KNOX - Knox Lions Club May Student of the Month is Abbey Henry a senior at Keystone High School who was presented with her certificate of achievement and monetary gift by Lion Henry.
Henry was selected by her school for her activities and accomplishments both in and outside the classroom and in the community.
Among her many school activities, she participates in soccer. She was also musically involved at Keystone, participating in choir, band, marching band and musicals. She participates in a number of clubs including SPARK club, a member of the National Honor Society and member of the student government.
Her in-school activities include organizing and volunteering her time at various events at school such as pep rallies, the Veterans Day assemblies, and the Santa's workshop occurrences held at the elementary school.
Henry's community activities include participating in Hoops for Hope basketball games, blood drives and the suicide walk hosted in Knox in 2019. She is also a member of Cornerstone Church of Clarion where she volunteered in the Sunday school class for preschoolers as well as assisted with various vacation bible school events through the years.
After graduation she plans to attend Slippery Rock University with an undecided major.
Chartered by the Lion's International in 1953 with 15 members, the Knox organization's purpose is community service. The club sponsors Youth Soccer, the baseball association, Shippenville and Knox fire and ambulance companies, Youth Field Days, road cleanup, and the Salvation Army.
The club conducts an annual sight drive and helps to provide eyeglasses and hearing aids to those who cannot afford them.
The club conducts sight examinations at Keystone and Allegheny-Clarion Valley Schools each year for incoming kindergarten students. The club accepts used eyeglasses and hearing aids for redistribution to those in need.