26 FCAHS Students Earn Governor’s Civic Engagement Student Poll Worker Award
Twenty-six Fox Chapel Area High School students are receiving the Governor’s Civic Engagement Student Poll Worker Award. The students are seniors Mackenzie Borkovich, Louise Coleman, Quentin Cook, Jacob Donovan, Grace Flanagan, Isabella Geraci, Ellen Gray, Anna Ferris, Danielle Horne, Nabeela Islam, Sydney Kennedy, Laura Klamut, Kaitlyn Legge, Allison Monroe, Nathaniel Mueller, Sangmin Park, Annabel Siddons, Holden Smith, Anna Szymanski, Shrivardhan Thada, Gabrielle Uku, Anushka Vis, Katherine Voigt, Lance Wilhelm, and Ann Yonas; and junior Elijah Conklin. The students are being honored for their work serving as student poll workers for the November 2021 election. Fox Chapel Area High School is also being recognized with the Silver Award for School Civic Engagement for the students’ work in registering more than 65% of eligible seniors to vote. Senior Meghan DeLuca was among those students helping to register students to vote.
The students will be recognized during the Governor’s Civic Engagement Award 2021-2022 virtual awards ceremony May 25 from 3-4 p.m. and the Fox Chapel Area High School students will be watching the ceremony together in the high school library. Gov. Tom Wolf will be providing remarks as part of the event, and he will be introduced by Fox Chapel Area High School senior Anna Szymanski.
This is the third year that Fox Chapel Area High School has won Governor’s Civic Engagement Awards. In 2021, the students were recognized with the Governor’s Civic Engagement Student Poll Worker Award, and in 2018, the students earned the Gold Level of the Governor’s Civic Engagement Award for helping their eligible peers register to vote.