Samantha Searles, a Junior from Lakeland High School, has been nominated December Student of the Month by Child Development instructor, Mrs. Kristine Lenceski. “Sam is a hard working, motivated student. She is a responsible student with admirable morals and qualities, excellent work ethic, good attendance, and is an exceptional example of a respectful student,” stated Lenceski. In her spare time, she helps care for her younger brother and enjoys reading and singing. Samantha is a student ambassador, and after graduation she would like to pursue her career in early childhood education at Marywood University or Keystone College.