Chase Kovalcheck named Clarksville Lions Club September Student of the Month

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Chase Kovalcheck, son of Joe and Jennifer Kovalcheck of Rice’s Landing, is Clarksville Lions Club September Student of the Month.  Chase maintains a 4.45 GPA.

Chase is member of the track team, Foreign Language Club, Envirothon, Science Olympiad, Leo Club (president), National Honor Society (president) Big Brothers/Big Sister, and the debate team. As a member of National Honor Society, Chase volunteered his time for the “Dance for DJ’ lung cancer benefit, helped make invitations for a membership tea and cleaned displays at the Greene County Historical Museum  He has also volunteered at the Humane Society in Waynesburg. As a member of  Leo Club, has rung bells for Salvation Army and participated in roadside cleanup.   As class president during his sophomore and junior years, Chase made Thanksgiving baskets for local nursing homes and put flags on graves for Memorial Day. Chase also helps with children’s church at First Assembly of God of Waynesburg.

He is the recipient of the the American Legion Robert E. Titus Educational Award, the George Eastman Young Leaders Award from the University of Rochester, the attendance award in 10th grade from the Challenge Program, and the Penn State 4.0 Club Award in 2013, 2014, and 2015. Chase has also received the Penndel Sectional Fine Arts  Award for worship dance, drama ensemble, human video, and choir from First Assembly of God of Waynesburg.

Chase has been included in the Young Leaders Award where he is considered for a merit scholarship valued at $10,000 annually.

In the fall of 2016, Chase plans to attend Colgate University as a pre-med student with a major in biochemistry.  He then plans to attend medical school to pursue a career as an orthopedic surgeon.