Friday, May 17, 2024

Pottsville Rotary Announces May Students of the Month


The May 2024 Students of the Month of the Pottsville Rotary Club were honored at their meeting on Wednesday, May 1st meeting at Vitos Coal Fired Restaurant in St. Clair.
Congratulations to:

Nativity BVM

  • Ava Putalavage
  • Alek Gorski

Minersville Area

  • Ella Elizabeth Tarlecky
  • Luke F. Stevenosky

Pottsville Area

  • Annabella Chaklos
  • James Bosefski


Ava Putalavage

Ava Putalavage is the daughter of Tom and Kelly Putalavage, Minersville. Her school activities consist of: Aevidum Club (President), Interact Club, Diversity Club, Cheerleading and World of Understanding. She is a volunteer with St. Michaels and St. Nicholas Church and the PA State Police Camp Cadet Program.

After graduation, Ava plans to attend Desales University to major in Criminal Justice.


Alek Gorski

Alek Gorski is the son of Heidi and Stanley Gorski, Schuylkill Haven. His school activities consist of: Track & Field, Cross Country, National Honor Society and Science National Honor Society. He volunteers with St. John the Baptist Church (Alter Server) and the Green Wave Foundation.

After graduation, Alek plans to Kings College to major in mechanical engineering and run Track and Field and Cross Country.



Ella Elizabeth Tarlecky

Ella is the daughter of Jordan and Robyn Seiler, Llewellyn. Her school activities consist of: SADD, Student Council, STEM Club, National Honor Society, Gifted Program, After-School Tutoring Program, Prom Committee, Track and Cross-Country teams. Outside of school she volunteered with the Minersville Borough Annual Haunted House, Schuylkill Haven Island Park and is a CNA at Rosewood Nursing Home.

After graduation, Ella plans to attend Bloomsburg University for Nursing with hopes of becoming a Nurse Practitioner.


Luke F. Stevenosky

Luke is the son of Martina Stevenosky and Peter Stevenosky, Branchdale. His school activities consist of: Class Vice President, SADD, Prom Committee, E-Sports, Football Team, which he was Team Captain for two years, Baseball and Track & Field Teams. Outside of school, Luke volunteered with the WNEP GO JOE25, Youth March Madness games, Junior High Track Meets, placed flags on graves with the Navy Club, assisted in coaching both Junior Varsity and Middle School Football Programs and worked at the Minersville Swimming Pool as a lifeguard.

After graduation, Luke plans to attend East Stroudsburg University majoring in Environmental Studies and pursue a career as a Pennsylvania State Trooper.



Annabella Chaklos

Annabella Chaklos is the daughter of Megan Chaklos, Port Carbon. Her school activities consist of: Varsity Cheerleading (Captain), Drama Club (Vice President), Debate Club (President), Quiz Team, Publications/Yearbook Staff (Editor-In-Chief) and PAHS Choir. Outside of school she is a member of the Schuylkill County Chorus (2023-2024) and Community Theater. Her honors include National Honor Society.

After graduation, Annabella plans to attend Penn State University to major in Journalism.


James Bosefski

James Bosefski is the son of Tiffany Armstrong and James Bosefski, New Philadelphia. His school activities and honors include Skills USA, National Technical Honor Society, National Honor Society and the STS Student of the Semester. Active in his community, James regularly attends town council meetings.

After graduation, he plans to work at a local auto dealership.