October 29, 2012

Mars student gov’t officers inducted

ADAMS TWP — Mars Middle School inducted its 2012-13 student government officers as part of the school’s annual Midi-Day celebration on Oct. 19.

Officers are eighth graders Ian Holcomb, president; Paul King, vice president; Tyler Brown, Jacob Miller and Gabrielle Natale, secretaries to the president; and Hunter Leslie and Ben Lewis, secretaries to the vice president. Class senators are eighth graders Taylor Hockenbe ry and Joseph Whaley and seventh graders John Ford and Daniel O’Connell.

Committee chairmen are eighth graders Erin Neff, bulletin board; Samantha Bartley, charity; Sarah Langer and Abigail Parsons, hospitality; Jack Austin and Annabelle Rectenwald, intramurals; Abigail Gloninger and Cassandra Zimmerman, library; Lydia Campbell and Cecilia Smelko, performances; Madison Caruso and Michael Sodini, public relations; Jessica Patterson and Alexa Schmidhamer, SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions); Cassie Buzzelli and Abigail Locher, school spirit; Arielle Alfonso and Margaret Richard, TV news crew; and Victoria Reginelli, yearbook.

Homeroom representatives are eighth graders Grace Alexander, Olivia Alexander, Kaitlyn McKenzie, Cassandra McKernan, Rachel McKernan, Meghan Pisarcik, Lauren Titchen, Kevin Weigand, Noah Wright and Isabel Wroblewski; and seventh graders Bryant Bauer, Davis Bayne, Amanda Chizmar, Alicia Fenton, Cory Ferguson, Zachary Greene, Anthony Grieco, Brady Knox, Colin Nesbitt, Matthew Patterson and Austin Vogel.

The student government program at Mars Middle School is modeled after state and federal government, giving a practical lesson in how government works. The program and its activities are a means of developing pride in the school and in the community.

For more information, call 724-625-3145.

Fundraiser brings in $1,240 for Komen

ADAMS TWP — Mars Primary Center collected $1,240.10 to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure as part of a “Think Pink” fundraiser, held Oct. 15 to 19.

As part of the event, students in kindergarten and first grade were asked to make a donation to the cause. Students could also wear a hat or pink colors to school to show their support.

For more information, call 724-625-1588.