Jared Melnychuk, Nick Lieser
Each month of the school year, the Lakeville Rotary Club recognizes students of the senior class who demonstrate “Service Above Self”. 
Lakeville South High School has chosen Jared Melnychuk as the January Rotary Student of the Month.    Jared is truly an outstanding young man with an extremely bright future.  He has an amazing resume including:
-        Initiated, founded, organized, and lead the bi-annual shoe drive throughout the community, neighborhood, school, and sporting groups to collect shoes to be repurposed,/recycled to help fund the local food shelf.
4.3 GPA,
-        Class rank 6 of 440
-        35 ACT
-        8 Advance Placement courses
-        AP Scholar
-        Hockey participant
-        Soccer participant
-        National Honor Society
-        United Hospital volunteer
-        Feed My Starving Children volunteer
-        Tutor Club volunteer
-        Youth soccer coaching volunteer
Jared plans on pursuing a degree in a medical field while attending a prestigious university.  He is one of the nicest, hardworking, well respected students that I have known at Lakeville South High School. Jared’s Parents are Alan and Diane Melnychuk.
For the month of January, Lakeville North High School has chosen Nicholas Lieser as the January Rotary Student of the Month.    Nicholas is very involved as a leader at Lakeville North as well as outside of school.  He is DECA Vice President of membership and DECA chapter President.  Nick is the Technology Director and Ministry Planner of Fellowship of Christian Athletes.  Nick was a small group leader at the Respect Retreat for Lakeville North Freshman students.  He is a Panther Prep representative (guiding youth in the community).  Also at Lakeville North, Nick is Yearbook Photography Editor as well as Photo Editor of the school newspaper.  Nick is also a buddy with an autistic student through Best Buddies.
Outside of Lakeville North, Nick is a communications specialist at Bestprep’s Minnesota Business Venture as well as Chief Executive Officer.  He is guiding students across Minnesota in establishing faith clubs as Campus Faith Clubs Representative.  Nick has also been a mission trip leader with Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Nicholas’ parents are Brian & Gena Lieser and his Dean is Cary Zahn.