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Alumni Highlights


Brooke LawrenceSeveral Moon Area High School alumni have recently been recognized for their hard work and dedication!


Brooke Lawrence

Moon Area High School (MAHS) class of 2012 alumna, Brooke Lawrence, recently had her poem "634 = 12.5 Co-Pays for Visits to Therapists I Avoided" featured as a Saturday Poem in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on April 29, 2017. 

Lawrence graduated Summa Cum Laude at University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg with a Bachelor of Arts in creative and professional writing. Her poem is one of many found in her recently published chapbook, Eleven Pounds, which is available on  Amazon. The chapbook's theme focuses on mental health.

Brooke will be traveling to Anchorage, Alaska, this summer to teach writing to K-12 students.



Bailey McKown

BaileyMoon Area High School class of 2013 alumnus, Bailey McKown, recently received the Distinguished Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Graduate Award on April 30, 2017. 

McKown accepted the award from the Commander of Detachment 730 at the University of Pittsburgh, Lt. Col. Carroll, US Air Force, at the Commissioning Ceremony in the Soliders and Sailors Memorial Hall in Oakland. 

The award acknowledges McKown's accomplishments in talent, ingenuity, as well as possessing leadership qualities. 

This prestigious national award is only given to the top ten percent of Air Force ROTC graduates. McKown's career will begin as Second Lieutenant as an Acquisitions Officer in Life Cycle Management at Eglin Air Force Base in Fort Walton, FL.


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