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WASD Students Honor School Board Members in Annual Recognition Ceremony

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February 05, 2020 | Awards & Celebrations

President Lori Baer with Peyton Pennycoff from Hepburn-Lycoming.

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (FEBRUARY 5, 2020) — In recognition of Williamsport Area School Board members, students from across the district honored them for their service by presenting them with a brand-new book Tuesday night for installation in their respective school libraries. Each of the books is dedicated to the individual board member with a nameplate on the inside cover.

The annual ceremony is conducted as part of January's National School Board Recognition Month.

This year's presenters (by building) were:

Cochran Primary School
  • Amaury Kidd presented "What Can a Citizen Do?" to Jennifer Lake.
  • Keaton Mohler presented "She Persisted Around the World" to Star Poole.
Hepburn-Lycoming Primary School
  • Peyton Pennycoff presented "Brave" to Lori Baer.
  • Tate Hill presented "Austin Plays Fair" to Dr. Jane Penman.
Jackson Primary School
  • Adilynne Clark presented "Sometimes You Fly" to Pat Dixon.
  • Lincoln Paulhamus presented "All Are Welcome" to Adam Welteroth.
Stevens Primary School
  • Aidan Weaver presented "If You Give a Mouse an iPhone" to Marc Schefsky.
  • Avant Martin presented "Dreamers" to Barbara Reeves.
Curtin Intermediate School
  • Karlee McNaughton presented "No Fixed Address" to Marc Schefsky.
  • Kye Diakite presented "Genesis Begins Again" to Jennifer Lake.
Lycoming Valley Intermediate School
  • Tabitha Aderhold presented "Rocket to the Moon" to Pat Dixon.
  • Steven Bott presented "The Season of Styx Malone" to Dr. Nancy Story Somers.
Williamsport Area Middle School
  • Hannah Hale presented "Her Own Two Feet" to Dr. Jane Penman.
  • Jack Heller presented "Strange Birds: A Field Guide to Ruffling Feathers" to Barbara Reeves.
  • Sam Radulski presented "The Echo Park Castaways" to Adam Welteroth.
Williamsport Area High School
  • Samiyah Little and Mason Nevill presented "Zenobia July" to Lori Baer, "Michigan vs. the Boys" to Star Poole and "The Nickel Boys" to Dr. Nancy Story Somers.

We thank all our board members for their time, dedication and service to the WASD! 

To see more photos of the book presentation, including names of the presenters, visit the district's SmugMug page by clicking here

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