Senior Spotlight: Oil City’s Rhodes Attending Clarion-Venango With Dreams of Becoming a Nurse

| June 30, 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 Summer Rhodes.

Name: Summer Rhodes
Name of school: Oil City High School
Hometown: Oil City, Pa.
Parents: Elizabeth and James Rhoades

Tell us about yourself: I am going to college in the fall to be an RN. My goal is to work in OB after I am certified.

Awards: Member of NTHS

Favorite teacher: Mrs. Pritchard from VTC

Favorite subject: History

Favorite memories from school: Mr. Black’s English Class

Future plans: Attending Clarion U. – Venango to be a nurse.

Pets: Oreo

Favorite bands: Don’t have one

Favorite movies: All Disney movies

Who is your favorite celebrity or athlete? Jodi Benson

What is your least favorite cafeteria food? Milk

Is cereal soup? Why or why not? No because it’s cereal

Toilet paper, over or under? Over

Thank you’s: Mrs. Pritchard from VTC


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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Category: 2020 Senior Spotlight, Local News, Senior Spotlight