Elks honor two local students

ELKS LODGE #231 of Martins Ferry would like to announce that Brent Milovac of Bellaire has been named the Teen of the Month for the surrounding area belonging to the Ohio River Elks of Martins Ferry.

Milovac is the son of Paul and Kristine Milovac and is a senior at Bellaire High School with a GPA of 4.0.

Milovac plans on attending college and becoming a pharmacist. He enjoys music, playing the drums, piano and guitar. Bowling, pool and writing is his way of relieving stress in his busy day. Then he likes to hang out with his friends and family.

Milovac’s activities include playing basketball his first three years, football the first two years and track his freshman year. He played in the Jazz band his freshman and sophomore years and is a member of the S.A.D.D. club, a two-year member of the National Honor Society, active in the T.A.P.P. program and a member of the Quiz Team and Buckeye Boy’s State; and was involved with the newspaper staff, Science Club and the yearbook staff.

Milovac is a member of the River View Bible Church and works at Rhodes Florist, Krogers and plays drums for the Victoria Vaudeville Theater. He volunteers for Easter Seals and the Wheeling Soup Kitchen. He is an active member of the blood drives, Coach A’s basketball camp and Bellaire’s annual elementary field day.

The Elks Lodge would like to congratulate Brent on his award and wish him the best of luck with his future plans. He is now eligible to be named Teen of the Year and if so, he is also eligible for a $2,000 scholarship.

CASSANDRA REASBECK, a senior at Martins Ferry High School, has been named February’s Teen of the Month.

Reasbeck is the daughter of Randall and Lisa Reasabeck of Colerain and holds a GPA of 4.3 and plans to attend Wheeling Jesuit University to obtain a degree in business. She would like to work in the marketing field.

Reasbeck enjoys the outdoor activities, fishing, football and NASCAR, and horseback riding takes up her other free time.

Reasbeck volunteers at East Ohio Regional Hospital, local blood drives and the annual Soap Box Derby. She works part-time at Vanity and Thermal Manufacturing and loves to spend time at the local mall. She is a member of the Fashion Advisory Board, volunteers at the Costume Contest for children, also the Guitar Hero Contest, at the Ohio Valley Mall. She has even collected pairs of jeans to make insulation for Habitat for Humanity.

Reasbeck’s school activities include playing basketball for three years, attended the annual Award Banquet since fifth grade, has lettered in academics since ninth grade, member of Little Sisters, and has been a volunteer for the Guidance Office as an aid. She has also tutored students during the day.

Reasbeck is now eligible to be named Teen of the Year. If so, her award will be sent to the Grand Lodge of the Elks were she may win a $2,000 scholarship for college. The Elks congratulate Cassandra on her award and wish her good luck.