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.