Brownsville Rotary Club honored Jayda Jones, of Brownsville, as its October student of the month.

A daughter of Ronette Woods, Jones is a senior at Brownsville Area High School.

Jones is involved in several of the school clubs and activities, such as: National Honors Society, French Honors Society, debate team, environmental club, The Future is Mine, book club, Thespian Society/Drama Club, math competition team, Tri-Hi-Y, and Leo Club. She is president of the Interact Club, student council, and Student Forum.

She is also captain of the varsity cheerleading squad and volunteers her time as a student coach for the Brownsville Area Middle School Cheerleaders.

Jones has a passion for community service, and is a member of the Students In Action team, who won both regionally and nationally during her junior year with the Jefferson Awards Foundation. She has been a part of the building of the stage, the Cast Iron Amphitheater, downtown and is currently working to revitalize the local Brownsville Free Public Library by adding a Teen Space where students can meet, socialize, and collaborate.

Jones has maintained a 4.0 GPA and highest honors throughout all four years of high school. She is a two-year award-winner of the Challenge Program Community Service Award, a member of Penn State’s 4.0 Club, and during her junior year, received student of the month through the Fayette Chamber of Commerce.

Jones hopes to attend Bowdoin College in Maine where she hopes to double major in theater and film studies.

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