SENIORS OF THE MONTH FOR JANUARY
BEN KELLEY, son of Kevin and Michelle Kelley of Mickleton.
School Activities: Starting goalie of the 2013 Tri-County Royal Division Championship Kingsway soccer team. Also, Ben is the Captain of the 2014 Sectional Champion bowling team, member of the Kingsway golf team, and first chair viola in the school orchestra. He is also a member of the National Honor Society and Tri-M Music Honor Society.
Out of School Activities: Participation as a student leader in his church youth group. With this group, Ben has been on two mission trips and several other community work projects.
Honors/Awards: National Merit Commended Scholar, Student of Character at Kingsway in ninth grade, Honor Roll for every marking period of every year. Was selected to the All South Jersey Orchestra in eleventh grade, the only year he tried out.
Future Plans: Ben plans to study chemical engineering at either Clemson or Missouri, hopefully obtaining a minor in business, as well.
AVERY KERSHAW, daughter of Cynthia Kershaw, Grady Sumner and Dean Kershaw of Woolwich Township.
School Activities: Marching Band, Jazz Band, Select Jazz Band, Drama Club, Student Council, National Honor Society, Tri-M Music Honor Society, Yearbook, Play, Concert Band, Interact, and P.A.W.S.
Out of School Activities: Tutoring, volunteering, and babysitting. Volunteers at: Habitat for Humanity and Toys for Tots.
Honors/Awards: Drum Major for 2013 marching band season, secretary of Tri-M Music Honor Society, lead alto saxophone player in junior year, and captain of woodwind section of marching band.
Future Plans: Avery plans to go to college for nursing while minoring in psychology and she would like to work in a pediatric hospital. Her main goal is just to make a difference in someone’s life like other nurses have done for her.