Posted by Lynn Murphy on Oct 08, 2019
The Rotary Club of Gettysburg, which is now the parent club of the former New Oxford-Conewago Valley Rotary Club, monthly recognizes high school seniors from New Oxford and Bermudian Springs High Schools based on academic achievement, school leadership, extra-curricular involvement, community service and character.  The students recognized in September are Jason Lookenbill from New Oxford High School and Emily Swartz from Bermudian Springs High School.
 
The Rotary Club of Gettysburg, which is now the parent club of the former New Oxford-Conewago Valley Rotary Club, monthly recognizes high school seniors from New Oxford and Bermudian Springs High Schools based on academic achievement, school leadership, extra-curricular involvement, community service and character.  The students recognized in September are Jason Lookenbill from New Oxford High School and Emily Swartz from Bermudian Springs High School.
 
Jason was presented by Ashlie Murren, faculty sponsor. Jason is a member of the National Honor Society and a member of the Student Council. He is an integral part of the New Oxford Football and Lacrosse teams. Jason is described as having a positive attitude and is noted as being very active in his school and community. He is very diligent and prepared in everything he does. Jason plans to attend either California University, Clarion University, or Indiana University of Pennsylvania to study Speech/Language Pathology. He is the son of Mark and Krista Lookenbill.
 
Emily was presented by Jared Nace, faculty sponsor. Emily is a member of the National Honor Society and Interact Club where she serves in the officer position of secretary. She is an integral member of the Bermudian Springs High School Field Hockey team. Emily is described as a very kind, hardworking and service minded individual.  She enjoys participating in and helping to organize “Babysitting night” and the “Holiday House” hosted by the Interact Club.  Emily plans to attend either Wilson College, Penn State University, West Virginia University, or Delaware Valley University to study Animal Science and Veterinary Science. She is the daughter of James and Melissa Swartz.
 
The Rotary Club of Gettysburg meets 7 a.m., Tuesdays at Rosie's in New Oxford. It also meets noon, Mondays at the Gettysburg Hotel and 4:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at Battlefield Brew Works, 248 Hunterstown Road, Gettysburg.
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