On Jan. 16 the Twin Valley Rotary Club was proud to honor Twin Valley High School seniors Meghan Harty and James Wynant as their students of the month. The presentation was made at their weekly meeting. Meghan and James were honored for their participation in extra-curricular activities and outstanding academic achievement.
Throughout Meghan Hartey’s time at Twin Valley High School, she has worked hard to become actively involved in her school and community. Meghan is ranked in the top five students of her senior class and continues to challenge herself academically with a rigorous course load, including many AP and Honors classes. Meghan is a four-year varsity cheerleader for the football, basketball, and competition team. This year, Meghan serves as captain of the squad. She is a member and officer of the National Honors Society as well as chair of the Fundraising Committee for Student Council. Meghan is an active member of the Spanish Honors Society and the LINK program, Leaders Involved in Networking Kids. She is also a dedicated mentor to Twin Valley Elementary students through the High School Heroes Program. Meghan enjoys giving back to the community and has volunteered at many service programs including The Philadelphia Project, the Salvation Army, and Habitat for Humanity. Meghan is grateful for her time at Twin Valley and has enjoyed being an involved member and leader of the school. She plans to attend a four-year university to study nursing and will continue to serve others through a career in healthcare. Meghan then hopes to continue her education and become a pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She looks forward to her journey following high school and to seeing what the future has in store for her.
As a senior at Twin Valley High School, James Wynant has been active in several different organizations and activities throughout his high school career. He has been a part of Student Council, Mini THON, and has been the student representative of Ski Club for two years. He has also been a part of many sports teams on and off campus, playing lacrosse in the springtime for the Twin Valley High School team, and playing golf for the varsity team, earning MVP this past fall. Outside of school, James has volunteered time with the Ride for Autism Speaks foundation, and participating in trash cleanup days around Honey Brook Township. James works at a ski shop during the winter to share his interest in snowboarding and get others involved. In the summer, he runs his own lawn mowing and landscaping service to practice his interest in business.
Currently, James attends school every day for AP Government and Politics, the rest of his school day is spent at internships and taking online college courses. He has worked with two different small businesses as an intern, learning about small business operations and what it takes to be an owner. James is very interested in entrepreneurship and finance and plans to attend Albany University next year in their entrepreneurship program. After college, he hopes to work with small business and be very involved with the stock market.