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Shaffer, Leiby receive MAHS Student of the Month honors

Posted 2/11/20

Middletown Area High School recently announced its Students of the Month for February.

Senior Courtney Shaffer is the daughter of Thomas and Christine Shaffer. Courtney has earned a place on the …

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Shaffer, Leiby receive MAHS Student of the Month honors

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Middletown Area High School recently announced its Students of the Month for February.

Senior Courtney Shaffer is the daughter of Thomas and Christine Shaffer. Courtney has earned a place on the honor roll throughout her high school career. She is a three-time Mid-Penn Conference player in volleyball as well as a two-time Mid-Penn qualifier for track and field and an honorary member of the Army Field Band. She is involved in many school activities such as volleyball, track and field, marching and concert band, epidemiology, National Honor Society, Mini-THON, Tri-M Honors Society, pit for the musical, Link Crew, and Senior Internship. Courtney is a class officer and an LCBC Harrisburg church youth group leader. She plans on going to Lebanon Valley College to study exercise science and then physical therapy.

“I am honored to be chosen for the February Student of the Month. I would like to thank my teachers and family who supported and pushed me through the years,” she said.

Courtney selected Terri O'Neil as her MAHS Teacher of Influence. O'Neil teaches health.

Connor Leiby is the son of Gregg and Amy Foltz. He is involved in marching band, concert band, jazz band, Tri-M Honors Society, National Honor Society, fall play stage crew, and the spring musical pit orchestra. He volunteered at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center over the summer.

Connor is in many other bands such as District Band, County Band, Region Band, District Jazz Band, and State Jazz Band. Connor was selected for the first chair alto saxophone for the All-State Jazz Band.

Connor is planning on attending the Penn State University School of Engineering to major in computer science engineering and minor in music performance.

"It is a privilege to be selected as Student of the Month. I would like to thank my teachers, family and friends for their support of my academic success,” he said.

Connor selected Sam Fisher as his MAHS Teacher of Influence. Fisher is the MAHS band director.