Newsmaker: Adam Martin
Family: Father, Lou Martin, and mother, Lynn Sigler
Education: A senior taking Advanced Placement courses at Greater Latrobe High School, Martin plans to attend college next year and is considering majoring in political science.
Background: Martin is the senior class vice president and a member of the National Honor Society and the German National Honor Society. He plays on Latrobe's varsity golf team and enjoys snowboarding.
Noteworthy: He was appointed as one of two school board representatives through student council for the 2013-14 school year.
Quote: “I really like it. I think it's pretty cool. It's not something too many people get to do — to talk in front of the school board. It's a pretty neat experience.”
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