Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Abigail Alspaugh and Nathaniel Mc-Cloud were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of the month for September. Alspaugh and McCloud were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school, and community service activities.
Alspaugh is the daughter of Eric and Wendy Alspaugh of Elizabethtown. She is a member of the prestigious National Honor Society. Alspaugh has held leadership roles in numerous school programs including librarian for the orchestra and Key Club secretary.
She plays the viola in the orchestra, is a member of the high school swim team, sits on the Prom Planning committee, serves as a tutor for chemistry, and helps with the spring musical tech team.
Alspaugh is active in the community where she volunteers with Helping Hands serving breakfast to the homeless in Harrisburg.She also volunteers as a group leader at her church’s vacation bible school. Alspaugh is employed by the Masonic Village where she works at the Farm Market.
Alspaugh plans to attend a four-year university and obtain a degree in the field of science.
McCloud is the son of Jeff and Elizabeth McCloud of Elizabethtown. He is member of the prestigious National Honor Society. McCloud is active with the high school newspaper, where he serves as editor. He also takes part in the Model United Nations program, is a member of the quiz bowl team, and runs cross country for EAHS. Mc-Cloud earned awards in the 2017 and 2018 MIT INSPIRE competition in the area of political science. In the community, McCloud plays trombone in the Elizabethtown College jazz band and orchestra programs. He works at the Willowwood Swim Club.
McCloud plans to attend college.
Rotary is a service organization that helps build goodwill and peace in the localcommunity and throughout the world. The main objective of Rotary is service in the community. Rotarians develop community service projects that address many of today’s most critical issues, such as children at risk, poverty and hunger, the environment, illiteracy, and violence. The Elizabethtown Rotary Club has supported the Elizabethtown youth for many years and in many ways. Some of the Rotary programs have been; Rotary Student of the Month, Pfautz Scholarship, Student Loans, Text-A-Tip notification program, Byrnes Health Center Field Trips, America’s Promise, Junior Achievement and others. Anyone who wants information on the Rotary Club of Elizabethtown may visit the club’s website at www.elizabethtownrotary.org.