State College Elks Lodge officers took first place in two areas at the Elks North Central District Ritual competition held at Lock Haven Lodge # 172. Exalted Ruler Jeff Kephart took First Place in the 11 O’clock Toast competition. Leading Knight Chris Carver finished in first place in the U.S. Flag Charge competition. They will both represent the Elks North Central District at the Elks State Competition in May.
The Bellefonte Elks Lodge # 1094 recognizes students from Bellefonte and Bald Eagle Area high schools with its Student of the Month program. Nominees are judged on the basis of character, leadership, service, and citizenship. Winners from the 2014-15 school year-to-date are:
September: Ashley Morris, of BAHS, daughter of Christine and Steve Morris;
October: Devin Walk, of BAHS, son of Amy and Howard Walk;
November: Matthew Modricker, of BAHS, son of Tami Barnes and David Modricker;
December: Christina Dunklebarger, of BAHS, daughter of Hazel and Walter Dunklebarger;
Murray, of Slippery Rock, is enrolled in the diagnostic medical sonography professional plus program at South Hills where she has maintained dean’s list-status for the duration of her training. She is currently fulfilling her cardiac ultrasound internship requirements at the Milton Hershey Medical Center in Hershey.