The Moon Area School District Board of Education recognized the 2018-2019 gymnastics team as well as Eagle Scout, Derek Mann, at the May 13, 2019, meeting.
The Moon Area gymnastics team has had another incredible year finishing with a 11-2 season and claiming the section championship title for the fourth consecutive year.
The team also placed first at the Moon Invitational and set a new school record with a score of 149.70. The gymnastics team also placed second in both the WPIAL and PA Classic competitions.
Many individuals ranked in the top 10 at the WPIAL Championships:
Jordan Bauer – 1st Vault
Leah Bookser – 1st Bars, 2nd All Around
Lauren Hoff – 1st Beam, 1st All Around
Lucie Steinmetz – 2nd Bars
Julia Crago – 3rd Floor
Mariona Haught – 2nd Vault
We also had many team members place at the state level and even break another school record:
Victoria Merow – 6th Vault
Leah Bookser – 1st Bars, 4th All Around
Isabelle Coulter – 3rd Floor, 7th Vault, 10th All Around
Lauren Hoff – 1st Beam, 1st Floor, 2nd All Around, and 6th Vault
Lucie Steinmetz – 2nd Bars and 7th All Around
Jordan Bauer – 10th Vault
Amanda Crago – 7th Vault and 8th Floor
Julia Crago – 4th Vault, 4th Floor, 6th Beam, and 8th All Around
Mariona Haught – 5th Vault, 7thAll Around, 8th Beam, 9th Floor, and 10th on Bars. Mariona also set a new school record on the vault with a score of 9.817.
Alayna Hudzinski – 8th Vault
Bria Kosanovich – 9th Vault, 8th Bars
Alyson Seeley – 2nd Beam
The Board also recognized Moon Area High School senior, Derek Mann, for achieving highest award in Boy Scouting - the Eagle Scout Award.
Derek is a member of Troop 198 in Moon Township under the direction of his scoutmaster and father, Brian Mann.
Derek’s project focused on the renovation of the Riverdale Presbyterian Church pavilion. He sanded and stained all of the picnic tables and pavilion posts and constructed gravel basins around the perimeter of the pavilion for water runoff. Derek also installed new wires and a light switch for the lights under the pavilion.
Thank you to our Eagle Scouts who are continually working to improve our community and our schools!