Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Ashley Johnson and Giani Leppler were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of the month for March. Johnson and Leppler were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school and community service activities.
Johnson is the daughter of Mark and Christa Johnson of Elizabethtown. She is member of the prestigious National Honor Society. Johnson holds leadership positions in numerous school programs. She is secretary for the Class of 2019, secretary for the Model United Nations club, and Kiwanis Club liaison for the Key Club. She is also active with the band and chorus, French Club, and serves as an intern with Brittany’s Hope. Johnson is the recipient of the Chairman’s Choice Historical Crisis Committee award.
Johnson is active in the community where she does volunteer work for the Masonic Village. She is employed by the Elizabethtown Public Library. Johnson plans to attend college and obtain degrees in international relations and French.
Leppler is the son of Chris Leppler of Elizabethtown and Kathy Amaro of Lancaster. He is member of the prestigious National Technical Honor Society. Leppler is active in numerous school activities including Chess Club and Book Club, as well as being a member of the soccer team.
In the community, Leppler is employed at Lucky Ducks Bar and Grille.
Leppler plans to attend college and major in biology or pre-med with a minor in engineering.
Rotary is a service organization that helps build goodwill and peace in the local community 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.