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Metro Kiwanis recognizes outstanding students

Posted: Friday, March 14, 2014

Huntington Metro Kiwanis recognized Huntington Catholic’s outstanding eighth graders who were selected by the Huntington Catholic School’s eighth grade staff for each individual’s accomplishments and who excelled in scholarship, citizenship, sportsmanship, character-building activities, faith, extra-curricular achievement and leadership.

The guest speaker Sheriff Terry Stoffel spoke to the students and Kiwanis. He talked about issues that face students such as bullying and intimidation. Sheriff Stoffel talked to the students about surrounding themselves with good influences from sports, clubs, extra curricular actives and family.

Lisa Liest a Huntington Metro Kiwanis member introduced Gabrielle Linker, daughter of Megan and Robert Linker, and Garrett Scheiber, son of Dr. William and Sue Scheiber, as the outstanding eighth graders of Huntington Catholic.

Linker thanked the Huntington Metro Kiwanis and Huntington Catholic faculty for her selection. She has participated in extracurricular school activities that include softball and volleyball and is planning to attend Bishop Luers High School and Indiana University. Linker thanked her parents as her biggest supporters and the Huntington Metro Kiwanis for recognizing her for her academic accomplishments.

Scheiber thanked the Huntington Metro Kiwanis and Huntington Catholic faculty for his selection. He has actively participated in extracurricular school activities that include basketball, golf and football and enjoys fishing and camping with his dad. Garrett is looking forward to attending Bishop Luers High School and Purdue University. Garrett thanked his parents for their support and Metro Kiwanis for recognizing him for his academic accomplishments.

Shown in the photo above from left are Lisa Leist, Huntington Metro Kiwanis; Gabrielle Linker, Garrett Scheiber and Jim Dinius, past Kiwanis Lt. Governor.