Jenia Gump, daughter of Sabrina Slutz and the late David Gump, was named the West Lafayette Rotary Club "Student of the Month" for October 2018.

A Ridgewood High School junior, Jenia is an active member of the Ridgewood musical groups: Dynamic Chorale, Common Cents, Concert Choir, Syntax Error and Ridgewood Concert Band.

She performed in the drama production of "Alice in Wonderland" and was cast as Mrs. Hudson in "Sherlock Holmes." She played the part of Silly Girl #1 in  "Beauty and the Beast" and was a member of the chorus is "Music Man," "White Christmas," and "Sound of Music."

Other school activities include Teen Institute and Foreign Language Club.

Community activities include participating in the Musical Showcase at Footlight Players where she and a friend did "Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better," from "Annie Get Your Gun."

When asked who had contributed the most to her self-development, Jenia named her aunt, Serina, and said her work experience at the local Dari Hut was also very satisfying.