Steven Behr, Principal of the Tamaqua Area School District´s elementary schools, has released the names of students earning honor roll status for the first marking period of the 2011-2012 school year. This list includes students from the Tamaqua and West Penn Elementary schools. To be eligible for High Honors, students must earn straight As. To earn honors, students in grades four through six must earn four As and two Bs, while third grade students must earn three As and one B.

Fifth grade students earning honor roll status include: HIGH HONORS - Emily Amershek, Emily Barrett, Kaitlin Bender, Detrick Borden, Angeline Castagna, Daniel Chinchar, Mason Dolinsky, Brandon Eberts, Matthew Franklin, Joseph Gursky, Thomas Holser, Alicen Hull, Sierra Klinger, Airyanna Kowalski, Olivia Lattanzi, Talia Lewis, Luke Mateyak, Sarah Maue, Brady Moyer, Kayla Sherry, Melanie Shimko, Justin Weiksner and Kayla Zamudio; HONORS - Kali Alabovitz, Olivia Behr, Ilan Basrawi, John Buchala, Gregory Davis, Brianna Dinsmore, Kaitlin Edwards, Zach Fannock, John Franko, Emily Fremberg, William Hedemann, Morgan Houser, Isiah Jiminez, Alyssa Loar, Dylan Nelson, Takota Kromer, Meghan McArdle, Dylan Miller, Sabrina Moyer, Amelia Redner, Jacob Rudy, Tyler Schock, Tyler Shilko, Elijah Sotomayor, Maximillian Valentine, Samantha Wagner and Jessica Weinburger.

Fourth grade honor roll students are: HIGH HONORS - Savannah Alfaro, Ashlei Arthurton, Jake Barron, Adrian Bilodeau, Nathan Boyle, Piercr Hartney, Rebekah Hromyak, Brianna Dumond, Rene Engle, Thomas Fegley, Nathan Filloy, Brandon Fogarty, Sarah Frantz, Logan Hartney, Rebekah Hromyak, Charles Kabana, Matthew Kistler, Sean Lavine, Hayley Leslie, Ian Machay, Salvatore Manganelli, Lauren Marcolla, Lottie Mateyak, Brian Milot, Sadie Morrison, Nathaniel Noftz, Jocelyn Rega, Megan Schoener, Hannah Wollweber and Jamie Zuber; HONORS - Casey Akins, Brandon Andescavage, Helena Beshay, Amelia Cassell, Caleb Chakan, Bryce Clifford, Emanuela Difore, Jennifer Frederickson, Alden Gilbert, Abrianna Gonzalez, Laurisa Gruver, Lilith Hicks, Caleb Jennings, Madison Kohlmeir, Tate Ligenza, Madison McGlinchey, Gabriel Miller, Christopher Osenbach, Stephen Paules, Gretchen Pucklavage, Baylee Reinhardt, Jack Ross, Katie Rudy, Dakota Sacco, Leah Sharer, Barron Stauffenberg, Bronson Strouse, Emily Titus, Ethan Turrano, Josephine White, Lee Woods and Nick Zehner.

Third grade students are: HIGH HONORS - Mia Alicandri, Ethan Amersheck, Caroline Balogach, Tressa Barron, Toby Berg, George Budihas, Zachary Cerimele, Brooke Dietrich, Andrew Fiorilla, Conner Fredericks,Jordan Cusick-Graves, Tyler Hazlett, David Hull, Zachary Groner, Aidan Jones, Frances Kabana, Justin Lewis, Kayla Lutz, Leah Mateyak, Bryn Miller, Makenna Miller, Kiara Moser MacDonald, Nastassia Orach, Megan Rolko, Angel Shiner, Caitlin Smith, Dominic Stegemerten, Tyler Steigerwalt, Anya Stott, Hailey Toth, Dominic Valentine, Nathan Wickersham, Riley Zeingenfuss; HONORS - Ryan Adams, Nicole Aguero-Ramirez, Jerome Barron, Alexis Bauder, Gabby Beishline, Sophia Boyle, Shane Brown, Aaron Coccio, Cierra Conahan, Sheridan Downing, Emmali Echavarria, Alexandra Frederick, Ariel Frederickson, Emily Frey, Shelly Goho, Matthew Greenzweig, Joshua Grim, Haley Hamm, Jillian Hartranft, Michael Hegedus, Brayden Hess, Logan Hess, Jessica Hollenbach, Emma Hope, Nathan Hope, Natalie Hydro, Aryel Jacobo, Nathaniel Kalchick, Makenna Kane, Jessica Koscak, Kendra Kunkel, Mackenza Kunkle, Emily Lawson, Ella McLaughlin, Logan Miller, Molly Murphy, Kaleb Mushock, Maddison Nicholls, Michael Shlanta, Jedediah Seibel, Lucas Schickram, Michael Soda, Eva Snyder, Annika Stahler, Ember Starr, Randy Steigerwalt, Terra Steigerwalt, Gabe Thomas, Alexus Warne, Kayla Weiser, Seara White, Katryna Williams, Johanna Wolbach, Nathaniel Zeigler.