Angela M. Petro, daughter of John and Ann Marie Petro of Tamaqua, graduated from Drexel University, College of Arts and Sciences, Philadelphia, with a bachelor of arts degree in Political Science with a minor in History. She attained a 3.87 cumulative grade point average while at the university.

A 2005 graduate of Tamaqua Area High School, she is the granddaughter of Vince and Marie Gallagher of Lansford and John and Gerrie Petro of Summit Hill.