Posted by Tom Burson on Oct 08, 2020
Three of the Mechanicsburg Rotary students for the month of October were introduced on October 7 and were interviewed by Pres. Amy Bockis.
Noah Loran attends Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School. His parents are David and Nisha Loran.  He is involved with Ice Hockey (Palmyra [Travel Team, Assistant Captain], Keystone Kraken [School Team]), Hockey Coaching [Coaching Youth Hockey Players Voluntarily], 2019 French Foreign Exchange [Student Treasurer], Medical Exploration Camp Sponsored by Harvard University, and 2018 Harrisburg University Shark-Tank Entrepreneurship Camp. And, he’s interested in Website/Graphic Design.
Amanda Nicole Horn attends Cumberland Perry AVTS. Here parents are Michael and Jodi Horn. She is involved with HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America), NHS (National Honor Society), and NTHS (National Technical Honor Society). She is a volunteer at Helen O. Krause animal shelter. She likes hiking and kayaking. After high school she plants to attend HACC and study Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
Andrew Hollander attends West Shore Christian Academy. His parents are Linnea and Carl Hollander. He is involved with Youth Group, Soccer, Basketball, and Track. After high school he plans to attend Eastern, Toccoa Falls, or Penn State and study chemistry or chemistry-business.
The Rotary Club invites students from five schools to attend club meetings for a month during the school year. Each month a new group of students is  invited. At the end of the school year, the club awards $2,000 scholarships to a student from each school based on an application which they submit and the interactions that occur at the meetings. Students who continue their education in Pennsylvania also have an opportunity to receive a $2,000 matching grant from PHEAA (Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency) based on need.