Elks honor teens
THE OHIO River Valley Elks Lodge #231 of Martins Ferry announces that Taylor Kuminkoski, a senior at Martins Ferry High School, has been awarded the Teen of the Month Award. She is the daughter of Bernie Kuminkoski and Kathleen Hadorn and maintains a GPA of 3.6 Her future plans are to attend Ohio University for a Speech Pathology Degree.
Kuminkoski has been the class president for the last three years. She is a three year letterperson in volleyball and a cheerleader for two years; a member of the Chy Phy for two years and is a Younglife Member. She volunteers at the Wheeling Soup Kitchen, Habitat for Humanity and has worked as a lifeguard for two years and loves scrapbooking.
Congratulations to Taylor on her award and we wish her the best of luck in her future plans. After being picked for Teen of the Month she is now eligible to win a $2,000 scholarship for her college needs.
THE OHIO River Valley Elks Lodge #231 of Martins Ferry announces that Ryan Hotlotz has been awarded the Teen of the Month Award for May. He is the son of Bruce and Teresa Hotlotz of Bridgeport and is a senior at Martins Ferry High School with a 4.4 GPA. His future plans include graduating from O.S.U. with a degree in Biomedical Engineering. He loves to lift, golf and swim.
Hotlotz is a two year member of the National Honor Society, vice-president, Chy-Phy, and a two-year member of the Spanish Club. He is a four-year letterman and captain of the wrestling team while placing twice in the OVAC; and a two-year letterman of the football team.
Hotlotz has served as an Alter server and volunteer at St. Anthony’s Church in Bridgeport. He also volunteers at the Wheeling Soup Kitchen and the Italian Festival.
Congratulations to Ryan on his award and good luck with his future plans. If named Teen of the Year, he will be eligible to win a $2,000 scholarship for his college plans.