- Meyersdale Area School District
December Remarkable Raiders
MEYERSDALE - Several Meyersdale Area Middle and High School students were named Remarkable Raiders for the month of December. Students in grades six through 12 were selected based on the merits of Academic Performance, Character, Behavior, Effort, Good Citizenship and Attendance. Remarkable Raiders are recognized at the monthly meetings of the Meyersdale School Board.
The following Meyersdale Middle School students have been named Remarkable Raiders for the Month of December: Macey Logsdon, Nola Knopsnyder and Olivia Baker.
Olivia Baker, an eighth grade student at Meyersdale Middle School, is the granddaughter of Carol and Lenny Steinly. She is a member of Garden Club, Choir and marching and jazz band. She is a member of the Red Raider basketball, softball and track teams. Her favorite classes are English, Math and History. Following high school, Baker plans to attend college to earn an education in the field of Nursing, Criminal Justice, Government/Law or Science.
Nola Knopsnyder, a seventh grade student at Meyersdale Middle School, is the daughter of Taryn Miller and Derek Knopsnyder. She is a member of the Meyersdale Middle School Ski Club and enjoys English and Reading. Outside of school, Knopsnyder enjoys dancing.
Macey Logsdon, a sixth grade student at Meyersdale Middle School, is the daughter of Brandi and Clay Logsdon. Her favorite classes are Math and Civics. She is a member of the Red Raider Marching Band Honor Guard and also plays the saxophone. Outside of school, Logsdon enjoys spending time with friends. Following high school, she plans to attend college to obtain a teaching degree.
The following Meyersdale High School students have been named Remarkable Raiders for the Month of November: Joseph Comfort, Brady McKenzie, Faith Bittner and Cathleen Deal.
Joseph Comfort, a freshman at Meyersdale Area High School, is the son of Lisa and Joseph Comfort. He is a member of the Red Raider Wrestling and Varsity Basketball teams.Comfort’s favorite classes are Biology and Algebra. Following high school, he plans to attend college to pursue a degree and a career in the field of Engineering.
Brady McKenzie, a sophomore at MAHS, is the son of Brooke McKenzie and Dan McKenzie. He is a member of the Red Raider Varsity Football team and participates in the weightlifting program. His favorite classes are Science and History. Following high school, McKenzie plans to attend college to obtain a degree in Chemical Engineering.
Faith Bittner, a junior at MAHS, is the daughter of Donna and Scott Bittner. She is a staff member of the school’s newspaper, The Raider Review. In her free time, she enjoys singing and playing guitar. Following high school, Bitter plans to attend Penn State for pre-veterinary medicine.
Cathleen Deal, a senior, is the daughter of LeeAnn and the late Lawrence Deal. She is a member of the Red Raider Rifle Team. A member of the Meyersdale FFA Chapter, Deal recently received her Keystone Degree. Her favorite class is History. Her hobbies include spending time with family and taking care of the animals on her family’s farm. After graduation, her plan is to become a CNA and build her career. She also hopes one day to become a foster parent.