Joshua Gruendling was named the Ligonier Valley High School athletic Student of the Month for October.
A senior, he is the son of Melissa Hegan and Matt Gruendling, of Ligonier.
He is on the soccer and track and field teams, and is a member of the Indoor Soccer Club and the Ligonier Car and Truck Club.
He enjoys spending time with friends and is a big Pittsburgh Penguins fan.
He plans to attend Penn State University for business.