Name: Nisha Orren
School: Selinsgrove Area High School
Parents: Bill and Rita Orren
My talents or hobbies: I enjoy baking and making homemade gifts. I also love to play field hockey and geocache.
Among the leadership positions I have held: vice president of the Class of 2013 for all four years of high school, co-captain of 2012 field hockey team and co-editor of yearbook
Among my special achievements and awards: varsity letter winner in field hockey; National Honor Society; academic all-state team for field hockey
How I have given back to the community: Camp Spifida counselor; Soles 4 Souls; Girls on the Run; fifth-grade camp counselor; St. Pius X youth ministry
My plans upon graduation: attend a four-year college, study abroad and become a pediatrician
Why I was selected as a Young American: Because of my involvement in my school and community. I enjoy helping people and continuing to learn.
What you should know about me: I love to travel. Someday I hope to be on “The Amazing Race!”
Name: Nisha Orren
Celebrate the Valley 5K Run/Walk
May 25, 2013 - Registration 7:30 to 8:45am at Rotary Fields.Continued ...
Health 114 community service
NEW BERLIN -- The Health 114 class held a blanket drive to collect new and used blankets for Turkey Run Rescue local animal shelter located in Mifflinburg.Continued ...
SU SERVE 2013 exceeds expectations
SELINSGROVE — The Susquehanna University community exceeded all expectations again last month and surpassed its goal for SU SERVE 2013.Continued ...
Dad's tree house project garners community support in Selinsgrove
SELINSGROVE — There’s overwhelming support for a Selinsgrove father who must tear down his daughter’s partially built tree house because it violates the borough zoning code.Continued ...
Girls on the Run 5K spring race
BEAVER SPRINGS — More than 300 people participated in the Girls on the Run 5K spring race recently at the Middlecreek Area Community Center in Beaver Springs.Continued ...
Tree house must be razed in Selinsgrove
SELINSGROVE - John “J.C.” Carlson was preparing to finish building a tree house for his daughter, Samantha, last Saturday when he received a notice from the borough zoning office informing him the structure is illegal.Continued ...
Selinsgrove boat launch reconstruction approved
SELINSGROVE — Reconstruction of the South Front Street boat launch has finally gotten a green light from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.Continued ...
Ag/Dairy Days to be held May 17-19 in Selinsgrove
SELINSGROVE — The SUN Area Dairy Promotion Committee will host the annual Ag/Dairy Days, May 17-19, at the Middlecreek Valley Antique Association grounds on Old Colony Road, Selinsgrove, as part of the MVAA 17th Annual Spring Show.Continued ...
Selinsgrove School District budget includes tax hike
SELINSGROVE — Taxes will rise an average $35 a year under Selinsgrove Area School District’s proposed $37.47 million budget for 2013-14.Continued ...
Online video could give Selinsgrove singer the 'X Factor'
SELINSGROVE — Jaron Hamil is a singing sensation at Selinsgrove Area High School, and thanks to YouTube he’s caught the ear of producers of the Fox Television talent competition, The X Factor.Continued ...
Susquehanna University graduates confident about job prospects
SELINSGROVE - While the job market may still be in recovery, Susquehanna University’s newest graduates feel ready to take on the world.Continued ...
BREAKING: Lightning strike causes fire at ShamDam apt building
SHAMOKIN DAM -- There are no reported injuries and at least five fire companies on the scene of an apparent attic fire at an apartment complex at 28 Helen St. in Shamokin Dam.Continued ...
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