Knox Lions Club honors Bauer

Keystone student Leia Bauer accepts a certificate naming her the September 2021 Student of the Month from the Knox Lions Club. Lion Bill Black is presenting the certificate.

KNOX - Knox Lions Club September Student of the Month is Leia Bauer a senior at Keystone High School who was presented with her certificate of achievement and monetary gift by Lion Bill Black.

Bauer 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 was selected as the Class of 2022 secretary. She was also musically involved at Keystone, participating in musicals, jazz band, concert band, concert choir, and select ensemble. She has a passion for dancing which she does at the Clarion Center for the Arts and is also Keystone's dance team captain.

Additionally, she is involved in clubs including SPARK club and a member of the National Honor Society.

Bauer's community activities include volunteering at Immaculate Conception Church and as an assistant dance teacher.

After graduation she plans to study mathematics with a cooperative engineering concentration through Clarion University's engineering program which works with both the University of Pittsburgh and Case Western Reserve University.

Bauer is the daughter of Scott and Sharon Bauer.

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.

CLARION - Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education, working with the State System Foundation, has taken a major step to help prevent dropout among at-risk students by launching the Keystone Extraordinary Emergency Program (KEEP).

KNOX - Knox Lions Club September Student of the Month is Leia Bauer a senior at Keystone High School who was presented with her certificate of achievement and monetary gift by Lion Bill Black.

CLARION - The 2021-22 Clarion University Theatre season will open Sept. 22 with "Laughing Wild," a comedy by Christopher Durang. The production will run at 8 p.m. from Sept. 22 to 25, with a 2 p.m. matinee performance on Sept. 26, all in Marwick-Boyd Little Theatre.

CLARION - Brianna Van Tassel, a recent graduate of Keystone High School and Emma Smith a recent graduate of Clarion-Limestone High School each received a $500 scholarship from the Kiwanis Club of Clarion during a program held in June.

CLARION - Clarion University Physics Department will present Stars over Clarion at (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) 7 p.m. Sept. 2 in Donald D. Peirce Planetarium, located in Grunenwald Science and Technology Center.

CLARION - Clarion University's TRIO Talent Search has been awarded a five-year grant through the U.S. Department of Education. Disbursed in annual installments of $463,217, the grant totals $2,316,085 and provides funding the program from September 2021 through August 2026.

CLARION - Need to brush up on your test-taking skills or gain assistance reviewing for the SAT or ACT? Clarion University's Educational Talent Search will host two SAT review sessions in Ralston Hall, Clarion Campus.

FOXBURG The Allegheny-Clarion Valley Class of 2021 held their graduation Wednesday, May 26, in the high school gymnasium in Foxburg. Forty-four students participated in graduation activities with parents, family, and friends in attendance.

TIONESTA - Once again this year, the Keystone SMILES' AG Day was cancelled. However, the second graders in Mrs. Brannon's class did not miss out and participated in the field trip in a bag.

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.