HHS October Rotary Students of the Month


Christina Kim, Global News Editor

Once again, with another month comes another group of Rotary Students of the Month. For October, HHS the HUB would like to offer congratulations to three accomplished high school seniors: Makenzie Hettrick, Elliott Roose, and Nancy Margala.

Makenzie Hettrick is the daughter of Susan Swogger and Daniel Hettrick. She has one older brother, Brandon Harb (21), who is a senior at Kent State University. Makenzie is a member of the Rotary International, Students Against Destructive Decisions, Ecology, and American Sign Language Clubs. Outside of school, she is involved in gymnastics and plays softball.   After high school, Makenzie plans on attending Youngstown State University to major in dentistry. She eventually plans on going to a dental school to further her education from there. Impressively, Makenzie has a clear view on what she wants to do in the future, and her end goal is to become an orthodontist.   When asked what she enjoys about being in the Rotary Club, Makenzie had much to say. She especially loves being able to help the community and contribute ideas that might help both Hubbard and Rotary.

Hubbard’s second Rotary Student of October is Elliott Roose. He is the son of David and Christylee Roose, with three younger siblings. All are attending Hubbard schools. He has two younger brothers, Isaac (17) and Oliver (12), and one younger sister, Olivia Roose (6).    Elliott is known for his impressive transcript, as he was enrolled in many honors and AP classes in the past. This year, he is currently taking CCP Calculus/Intro to Statistics and CCP English Composition. Through his time spent here at Hubbard, Elliott has served as  the president of the choir and a member of the Drama Club. He has also lettered in band, choir, Drama Club, and academics.   After May, Elliott is to attend Youngstown State University. There, he plans on majoring in Music Therapy with a minor in Education or possibly Psychology.   Elliott has much appreciation for the Rotary Club and everything they do. He thinks it is amazing that they “openly involve various members of the community from every social background.”

Finally, HHS’s HUB would like to recognize Nancy Margala for her Rotary achievement. She is the daughter of Dave and Rosalind Margala, and Nancy has one older brother Dave (20), who is a technical college graduate.  Nancy is a member of the HHS Marching Band, Rotary Interact Club, Coding and Ecology Clubs. She is a three-year letterman winner in band and has received the Academic Award. Nancy loves and is very passionate about make-up. When she graduates, she will attend a make-up artist and esthetician school to become a professional makeup artist.   Nancy loves the Rotary Club because it is all about service and trying to make the community and world a better place. “They make a difference in our community and I like being a part of that. I want to help out in any way I can.”

Congratulations to this month’s honorees!