Students in the news
Garrett James Wright has been selected as the Lions Club Scholar of the Month for the month of November 2020. Garrett is a senior at Oak Glen High School. He is ranked 7thin the Class of 2021 with a GPA of 4.03. He is the son of Theresa & Daniel Cain & Garold Wright all of New Cumberland. Garrett is a member of The National Honor Society & the National Technical Honor Society, with certificate in Automotive Technology for John D. Rockefeller Career Center. Garrett is a four-year golf team member; three year letterman. Garrett, also, is a member of the video crew for the Oak Glen Girls Basketball team, with one year lettered & working on his second year now. Garrett is a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church in New Cumberland where he accepted his faith in 2016. After graduation Garrett will pursue two courses of study. He will begin the New Castle School of Trade where he will study to receive his Associates Degree in Diesel Technology. He will also attend West Virginia Northern Community School to earn an associate degree in Business.
Delainey Mellott, daughter of Rick and Jessica Mellott of East Liverpool, has been selected as the Kiwanis Student of the Month for February at Southern Local High School. She is ranked 3rd in her graduating class with a 4.378 GPA. Delainey has been an Honor Roll student throughout her high school career. She is an active member of the National Honor Society, Varsity Club, President of Senior class and Student Council. She was on the 2019 Fall Homecoming Court and 2021 Winter Homecoming Court. She has participated in the College Credit Plus Program at Kent State and Eastern Gateway Community College. Delainey is a 4 year letterman in volleyball. She has received the Ohio High School Volleyball Coaches’ Association Academic Award, 2020 EOAC second team, and 2020 All District second team. She is also a 3 year letterman in softball and 2 years in basketball. Outside of school Delainey is employed at B&S Carryout. Delainey plans on attending Kent State University in the nursing program. Her career goal is to become a nurse anesthetist.