Young achiever: Sarah Treser
Family: Parents, Sandy and Scott Treser; brothers, Nick, 22, and Tyler, 20; sister, Anna, 14.
School: Treser will be a senior at North Hills High School in the fall.
Hobbies/interests: Treser plays varsity basketball at North Hills. She participates in the National Honor Society; Hands for Service, which does volunteer work in the community, and in the French Club.
Noteworthy: Treser recently was selected to receive the Harvard Prize Book by the Harvard Club of Western Pennsylvania. The Prize Book is awarded to an outstanding student in a junior class who displays excellence in scholarship and high character combined with achievement in other fields. North Hills High School gifted teacher Regina Moorby and school counselor Nicole Weber nominated Sarah.
Quote: “I am thrilled to receive the Harvard Book Award, and I appreciate Ms. Moorby and Ms. Weber for nominating me. I would specifically like to thank Ms. Moorby for working with me over the past two years as my educational adviser to advance my skills in school and in extracurricular activities. Additionally, had it not been for my parents and siblings' encouragement of good studies, I would not be the driven person I am today.”
— Chris Togneri
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