The Mapletown Junior-Senior High School Class of 2019 will receive their diplomas in a graduation ceremony at 7 p.m. May 31.
The ceremony will highlight valedictorian Hannah Dusenberry and salutatorian Brandon Donley.
Dusenberry is a daughter of Tim and Cassy Dusenberry of Dilliner.
Dusenberry is president of the Senior Class and Student Council, captain of the Academic League and a member of the National Honor Society, Envirothon, The Future is Mine Club, Students Against Destructive Decisions, Future Business Leaders of America, Quarterbacks of Life, Relay for Life, Peer Court and Interact Club.
She captained the varsity basketball and softball teams and was a member of the volleyball team. She was a Herald-Standard Elite Scholar-Athlete and a member of the 2019 class of student athletes inducted to the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame Washington and Greene County Chapter.
Dusenberry is a recipient of the Greene County Memorial Hospital Foundation Scholarship, Central Greene Scholarship Trust Academic Scholarship, Victor and Anna Mae Beghini Scholarship, William and Shirley Hanley Memorial Scholarship, Evelyn Minor Scholarship, Elissa Spiker St. Clair Memorial Scholarship, Mapletown Varsity Boosters Senior Scholar-Athlete Scholarship, Greene County Association of School Retirees Scholarship Award, U.S. Marine Corps Scholastic Excellence Award, U.S. Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award, U.S. Army Reserve National Scholar/Athlete Award, President’s Gold Award for Educational Excellence and Carmichaels Lions Club Student of the Month Award.
Outside of school, Dusenberry also participated in Thunder fast-pitch travel softball and the Penn Highlands Volleyball Club and performed volunteer work in various capacities for her church, community softball and volleyball leagues, Relay for Life and the Southeastern Greene School District. She is a member of her church’s youth group and choir and sang the national anthem for Mapletown varsity girls’ and boys’ basketball and volleyball games.
After graduation, Dusenberry will attend the University of Pittsburgh to study biology with plans to attend medical school to become a doctor of radiology.
Donley is a son of Tammy Kurilko of Dilliner and Darrell Donley of Uniontown.
In school, he is involved in Relay for Life and Students Against Destructive Decisions and is a member of the Maples’ football and baseball teams.
Donley was selected to the Tri-County South All-Conference and All-Greene County football teams in 2016 and 2018 and was Mapletown’s male Herald-Standard Elite Scholar-Athlete for the 2018-19 school year.
During high school, Donley completed an internship with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
He was awarded the West Virginia University Scholarship of Distinction and the West Virginia University Dependent Education Scholarship.
Donley plans to continue his education at WVU next fall and major in engineering.