Highland seniors Addyson Zugaro and Joshua Upole have been selected as the Medina County Kiwanis December Students of the Month.
Joshua is an exceptional student who is very active at HHS. He is a Peer Leader, member of Student Council and is Senior Class Secretary. In addition, he sets a great example through his community work at Highland’s Bionic Night, Royal Redeemer’s Vacation Bible School and Servant Saturdays. He has donated approximately 100 hours of service during his high school career.Joshua was also awarded the Scholar-Athlete Award for both the Varsity Football and Track and Field teams. The son of Charles and Kristi Upole of Hinckley Township, he plans to study engineering upon his graduation.
Addyson takes a lead role at HHS as National Honor Society Co-President, Yearbook Editor and President of Students for Impact. She is also involved with Junior Leadership Medina County, Student Council, Tri-M Music Honor Society, Track and Field, Sinfonia Orchestra and is a Peer Leader. Addyson donates her time at the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Highland’s Bionic Night, Medina County Fair and One of a Kind Pet Rescue. She has earned many leadership awards while at Highland including the Scholar-Athlete Award and a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition. Addyson is the daughter of Frank and Barb Zugaro of Montville Township and plans to study journalism or English upon her graduation.