MCA Elks Student of the Month awards for October
Four Mount Carmel Area students were named Elks Students of the Month in October.
Senior student of the month is Thomas Stief, a son of Bill and Barbara Stief, of Mount Carmel. Stief is a member of the varsity wrestling team, tech ed club, Spanish club and National Honor Society. He won the Elks Teenager of the Month award in 2008 and was awarded the most dedicated award for the wrestling team in the 2010-2011 season. He has been on the honor roll since second grade. His interests include wrestling, playing guitar, running and reading. Stief has joined the Navy and will ship out July 9.
Junior Student of the Month is sophomore Isabella Stellar, a daughter of Ed and Shelly Stellar, of Kulpmont. Stellar in involved in varsity soccer, basketball and track, and participates in the band and school musicals. She is a member of the National Honor Society, was a previous Elks Junior Student of the Month and Junior High Pride Award winner and likes spending time with her family and friends and listening to music. Her future plans are to attend a four-year college to pursue a career as a nurse practitioner.
The Teen of the Month Award was awarded to Breanna Kruskie, a daughter of Maryann and Tom Kruskie, of Atlas. Kruskie has taken part in the summer cooking club for two years and the TIES after-school camps. She enjoys spending time with friends and family and playing with her little brother and her dogs Otis and Olivia. After high school, she plans to become a nurse.
The Junior Teen of the Month is seventh grade student, Anthony Moser, a son of Tom and Brenda Moser, of Natalie. Moser has been an honor roll student at Mount Carmel Area since fourth grade. He plays teener league baseball for Locust Gap and junior high basketball, runs cross country, is in the TIES fitness program and will be a member of the junior high track team. In his free time, Moser likes to play basketball, baseball and board games and hang out with his friends and family. He also enjoys riding four wheelers, camping, hunting and fishing. His goal is to practice sports medicine.