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Smithsburg Lions Club awards scholarships to Hovermale, Fox

July 01, 2012
  • The Smithsburg Lions Club presented scholarships to two students May 23. From left, Megan Ann Hovermale, club President Jeff Weaver and Kaylyn Elizabeth Fox.
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The Smithsburg Lions Club honored two 2012 graduates with scholarships May 23 at Mountain Gate Restaurant in Waynesboro, Pa.

Club President Jeff Weaver introduced the recipients and their families to the audience and presented the scholarships. 

The first recipient was Kaylyn Elizabeth Fox,  who graduated from Smithsburg High School in June. 

She received the following awards: STARS, Faculty Distinguished Honor Award, National Merit Scholar and SAT 1800 Club. She was also a member of the National Honor Society, Math National Honor Society and has been on the honor roll.

She is the president of the Math Club, captain of the Indoor Color Guard and captain of the Outdoor Color Guard. Kaylyn is a member of the Debate Club, Prom Committee, Spanish Club and Link Crew. She is a member of the God Squad, a RCIA Faith Partner and Life Teen at St. Ann Roman Catholic Church in Hagerstown.

She was a student page for the Maryland General Assembly in 2012.

Kaylyn tutors first-graders at Smithsburg Elementary School, teaches Sunday school and has assisted with vacation Bible school at St. Ann.

She has assisted with Smithsburg Elementary School’s fall festival, holiday shop at Christmas, helped to serve Thanksgiving dinner at Trinity Lutheran Church, assisted with Girl Scout book sales and assisted with the Smithsburg SGA.

Kaylyn was named Outstanding Good Citizen by the Ladies of the Elks. She works at Rita’s in Waynesboro. She plans to attend a four-year college or university majoring in either civil engineering or fire protection engineering, and minoring in political science.

Kaylyn is the daughter of Jeffrey and Jane Fox.

The second recipient was Megan Ann Hovermale. Megan graduated from Smithsburg High School in June.

She received the STARS Award and Faculty Honor Award, and lettered in cheerleading and track. She is a member of the student government, was an executive in 12th grade, participated in JV cheerleading and was co-captain in 10th grade.

Megan is a member of the outdoor track and field team, and the National Honor  Society.

She has assisted with Washington County Junior Football League cheerleaders, tutored Smithsburg Elementary School students and assisted with vacation Bible school.

Megan works as a sales associate at Premium Outlets.

Megan plans to enroll in a nursing program. She has been accepted to the University of Alabama and will attend Hagerstown Community College for the first year.

Megan is the daughter of lrene Hovermale.

The Smithsburg Lions Club serves the Smithsburg and surrounding communities.

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