Each month the Fairfield Lions Club honors a senior as the Lions Student of the Month. Students are nominated by the faculty and selected for demonstrating self-discipline, a commitment to health, respect for others, compassion, good judgment, responsibility, honesty, scholarship, trustworthiness and involvement.
Travis Zimmerman was honored by the Fairfield Lions Club as the Student of the Month for May 2019.
Zimmerman is the son of Dianna and Michael Zimmerman of Fairfield. During his high school career Zimmerman has been involved in the following school activities: National Honor Society (10-12), National Art Honor Society (10-12), varsity football (9-11) and varsity track & field (9-12).
Zimmerman was part of the Goddard Leadership Legacy Institute in seventh through ninth grades, and is an original member of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation Student Leadership Council which constructed a bill in 2016 to designate the Eastern Hellbender as Pennsylvania’s Official State Amphibian. On April 23, Gov. Tom Wolf signed the bill into law.
Zimmerman has received the following Honors and Awards: Honor or Distinguished Honor Roll throughout high school, track & field MVP in grades 10-11 and captain in grade 12.
Zimmerman’s future plans are to attend Salisbury University majoring in biology with a concentration in environmental and marine science. He will also compete on the track and field team throwing shot put, discus, hammer and weight.