Three named Youths of the Month

May 19, 2004

Three students were named Youths of the Month for March and April at Tuesday's Washington County Commissioners meeting. Students Heidi Stamper and Laura Canfield received the awards for March and Morgan Smith was the Youth of the Month for April.

Heidi, a senior at Heritage Academy, is active in soccer, volleyball and basketball, in which she has broken school records for rebounds in one game. She served as co-captain of the basketball and volleyball teams during her senior year, according to a written statement.

She enjoys bike riding and going to sports events. She has assisted with Good News Camp and the After School Girls' Bible Study and has been on several mission trips, including a trip to Haiti in summer 2002.

Laura is an eighth-grader at Clear Spring Middle School and has been on the distinguished honor roll several times since she was in elementary school, according to a written statement.


She has received numerous spelling, reading, math and attendance awards and won first place in the Washington County/Dairy Queen "Waste Not: Make Washington County's Landfill Last Longer" contest.

Laura was on the Destination Imagination team for two years and went to the Global Competition in Tennessee, where the team placed eighth.

She is president of the Fellowship for Christian Athletes and is a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Clear Spring and the children's choir.

Morgan is an eighth-grade student at Clear Spring Middle School, where she has been a member of the All County Chorus for the past two years.

She is on the yearbook staff and a member of the Huyett's 4-H Club. She enjoys horses and horseback riding with her brother, Brandon, and attends Two Top Fellowship Church in Mercersburg, Pa., and is active in the teen classes there.

She has been on the honor roll and is taking several merit classes.

As part of the 4-H program, Morgan gives milking demonstrations and demonstrations about animals.

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