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Lower Dauphin's Barr, Tonkin receive monthly student honors

Posted 2/6/19

Two Lower Dauphin High School seniors recently received monthly honors.

Ian Tonkin was named Young Student of the Month for December by the Rotary Club of Hummelstown.

Ian is the son of Dustin …

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Lower Dauphin's Barr, Tonkin receive monthly student honors

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Two Lower Dauphin High School seniors recently received monthly honors.

Ian Tonkin was named Young Student of the Month for December by the Rotary Club of Hummelstown.

Ian is the son of Dustin and Anne Tonkin. He is a four-year member of the band, two-year member of the drumline, and a two-year section leader in both. Ian has performed in the orchestra for three years. He is a two-year member of the drama department and received an Apollo nomination for his performance in the fall play, “She Kills Monsters.” He is also a two-year member of the Tri-M Music Honor Society.

In the community, he volunteers at the Ronald McDonald House.

He plans to attend West Chester University and major in nursing.

Kelly Barr was named Young Woman of the Month for December by the Hummelstown Women’s Club.

Kelly, the daughter of Tim and Laurie Barr, was selected for her academic and musical contributions to the high school. She is a four-year member of the band and choral ensembles, a three-year member of the pit orchestra, a two-year member of the orchestra, and she serves as historian for the Tri-M Music Honor Society, where she is a three-year member. She is also president and a four-year member of the Math Honor Society; a team leader and three-year member of the Science National Honor Society; a three-year member of the National Honor Society; and a two-year member of the Spanish Honor Society. She is team captain and a three-year member of the oceanography bowl team and is a three-year member of the STEM Club which placed third in the state last year. Kelly is a four-year member of the Believers in the Gospel club, and a four-year member of the Class Council, where she is historian.

She is active in her church and has gone on mission trips. She is also a youth leader in her church’s youth group and a member of the creative ministry team.

She plans to attend Messiah College, Westminster College or the University of Scranton and major in biology.