Christopher Czapla, principal of the Tamaqua Area Middle School, has released the names of students attaining honor roll status for the second marking period of the 2009-2010 school year. To be eligible for Highest Honors, students must maintain a cumulative average of 95 or higher, with no grade lower than a 93. For High Honors, students must earn grades of 90 or higher, with no grade lower than 86. An average of 86 or above, with no grade lower than 78 is required for honors status.

Students earning Highest Honors status include: EIGHTH grade - Laura Anderson, Avery Banavage, Makayla Boyle, Joann Butkus, Jordan Frank, Kristina Gilbert, Bryan Heyer, Nichelle Pucklavage, Tyler Ruch, Jared Sharpe and Emily Ward; SEVENTH grade - Madelyn Dolinsky, Claire Frank, Jillian Franko, Amanda Fritz, Jacob Gursky, Jacob Humes, Rachel Keich, David Kunkel, Nathan MacDonald, Brooke Marton, Jamie Mateyak, Harold Moll, Tyler Resch, Boaz Rottet, Trevor Skripko, Vanessa Solt, Noah Troxell, Zachary Wargula, Kayla Wickersham and Brianna Wittig; SIXTH grade - Kyle Arner, Abigail Billig, Russell Blaker, Andrew Castagna, Elijah Fielder, Chelsea Frantz, Taylor Fritz, Sophia Gursky, Ty Hinkle, Lynn Kistler, Henry Krell, Abigail Machay, Jacob Marcolla, Jacqueline Markowitz, Patrick McMullen, Genesis Mena, Matthew Minchoff, Kyle Patrick, Allison Pederson, Nicole Prantow, Juliette Reinhardt, Jonathan Scannell, Teague Schmidt, Arienne Serniak and Austin Zwolenik.

High Honors were earned by: EIGHTH grade - Miranda Amey, Robert Arner, Kassandra Berezwick, Derek Cinicola, Keisha Day, Carly Fenstermacher, Adam Frantz, Christopher Hartung, Michael Kelly, Jomari Kieffer, Colin Mashack, Jack Nemeth, Anthony Prantow, Matthew Roberts, Matthew Stanek, Nasya Sullivan, Jaclin Valasek, Sarah Zoba and Zachary Zucatti; SEVENTH - Joshua Ambrose Manness, Robert Argust, Monica Beshay, Brandon Cunningham, Danielle DeCindio, Brooke DeHart, Joshua Delp, Paige Demetriades, William DePue, Shayna Dietrich, Holly George, Timothy Gergar, Jazmine Goho, Kaitlin Gomez, Bailey Hartung, Tyler Hill, Derek Keich, Beth Kistler, Brett Kosciolek, Anthony Lewis, Lacie McManus, Devin Murphy, Leah Pashley, Carly Sassaman, Ernest Shilko, Tiffany Shilko, Tyler Skripko, Hayley Sturgis, Daisy Valentine, Cheyann Wassel, Kyle Weaver, Sarah Whildin and Hannah Zoba; SIXTH grade - Owen Bates, Matthew Belzner, Joseph Berezwick, Cailee Bittner, Brianna Bonetsky, Sierra Borden, Morgan Boyle, Lindsey Bradford, Francesa Difiore, Caroline Fegley, Kaitlyn Frantz, Amy Gardiner, Dakota George, Dillon George, Tanner Hamm, Stephanie Heffelfinger, Connor Hileman, Michaela Hill, Sarah Howell, Aimee Hull, Sarah Jones, Morgan Kunkel, Taylor Lucas, Jacob Martinez, Kayla Miller, Cullen Murphy, Emma Osenbach, Bailey Pederson, Crystal Putalavage, Andrew Tite, Benjamin Turrano, Savannah Tuttle, Tanner Valentine, Danielle Williams, Kassandra Wuttke, Kelsey Zamudio, Merranda Zehner, and Ashley Ziegler.

Students on the Honor Roll include: EIGHTH grade - Peter Baddick, Brianna Bittner, Alexis Boyer, Jessica Brown, Tay Vaughn Chandler Coley, Nicholas Coccio, Rylee Devlin, Mikayla Dillman, Nathaniel Edmonds, Jordynn Fatzinger, Gabrielle Freed, Stefanie Gensure, Francesca Gerace, Zachary Goepfert, Destiny Gurner, Robert Hartranft, Matthew Heffelfinger, Conor Lee Hill, Derek Robert Hill, Tyler Hope, Ethan Hull, D'Artagnan Jones, Anthony Kabana, Keith Kranch, Mackenzie Mashack, Steven Matukonis, Talli Matukonis, Rebecca Minehan, Austin Miorelli, Zachary Oliveria, Brandon Parramore, Samantha Postupack, Kaleigh Rabenold, Anthony Rago, Kristin Reed, Tatiana Shellhamer, Dustin Silkowski, Jason Sylvester, Jessica Thomas, Cory Truskey, Michael Weinert, Jacob Wenzel, Theodore Zeigler and Samantha Zervos; SEVENTH grade - Kayla Argott, Symone Berezwick, Andrew Delpais, Ethan Eberts, Bradley Fedor, Maria Grocholski, Brianna Heck, Chastity Hibbler, Dylan Hill, Sara Maldonado, Kelsey Massar, Joseph Mellot, Shane Miller, Olivia Morrison, Rachael Paisley, Emily Pratka, Heaven Rex, Anthony Riboldi, Sarah Richmond, Abby Shumgart, Erica Snyder, Jeffrey Stahler, Ethan Sterner, Tannar Urban, Austin Vincent, Gage Whalen, Samantha White and Brandon Zervos; SIXTH grade - Earl Akins, Tyler Andrews, Amy Jo Bachert, Kaelyn Boran, Stephen Carroll, Nicholas Clemson, Zachary Coleman, Madison Davis, Thorn Devlin, Kyle Dinsmore, Kaitlyn Dmytrow, Tony Dougal, Michael Frederick, Luke Gommer, Shane Hacker, Ashley Hedemann, Terry Hill, Kylie Huegel, Travis Huegel, Zachary Jones, Julieann Koscak, Melanie Kostecky, Mickensy Kranch, Jennifer Lareau, Matthew Letterhouse, Amber Linkhorst, Victoria Markowitz, Caryn Matz, Zachery Merenda, Bethany Moore, Collin Moyer, Joseph Nortavage, Kyle Oliphant, Holly Pacely, Anthony Reed, Carly Robertshaw, Samantha Shamonsky, Julia Shellhamer, Calvin Shirey-Helsey, Sara Sillers, Christopher Smith, Morgan Veglia, Julianna Wagner, Ethan Walker, Zachary Wandzilak, Emily Wenzel and Jacqueline Wilson.