Students from Williamsport High School and Clear Spring Middle School were named Youths of the Month for October at Tuesday's Washington County Commissioners meeting.
Dereck R. Hewitt, a senior at Williamsport High School, and Kelsey Hovermale, an eighth-grader at Clear Spring Middle School, each received a savings bond and a Certificate of Merit.
Hewitt's activities include student government, the Homecoming and Prom committees, band and Band Council, according to a written statement. He has a 2.97 grade point average.
He works for Byers River City Market and is part of the Fusion Youth Group at Bethel Assembly of God.
"Dereck is organized; dependable; honest; trustworthy; caring; assertive and will go out of his way to help others," wrote Michele Althouse, who nominated him for the award. "He is polite; puts others' needs ahead of his own; listens to others; and takes advantage of all opportunities that are given to him.