Elks name Teens of the Month

WEIRTON – The Weirton Elks Lodge 1801 announced the Senior and Junior Teenagers of the Month for September.

They are Katrina Fleeman, a Burgettstown High School student and the daughter of Kenneth and Michelle Fleeman of Burgettstown, Senior Teenager of the Month; Noah Aiden Toomey and Britney Faith Jackson, both Oak Glen Middle School students, Junior Teenagers of the Month. Toomey is the son of Mark and Lindsay Orr of New Cumberland. Jackson is the daughter of Tammy Jackson of New Manchester.

Fleeman has been a member of the National Honor Society, class president, class treasurer, Leadership Committee member and H.O.P.E. Club Board of Directors member and participated in the Gifted Program. Her high school honors include the President’s Education Gold and Silver Awards, AATG Silver Award, Math Counts Award in the Challenge Program and Community Service Award.

Her community service activities include the blood drive, Hats on Day for Children’s Cancer, Operation Christmas Child, Life Story Project, Sister to Sister Summit for Girls, recycling and Weirton Geriatric Center volunteer.

Her hobbies are photography, jewelry making and wood-burning.

Fleeman plans to attend West Virginia University and major in business management with the goal of opening her own business.

Toomey is an honor roll student and member of the Book Club – winning first place in the Book Club Mystery Theater – Culture Club, football team and Upper Hancock Youth Soccer League. He received distinguished awards in social studies, science, reading and language arts.

Toomey is a member of the West Virginia Quiz Bowl and received third place at the Bible quizzing competition in Morgantown and second place in the regionals at Mount Vernon Nazarene University. He was named Summerville Nazarene Church Camp Camper of the Week.

He is New Cumberland Family Life Center vacation Bible school assistant director and New Cumberland Everyday Church Children’s Sunday school group leader. Toomey volunteers with Energy Express, FISH food pantry and a local clothes closet. His hobbies include reading, hunting, soccer, sailing and riding all-terrain vehicles.

Toomey plans on pursuing a degree in political science, business or ministry.

Jackson has earned the Principal’s Honor Roll since first grade, multiple attendance awards, a Leadership Award and received above mastery in mathematics and distinguished awards in reading, language arts, science and social studies on the West Virginia Educational Standards Test.

She is a member of the Bears Club, Culture Club, cheerleading squad and Oak Glen Middle School band. Jackson was named to the Region One Honor Band and participated in the Academic Games in Roanoke, Va.

Her community service activities include the Team Mojo Foundation, which provides Tri-State area children with clothes, shoes and money for musical instruments, camps and school supplies; collecting canned goods for the food drive at Team Impact; and collecting pet food for the Hancock County Animal Shelter. Her hobbies include crafting, crocheting, knitting, sewing, jewelry-making, cooking, reading and caring for animals.

Jackson’s future goals include studying how health impacts communities and economics and help medical facilities and program become more efficient or become a geologist and travel.