Paynesville Lions present youth service awards

This article submitted by Linda Stelling on 12/9/97.

The Paynesville Lions Club selected Paynesville Area High School seniors Lindsey Moser and Michele Lahr to be the recipients of their Youth Service Award. This is the first year for the award.

When asked about their selection, the girls replied they were surprised and honored.

A committee from the Lions Club polled area churches and nursing homes to see which students were helping in the community. The award is to recognize students for something other than academics, sports or music.

Lindsey Moser is the daughter of Martin and Laurie Moser, rural Paynesville. A member of the National Honor Society, she is treasurer of the student council, serves on the national DECA council, is a member of German Club, is Girl Scout silver winner and working towards her gold award. Her Girl Scout service project will be a 30-hour famine.

Moser serves on her church pastoral call committee and pastoral intern committee, is a communion server, liturgy reader, a peer tutor, Sunday school teacher, traveled to New Orleans with the church youth group, and science laboratory aide.

When not busy at school or church she is employed at Corner Drug.

Michele Lahr is the daughter of Richard Lahr, Paynesville, and Luan Quaal, Underwood. A member of the National Honor Society, she is president of the student council, serves on the youth advisory council, a member of the German club, letterwinners club, a peer helper, peer tutor, plays softball, is a member of the band and color guard.

She is active in her church group and recently traveled to Kansas City with the youth, she is a Bible school teacher, D.A.R.E. role model, and chaperones middle school dances.

In addition, she has served as a German translator in Fergus Falls helping her mother with Bosnian refugees. When not busy at school or church, she can be found working at Corner Drug.

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