Megan Peters named Rotary Student of the Month for March

Published 12:00 am Thursday, March 25, 2021

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Megan Peters was recognized on March 17 as the Rotary Club of Clemmons’ Student of the Month for March.

Peters is an excellent student at West Forsyth High School with a GPA 4.3839 (weighted GPA) and ranks 55th in a class of 563 students. She eagerly accepts challenges and is focused on success. She has also made significant contributions to her school’s athletic department during her time at West Forsyth.

Peters has been a student leader during her time at West. She was selected as team captain of the varsity soccer team during her junior and senior years. She leads by example and fully understands that responsibilities that are a natural consequence of leadership. She is also vice president of the French Club. She organizes club meetings as well as community service activities.   

Peters believes that community service is a vital part of her high school experience. She volunteers with the Piedmont Down Syndrome Support Network. Not only does she participate in the annual Buddy Walk, but she also has taken on a leadership role in this event and assisted in coordination of the games. She is also an active member of the Cares for Kids Club. This organization works with Brenner Children’s Hospital to facilitate activities for children who are hospitalized.

She is also a member of Crosby Scholars, a community service-based organization. She fulfill the requirements for the club by actively participating in the service project and community service activities.

Peters is a determined and well-rounded young lady. She eagerly accepts challenge. She has a tremendous work ethic and works hard to experience success even when things are difficult for her. She is driven to be a leader and is seeks to improve herself whenever the opportunity presents itself. An example of this is the fact that Peters is the first female in the school’s 56-year history to score a point for the football team. She joined the varsity football team as a junior in the kicker position. She has opened doors to make it easier for females in the future who want to step out of traditional gender roles.

Peters will be attending the University of Hawaii on an ROTC scholarship and plans to pursue studies in environmental engineering and marine science.

The Rotary Club of Clemmons congratulates Peters for her accomplishments and contributions to her school and community.