Kids in the News: Sarah Hull...Youth of the Month

Kids in the News
Sarah Hull...Youth of the Month

The Washington County Community Partnership brought the High School and Middle School Youth of the Month Meritorious Awards for March, before the Board. The Middle School honoree is Sarah Hull, of Boonsboro Middle School. Daughter of Matthew and Sarah Hull, Sarah is a seventh grade student at Boonsboro Middle School. Sarah has received the Citizenship Award, Success Through Academic Recognition and has been on the honor role in the 6th and 7th grades. She participates in the Girl Scouts, the youth group at her church and the Digital Photo Club at Boonsboro Middle.
In addition to her school activities, Sarah participates in Family Fun Night every Friday; car washes, food drives at her church, canned food drives, and the Christmas Luminary lighting in Keedysville. Sarah's teachers note that Sarah's leadership qualities include, honesty, responsibility, trustworthiness, a team player and a good decision maker.
Cory Shank of South Hagerstown High School is the High School honoree for March. Cory, son of Jeffrey and Stephanie Shank is a tenth grade student at South Hagerstown High. He has maintained perfect attendance and aspires to graduate with perfect attendance. Cory played freshman football and basketball, serving as team captain for both sports. He also participates in baseball and Student Government as a Student Representative. Cory his seen as a positive leader for all the organizations in which he has participated. Among Cory's home activities, he assists with cleaning and yard work. He also enjoys playing family games and at times is responsible for babysitting his younger siblings. Cory is an active member in St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Funkstown, where he is involved in the youth group as one of its leaders. He also participates in activities at the Hagerstown YMCA, National Little League, Junior Basketball, Junior Football League and Hagerstown Pony League.