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November 28, 2012

PSHS Student of the Month-October 2012

PRINCETON — Princeton Senior High School’s October Student of the Month is McKenzie Akers, daughter of Lori and Earnie Akers, of Princeton.

Akers is a senior at Princeton Senior High School and has signed a letter of intent with Marshall University for basketball, but is undecided on a major at this time.

During her time at PSHS, Akers has been the captain of the varsity basketball team and receieved All-State/All-Conference honors during her tenure with the team. Akers was a part of the First and Second Team All-State/All-Conference, was the Bluefield Daily Telegraph Player of the Week,  and the Princeton Times Player of the Year. She hit a 1,000-point milestone in basketball, and was an MVP for the PSHS basketball program.

Akers was the Student Body President during her senior year and was Class President during her junior year. She was Key Club’s KFR Committee Chairman during her junior and senior years. She also was a member of the National Society of High School Scholars and was part of the Local School Improvement Council.

Akers participated in Madrigals, Center Stage, and All-County Choir, Students Against Destructive Decisions, Fellowship of Christian Atheletes, and Pep Club. She won the “Light Up Within” award with choir and was Homecoming Queen.

In the community, Akers participates in church activities, Relay for Life, Jump Rope for a Lighter Heart, as well as National Honor Society and Key Club activities.

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