Senior Spotlight: Punxsy’s McManus Plans to Grow Photography Business

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 Kelsie McManus.

Name: Kelsie McManus
School: Punxsutawney
Hometown: Punxsutawney
Parents: Judy and (late) Allen McManus

Tell us about yourself: I love taking pictures, practicing ASL, watching Chicago One, NCIS, CSI, Law and Order, Grey’s Anatomy and Criminal Minds, and spending time with my friends and family.

School activities and sports: Chorus 8+9, Chorus 9-12, Tri-M 10-12, GSA Club 10-12, Dramatics 8, Powderpuff 12, and Variety Show

Awards: Tri-M Honor Society, Honor Roll

Favorite teacher: Erin Knepper

Favorite subject: Chorus

Favorite memories from school: School dances and club/chorus field trips

Future plans: Growing my photography business to be a professional photographer at •KKM Photography•.

Advice for future students: Enjoy every moment you get in school, go to school events, make as many friends as you can, and be involved. Time flies by so fast, it’s like you blink and it’s gone.

Pets: Miniature Dachshund named Starlight, Flame-Point Siamese named Cheerio, Tabby named Honey Nut

Favorite joke: My dad always said this: “Do you have any Grey Poupon?”

Favorite bands: BTS, Monsta X

Favorite movies: Five Feet Apart, Home Alone, Identity Theft, and Tammy

Who is your favorite celebrity or athlete? Kim Taehyung (V) from BTS

What is your least favorite cafeteria food? Everything, I hardly ever ate school lunch and when I did it was only breakfast For lunch

Is cereal soup? Why or why not? No cereal will always be just cereal. Soup is hot, cereal is cold.

Toilet paper, over or under? Under

Thank you’s: Thank you to all my teachers, friends and family for all the love and support!

Anything else you’d like to include? Stay positive and be you!!

ABOUT SENIOR SPOTLIGHT

Each student who is interested in participating will be featured within an article that will be posted on exploreClarion.com. 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

ABOUT SENIOR SPOTLIGHT

Each student who is interested in participating will be featured within an article that will be posted on exploreClarion.com. 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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