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Mikaela Condran

Mikaela Condran

Mikaela, the daughter of Matthew and Erin Condran of Elizabethtown, has consistently showcased exceptional academic aptitude and leadership throughout her high school journey. Notably, her commitment to scholarship, character, leadership, and service earned her induction into the esteemed T.H. Ebersole Chapter of the National Honor Society.

Mikaela's academic excellence was prominently recognized at past underclass awards programs. She garnered praise for her outstanding performance in Honors Biology, German 2, and Competition Science, underscoring her prowess in diverse subject areas.

Mikaela's fervor for science radiated through her involvement with the high school's Competition Science team. Her achievements include clinching the title of Senior Reserve Champion for her project in the Chemistry and Materials Science category, as well as securing a third-place award for her project in the Energy category at the North Museum Science and Engineering Fair. Additionally, her awards extended to the Science Olympiad, where she was a three-time regional medalist in Forensics and Green Generation, qualifying for the state competition annually.

Beyond academics, Mikaela is actively immersed in extracurricular pursuits such as Key Club, Human Rights Club, and Reading Olympics. Notably, her leadership skills were evident as she captained the Lancaster-Lebanon League Section 2 champion Field Hockey team. Her stellar performance on the field earned her numerous accolades, including the Big E Booster Club Offensive MVP in 2022 and 2023, Lancaster-Lebanon League Section 2 all-star and academic team all-star, Lancaster-Lebanon All-star, Academic all-state team, and second-team all-state.

In addition to her academic and extracurricular commitments, Mikaela also contributes to her community through her employment with Condran's Landscaping and her dedication to pet sitting.

Looking ahead, Mikaela is poised to embark on the next chapter of her academic journey at Williams College, where she intends to major in Biochemistry or Environmental Science while continuing her passion for field hockey.

 

Nathan Merlo

Nathan Merlo

Nathan, the son of Peter and Kathy Merlo, has consistently showcased exceptional academic prowess and leadership throughout his high school journey. He was honored with induction into the prestigious T.H. Ebersole Chapter of the National Honor Society, recognizing his commitment to scholarship, character, leadership, and service. With a remarkable 4.0 GPA, he ranks among the top 10 students in his class.

Beyond academics, Nathan is deeply involved in various extracurricular activities, including the concert and marching band, orchestra, Model UN, and Key Club. As an active member of Key Club, he has dedicated himself to serving the community through numerous impactful projects. Additionally, Nathan contributes his talents to the cross country and track and field teams, displaying his commitment to both physical fitness and teamwork.

Outside of school, Nathan works at Subway in Elizabethtown. He is also an active member of Hope Community Church in Mount Joy, PA, and participates in the youth group at Cross Roads Brethren in Christ Church, where he engages in meaningful community and faith-based activities.

Looking ahead, Nathan has set his sights on pursuing a bachelor's degree in Cybersecurity at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

 

2024 ROTARY GOLF MAJOR 
Thursday, June 6, 2024
CONESTOGA COUNTRY CLUB
1950 Stone Mill Road
Lancaster, PA  17603

1:00 PM Tee-off, rain or shine
$150.00 per golfer
4-person scramble format
includes lunch, dinner, on-course refreshments, giveaways and prizes
Silent Auction to help fund county-wide drug abuse and fentanyl prevention strategies
 
 
 
    

Lillia Alvarez

Lillia Alvarez

Lillia, daughter of Victor and Shannon Alvarez of Elizabethtown, has consistently demonstrated remarkable academic prowess and leadership throughout her high school career. Notably, she was inducted into the T.H. Ebersole Chapter of the National Honor Society, reflecting her dedication to scholarship, character, leadership, and service. Lillia's academic excellence also extends to her underclassman award in French II.

Lillia’s passion for science and innovation has shined through her involvement with the high school’s Competition Science team, where she has achieved significant success, including two First-in-Category wins at the North Museum Science and Engineering Fair and securing regional medals and state qualification in the Science Olympiad competition.

Outside of academics, Lillia is actively engaged in extracurricular activities such as the Tennis Team, Newspaper Club, Reading Olympics, and the Human Rights Club.

Lillia is committed to her community through her work at CVS as a retail associate and her dedication to providing babysitting and dog-sitting services locally.

Lillia's next academic pursuit involves attending a four-year college or university, where she plans to major in aerospace engineering.

 

Jaycen Conrad

Jaycen Conrad

Jaycen Conrad, son of Dustin and Karen Conrad of Elizabethtown, has distinguished himself through his exemplary academic achievements and significant contributions to his school and community. Jaycen was inducted into the T.H. Ebersole Chapter of the National Honor Society, underscoring his commitment to scholarship, character, leadership, and service. At the underclassman awards program, Jaycen received the academic excellence award in Honors Chemistry.

