Lititz Area Mennonite School
Abigail Zimmerman is 13 years old, in 8th grade, and attends Lititz Area Mennonite School. Abby’s favorite subject in school is math because it is straightforward and not complicated.
Abby participates in volleyball, worship team, announcements, drama, flags, and student council. As for her drama roles, she has been in the 4th and 5th grade dramas, The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe, Willy Wonka, and this year’s play, Go and Do Likewise.
She has been on the honor roll all throughout middle school and won first place in her bracket in the science fair. Abby loves LAMS because you know everyone in your grade, and you make great friends. She plans to attend Cocalico High School next year.
Abigail enjoys being outside and hanging out with friends. Abby goes to Grace Point Church of the Nazarene. Her parents are Nicole and Titus Zimmerman. She has a brother named Noah and a sister named Emma. Abby has chickens, cats, and a dog named Echo at her house. Philippians 4:13 is Abby’s favorite verse because it encourages her to try new things: “I can do all this through him who gives me strength.”
Her favorite foods are Goldfish crackers, pickles, and Oreos, and she loves the color green. Abby is an all Philadelphia sports fan, and also loves Penn State.
Written by: Ada Wilbert
Beverley Spencer is a 7th grader at Lititz Area Mennonite School. Her favorite subjects are Spanish and art because she thinks it is interesting to learn Spanish, and she likes giving off creativity. In school she is on the archery team, worship team, and morning announcements team. She also participates in the annual middle school drama productions. Some of her honors at school include honor roll and student of the month. One of her favorite things about LAMS is that they offer archery.
Some of Beverley’s hobbies are crocheting, swinging on the swings, competing in archery, listening to music, watching movies, reading, and making crafts. She is planning on being homeschooled by her aunt for high school. Beverley has many ideas of jobs she would love to do in the future such as being a firefighter, a surgeon, a cosmetologist, and a mom. She would say her greatest achievement in life so far is archery. Some people that Beverley looks up to in her life are tall people because she is short! Beverley attends church at Grace Community Church of Willow Street, and her favorite verses are Matthew 5:6, 38-48 and Psalms 23.
If Beverley could change the world in some way, it would be how orphanages around the world treat children. She doesn’t like that there are kids suffering and not being treated right, and she would like to see that change.
Written by: Zoe Haverstick
The student of the month is Ty Zeiset, an 8th grader at Lititz Area Mennonite School. He is a funny student with a big personality and (at 6’1”) is known for being a tall kid. Ty doesn’t have a favorite subject, but he likes learning and thinks it is pretty fun. Ty practices archery on Wednesday after school, and he is very good at it–even getting a 252 score in a tournament! He likes the community at LAMS because it is close together, and almost all the people know each other.
Ty likes eating, sleeping, drawing, and playing video games with his friends. One of his “out of school” achievements was killing his first deer two years ago, and a goal for the future is to kill a nice buck. Ty’s highschool will be Warwick. Some jobs he is interested in are welding, mechanics, electronics, or engineering–something hands on. Ty would like to end negativity and toxicity and generally unnecessary mean stuff that nobody cares for. Ty looks up to Bob Ross because he’s a cool and chill guy. Ty’s family attends Blainsport Mennonite Church, and his favorite Bible verse is John 3:16. He likes it because it is what God is saying to us in a simple verse.
Written by: Wade Culp
Katelyn Nolt is the February student of the month at Lititz Area Mennonite School. She is in the seventh grade and is kind, bubbly, encouraging, and a hard worker. Katelyn’s favorite subject in school is science. She enjoys science because of all the fun experiments they do.
Katelyn is a part of the Lititz Area Mennonite School’s archery team. She also is a part of their choir. She enjoys being in both extracurricular events. She enjoys being a student at LAMS because of what she gets to learn, and she appreciates how God is at the center of the school.
Some of Katelyn’s hobbies outside of school are reading historical fiction, playing outside, and doing crafts.
When Katelyn grows up, she wants to be a teacher. Katelyn’s role model is her Grandma Hurst. She looks up to her Grandma Hurst because of how strong her faith is.
Katelyn attends Cornerstone Mennonite Church with her family. Her favorite verse is Proverbs 3:56 which says, “Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.”
Katelyn says that one of her greatest achievements so far in life is scoring well at the archery tournament. Katelyn is an amazing girl!
Written by: Aleah Martin
Alexa Kline attends Lititz Area Mennonite School and is in 8th grade. Alexa is kind, quiet, and funny. Her parents are Andrew and Jessica Kline, and she has 5 sisters. Alexa’s sisters’ names are Allison, Andrea, Anica, Alivia, and Adilyn. Alexa lives on a farm and has cows, chickens, rabbits, guinea pigs, cats, fish, and a dog named Percy. Her favorite food is pizza, and her favorite colors are purple, blue, and neon green. Alexa’s favorite classes in school are Language Arts and Math because they are kind of fun. Alexa participates in the school drama in the spring. She likes being a student at LAMS because we can talk about Jesus, and the people are very nice. At home, Alexa likes to read, go outside, and draw. Alexa plans to attend ELCO for high school. She looks up to her parents and older siblings because they set a good example. Alexa attends Ephrata Community Church. Her favorite Bible verse is Joshua 1:9, “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” If Alexa could go anywhere in the world she would go to California or Florida.
Written by: Emma Sauder
Caleb Martin is the November student of the month at Lititz Area Mennonite School. His favorite subject in school is math because he wants to be a construction worker like his grandfather, and knows math will be important. Caleb’s grandfather is a role model for him. Caleb participates in many extracurricular activities such as student council, worship team, announcements, and band. He also does disc golf and archery. When asked why he likes L.A.M.S. he said that he and his family are Christians, and that L.A.M.S. is a Christian school, which is important to him. Another reason he stated was that most of his friends go there. Caleb says he will probably be attending high school at Warwick. In his free time, Caleb likes to watch baseball and football, and to play baseball and archery. His favorite sports teams for football and baseball are the Philadelphia Eagles and the Philadelphia Phillies. He also likes to read and spend time with his family. On the more serious topic of major life goals, Caleb says he would like to go on a mission trip to Guatemala. Caleb attends Lititz Trinity E.C. and his favorite Bible verse is John 3:16, which says, “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” When asked to describe his greatest accomplishment in life is so far, Caleb thought for a while, and said he thinks that his baptism is worthy of that title. If Caleb could change one deep, serious thing about the world, his main answer was use of technology. He thinks that a lot of people use it too much and that they put it above God.
Written by: David Stoltzfus
Emma Sauder attends Lititz Area Mennonite School, is thirteen and is in eighth grade. Some of Emma’s favorite activities are hanging out with her friends and going hunting. She also enjoys playing outside in her free time. Her favorite class in school is Science because of the fun labs middle school does. After she graduates from LAMS she plans on going to Cocalico High School. Emma and her family go to Metzler Mennonite Church. Emma is also good at playing the piano. Emma is very grateful for her parents and all they do for her. She has two dogs; their names are Roxie and River and they are golden retrievers. Emma has three siblings and all of them happen to be boys. Carter is in tenth grade, Grant is in fourth grade, and Reed is in first grade. Her parents are Lee and Lisa Sauder. Emma’s favorite Bible verse is Romans 1:16, which says, “For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile.” Emma also likes the color teal and one of her favorite foods to eat is ice cream cake.
Written by: Ada Wilbert