Danielle Hose, an eighth-grader at Springfield Middle School, was named Youth of the Month for December.
She received the honor at Tuesday's Washington County Commissioners meeting.
Commissioner Doris J. Nipps presented Danielle with a Certificate of Merit and a $50 savings bond.
Danielle, daughter of David and Sherri Hose of Williamsport, volunteers in the office at Hickory Elementary School each summer and throughout the school year. She helps prepare for the upcoming year by running off papers, stuffing student packets and preparing for bus riders.
She also spends many hours each day assisting for the opening of school.
Danielle has been involved with many community and school activities, and has been a volunteer at the local soup kitchen.
She's an honor roll student and plays in the school orchestra. She played in the All County Orchestra, achieving second chair.
She is also a member of the local youth basketball and soccer teams.