Senior Spotlight: Oil City’s Amanda Beach Graduates with Plans of Pediatric Nursing

| July 2, 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 Amanda Beach.

Name: Amanda Beach
Name of school: Oil City High School
Hometown: Oil City, Pa.
Parents: Emily and Lee Beach

Tell us about yourself: I was in Allied Health Occupations and I want to do classes to become a pediatric nurse.

Awards: Honor roll, Fire safety, CPR, Blood Borne, Building a safe Penn State: reporting child abuse, Safety orientation for healthcare, Adult residential licensing, Back Safety-healthcare, HIPPA

Favorite teacher: Mrs.P – Votech

Favorite subject: English

Favorite memories from school: Can’t decide

Future plans: Become a pediatric nurse

Advice for future students: You can do anything if you put your mind to it. I graduated when the COVID-19 pandemic was going on.

Pets: A dog named Zeus

Favorite bands: Don’t have one

Favorite movies: My Girl

Who is your favorite celebrity or athlete? Lauv

What is your least favorite cafeteria food? Potatoes

Is cereal soup? Why or why not? No, because you don’t use milk in soup.

Toilet paper, over or under? Over

Thank you’s: My teachers, Friends, Family, Mrs.Curran, and My boyfriend


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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