The Lititz Rotary Club recognized Grace Kegel as Student of the Month at their regular meeting on September 20 2022, held at the Lititz Springs Inn & Spa. Grace is a Warwick High School senior and the daughter of Stephanie and Robert Kegel. Grace is an academic achiever and has has demonstrated academic excellence during her time at Warwick by earning recognition on the Distinguished Honor Roll each year. She is also a member of the National Honor Society and the Spanish Honor Society.
To exemplify the Rotary value of “Service Above Self”, Grace has an extensive volunteer
experience at Warwick. She is a member of the Rotary sponsored Interact Club at Warwick High School, which is a club for young people ages 12-18 who join together to tackle issues in their community that they care most about. Interact clubs carry out hands-on service projects, make international connections, develop leadership skills and have fun! Grace also volunteers with the UNITE Club, a Warwick service club which plans and hosts Warwick’s annual Mini-THON. All of the proceeds from Warwick’s Mini-THON go directly to the support Four Diamonds Fund's mission of ending childhood cancer and supporting (financially and emotionally) the families of childhood cancer patients. While a Middle School Student, Grace helped start the Aevidum Club and continues to be involved with the club today. Aevidum is a student organization with the goal to create positive mental health environments where all students feel accepted, appreciated, acknowledged, and cared for in schools and communities across the nation.
Grace is also active with Warwick’s Link Crew, a high school transition program in which leaders are positive role models and mentors who guide the freshmen to discover what it takes to be successful during the transition to high school.   At the conclusion of her Junior year, Grace was selected to participate in RYLA - Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA), which is an intensive leadership experience organized by Rotary clubs and districts with an objective to develop leadership skills as a leader while having fun and making connections.
Grace’s active and engaging scholastic experience includes participation in Show Choir, the Debate Club, leadership with Women of the Future and President of the Model United Nations group and History Club. As a Junior, Grace participated in the Senator for a Day program with Senator Ryan Aument. In the future, Grace has her sights set on earning a degree in International Relations and Foreign Policy and expects to pursue a career in the US State Department as a Foreign Service Officer or with the United Nations.
The Lititz Rotary Club recognized Grace Kegel as the September 2022 Student of the Month. Grace is a Warwick High School
senior who is involved with many service programs.