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Akakpo-Martin, Stone receive MAHS Student of the Month honors

Posted 7/17/19

The May 2019 Students of the Month from Middletown Area High School are Hayli Akakpo-Martin and William Stone.

Hayli is the daughter of Atah and Suson Akakpo-Martin. Hayli has been involved in …

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Akakpo-Martin, Stone receive MAHS Student of the Month honors

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The May 2019 Students of the Month from Middletown Area High School are Hayli Akakpo-Martin and William Stone.

Hayli is the daughter of Atah and Suson Akakpo-Martin. Hayli has been involved in many clubs and held many titles. She was a class officer all four years, two as vice president and two as president. She is the treasurer of Student Council.

Hayli is a member of Mini-THON, Key Club and Link Crew and has been an athlete throughout high school. She participated in soccer, basketball, softball, and track and field. She has been awarded first-team Mid-Penn All-Star in soccer two years in a row and was named one of Mid-Penn Conference’s Top 10 girls soccer Players to Watch in 2018. Hayli also earned an honorable mention for softball in 2018.

Hayli volunteers with her father’s law enforcement motorcycle club with projects ranging from sending care packages to homeless people and raising money for veterans, first responders, active duty soldiers, and sick children. She has volunteered with Olmsted Soccer Association.

Hayli is employed as a part-time sales associate at Champs Sports. She plans on attending Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre to major in sports management with a minor in marketing. She plans to play soccer at Wilkes.

William is the son of William Stone Sr. and Jennifer Schue. He has had a focus on music, as he is a member of concert and jazz bands, and is the drum major of the marching band. He is vice president of Tri-M Honors Society and was a member of District 7 Band, Region V Band, and earned the John Philip Sousa Award.

William is involved with Future Business Leaders of America and is the secretary of the club. He participated in the Epidemiology Challenge at the Capital Area Engineering Fair; he was awarded first place in science/medicine and received the Dr. George Hayward Love Sr. Judges Award for exceptional display and interview.

William works at Sharp Shopper in the produce department. He plans to continue his education at Millersville University to major in music education.