In addition to his academic achievements, Jaycen is a decorated athlete, contributing to both the cross country and track and field teams. He has been recognized as a Lancaster-Lebanon League all-star in cross country in 2023 and 2024, as well as a 2024 academic all-star in cross country.

Jaycen's dedication to service extends beyond his school, as he actively volunteers with the Elizabethtown Rotary Club, assisting with various community events. Employment wise, Jaycen is employed at The Inside Track in Lancaster. He also attends Hope Community Church in Mount Joy, PA.

Following graduation, Jaycen plans to attend Shippensburg University to major in Computer Engineering and continue his athletic pursuits by joining the cross country and track teams, with aspirations of a career in computer hardware design.

 

April 2024

Olivia Nilsen

Olivia Nilsen

Olivia, daughter of Hyung Ku Nilsen and Amy Nilsen of Elizabethtown, has exemplified outstanding academic and leadership qualities throughout her high school career. She was inducted into the T.H. Ebersole Chapter of the National Honor Society, demonstrating her commitment to scholarship, character, leadership, and service. Olivia's academic excellence was also recognized with awards in AP Calculus.

Her involvement in school goes beyond academics. Olivia holds leadership roles in Key Club, Model United Nations, the book club, the tennis team, and the orchestra, among others. She is also an active member of the Human Rights Club and the PIT orchestra.

Beyond school, Olivia has earned the prestigious Girl Scout Gold Award and participates in numerous community volunteer activities. She is a member of the Elizabethtown Church of the Brethren and engages in youth programs at Cross Roads Brethren in Christ Church. Olivia works as a food and beverage supervisor at Hersheypark.

Olivia's next step is to attend Penn State University, where she will pursue a degree in biochemistry before attending dentistry school to become an orthodontist.

 

 

 

 

Derek Deardorff

Derek Deardorff

Derek, son of Shane and Mackenzie Deardorff of Elizabethtown, has also made significant contributions to his school and community. He is the captain of the 2024 state champion bowling team, a member of the baseball team, the Student Welfare Agency Team, and Student Council. His prowess in bowling has earned him the title of a two-time Lancaster-Lebanon League all-star.

In the community, Derek has shown his dedication and work ethic by serving at Masonic Village, working on the maintenance staff at Willowood Swim Club, and working part-time at Clearview Lanes.

After graduating, Derek plans to serve his country by enlisting in the United States Air Force.

 

 

 

Keegan Miller

Keegan Miller

Keegan is the daughter of Brian and Kim Miller of Elizabethtown.

Throughout her high school journey, Keegan earned a spot in the prestigious T.H. Ebersole Chapter of the National Honor Society, upholding its foundational values of scholarship, character, leadership, and service. Her academic prowess was further highlighted at the underclass awards program, where she received accolades for excellence in honors geometry, psychology, honors human anatomy and physiology, health, and probability and statistics. She also maintained honor roll status each semester.

Keegan's involvement extends beyond the classroom to include participation in Mini-THON, Bible Club, and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, alongside being an active athlete on the girls' soccer and lacrosse teams. She also contributes her time to assisting in the school's multiple disabilities class.

Her commitment to community service shines through her employment at Weis Markets in Elizabethtown and her volunteer efforts with the Iddy Biddy Soccer program, lacrosse clinics through GEARS, and at LCBC Church in Manheim, where she is involved in youth groups and the buddy ministry, supporting individuals with special needs.

With a clear vision for her future, Keegan is set to pursue a career as a physician's assistant, having been accepted into the Accelerated Physician Assistant Program at Lock Haven University.

 

Noah Locke

Noah Locke

Noah is the son of Arnold and Kathy Locke of Elizabethtown.

In his junior year, Noah was honored with induction into the T.H. Ebersole Chapter of the National Honor Society, a testament to his academic and leadership excellence. He plays a significant role in extracurricular activities, serving as co-president of both the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) and the Stock Market Club, in addition to being the captain of the varsity basketball team and a founding member of the high school's Student Lighthouse Team. Noah also contributes his talents to the soccer team and is actively involved in Mini-THON initiatives.

Noah's athletic prowess is well-recognized; he earned the distinction of being named a first team all-star by the Lancaster-Lebanon League for soccer and received an all-tournament honor in basketball. His leadership and skills extend into his involvement with FBLA, where he secured first place in the regional marketing division and in the financial systems and banking division at a competition, showcasing his business acumen.

Beyond his school engagements, Noah is employed as a food server at Masonic Villages, where he has also been celebrated with the Outstanding Volunteer Award for his commitment to service.

Looking to the future, Noah is poised to pursue higher education at Penn State University, where he aims to major in Business/Finance, continuing his journey of leadership and academic achievement.

 

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