Champlain Valley Christian School irecognized Katelyn Genova as its Student of the Month. Genova, a junior at the private school, is the daughter of Gary and Renee Genova of Monkton. Genova's siblings, Justin, Jonathon, Sarah, and Anna also attend CVCS.
According to school officials, Genova has consistently achieved academic high honors during her high school career.
Genova was the recipient of CVCS' Academic Excellence Awards in science and social studies during her freshman year and received the CVCS Academic Excellence Awards for history, English, and German when she was a sophomore. She sets high standards for herself, produces high quality work in every academic area, and identifies pre-calculus as her favorite subject . "I love figuring things out and solving problems," Genova said.
In addition to the time Genova dedicates to her academics, she is busy with extracurricular activities. She is a member of the CVCS soccer and basketball teams.
Outside of school, Genova enjoys drawing, painting, playing the piano, reading, and snowboarding. She spends time working as a babysitter, boarding dogs for people on vacation, and organizing her family's small business. After graduation, she plans to attend college to major in nursing.
Genova attends the New Haven United Reformed Church and has participated in several church youth conferences. She said the Bible verse she uses as a guide for herself is Philippians 4:13: "I can do everything through Him who gives me strength."