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Lower Dauphin seniors Skidmore, Book receive monthly honors

Posted 3/6/19

Two Lower Dauphin High School seniors recently won monthly awards.

Vanessa Skidmore was named Young Woman of the Month for January by the Hummelstown Women’s Club.

Vanessa, the daughter …

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Lower Dauphin seniors Skidmore, Book receive monthly honors

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Two Lower Dauphin High School seniors recently won monthly awards.

Vanessa Skidmore was named Young Woman of the Month for January by the Hummelstown Women’s Club.

Vanessa, the daughter of Donna and Greg Wagner, is a four-year member of the orchestra where she plays string bass and is a two-year member of the concert band. She is a four-year member and a leader in the BIG Club, and she is a four-year member of Class Council. She is a two year member of the Tri-M Music Honor Society.

In the community, she has performed with the Hershey Symphony and has performed at the Giant Center with Amy Grant and at the Lincoln Center with Michael W. Smith. She is active with her church and performs in the worship band.

She plans to attend Messiah College or Lebanon Valley College and major in music education.

Miles Book was selected as Young Student of the Month for January by the Rotary Club of Hummelstown.

Miles is the son of Lia and Glenn Book. He is a four-year member of the cross country team and is a team captain. He is also a four-year member of the track and field team. He is a four-year member of the German National Honor Society, and a three-year member of the National Honor Society and Science National Honor Society. He plays guitar in the jazz band and is a member of the ski club.

In the community, he is active in his church. He has organized and operates an afterschool robotics program at a local day care. He is an Eagle Scout and member of the Order of the Arrow, a Boy Scout Honor Society. He also works part-time as a mechanic’s assistant in a local auto shop.

He plans to attend Swarthmore College and major in engineering with the goal of becoming an affordable housing developer.