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Lower Dauphin's Dickinson, Koons get monthly student honors

Posted 12/19/18

Two Lower Dauphin High School seniors recently were honored by local organizations.

Annie Dickinson was named Young Student of the Month for October by the Rotary Club of Hummelstown.

Annie is …

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Lower Dauphin's Dickinson, Koons get monthly student honors

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Two Lower Dauphin High School seniors recently were honored by local organizations.

Annie Dickinson was named Young Student of the Month for October by the Rotary Club of Hummelstown.

Annie is the daughter of Matt and Angela Dickinson. She is a musician, serving as president of the TriM Music Honor Society and is a four-year member. She was an all-state jazz vocalist and attended the regional orchestra festival. She is a four-year member of the choral program, the high school orchestra and the pit orchestra in the spring musical. She is a three-year member of the National Honor Society and National Science Honor Society. She also participates in the Philosophy Club, jazz band, Math Honor Society and STEM Club.

She plays with the Hershey Symphony Orchestra, and volunteers as a rehearsal assistant with the Hershey Symphony Festival Strings. She performs with her church praise team and dances at McCann’s School of Dance. She is a member of the community advisory board for WITF public media. She writes and performs her own music and has an EP set to release this year. She was also Miss Hummelstown her junior year.

She plans to attend Berklee College of Music or Lebanon Valley College and major in music technology and production with the hopes of becoming a music producer and independent artist/performer.

Sydney Koons is Young Woman of the Month for October through the Hummelstown Women’s Club.

Sydney is the daughter of Dawn and Steve Koons. She is a four-year member of the girls’ cross country team where she is a two-time captain and earned all-conference honors last season. She is a four-year member of the track team, and she was a three-year member of the swimming team. She is a three-year member of the National Art Honor Society and Mini-THON and is a two-year member of National Science Honor Society. She received a silver key for her artwork in the Scholastic Art competition.

She is very active in her church’s youth ministry and youth group.

She plans to attend Bloomsburg University or Eastern University and major in nursing and hopes to continue her running career.