Top academic students at Lehighton Area High School were awarded awards and scholarships at a recent Academic Awards Assembly program.
Awards were presented to the following students, Major General and Mrs. Bert A. David Award, $4,000, Sean Maloney; Craig L. Barry Memorial Fund, $1,000, Jordyn Homyak; Keith J. Henritzy Memorial Award, $1,000, Shad Steigerwalt; Jean Everett Memorial Nursing Scholarship, $1,000, Jessica Lobien; Senator Argall Good Citizenship Awards, certificate, Jordyn Homyak and Zachary Shiner; Dwight D. Eisenhower Award for Outstanding Leader of Character, invitation to Award Recognition Day at U.S. Military Academy, Nicholas Mantz; Beverly Dolgopol Cheerleading Award, $500, Rebecca Hoffner; Lori Markley-Rudelitch Field Hockey Scholarship, $250, Jordyn Homyak; Lehighton Woman's Club Awards, $100, Amanda Resh and Ben Hauser; Mahoning Elementary P.T.O. Awards, $200, Jade Leitzel and Kirk Arner; Shull-David Faculty and Staff Academic Scholarships, $125, Brianna Oswald and Sean Maloney; Mallard Market Scholarship, $1,000, Brandon Edgar; Gregory "Segal" Ebbert Scholarship, $1,250, Debra and Jessica Lobien and Ian Christman; Annual Andy Knappenberger Scholarship, $500, Brian Piekarski.
Also, Harry and Doris Hutchison Memorial Scholarship, $1,000, Zachary Shiner; Franklin Township Lions Club Scholarships, $500 a year for two years, Debra Lobien, Jessica Lobien, Ian Christman and Brian Piekarski; Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Award, $500, Sindy Gonzalez-Rodrigues, $500; LAESP and Business Scholarship, $250, Lucas Millen, vocational; and Nicolas Kern business; Beatrice Beltzner Memorial Award, $250, Amber Recker and Brianna Oswald; Fabulous Fifties Scholarships, $100, Kacy Beck and Jager Ziegenfuss; Class of 1957 Scholarships, $2,500, Jade Leitzel and Ian Christman; Lori Markley-Rudelitch Softball Scholarship, $250, Echo Bretz; Leon Kunkle Memorial Scholarship, $300, Tyler Harris; Elwood Miller AMVETS Post 106 Scholarship, $250, Kaitlyn Green; Hunter Meckes Scholarship, $250, Courtney Berger and Jacob Plocinik; Lehighton Area Lioness Lions Club Award, $250, Jennifer Lichtenwalner and Jose Davis; The TIMES NEWS Outstanding Journalism Student Award, $100, Sarah Nanovic; Abby's Senior Service Award, $100, Shauna Brown; Ben Yorgey Memorial Award, $500, John DeVore.
Included are, Tamaqua BPO Elks 592 Scholarship, $250, Brianna Oswald; Army Reserve Scholar Athlete Award, certificate and medallion, Kenzie Teno and Noah Tkach; Ann and Thomas Conarty Sr. Memorial Scholarship, $100, Echo Bretz; Loretta Q. Bimler Memorial Award, $1,000, Ryan Stilwell; Lyla J. Mertz Award, $250, Debra Lobien; St. Luke's Miner's Memorial Hospital Academic Scholarship, $500; Rebecca Hoffner and Debra Lobien; Student Council Memorial Award, $250, Kenzie Teno; Krieger Award, $250, Jade Leitzel; Gachtin Bambil Award, $150, Brittany Klotz; Class of 1928 Leni Award, $100, Sindy Gonzales-Rodriguez; USMC, Distinguished Athlete Award, Sean Maloney, Kenzie Teno; Scholastic Excellence Award, Kirk Arner and Samantha Cerimele; Semper Fidelis Award for Musical Excellence, Shauna Brown and Stephen Pickerin.
Emma S. Krout Award, $600, Laureen DiMattia; T.J. McCall Memorial Fund Award, $500, Kirk Arner; Lehighton Burger King Award, $100 bond, Jose Davis; Senator Yudichak Good Citizenship Awards, certificate, Samantha Cerimele and Noah Tkach; Diaz Family Award, $500, Nikole Horn and Jager Ziegenfuss; Lehighton Electronics Award, $200, Zachary Shiner; Susan A. Hill Memorial Scholarship, $150, Kenzie Teno; Bauch & Lomb Honorary Science Award, certificate, Nicholas Mantz; Eugene W. Flicker Scholarship, $250, Samantha Cerimele; Paul and Linn Smith Music Award, $500, Rebecca Hoffner; Senior Art Career Bound Award, $100, Jade Leitzel; Markley Art Award in Memory of Cynthia Rogal, $25, Seth Strohl; Conrad A. Sthare Photography Award, $100, Kaylee Seltzer and Zachary Ammon; Bank of America Award, $75, Brandon Edgar; Poe Business Award, $400, Noah Tkach; Lehighton High School Faculty Awards, $500, Jennifer Lichtenwalner and Tyler Harris; L.A.E.A. Scholarship in memory of Daniel I. Farren, $1,500, Jonathan Rabenold; Mamie T. Lynaugh Scholarship, $1,000, Lauren DiMattia; David and Annabelle A. Werner Scholarships, $1,000, Debra Lobien and Ben Hauser; Franklin Elementary PTO Scholarship, $100, Stevi Lenahan and Piotr Kesek; Earle R. Koons Scholarships, $500, Jason Addy, Courtney Berger, Jacob Plocinik, Zachary Shiner and Shad Steigerwalt; William H. and Sadie S. Long Scholarship, $790, Amber Recker; Bowmanstown-Parryville Lions Club, $300, Jordyn Homyak; East Penn Elementary Faculty and Staff Scholarship, $100, Ben Hauser and Ryan Stilwell; East Penn PTO Scholarship, $100, Echo Bretz; Mahoning Lions Club, $250, Samantha Cerimele and Jacob Plocinik; Fraternal Order of Police Scholarship, $100, Shane Devlin; Middle School PTO Awards, $100, Amber Shupp and Alex Cebrosky; The Hill Family Scholarship, $2,500 a year for two years, Taylor Frankenfield; Shull-David PTO Scholarship, $100, Jason Addy; Mary E. Kramer Scholarship, $400, Nicole Fadden; Arlene Ronemus Scholarship, $500, Lauren McCullion and Derek Heffelfinger; Class of 2002 Scholarship, $100, Sarah Nanovic; Marion Christman Scholarship, $1,000, Jason Addy, Tyler Hill, Brianna Oswald and Noah Tkach; Class of 1943 Scholarship, $100, Brandon Johnson; Carbon County Bar Association Scholarship, $500, Courtney Berger and Chey Davis; Dowd Foundation Scholarship, $1,250 for two years, Dustin Pettit and Sherise Vandling; Lehigh Fire Co. No. 1 Scholarship, $1,000, Brianna Oswald and Ian Christman; C. Arthur and Elizabeth Walters Hammers Scholarship, $1,500 a year for four years, Samantha Cerimele, Sarah Nanovic, Kirk Arner, and Noah Tkach; and Dr. Roland Wotring Scholarship, $2,500 a year for four years, Kenzie Teno and Marcus Kunkle.