Bonnie Sheckler graduated May 24 from Lehigh University in Bethlehem with a master of education in special education degree.

While attending school, Sheckler worked for Lehigh University's Transition and Assessment program. Before that, she worked for the former J.E. Morgan Knitting Mills for 23 years before returning to school. She graduated magna cum laude, June 2006, from Albright College in Reading, with a bachelor of science in psychology degree.

Sheckler is married to Jim Thorpe Borough Councilman, Kyle Sheckler. They reside in Jim Thorpe.