Senior Spotlight: Franklin’s Morgyn Nalepa to Attend Slippery Rock

| May 28, 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 Morgyn Nalepa.

Name: Morgyn Nalepa
School: Franklin
Hometown: Franklin
Parents: Rebecca Baker

Tell us about yourself: I’m a 2020 graduate of Franklin High School. I was a varsity wrestling cheerleader and played varsity tennis. My future plans are to attend Slippery Rock University and major in Early Childhood Education.

School activities and sports: Varsity tennis, cheerleading, class council

Favorite teacher: Mr. Riley

Favorite subject: Math

Awards: Academic excellence award

Favorite memories from school: Announcing the pep rally

Future plans: Attend Slippery Rock University and major in Early Childhood Education

Advice for future students: Don’t procrastinate and always work hard.

Pets: Dog – Gizmo

Favorite movies: Doctor Sleep

Who is your favorite celebrity or athlete? Justin Bieber

What is your least favorite cafeteria food? Pizza

Is cereal soup? Why or why not? No. It’s a breakfast food.

Toilet paper, over or under? Over

Thank you’s: My mom for always supporting me in everything I do.


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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