Senior Spotlight: Punxsy’s Lansberry to Pursue Psychology Degree

With graduation ceremonies being affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic, Explore Your Town, Inc. and several area businesses have teamed up to help recognize local high school seniors. Today’s featured graduating senior is Alexandra Lansberry.

Name: Alexandra Lansberry
School: Punxsutawney
Hometown: Rossiter
Parents: Carrie and Shannon Lansberry

Tell us about yourself: I enjoy spending time with family and friends, going to the beach, spending time with my animals, listening to music, and camping.

School activities and sports: Art club, Powder Puff Football, homecoming court, Punxsutawney Phil dancer

Favorite teacher: Mrs. Weaver

Favorite subject: English

Favorite memories from school: Pep rallies, football games, basketball games

Future plans: Attending Clarion University, majoring in Psychology

Advice for future students: Make the most out of your senior year! You’re always going to have days where you just want to be done but don’t take it for granted. Enjoy the little moments!

Favorite bands: Daughtry, Fleetwood Mac, The Weekend, Matchbox Twenty

Favorite movies: The Great Gatsby, Split, Glass

Who is your favorite celebrity or athlete? David Dobrik (pictured below, right)

What is your least favorite cafeteria food? All of it.

Is cereal soup? Why or why not? I don’t have a reason why, but definitely not.

Toilet paper, over or under? Under

Thank you’s: My best friends, my parents, my grandparents, my teachers


Each student who is interested in participating will be featured within an article that will be posted on The article will feature information about the student and a photo.

Students must be from a school within Clarion, Forest, Jefferson, or Venango Counties to be included.

Students who would like to be featured can sign up here.

Participating students will be registered to win a prize pack that includes gift certificates to local restaurants.

The following local sponsors have contributed to help make this campaign possible:

Barrow-Civic Theatre

Extreme Machine Fabricating

Matt Higgins

Eric Shick

Trails End Restaurant

UPMC Urgent Care – Clarion

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