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The Avon Grove Lions lost a long time member on July 15, 2021 - John (Willie) Needham.  Lion Willie joined the Avon Grove Lions in 1962.  He has been involved in many fundraising and service events over the years.  John would cut the neckties of members who forgot to wear their Lions pins.  He will be greatly missed.

 
 
The Avon Grove Lions held their Distribution of Funds Night on Thursday June 10, 2021. The Lions distributed funds to twenty organizations, totaling over $22,000. This added to the funds distributed earlier in the year came to over $41,000. The Avon Grove Lions would like to thank everyone who made these donations possible by visiting the Lions Book Barn and Christmas Tree Sale, as well as donating to the White Cane Fundraisers. 

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SENIOR STUDENTS OF THE MONTH
 
AVON GROVE LIONS CLUB SENIOR STUDENT OF THE MONTH
MAY 2021
AVON GROVE HIGH SCHOOL
SOPHIA CROSSAN

Sophia Crossan has been named the Avon Grove High School Avon Grove Lions Club Student of the Month for May. She is the daughter of Kim and Bryan Crossan of Landenberg. Sophia is active in school with SADD, Avon Grove Minds Matter Club, Girls Ice Hockey, Allied Health Program & NHS. Sophia has been active in the community with KMC Dance. Sophia was inducted into the National Honor Society, awarded Student of the Quarter for TCHS – Allied Health and academically has achieved High & Distinguished Honors throughout High School.  Sophia plans to attend Villanova University, afterwards attend medical school and become a Psychiatrist. Teachers she has been influenced by are Mrs. Rurode and Mrs. Young.

 
AVON GROVE LIONS CLUB SENIOR STUDENT OF THE MONTH
MAY 2021
AVON GROVE CHARTER SCHOOL
MADISON OLLIS
 
The Avon Grove Lions Club Senior Student of the Month for May from the Avon Grove Charter School is Madison Ollis. Since attending the Charter School, Madison has been a part of the cross country team and was the girl’s captain for two years. In addition to running cross country, she is also a part of the Yearbook Club.  Madison has always enjoyed helping others, so apart from school, sports, and clubs she often helps out in her community. Every year, she helps pack book bags for kids who can’t afford bags or school supplies. In addition, she also helps out in Shop-With-A-Cop, an event in Coatesville where kids go Christmas shopping with police officers. She has also volunteered at the Chester County Food Bank and her local place of worship. After graduation, Madison plans to attend Penn State Brandywine and major in Sports Marketing.
Pictured: Madison Ollis and High School Principal Dr. Blasé Maitland
 
AVON GROVE LIONS CLUB SENIOR STUDENT OF THE MONTH
APRIL 2021
AVON GROVE CHARTER SCHOOL
SARAH MILLEY

The Avon Grove Lions Club Senior Student of the Month for April from Avon Grove Charter School is Sarah Milley. Sarah has been on the school’s volleyball team from tenth to twelfth grade. In addition, she was on the cheerleading team during tenth and eleventh grade and was cheer captain during the second year. Sarah has also been involved with performing with the school’s dance team and is now proudly a member of AGCS's elite Dance Company. She is also a member of the National Honor Society. Throughout high school, Sarah has been involved with multiple community service organizations in and outside of school. She served with Rise Against Hunger which sends out meals to third world countries, made homeless bags and thanksgiving baskets, and this past summer completed 140 hours of community service at the Jennersville Hospital. Within Avon Grove Charter School, Sarah was a part of the Wolfpack Mentor program, helped with field day multiple times, helped teachers, and tutored students. After graduation, Sarah is attending Duquesne University in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program.

Pictured:  Sarah Milley and Dr. Blase' Maitland 

AVON GROVE LIONS CLUB SENIOR STUDENT OF THE MONTH
APRIL 2021
AVON GROVE HIGH SCHOOL
AYDEN CAULDER

Ayden Caulder has been named the Avon Grove Lions Club Student of the Month for April from the Avon Grove High School.  He is the son of Melissa Caulder of Landenberg.  Ayden’s list of school activities includes Cross Country, Track & Field, LEO, ENACT and TAG club.  Ayden was active in the community with the Boy Scouts of America doing road cleanups, distributing and laying wreaths on the tombs/graves of soldiers and acting as the Assistant Senior Patrol leader mentoring the younger scouts.  Ayden achieved Eagle Scout Rank and completed a bench, placed at the intersection of three major trails within Possum Hill/Fair Hill, for his Eagle Scout Project and academically he has achieved High & Distinguished Honors throughout High School.  Ayden will be attending Penn State at University Park and major in Engineering. 

AVON GROVE LIONS CLUB SENIOR STUDENT OF THE MONTH
MARCH 2021
AVON GROVE HIGH SCHOOL
MAGGIE PRZYWARA
Maggie Przywara has been named the Lions Club Student of the Month for March. She is the daughter of Kim and Matt Przywara of Lincoln University. Maggie is active in school with the Avon Grove TV Studio. Maggie has been active in the community as a lifeguard at the YMCA. Academically, Maggie has achieved Distinguished Honors throughout High School.  Maggie plans to attend college with a major in Film and a minor in Business and then go on to direct, write and edit. Teachers she has been influenced by are Mrs. Buono, Mr. Jones, Mrs. Mercer, and Mr. Pizzini.
 
