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Elizabeth Sheehan

Student of the Month

Age: 17

Town: Hollidaysburg

School/grade: Hollidaysburg Area Senior High, Grade 12

Parents: Scott and Amy Sheehan

Chosen for: Academic and extracurricular accomplishments.

Accomplishments (Honors/Awards): Student Council, president; National Honor Society secretary; Spanish Club, treasurer; Drum Major/President of the Golden Tiger Marching Band; 2020 Homecoming Queen, FBLA state qualifier; participant in PMEA District and Region Band Festivals

Future goals: Attend the Smeal College of Business at the Pennsylvania State University, major in marketing and audition for the PSU Blue Band.

Hobbies, community activities and interests: Dancer at the

Holliday Dance Studio since age 4 and on the competition team for 10 years.

In addition to dance, passions include: Music and the arts. Plays flute and violin, sings in chorus; a student choreographer for the school’s drama program, HARP.

Most influential teacher: My dad, Scott Sheehan, who is the senior high band director. He has pushed me to be the best person … and made sure (the band) had a memorable band season (with) many opportunities to perform as possible. He cares so much about his students … I admire how selfless, positive, and passionate he is (daily). He gives his all in everything that he does (which) I have learned from him.

Heroes: My parents. They have always supported and encouraged me to be the best person I can. I will always be thankful for their continuous care and support.

Favorite quote: “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” — Theodore Roosevelt

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