December Youth of the Month Honored

by Norman Basett
Washington County Public
Information Officer

In the Washington County Board of County Commissioners Meeting on January 21, Commissioner Dori Nipps presented the Youth of the Month honor for December 2002 to Danielle Hose of Williamsport. An 8th grade student Springfield Middle School, Danielle volunteers to work in the office at Hickory Elementary School each summer and throughout the school year. She works to help prepare for the upcoming school years, runs off papers, stuffs student packets and prepares for bus riders. Danielle has been involved with many community and school activities and has been a volunteer at the local soup kitchen. Active in Girl Scout activities, an honor roll student at Springfield Middle School and a member of the school orchestra, Danielle has also played in the All County Orchestra and is involved in local youth basketball and soccer team play. The award cited Danielle as a superior role model or all youth. The monthly honoree receives a $50 U.S. Savings Bond. Youth of the Month is sponsored by the Washington County Community Partnership.