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Midd-West High School’s Young American for April is Nolan Stahl. He is the son of Joe and Tammy Stahl of Middleburg. Nolan has been Captain for the Midd-West Boys Soccer Team and has looked for ways to motivate and encourage his teammates by building a family and friendly atmosphere to build others up around him. He has received the President Education Awards Program and Highest Achievements in Social Studies. In sports, he was named the 2020 HSCA All-Star 2nd Team Midfielder, 2021 PHAC Division 1 All-Star 3rd Team Midfielder, and the Midd-West Boys Soccer MVP. He is a member of the National Honor Society. Nolan has been on the Distinguished Honor Roll his entire high school career and has been chosen as a Student of the Month in 9th and 11th grades. He has given back to his community by volunteering with a Pre-K classroom, Toys for Tots, Tiara Trot 5K Run, and as a Soccer Tournament Referee. In addition, Nolan actively volunteers with the PATHFINDERS Program by helping elementary students with schoolwork and providing a safe place for them. He also takes great pride in working out. Nolan is planning to attend Bloomsburg University to pursue a major in Speech-Language Pathology. Upon completion of his Masters degree, he would like to find employment in Pennsylvania. Nolan, who takes every opportunity given to him to excel academically and serve those in his community, believes he was selected as a Young American because of his ambition and good work ethic. He is continually looking for ways to improve for the better. Nolan would like others to know that he is a hard-working individual who is looking to help others and improve himself in every way possible. He enrolled in the ACES program at Bloomsburg University his Senior year to challenge himself and earn college credits earlier.