The Mount Carmel Area Junior High Pride Award winners for November have been announced.

Seventh-grade winner is John Ayers, a son of John and Linda Ayers, of Kulpmont. He is on the distinguished honor roll and is a water boy for the girls' powder puff football game every year. Outside of school, he enjoys playing all of his favorite sports, baseball, football and basketball.

Eighth-grade winner is Madeleine Lyash, a daughter of Kevin and Eve Lyash, of Mount Carmel. Her activities include pep club, art club, student council, Relay for Life, chorus and the TIES program. Her previous awards include Junior High Pride, Elks Student of the Month and Who's Who Among Junior High Students. She placed second at the CSIU computer fair. Her interests include scrapbooking, drawing and listening to music. She hopes to study law.