Oxford Rotary Club March Seniors of the Month
Oxford Area High School students Morgan Curl and Sarah Johnson were honored as Oxford Rotary Club Seniors of the Month for March. Pictured from left are Oxford Rotary Club President-Tracie Eller, President-Elect Dr. Ray Fischer, Lisa and Morgan Curl and Sarah, Stephanie and Paul Johnson.
Oxford Area High School students Morgan Curl and Sarah Johnson were honored as Oxford Rotary Club Seniors of the Month for March.
Morgan, daughter of Lisa Curl, is a member of Spanish National Honor Society and volunteers with Chester County Special Olympics and Greenmore Farm Animal Rescue in West Grove. She plays flute and piano and sings in the school chorus.
Morgan was a four-year member of the varsity swim team and qualified for the state championship meet each of those years. As a senior she placed fifth in the 200-meter freestyle and fourth in the 500-meter freestyle events at the District 1 championships and earned a fifth place medal in the 200-meter freestyle at the state level.
As a junior, Morgan earned a third place medal in the 500-meter freestyle and a fifth place medal in the 200-meter freestyle at states. As a sophomore, she earned a fifth place medal in the 500-meter freestyle and advanced to the final of the 100-meter butterfly.
Morgan holds school records in every event but one. Throughout her career at Oxford, she has been named to several All Ches-Mont League and All-Area first teams, as well as team MVP.
This fall Morgan will continue her swimming career at the University of Pennsylvania, where she will study architecture.
Sarah, daughter of Stephanie and Paul Johnson, is a member of National Honor Society, Student Council and the Interact and LEOs community service clubs. As a member of Future Business Leaders of America, Sarah and fellow seniors Rachel Hannum and Emily Quesenberry qualified to attend the recent Pennsylvania FBLA State Leadership Conference in Hershey to compete in the Social Media category. The team earned third place for its social media campaign to promote a television series, qualifying to attend the National FBLA Leadership Conference to be held in Anaheim, California in late June.
As a four-year mid-fielder on the varsity field hockey team, Sarah was the first freshman to play on the varsity for head coach Anne Marie Anderson. As a freshman she was named to the All Ches-Mont League First Team and All-Area Honorable Mention.
As a sophomore Sarah was named to the All Ches-Mont Second Team, and as a junior received the Coaches Award and was named First Team All Ches-Mont League and All-Area Honorable Mention. As a senior she was named to the All Ches-Mont and All-Area first teams and the All-State Team. She was voted team MVP and received the award as the top student-athlete of the fall season.
As a member of the W.C. Eagles field hockey club based in Spring City, Sarah has competed in tournaments around the world, including the China Under-18 National Championships and an outdoor tournament in England.
Sarah was a member of the USA Red indoor field hockey team that competed in the 2017 International Rohrmax Cup tournament held in Vienna, Austria in January, where she scored the first goal in the U.S.’s 4-1 defeat of Switzerland’s Under-21 national team which earned USA Red first place in the tournament. She also scored two hat tricks in the tournament.
Sarah is also a four-year member of the varsity track and field team, and as a junior ran with the 4x100 meter relay squad which earned first place at the district championship and competed at the Penn Relays.
This past fall Sarah signed a letter of intent to continue her field hockey career at Stanford University.