Once again, busy, busy students take time out for a quick lunch and introduction to Westfield/Mayville Rotary Club members. The four schools represented are located in the club's major membership areas and the senior students are always "top of the class."
BROCTON CENTRAL SCHOOL
Jess Delcamp, a member of the Interact Club (a Rotary high school organization), is ranked third in her class, has been Student Council vice president and inducted into the National Honor Society in her sophomore year. In addition, she has been a member of the journalism class and writes for the Brocton Review.
Westfield/Maville Rotarians honored students from four high schools recently. They were, seated left, Jess Delcamp, Brocton Central; Heather Sullivan, Chautauqua Lake Central; from left standing, Christopher Kelley, Westfield Academy and Central; Jordan Boland, Sherman Central.
As a member of the Brocton Bulldog athletics, Jess has played varsity soccer, basketball and softball.
Jess has worked at Brocton Central School as a technical assistant and is currently employed as clerk at the school's Fitness Center. She also volunteers to manage tee ball for the Brocton-Portland Little League.
The daughter of Julie Obert and Dale Delcamp, Jess plans to attend Jamestown Community College and then transfer to a four-year college to earn her master's degree in social work.
SHERMAN CENTRAL SCHOOL
Jordan Boland, also ranked third in his class for which he has been its four-year president, will earn 20 JCC credits at graduation, is vice president of the National Honor Society, president of Students Against Destructive Decisions, vice president of the Fellowship of Christian Students and a member of the High School Academic Bowl.
As a member of his church, Jordan reads scripture and attends various youth groups to give devotionals. In addition, Jordan was selected to attend the Rotary SLAPSHOT leadership program and Boys' State of New York plus named as a Post-Journal "Standing Out in the Crowd." In his free time, he enjoys running, singing, learning, Geocaching and being with friends and family.
The son of Randy and Dana Boland, Jordan will enroll in St. Bonaventure University to earn a bachelor's degree in bioinformatics. He plans to apply to dental school and become a practicing dentist.
WESTFIELD ACADEMY & CENTRAL SCHOOL
Christopher Kelley will graduate with a Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation with Honors and Mastery in Mathematics and Mastery in Science plus 21 college credits from JCC. He is a National Honor Society member.
As a member of the Virtual Advanced Placement pilot program this year, Chris is enrolled in microeconomics and government in which he divides his time between direct teacher interaction and independent study.
A four-year participant in Senior High Chorus and Senior High Band, Chris also is a member of Westwinds, Apemen, McClurg Street String Band and has had roles in three musicals. In addition, he has played junior varsity and varsity football, varsity golf and is a member of Runner's Club.
The son of Leon and Sharon Kelly of Westfield, Chris, who volunteers his time and musical variety activities at First Baptist Church of Ripley, will attend SUNY Fredonia to pursue a degree in chemistry.
CHAUTAUQUA LAKE CENTRAL SCHOOL
Heather Sullivan, a member of Rotary Interact Club, will graduate with an Advanced Regents diploma with Honors and Mastery in Math and Science. Named to the Merit/Honor Roll each quarter throughout high school, which has earned her a Chautauqua Institution gate pass each summer, she has been named a CLCS Student of the Month, participated in Empire Girls' State Summer 2013 and received the Renssalaer Polytechnic Medal of Achievement in math and science. She also is a two-year member and current treasurer of the National Honor Society.
In addition to other school activities, Heather is a member of band, chorus and select chorus, musicals and has performed in NYSSMA performing solos for voice and flute. She has been selected for All-County Chorus and Band, is a member of Peer Educators for which she has held positions of secretary and co-president, school newspaper secretary and member of the French and Spanish clubs.
Heather is captain of the varsity bowling team and has received the team Most Valuable Player award, has qualified to bowl on the Section VI All-Star Team, named to the CCAA Bowling Division II First Team and was awarded the Western New York Sportsmanship Award. In addition, she is a six-year member of the varsity swim team - captain this year - and has competed on the varsity track team for which she earned Most Improved Award for Field Events.
Outside activities for Heather include volunteering at her church as an assistant Sunday school teacher and Multi-Media volunteer. She volunteered at a 2012 presidential election polling site and for the 2013 general election. In addition, she has volunteered for the Salvation Army Red Kettle campaign and has been active with the Girl Scouts.
The daughter of Tom and Cheryl Locke-Sullivan of Fredonia, Heather plans to attend SUNY Fredonia to continue her studies in music or broadcasting.