Knox Lions Club honors Paige Henry
KNOX Keystone High School Senior Paige Henry has earned the Knox Lions Club's student of the month award.
She was selected by her school for her activities and accomplishments both in and outside the classroom.
Henry is following an academic studies curriculum at Keystone.
Among her many school activities, she is a member of the marching and concert bands where she plays clarinet, the senior high Student Government and the National Honor Society. She participates in soccer and track and field.
Henry's community activities include: volunteer work for her church, works for the blood drives sponsored by the National Honor Society and is a participant in several Student Government fund raisers.
After graduation, Henry plans on attending Slippery Rock University to major in psychology and then attain advanced degrees in psychology.
Henry is the daughter of Michelle and Lion Bill Henry.
Chartered by the Lion's International in 1953 with 15 members, the 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.