At our January meeting, Lion Kathy Wallace presented our December student of the month, Tyler Widrick. Tyler was not able to attend the award ceremony due to a rescheduled wrestling match. Tyler is the son of Leonard and Marlene Widrick. Tyler plans to attend Jefferson Community College in the Fall with the ultimate goal of becoming a high school history teacher. Tyler is an excellent student with a course load that includes many AP subjects. He is captain of the wrestling team, active in French Club and National Honor Society. Tyler volunteers with his church youth group and plays fast pitch recreational softball. He works construction with his father during the summer months and enjoys outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, hiking and trapping. Congratulations Tyler!

January student of the month was Anna Lyndaker. Anna is in the top of her class with a 98.46 average. She is currently looking at a career in psychology or neuroscience. She would like to work with people – and would like to figure out how people think – and help them. Hamilton College is Anna’s 1st choice, with her 2nd choice being St. Lawrence University. Anna is very musically talented and currently holds the role of “Mayzie” in this year’s production of Seussical, the Musical. She is in Area All State Chorus, Bi-County Chorus and has had NYSSMA Solos grades 9, 10 and 11. Anna is involved in Earth Club, Drama Club, French Club, Odyssey of the Mind, and is President of the National Honor Society. She has volunteered as student choreographer and student director of the middle school musical for 3 years. She is a St. Lawrence University Augsbury North Country Scholar. Anna also holds the position of catcher on the varsity softball team. We wish Anna the best in her future endeavors! Here she is pictured with her proud parents Dr. Steven Lyndaker and Dr. Shereen Palmer.


New Member Induction on February 16, 2017: District Governor Kelly and King Lion Sheree Vora inducted our newest member, Michelle Beagle. Michelle is sponsored by Lion Cindi Brouty. Michelle has a diverse background – served in the US Navy, holds a BS in Communications from SUNY Empire State and is currently pursuing a Masters in Environmental Studies from Mountain College in Poultney, VT. Michelle has been a past participant in Relay for Life, Utica’s Greatest Heart Run and Walk, member of the VFW Post 6912 Auxiliary, Altar Server/Eucharistic Minister for St. Mary’s Catholic Church and a past VP of the Utica Ladies Lions Auxiliary. Michelle is employed as a Medical Language Specialist for Mohawk Valley Health System (22 years). Michelle is enthusiastic about our current Legacy project and looks forward to being involved in the Lowville Lions Club future activities. Welcome Michelle!


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