Westfield/Mayville Rotary Club members recently greeted May's Students of the Month. All four, Samantha Delcamp, Sherman Central; Daniel Tofil, Westfield Academy & Central; Alec Travis-Daugherty, Brocton Central; and Hannah Rauh, Chautauqua Lake Central; have earned high honors.
Samantha Delcamp is salutatorian of her class at Sherman Central, has carried straight A's through high school and has received the Excellence in Chemistry Award along with the New York State Leadership Award. In addition, she has been selected for Honorable Mention multiple times for the Student of the Quarter. She also is a member of the National Honor Society and Students Against Destructive Decisions.
Westfield/Mayville Rotary Club May Students of the Month are, from left, Samantha Delcamp, Sherman Central salutatorian; Hannah Rauh, Chautauqua Central; Daniel Tofil, Westfield Academy & Central salutatorian; and Alec Travis-Daugherty, Brocton Central.
Active in SCS's choir for the last four years, she also has played volleyball, basketball and softball. Delcamp has helped with many youth teams in the community, including football, basketball and baseball.
In addition to working in the school's fitness center, she also is employed at Hogan's Hut. In her free time, she enjoys "hanging out" with her friends, snowmobiling and four wheeler riding, going for walks, camping and hunting for deer and turkey.
The daughter of Bill and Kris Delcamp, Delcamp plans to attend the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford to major in athletic training. She possibly may attend another three years of college to receive her doctorate in physical therapy. Her long-term goal is to work for a professional or college sports team, preferably basketball, baseball or football.
Westfield Academy & Central
Daniel Tofil also is salutatorian of his class at Westfield Academy & Central and was enrolled in Jamestown Community College for English, calculus and music 1930: aural skills I from which he has earned 21 college credits. In addition, in school Tofil enrolled in Regents physics, functional anatomy of the limbs, We the People and economics, for which he received a Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation at graduation.
As for sports at WACS, Tofil has played junior varsity and varsity soccer, basketball, volleyball and baseball. In addition, he was junior varsity volleyball team captain and also for the varsity soccer and basketball teams.
Tofil is a member of the McClurg Street String Band, the Handbell Ensemble and the Steel Pans group. Additional memberships include Environmental Club, the yearbook staff and National Honor Society for which he carried his core values of character, leadership, scholarship and service.
For his contributions to the Westfield community, Tofil volunteers his time with the Westfield Recreation Department and assists with the youth basketball clinic and umpires baseball games.
The son of Edward and Joanne Tofil of Westfield, he will attend Nazareth College to pursue a degree in marine biology.
Alec Travis-Daugherty was inducted into the Honor Society in seventh grade and then the National Honor Society in 10th grade. Having regularly achieved honor roll, he also received the Richie Holiday Award in seventh grade and was named Student of the Month that year and again in his senior year. In addition, he attended Boy's State during the 2012 summer.
Musically, Travis-Daugherty participated in Jazz and Pep bands since 10th grade and was elected Pep Band president. In 2012 and 2013, he participated in the Dunkirk Jazz Invitational. He taught himself to play the violin and practiced trumpet in school along with the guitar, ocarina, piano and saxophone.
Travis-Daugherty played JV volleyball in ninth and 10th grades and also played Babe Ruth baseball for three years.
At home, Travis-Daugherty likes to go hunting, shooting, work on his cars and play Airsoft. In the community, he is also involved in maintenance work and plant reproduction work at Taylor Greenhouses during the week and has been working there since October 2010.
The son of Michael Travis and Rebecca Daugherty-Clementson, he plans to attend JCC for a Machine Tool Technology certificate and then Yavapai College in Prescott, Arkansas, for Gunsmithing for two years. After school, he intends to become a gunsmith and own his own business.
Chautauqua Lake Central
Hannah Rauh, ranked in the top 10 in her class and graduated with an Advanced Regents diploma. She was vice president of the National Honor Society, a three-year member of peer tutoring and served on the Prom Committee. Having taken the most rigorous courses, they include AP, college credit and honors. She has been named Student of the Month at CLCS and named on the part-time JCC Dean's list. She has received the Optimism Award, was a Girl's State participant in her junior year and a pep rally chairperson of Student Administration since seventh grade.
Athletically, Rauh has competed on the JV and Varsity Softball teams since seventh grade, was varsity captain and received MVP, Coach's Award and the Sportsmanship Award. A six-year member of the volleyball team, she has received captain status, first team all-star, received dedication award and made All Tournament Team. Additional activities include volunteering for the Shooting Stars Youth Program for four years and a varsity cheerleader for one year, Athlete of the Week and Scholar Student-Athlete of the Year.
Outside of school, Rauh has volunteered for Wellness Day and the Red Kettle Campaign. She has been involved in JAVA Volleyball, Mega-Stars Cheerleading & Dance, Cheer Starz and Sacred Heart Youth Group. Her hobbies include boating, horseback riding and running.
The daughter of John and Megan Rauh of Ashville, she plans to attend Penn State to pursue a career in law, physical therapy or as a college professor.