Ben­jamin Haas and Grace Af­tandilov named Jan­u­ary Stu­dents of the Month

The Kutztown Area Patriot - - RELIGION - From Fleet­wood Area High School

Ben­jamin Haas and Grace Af­tandilov have been named Fleet­wood Area High School’s Jan­u­ary Stu­dents of the Month.

Ben­jamin Haas Ben­jamin is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gre­gory Haas of Fleet­wood. Ben­jamin as­pires to at­tend a four year col­lege to study ac­tu­ar­ial sci­ence or ac­count­ing and hope­fully be­come an ac­tu­ary.

Ben­jamin has been in­volved in the fol­low­ing clubs at Fleet­wood Area High School: Con­cert Band, March­ing Band, Jazz Band, Chorale, Vo­cal En­sem­ble, Men’s Cho­rus, Cho­raliers, Fu­ture Busi­ness Lead­ers of Amer­ica (FBLA), Na­tional Honor So­ci­ety, Soc­cer, In­door Track and Ten­nis.

Also, Ben­jamin sup­ports

his com­mu­nity by ded­i­cat­ing his time to vol­un­teer at his church, Friend Inc., Op­por­tu­nity House, High­way Cleanup, com­mu­nity pa­rades, jazz fes­ti­vals, the school’s craft show and Ea­gle Scout Projects.

Ben­jamin re­ally ad­mires his grand­fa­ther be­cause he lives his life to the fullest and al­ways fo­cuses on the op­ti­mistic side of any sit­u­a­tion. Also Ben­jamin states that his grand­fa­ther has a way of us­ing hu­mor to re­solve ten­sion or sad­ness which he greatly ad­mires.

Grace Af­tandilov Grace is the daugh­ter of Mr. and Mrs. Stephan Af­tandilov of Blan­don. Grace’s fu­ture plans in­clude at­tend­ing col­lege to ma­jor in En­vi­ron­men­tal Stud­ies with a mi­nor in Global Re­la­tions.

Grace has been in­volved in the fol­low­ing clubs/ac­tiv­i­ties at Fleet­wood Area High School: Stu­dent Coun­cil, Fu­ture Busi­ness Lead­ers of Amer­ica (FBLA), Out­door Club, Film Club, Na­tional Honor So­ci­ety, Rho Kappa So­cial Stud­ies Honor So­ci­ety, Re­lay for Life, En­vi­rothon, and Model United Na­tions.

Also, Grace has ded­i­cated her­self to the com­mu­nity by be­ing ac­tively in­volved in vol­un­teer­ing in the Re­lay for Life’s Safe Trick or Treat and the Re­lay, park restora­tion, Girl Scouts, and lo­cal food banks.

One per­son Grace re­ally ad­mires is Amal Clooney. Grace states that Amal has set a new stan­dard of what it means to be an ed­u­cated woman with power that gra­ciously helps oth­ers with her im­pact. She sin­gle hand­edly re­de­fined the molds of hu­man rights laws and bravely took on dan­ger­ous cir­cum­stances for the ben­e­fit of hu­man­ity.

Ben­jamin Haas

Grace Af­tandilov

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