Sarah Brown, 17, is the February recipient of the Lion’s Club Scholar of the Month. Sarah is the daughter of David and Sheryl Brown of Chester. A senior at Oak Glen High School, Sarah currently holds a cumulative GPA of 4.136. Sarah will earn twenty credit hours as an early entrance student taking dual credit courses through West Virginia Northern Community College. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Key Club, Prom Committee, Homecoming Committee and Pep Club and has served as Class Secretary for three years. Sarah was also selected to represent the junior class as a 2022 Junior Prom Court member. During her sophomore year, she was chosen to represent Oak Glen in the Weirton Chamber of Commerce Youth Leadership Program. As a senior, she was a West Virginia Rhododendron Girls State Participant. Sarah has always sought volunteer opportunities, including community beautification projects, assisting at middle and elementary school functions, and helping the youth softball organization and camps. Sarah is a four-year letterman on the softball and basketball teams.
Sarah was a member of the softball team during their 2021 undefeated regular season, the 2021-22 back-to-back Ohio Valley Athletic Conference (OVAC) Championship Teams, and the 2021-2022 State Qualifier and the 2021 Runner-up in the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission (WVSSAC) Softball State Finals. She was named to the 2021 WVSSAC All-Tournament Team. She has also been recognized in succession to the OVAC All-Conference Softball First Team and Second Team and as a WVSSAC Softball First Team and Second Team selection during her sophomore and junior years. Sarah was also chosen for the Wheeling Intelligencer All-Ohio Valley Softball Team First Team and Second Team in her sophomore and junior years.
After graduation, Sarah plans to attend Slippery Rock University to pursue a degree as a chiropractor and play softball.
Note for recognition: The Lions Club Program is sponsored by District 29L Region 1, zone 1, Lions Clubs in Chester & New Cumberland and Newell, WV