Kiwanis recognize pair as outstanding eighth-graders

Huntington Metro Kiwanis recently recognized two Huntington Catholic School students as the school’s outstanding eighth graders.
Huntington Metro Kiwanis recently recognized two Huntington Catholic School students as the school’s outstanding eighth graders. Photo provided.

Huntington Metro Kiwanis recognized Gabrielle Linker and Garrett Scheiber as Huntington Catholic School's outstanding eighth-graders.

The students were selected by the Huntington Catholic School's eighth-grade staff on the basis of their accomplishments in scholarship, citizenship, sportsmanship, character-building activities, faith, extra-curricular achievement and leadership.

Linker is the daughter of Megan and Robert Linker, of Huntington. Scheiber is the son of Dr. William and Sue Scheiber, of Huntington.

Linker has participated in extracurricular school activities that include softball and volleyball.  Her favorite class is religion and second is math. She also loves to draw and write. Linker is planning to attend Bishop Luers High School and after graduation she plans to attend Indiana University to study radiology.
Scheiber has participated in extracurricular school activities that include basketball, golf and football. He has enjoyed going fishing and camping with his dad and exploring wildlife.

Scheiber looks forward to attending Bishop Luers High School and after graduation he plans to attend Purdue University to study architecture or engineering.

Each student received a plaque and will have his or her name engraved on the outstanding student plaque that was made by Huntington Metro Kiwanis member Jim Dinius. The plaque is displayed at the school.

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Huntington Metro Kiwanis recently recognized two Huntington Catholic School students as the school's outstanding eighth graders. Pictured (from left to right) are Lisa Leist, Huntington Metro Kiwanis Club; students Gabrielle Linker and Garrett Scheiber; and Past Kiwanis Lt. Gov. Jim Dinius.