Senior Spotlight: Franklin’s Kolton Banfi to Play Baseball at Westminster

| June 10, 2020

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 Kolton Banfi.

Name: Kolton Banfi
School: Franklin
Hometown: Franklin
Parents: Kurt Banfi and Alison Banfi

Future Plans: Attending Westminster for college baseball

School activities and sports: Baseball

Awards: 2019 D-10 Champions

Favorite teacher: Mr. Jones

Favorite subject: Physics

Favorite memories from school: Baseball state playoffs

Advice for future students: Hard work pays off!

Pets: 2 cats, dog died

Favorite joke: Yo momma jokes

Favorite bands: Poison

Favorite movies: Jumanji

Favorite athlete: Kyle Schwarber

What is your least favorite cafeteria food? Anything with wheat

Is cereal soup? Why or why not? No, it’s breakfast.

Toilet paper, over or under? Over

Thank you’s: My family friends and everyone who have helped me be where I am today!

Anything else you’d like to include: Eat at city grub or country grub!


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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