Westfield/Mayville Rotary selects students of the month
Chautauqua Lake Central School
Megan Stahlsmith is secretary of the National Honor Society and the senior class, and a member of the Student Administration, Spanish Club, Peer Educators, Peer Tutors, Sources of Strength, High School Bowl Academic team and Impact. Her other activities include school musicals and sports.
Megan’s volunteer activities outside of school include Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign, Footsteps as a Leader, Hebrew Congregation and babysitting. She is very active in her church.
She is employed as a server for a local catering business
Megan has taken trips to Poland, Germany and the Czech Republic. This led to the founding of MRS Cookies when she needed funds to off-set the cost of her international trips.
The daughter of Denise Stahlsmith of Mayville and Brian Stahlsmith of Stedman, Megan plans to attend SUNY Geneseo, Grove City or St. Lawrence University to pursue a degree in history or special education.
Junior Morgan Bennett participated in the Rotary District 7090 Student Leadership Award Program for Students High on Training, (known as SLAPSHOT) sponsored by the Westfield/Mayville Rotary Club.
A member of the school Student Council and Brocton Rotary Interact Club for three years, she now serves as secretary of both. Morgan has played volleyball, basketball and softball and participated in the ski club. She works at McDonalds and Lake Erie State Park.
The daughter of Kent and Eileen Bennett, Morgan plans to begin college at Jamestown Community College and eventually move to Vermont to earn a psychology degree. Her career goal is to become a therapist.
Grace Mayer, an honor student, had the opportunity to attend the HOBY (Hugh O’Brian Youth) Leadership Conference in 2012.
Active in the high school choir, she attended the All-County Music Festival many times. Currently, she is preparing for the school musical, Alice in Wonderland.
Outside of school, Grace works at the Lighthouse Grocery in Mayville. During her spare time she is learning all she can about her Italian heritage. She likes to spend time in the woods with her dad and to explore big cities with her older brothers.
The daughter of Vinny and Carol Majchrzak and Dave Mayer, Grace plans to attend the University at Buffalo next year to enter the nursing program.
Westfield Academy and Central School
Hanna Rubin transferred to Westfield from Brazil during her junior year. Her specialty is watercolor and oil painting, advanced drawing and graphic design as a student in the Fine Arts Department.
An assistant on the yearbook staff, she also was a member of the Ski and Runners clubs and participated on the varsity tennis and swimming teams. Hanna volunteered time at the Patterson Library and the Thrifty Kitty. In addition, she danced at the Center Stage Dance Studio and participated in its Street Dance and Jazz classes.
Hanna was employed as a lifeguard at Chautauqua Estates.
The daughter of Mitchell and Maraci Rubin, Hanna will pursue a college degree in Graphic Design or Interior Design.