AVON GROVE LIONS CLUB SENIOR STUDENT OF THE MONTH
MARCH 2021
AVON GROVE CHARTER SCHOOL
FAITH McAFEE

The Lions Club Senior Student of the Month for March from Avon Grove Charter School is Faith McAfee. Faith was an active member of the Avon Grove Charter Leo Club and performed community service with the club, such as volunteering at LaMancha and Jenner’s Pond. She also volunteers her time with children, both at the school’s Green Team Camp and her church’s Vacation Bible School over the summer. In addition, she babysits the Avon Grove Charter School's staff children every morning before school, as they wait to get on the van to the elementary campus. Faith enjoys reading, especially sci-fi and classic literature. In high school, she started acting in both the school’s plays and musicals. Faith is a member of AGCS's Concert Choir and the president of the Tri-M Music Honor Society. After high school, Faith plans to attend a 4-year college to study forensic science.

AVON GROVE LIONS CLUB SENIOR STUDENT OF THE MONTH
FEBRUARY 2021
AVON GROVE HIGH SCHOOL
 
SOPHIA OMAR
 
Sophia Omar has been named the Lions Club Student of the Month for February 2021. She is the daughter of Alison Kelisek and stepdad Mike Kelisek of Landenberg. Sophia’s list of school activities includes lacrosse, orchestra, FMP, NHS, Tri-M, Our Minds Matter and SEL. Sophia has done community service by volunteering for “Night to Shine,” Respite Night, summer camp counselor, youth lacrosse referee, middle school youth group leader, high school youth group leader, and a regular blood donor. Sophia’s awards include Most Improved Player for Field Hockey (10th & 11th), Orchestra award (9th & 11th) and academically she has achieved High & Distinguished Honors throughout high school. Sophia plans to attend Ohio State University to study Political Science with a minor in Arabic. She is hoping one day to work for the CIA. She has been influenced by teachers  Ms. Cahill, Mr. Kowalski, Mrs. Mercer, Mrs. Penn, Mr. Wimer and Mrs. Umile.
 
AVON GROVE LIONS CLUB SENIOR STUDENT OF THE MONTH
FEBRUARY 2021
AVON GROVE CHARTER SCHOOL
 
ELENA SARKISSIAN

The Lions Club Senior Student of the Month for February 2021 from Avon Grove Charter School is Elena Sarkissian.  Throughout high school, Elena has participated in many community service events outside of school and at AGCS. Elena is a part of the worship team for her church's youth group, she volunteers in Vacation Bible School at Christian Life Center every summer as a counselor, and  has served flooding victims in the community through her church's youth group.  In addition, she helped move furniture out of apartments for Family Promise, volunteered at Orphan Grain Train, and has been dancing for Longwood Performing Arts for 4 years.  At AGCS, Elena was nominated and attended a Rotary Youth Leadership Awards camp sophomore year, has been dancing for the school since 8th grade, and is a member of our volleyball team since freshman year.  After high school, Elena plans to go to a 4 year college and study music therapy or child life.

 
AVON GROVE LIONS CLUB SENIOR STUDENT OF THE MONTH
JANUARY 2021
AVON GROVE CHARTER SCHOOL
 
DYLAN FLORSCHUTZ

Dylan Florschutz is The Avon Grove Lions Club January 2021 Senior Student of the Month from the Avon Grove Charter School. Dylan is a very involved student, not only in his school but also in his community. He has recently earned his Eagle Scout award, after completing a service project at East Fallowfield Township Park. His service project was a handicap accessible fishing pier that overlooks the park’s pond. From start to finish, the project totaled 311 service hours. During the school day, Dylan likes to take challenging classes and participate in as many extracurricular activities as possible. Three clubs he enjoys participating in are: Student Council, the National Honor Society, and DECA. Dylan holds a leadership role in all three. Dylan is also very active in the school's drama department, where he not only acts, but runs the Stage Crew.   After graduation, Dylan plans to attend a four-year college to get a degree in either civil engineering or architecture. With a degree in either of those fields, Dylan would like to start his own construction business and one day get a government job to build a moonbase.  

Photo:  Mother Jennifer Florschutz,  Dylan Florschutz and Lion Dr. Blase' Maitland.

 

AVON GROVE LIONS CLUB SENIOR STUDENT OF THE MONTH
JANUARY 2021
AVON GROVE HIGH SCHOOL

ULISES AGUILERA-BEDOLLA

Ulises Aguilera-Bedolla has been named the Avon Grove Lions Club Senior Student of the Month for January 2021.  He is the son of Jose and Maria Aguilera of Avondale.  Ulises is active in the community with the Avondale Fire Company as an Exterior Firefighter.  Ulises’ awards include being one of the Top 10 Responders of the Fire Company for both 2019 and 2020 and achieving academic Honors throughout high school.  Ulises plans to obtain a bachelor’s degree or higher and then become a police officer in Chester County.  For teachers who have influenced Ulises the most, he states “Throughout my high school career I have had many amazing teachers.  I do not believe there has not been one or two.  ALL my teachers from now to then have had a HUGE impact in me.  Without their teaching skills, guidance and support I don’t think I would have accomplished all I have.”

 

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2020-2021 Club Officers

President - Dwayne Degler
Secretary - Barry Marteny
Treasurer - Eric Hansen
First Vice President - Robin Rios
Second Vice President - David Graham
Third Vice President -
Becky Tolmie

 

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