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|Little League Sandyston Rep
New Meeting Day: Recreation meets the 4th Tues of each month!
The next meeting will be Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 6:30 pm
Congratulations to Jessica Thompson who was selected to serve as Miss Sandyston for Sandyston Township at Sandyston Day on Saturday, June 9, 2018.
Jessica Thompson, daughter of William and Jean Thompson, is 17 years old. Jessica is currently a Junior at Kittatinny High School and plans to attend West Chester University with an interest in Critical Care Nursing and aspires to become a Trauma Surgeon. Jessica is a member of the Choir Council, Future Business Leaders of America, Interact Club, Marching Bank, All State, County, and Region Choir, Sandyston Volunteer Fire Department, and she is Captain of the Debate Team. In her work experience, Jessica has previously worked at the Chatterbox and currently works at the United Methodist Homes Bristol Glenn as a waitress. In her spare time, she enjoys playing in the Marching Band, theatre, singing and volunteering in her community.
Jessica will compete in the Queen of the Fair Competition at the New Jersey State Fair/Sussex County Farm & Horse Show in August. Good Luck Jessica!
Congratulations Jessica Thompson
Miss Sandyston 2018
Congratulations Tom DeGroat
Sandyston Senior of the Year 2018
Tom DeGroat was presented with the Senior of the Year Award at Sandyston Day held Saturday, June 9, 2018.
Tom has been a regular face here in Sandyston Township for many years. Born at Newton Memorial Hospital, he grew up in Branchville and attended the Branchville Grammar School School and graduated from Newton High School. In his younger years, he worked at the Tail of The Pub in Branchville, worked on the back of a garbage truck, and was a plumberís assistant.
For a short time Tom lived in North Vale, NJ where he worked for a Swedish Import Company. He attended a vocational school in Toledo, Ohio for meat processing and came back home where he worked for several grocery stores before going to work at Daleís Market and then he took a job with ACME Market, where he worked for 40 years in the stores located at Newton, Sparta, and Rockaway. After his retirement Tom worked at Belcherís Country Market in Branchville.
Tom married his wife Jacqueline in 1973 and has 2 children; Bill who is married to Michelle, and Kate who is married to Matthew. Tom and Jackie have 3 grandchildren, Will, Matthew and Morgan, and a great grandson, Liam.
Tom has been a member of the Sandyston Township Volunteer Fire Department for over 50 years and has seen many changes that have taken place in our township. He has served in numerous positions within the fire department, including Chief and Trustee, and worked on numerous fund raising events, as well as a member of the departmentís Fire Police program.
Tom is an avid car enthusiast and collector. Besides his love of the automobile, Tom enjoys gardening, caring for his property and traveling all over the United States and abroad. Tomís upmost priority is love for his family, and his willingness to be there for his friends when they are in need.
Noelle Trimper; Kassidy House, 1st Runner Up; Jessica Thompson, Miss Sandyston 2018 and Anna Seifried, Miss Sandyston 2017