Student of the Month
HOOKSTOWN, Pa. — Jessica Barber, a senior at South Side High School, has been selected as the June Student of the Month by the South Side Education Association. She is the daughter of Charles and Kaylin Barber of Hookstown.
During high school she was a member of the Girls Varsity Basketball team where she was a captain for four years and also scored 1000 points, participated in Quiz Bowl, Academic Games, Girl Gov, World Affairs Club and Council, Teen Leadership Core, was a Youth Ambassador for Mental health, and a member of the National Honor Society. She has received the KDKA Extra Effort Award, the Global Travel Scholarship to Morocco, the South Side High School Social Studies Department Outstanding Student Award, is an AP Scholar with Honor, and has earned Distinguished Honor Roll throughout her high school career. She will be attending Temple University to study International Studies and French with a minor in Arabic.