CHESTERTOWN - A North Warren Central senior known for her hard work and cheerful, thoughtful nature has been named Student of the Month by the Chestertown Rotary Club.
Ashley Schloss, who has excelled in academics, athletics and community service at North Warren, was named for the award. She is the daughter of William and Susan Schloss of Brant Lake.
"Ashley is a cheerful, friendly person who's always willing to help where needed," North Warren counselor Joan Phelps said. "She works diligently at whatever she does." One of Schloss' teachers has commented that she is a positive leader in her class and sets high academic standards for herself, Phelps said.
Ashley said recently she enjoys tackling challenges and she credits her success to her organizational and time-management skills.
"I persevere in what I choose to do and give it 100 percent all of the time," she said.
Ashley has been a standout field hockey and basketball player during her four years of high school. She has received many awards in each sport.
This year she was named Capital Region Female Basketball Scholar-Athlete representing North Warren.
While working to enhance her athletic skills throughout high school, Ashley has also mentored younger students in their sports pursuits.
Other North Warren students have relied on her ability to achieve results, school officials said.
Ashley has been an active member of Student Council all four years of high school, served as the class treasurer in 11th grade, and now is senior class president.
Ashley's other activities include varsity club, prom committee, and yearbook club.
Interested in becoming a medical ultrasound technologist, Ashley has served in an internship at Hudson Headwater Health Network learning about imaging and radiology.
She plans to attend Adirondack Community College and then enter a radiology program at Glens Falls Hospital or at Hudson Valley Community College.