GRAFTON—Each month the Grafton Rotary Club holds a special meeting at Grafton High School, to recognize two students as Rotary Students on the month for outstanding academic performance.
This month GHS Seniors Laura Johnson and Sean Doyle were recognized.
“All of the Rotarians were very impressed with the exemplary example of students, their example of high standards of academics, their character and their service to the community,” shared Rotarian Lorraine Isner.
Johnson is the daughter of Tom and Sherry Johnson. During her four years at GHS Johnson has been a member of the school’s marching band, aw well as part of the Health Science and Technology Academy. Through this academy she attended two summer camps, and completed various projects involving the environment, the composition of plastics, and concussions with athletes.
Johnson is heavily involved in extracurricular activities. She is a member of Youth and Government (YLG), and serves at a team leader in the 4-H program, assisting younger members and competing in the Junior Livestock competitions.
In addition, she is also a member the National Honors Society (NHS), and Future Farmers of America, in which she has completed in three national competitions as a member of Parliamentary Procedure, Land Judging and Dairy Teams.
Johnson will be an honor graduate of the class of 2017 and plans to attend Fairmont State University to major in Civil Engineering.
Doyle is the son of Glen and Sandy Doyle. Doyle has serves has Class President for three years and this year he serves as the Treasurer and an active member of Student Council.
He also serves as a member of YLG and has attended several conferenced about state and federal government. Doyle is also a member of several school clubs and sporting teams including the Bearcat soccer team, and the Math and Chess clubs.
Taking on a leadership role, Doyle mentors his fellow students as a member of Taylor County Breaking the Cycle and Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD).
In addition, Doyle is also a member of NHS and will graduate with honors this year. After graduation he plans to attend Marshall University to major in Chemistry and hopes to create a functional SADD Chapter at the university.
“These two students have taken advantage every opportunity afforded to them, and their passions for learning and life are indicative of the values instilled by their parents,” added Isner.
Congratulations Lauren and Sean!