Diplomas were presented last week to 16 eighth grade students for completing their prescribed courses at the St. Jerome Regional School in Tamaqua. Graduates also received multiple awards for academic excellence and other achievements. Pictured front row, from left, are Matthew Karnisk, Connor Roberts, Annette Ritzko, Richard Wronski and Ryan Eickhoff. Middle row, from left, are Benjaman Wiessner, James McKinley, Rachel Meier, Emily Pilla, Joseph Damiano and JamesBechtel. Back row, from left, are eight grade teacher Mrs. Leslie Confer, students Jacob Goralewski, Bridgette Rossi, ChristopherChinnici, Kaylee Ceci, Nico Agosti andPrincipal Mary Ann Mansell.