• Oxford Rotary Club March Seniors of the Month

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    Oxford Area High School students Abby Boohar and Colin Lilly were honored as Oxford Rotary Club Seniors of the Month for March. From left are Charles and Mary Boohar, Rotary Club President Dr. Raymond Fischer; Abby Boohar and Colin, Deirdre and Dewey Lilly.

    Oxford Area High School students Abby Boohar and Colin Lilly were recently honored as Oxford Rotary Club Seniors of the Month for March.

    Abby, daughter of Mary and Charles Boohar, is a member of National Honor Society and Science National Honor Society and vice-president of the high school’s chapter of National English Honor Society. She is a four-year member and current president of the high school chorus, performs in the choral ensemble and is secretary of the Tri-M Music Honor Society.

    Abby has appeared in the high school’s spring musical productions since her freshman year. She most recently played Gertrude McFudge in Seussical and last year played one of the von Trapp children in The Sound of Music. She is a four-year member and current senior captain of the varsity tennis team. 

    Abby is currently enrolled in four AP courses including calculus and statistics, and is interested in majoring in math in college with a minor in music. She is considering attending Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C. and is also interested in serving in the Peace Corps.

    Colin, son of Deirdre and Dewey Lilly, is a member and historian of National Honor Society and a member of Science National Honor Society, National English Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society. As a member of the high school’s chapter of Future Business Leaders of America, he qualified to attend the Pennsylvania FBLA State Leadership Conference and Competition held from April 8 to 10 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center, competing in Business Law. This is the third consecutive year Colin has qualified to attend the state conference.

    Colin completed his second year as a member of the varsity football team at offensive lineman, earning the STING Award for demonstrating total commitment and willingness to sacrifice for the betterment of the team. He told the Rotary Club members that his four years of playing football at OAHS taught him good work habits and the importance of leadership, and helped him serve as a role model for younger teammates.

    After graduation Colin would like to attend college to study political science and possible pursue a career in law. His college choices include Villanova University, the University of Delaware and the University of Richmond.