Name: Taylor Fazzini
School: Shikellamy High
Parents: Hal and Lori Fazzini
My talent or hobbies: In my free time, I enjoy playing guitar, making jewelry, playing tennis and reading.
Among the leadership positions I have held: I’m president of Spanish Club and vice president of Chess Club. Last year I was junior representative for marching band.
Among my special achievements and awards: I’m a graduate of Building Leaders for the Susquehanna Valley. Last year, I was inducted into National Honor Society and National Spanish Honor Society.
How I have given back to the community: I participate in my church’s food pantry. I also created a library donation program at my school. I spend a few hours a week recycling with the National Honor Society.
My plans upon graduation: I’m going to college to earn a master’s degree in aerospace engineering. I hope to work with Lockheed Martin or NASA.
Why I was selected as a Young American: I’m very dedicated to both my academics and the various clubs and activities I participate in. I’m always striving to better myself, not just as a student, but as a member of the community. I do my best to help everyone around me.
What you should know about me: Over the years I’ve come to realize how truly lucky we are in America. We have running water, electricity and schools for our children; other countries don’t have near the opportunities we are given. Because of this, I try my best to be thankful for everything I have.
Name: Taylor Fazzini
'Wake the Lake' kicks off Lake Augusta boating season on Saturday
SUNBURY — A number of boats will be headed to Sunbury on Saturday in order to “Wake the Lake.”Continued ...
Family Place presents program on speech and hearing
SUNBURY - Family Place, for parents and children ages 1 and 2, held 10-11:15 a.m. in the community room at the Degenstein Community Library. The focus this week is speech and hearing.Continued ...
Fish for Free Day in PA
Fish-for-Free Days May 27, 2013 (Memorial Day) & September 2, 2013 (Labor Day)Continued ...
Disaster Preparedness Program
The American Red Cross is offering a Disaster Preparedness Program at the library on Friday, May 24th @ 2:00pm.Continued ...
Sunbury plans 'Light Up the Sky' kickball tournament
The first “Light Up the Sky” Kickball Tournament will be held July 6 at the David L. Persing Recreation Complex, North 4th St., Sunbury.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 ...
Young mothers gather to scrapbook and share memories
MILTON — A group of young mothers recently gathered to preserve special moments and memories in their lives.Continued ...
Little hands making big heads
Students at the YMCA Arts Center, 35 S. 5th St., Sunbury, are in the midst of a cool project — “Extreme Papier Mache.” Inspired by the work of Emmy award-winning artist Wayne White, the kids are making giant puppet heads made out of recycled Daily Items. They plan to wear them in future parades around town.Continued ...
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Shamrock Road near Paxinos
PAXINOS — A PennDOT bridge crew in Northumberland County is scheduled to complete a deck preservation project at a bridge in Shamokin Township on June 4, weather permitting.Continued ...
Rulers of the Prom
Cortney Lahr was crowned queen of the Shikellamy High School prom.Continued ...
Sunbury's police dog - Brecken - has died
SUNBURY — Flags are at half-staff in the city today to honor fallen officers during National Police Week. On Monday the flag served two purposes as Sunbury Police Chief Steve Mazzeo announced the untimely death of Brecken, the 2-year-old German shepherd who was the department’s K-9 dog.Continued ...
Dancing into spring
The Moyer Institute of Dance will present its spring performance at 3 p.m. May 19 in the Shikellamy High School auditorium.Continued ...
- 'Wake the Lake' kicks off Lake Augusta boating season on Saturday