Weekly Roundup: Students listen to Holocaust speaker, Lenape player reaching huge softball numbers

Mt. Laurel EMS has also announced its June schedule for free CPR classes.

Chris Franklin | The Sun: Olivia Wang at bat during Lenape’s recent game against Shawnee High School.

A softball player from Lenape High School has been reaching some huge numbers at bat in softball, students at Hartford School listened to a second generation holocaust survivor this week and the Mt. Laurel EMS announced its next round of free CPR classes. Catch up on the week that was with the weekly roundup.

Olivia Wang putting up huge numbers at the plate for Lenape softball

Chris Franklin | The Sun: Olivia Wang runs to second base during Lenape’s recent game against Shawnee High School.

It’d be hard to find a high school softball player with better hitting numbers in April than Lenape High School junior Olivia Wang. During Lenape’s 10 games in April, Wang tore the cover off the softball. She recorded 17 hits in 30 at-bats, smashed seven home runs and led her team with 25 runs batted in. Wang’s on-base percentage plus slugging percentage totaled nearly 2.000 in the season’s opening month.

Hartford School students listen to second generation Holocaust survivor speak

Ellen Zinn, right, spoke to students at Hartford School last week about her parents leaving Europe after surviving the holocaust and World War II and her life as a second-generation holocaust survivor. Zinn and Judy Wizmur, left, were at the school as part of a series provided by the Jewish Community Relations Council.

Cherry Hill resident Ellen Zinn, born in 1946 in Warsaw, Poland, was only 4 years old when her family immigrated to the United States. Zinn recounted the story of her parents’ lives and their retreat from post-war Europe as she spoke to a group of sixth-grade students at Mt. Laurel’s Hartford School last week as part of a series provided by the Jewish Community Relations Council.

Mt. Laurel Schools releases annual State of the District Report

Mt. Laurel Schools has published its annual “State of the District” report, which is now available on its website. The annual report, mandated by state law, gives an overview of the state of the district, from fiscal health to academic accomplishments of the past year to challenges ahead.

Mt. Laurel Police report on resident who was scammed out $500 in Apple iTune gift cards

The following reports are on file with the Mt. Laurel Township Police Department:

On April 26, a resident reported that on April 20 he received a phone call from a man claiming he was from “Computer System Repair Company.” The victim gave the suspect permission to remotely access his computer and a computer program was installed on the victim’s computer. The victim eventually agreed to send the suspect $500 in the form of Apple iTune gift cards.

Mt. Laurel EMS announces June schedule for free CPR classes

Mt. Laurel Emergency Medical Services has announced the next round of classes for June for its ongoing Safest Community Initiative. Through the initiative, Mt. Laurel EMS has been training members of the community for the past year and a half for free to administration of CPR in cases of emergency. Those interested can sign up and learn how to save a life.