marching band, serving as secretary of the National Honor Society and reporter for the Central Cove Chapter of the FFA.
Her honors and awards received include 2020 PMEA All-State band; member of the PMEA District and Region 3 bands in 2019 and 2020; National FFA band member; second place in PA FFA Junior Prepared Public Speaking contest; and 2020-21 Blair County Dairy Princess.
Dana's hobbies and interests include playing the flute; raising her herd of goats; raising and showing market steers and market goats; hiking; biking; and kayaking.
Her favorite quote is from Maya Angelou: "If you're always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be."
Dana plans to attend college, majoring in nutrition and dietetics with plans to become a registered dietitian.