MOUNT CARMEL - The Mount Carmel Area Junior High Pride Award winners for September are seventh-grade student Brock Evert and eight-grade student Emilee Barnhardt.

Evert is a son of Curt and Shannon Evert, of Beaverdale. Evert received the perfect attendance award, is on the distinguished honor roll and qualified for all-star teams in basketball and baseball. Evert is an altar server at Divine Redeemer and is a member of the Pottsville Coal Cracker 13 and Under travel baseball team. He enjoys basketball, baseball, football and hanging out with friends.

Barnhardt is a daughter of Jason and Margaret Barnhardt, of Den Mar Gardens, Kulpmont. Barnhardt is a distinguished honor roll student, a previous winner of the Junior High Pride Award and was the Elk's Junior Teen in April. Barnhardt is a junior high cheerleader and plays junior high basketball, AYSO Soccer and SYGBL basketball. She is a member of the WKMC TV Studio, Chorus Fest, Odyssey of the Mind, Anthracite's Citizen Theatre and art club and is an alter server at Divine Redeemer Church. Barnhardt enjoys singing, acting, playing outside and spending time with her pets, friends and family.