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Ella – October 2020-21 Student of the Month

Ella is a member of the National Honor Society, H-Club, Student Council (4 years), Varsity Cross Country (4 years), Varsity Ski Team and state qualifier (3 years), School Musical (3 years), Varsity Track (2 years), Girl’s Soccer (1 year) and the HUHS Concert Choir.  She currently serves as Treasurer of the Student Council, Captain of the Ski Team, and is a member of the State Honors Choir.

Ella has helped at St. Kilian with funfest, the basketball tournaments, repairing bicycles, making blankets, and singing in the church choir.  She has volunteered at the Pink Pumpkin Run and the Washington County Fair.  Through her involvement in Student Council, Merklein has co-chaired and volunteered for the Veteran’s Breakfast, volunteered at blood drives, and assisted in putting together Hartford’s Homecoming activities.  She has rung bells for the Salvation Army, volunteered during the Hartford High School’s food drives, and assisted during local school fun fairs and field days.

Ella is currently undecided on her major but is looking at majoring in either engineering or a health-related field.  She is also looking at schools that would allow her to continue her running career.