Students of the Month

Rotary's Student of the Month program runs August - May every year; for more information, please contact Jill Craig. You may view previous Students of the Month below...


March 2015

Kayla Forrey & Connor Maxwell

The Mount Joy Rotary Girl of the Month for March is Kayla Forrey, daughter of Larry and Kristine Forrey of Mount Joy. Kayla is a valuable asset to the Donegal High School Field Hockey Team acting as team captain both her junior and senior years (9-12). Kayla is also a member of the Donegal High School Track and Field Team (11-12), has played on the school’s Basketball Team (9), and Softball team (9-10). Kayla is also a member of the Varsity Club (10-12). Additionally, Kayla is the Senior Class President (12), Student Council Secretary (9-12), and a member of both National Honor Society (11-12), and National Art Honor Society (12). Kayla is a member of the Donegal Performing Arts Club, a DEEP (Donegal Experiential Education Program) participant, and a member of the Donegal Gifted Program.

Outside of school Kayla continues to excel in field hockey on her club team for Sutter’s Brigade. Kayla shares her love of the sport by coaching young field hockey players through the “Weed Whackers” and “For the love of field hockey” programs. Kayla enjoys working with the children at the Schreiber Center where she volunteers as a swim buddy. Additionally, Kayla has represented Donegal at both the Hugh O’Brian (HOBY) leadership conference, and The Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA).

In her spare time, Kayla is gaining valuable work experience through her employment with Spooky Nook Sports (2013-2014) and as a lifeguard at Hershey Park. After graduation Kayla plans to attend Boston College to study Biology and continue her field hockey career. After college, Kayla wants to go on to graduate school to become a physical therapist.

The Mount Joy Rotary Boy of the Month for March is Connor Maxwell, son of Shawn and Barb Maxwell of Mount Joy. Connor is a valuable member of the Donegal High School Football Team where he serves as Team Captain (9-12). Connor is also an integral member of the Donegal High School Wrestling Team where he serves as Team Captain and is a two time L-L League Wrestling Academic All-Star. Additionally, Connor has played on the high school’s baseball team (9-10), and is a member of the Varsity Club (12).

Outside of school, Connor attends Florin Church of the Brethren and is active in the church’s youth group. Connor enjoys volunteering at Life Builders Work Camps, where church groups provide disaster relief and poverty work to those in need. Connor also enjoys sharing his love of football through the Donegal Youth Flag Football program.After high school, Connor plans to attend a four year college and is still deciding which school he would like to attend. While in college, Connor wishes to continue playing football.