If you know of a high school senior who excels in the arts, in music theatre, student government or is just an all around leader -- we want to know about them!
Submit your nominee in 97 words or less below. We will honor one student per month on the air and award them a $1,000 scholarship toward the school of their choice!
Jackson from St. Vincent St. Mary High School is a leader and respected and loved by all who know him. Since he was a young child he has followed his moral compass which has developed into a life of service to others. He is a student ambassador, a Marianist leader, a House Chaplain, a basketball ref for young kids and an alter server and lector at church. He started a lawn mowing when he was 12 and bought his first car and has saved for college. He is a thoughtful, kind, spiritual young man and a good friend with relationships that run deep and wide. Congratulations, Jackson!
Delaney is an outgoing student in her extracurricular and academic activities. She has been in dance for 11 years, involved with Girl Scouts for 6 years, and joined the Minerva High School Dance team Sophomore year and gained the title "Team Captain" two years in a row. She has also had popular roles in Drama Club which she has dedicated herself to for four years. Delaney is in clubs like SADD, International Circle, Aultman Ambassadors, Student Council, NHS, is in the top ten percent and has had perfect attendance since Middle school. Outside of school, she volunteers at Meals on Wheels, packs lunches for remote learning students at Minerva Elementary, and has done bell ringing for the Salvation Army three years in a row. Besides dance she loves to paint and draw in her free time. Delaney has had a summer job as a lifeguard for two years in a row. She plans on attending college to begin a career in the medical field to continue her dedication toward helping others. Congratulations, Delaney!
Watching Daniel grow into a selfless, kind, caring young man has been wonderful. Daniel is a member of National Honor Society, participant of Nordonia High School Track, Golf, & volunteer of Knights Caring for Knights, Special Olympics Summit County, Best Buddies, Tech Crew, and Nordonia Hills News Broadcast videographer/streamer of HS sports. He recently sponsored a sock drive for Haven of Rest and created interactive placemats for the elderly at nursing homes. Daniel's been working since age 15, most recently at Target. Daniel's creative skills will provide him the tools for pursuing a degree in Architecture Design. Due to Daniel's academic achievements, he was accepted to Kent State's Architecture program and recently invited to apply for Honors College at KSU. Fun Fact: Daniel hasn't missed a day of school since his elementary days. Congratulations, Daniel!
At age 4, Lilah inquired “Dad, does Bob Seger live in the clouds with Santa and the Allman Brothers?” Fourteen years later Lilah Nye still rocks by waking early everyday to make a positive difference in the lives of people around her. Lilah continues to maximize her days and years at Wadsworth High School by serving her community and volunteering hundreds of hours with organizations such as the Red Cross, Rotary Club, Key Club, and others. She is a 3-sport athlete and leader on her cross country, swim, and track teams. A four year scholar athlete who also performs in show choir and earns a 4.2 GPA. Yep. She rocks. Always has. Congratulations, Lilah!
Logan is a hard working kid who puts others ahead of himself. He has been in Marching Band for 4 years at Valley Forge High School. Throughout his high school career he has been involved in many extracurricular activities such as; Cross Country, Swimming & Diving and Track. Logan currently works two jobs while maintaining good grades at school. For 4 years, Logan was in the Greater Cleveland Young Marines, where he learned, leadership, teamwork and discipline. Unable to fulfill his dream to be in the military due to a medical issue, he hopes to pursue a job in a trade. Congratulations, Logan!
Angela Case of Brunswick High School is our latest Kid Who Rocks. She is a Commissioner for the HUDDLE program that teaches monthly meetings at local Elementary schools to enlighten other students to the dangers of drugs, alcohol and tobacco. She enjoys painting and drawing in her free time. As the Business Editor for Yearbook, Angie is in charge of the advertisements that fund the organization. She’s also a member of the National Honor Society and French Club and maintains a 4.35 GPA. Her latest challenge is learning how to play guitar because she is inspired by the rock bands she hears on 97.5 WONE. Congratulations, Angela.
Matthew is self motivated and compassionate. He has been the principal chair of the French Horns for the Lake Symphonic Winds for four years. The section leader of the mellophones for the Lake marching band. The principal horn for the Canton Youth Symphony Advanced Orchestra for the past three years. He plays in the pit orchestra for the high school musicals, and for the All City Musical in Akron. Matthew is a member of the National Honor Society, a school mentor, volunteers in the community, plays tennis, and enjoys time with his friends and family. Congratulations, Matthew!