Sarah J. Keller, 13, of Big Pool, was named Youth of the Month for March by the Washington County Commissioners.
Keller, an eighth-grader at Clear Spring Middle School, told the commissioners Tuesday that she might want to become a physicist or astronomer. She thanked her parents and teachers for helping her "become the person I am."
County CommisCsioners President Gregory I. Snook thanked Keller for her involvement in the community.
She has been on the honor roll for the past three years and is a member of the Student Senate.
A history buff, Keller has assisted in placing luminaires at Antietam National Battlefield and participates in Revolutionary War, French and Indian War and Renaissance period re-enactments.
Keller also has penned a piece of Civil War fiction published in Cracker Barrel magazine.
An athlete, Keller has participated in ballet, gymnastics, swimming, cross country, karate, jump rope and ice hockey.
She is a band and chorus member.