Christopher Czapla, principal of the Tamaqua Area Middle School, has released the names of students attaining honor roll status for the first marking period of the 2011-2012 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 - Kyle Arner, Chelsea Frantz, Jacob Marcolla, Patrick McMullen, Matthew Minchoff, Kyle Patrick, Nicole Prantow, Teague Schmidt, Arienne Serniak and Austin Zwolenik; SEVENTH grade - Hunter Banavage, Hannah Betz, Abigail Brickler, Joshua Gordon, Cailyn Joseph, Rebecca Kanaskie, Riley McHugh, Ryan Murphy, Michaela Noftz, Stephen Oravec, Deidre Ressler, Kyle Ruch and Matthew Smarr; SIXTH grade - Abbigale Agosti, Christine Beshay, Bradley Clemson, Molly Clemson, Madeline Coccio, Cory Cunningham, Cassidy Derr, Abby Fiorilla, Kathleen Goetz, Mia Hess, Emma Hoch, Janette Kabana, Orion Kirkpatrick, Isaiah Kupchinsky, Haley Macalush, Madeline Mace, Jacob Mateyak, Dair Miller, Tyrone Rarick, Faith Roberts, Carson Schoener, Hannah Stott, Brianna Sturgis, Cassidy Taras, Megan Toth, McKayla Wall, Aaron Wargula, Justin Yesalavage and Thaddaeus Zuber.

High Honors were earned by: EIGHTH grade - Matthew Belzner, Abigail Billig, Russell Blaker, Sierra Borden, Caroline Fegley,Taylor Fritz, Amy Gardiner, Luke Gommer, Sophia Gursky, Tanner Hamm, Michaela Hill, Aimee Hull, Jacob Martinez, Genesis Mena, Tyler Miller, Collin Moyer, Cullen Murphy, Allison Pederson, Juliette Reinhardt, Carly Robertshaw, Gretchen Rockwell, Jonathan Scannell, Morgan Veglia and Ashley Ziegler; SEVENTH - Jacob Banditelli, Genevieve Beck, Dane Bodman, Kendra Boyle, Spencer Depue, Zachary Filloy, Kayla Fleetwood, Shawnee Geiger, Allie Gerber, Zander Goetz, George Hegedus, Alexa Hromyak, Andrea Iacoviello, Raymond Kinder, Isabella Ligenza, Tanner McHugh, Mackenzie McVicker, Samantha Melusky, Christopher Miller, Sarah Miller, Emma Rago, Connor Ruch, Grace Seibel, Monika Shimko, Adam Shumgart, Micaiah Shupp, Zoe Snyder, Jasper Stocker, Chance Szabo, Edward Titus, Alexander Verta, Matthew Weaver, Jacob Weiksner, Katelynn Wisler and Kelsey Ziegler; SIXTH grade - Rebecca Ansbach, Shanna Brinkworth, Devin Brobst, Alyssa Campomizzi, Skylar Clouser, Taylar Donnon, Richard Evans, Skyler Foster, Brandon Heffelfinger, Avionna Hersey, Kirstin Jones, Brandon Kemmery, Lexi Kerstetter, Lacurra Lineburg, Madison Matsago, Erica Miller, Logan Miller, Mitchell Miller, Steven Mozloom, Hannah Murphy, Joan Muscolini, Jacob Palmer, Trinity Paul, Hannah Reed, Megan Robertshaw, Britney Rolko, Michael Serrano, Kaitlyn Shlanta, Robert Smith, Katelyn Sprenkle, Kaitlyn Stauffenberg, Sierra Szabo, Gavin Tabler, Taylor Troxell, Lauren Wandzilak, Madison Watson and Madison Wickersham.

Honors were earned by: EIGHTH grade - Earl Akins, Alexis Baddick, Owen Bates, Joseph Berezwick, Cailee Bittner, Brianna Bonetsky, Samantha Boylan, Morgan Boyle, Briana Breisch, Jessica Brobst, Andrew Castagna, Hayley Covine, Madison Davis, Francesa Difiore, Kyle Dinsmore, Kaitlyn Dmytrow, Ian Duffy-Guy, Kaitlyn Frantz, Sagara Frey, Dakota George, Stephanie Heffelfinger, Ashlyn Herring, Ty Hinkle, Jayda Hollan, Landen Hopkins, Sarah Howell, Travis Huegel, Lynn Kistler, Melanie Kostecky, Victoria LaBar, Tayler Lucas, Abigail Machay, Caryn Matz, Robert Mendez-Behr, Zachery Merenda, Kayla Miller, Kyle Oliphant, Emma Osenbach, Bailey Pederson, Samantha Shamonsky, Julia Shellhamer, Calvin Shirey-Helsey, Kole Trubilla, Benjamin Turrano, Julianna Wagner, Ethan Walker, Karlie Whispell, Danielle Williams, Kassandra Wuttke, Kelsey Zamudio and Merranda Zehner; SEVENTH grade -Amber Barron, Daylon Barron, Melissa Boerner, Laura Dehart, William Derr, Emma Dillman, Paige Eltringham, Noah Evans,Katelynn Groner, Alissa Hollenbach, Tyler Hollenbach, Ty Kistler, Nicholas Kresge, David Lucas, Stefenee Mickey, Allison Miller, Joshua Miller, Emma Pester, Alysa Schappell, Jacob Snyder, Stone Valentine, Nicole Waserleben, and Daniel Yates; SIXTH grade - Savannah Adams, Sara Bailey, Chloe Bates, Danika Beers, Megan Belford, Taylor Benner, Jason Comisac-Nelson, Tiana Connell, Aaron Delpais, Autumn Eberts, Justin Frable, Ryan Frederickson, Madison Frye, Antonetta Gerace, Amy Hadesty, Emily Hartzell, Trace Hermany, Courtney Hoffman, Dominic Hoppes, Jamie Ketchledge, Kaitlyn Kraeuter, Terri Jo Kranch, Jeffrey Letterhouse, Kaitlyn Lorish, Brandon Mader, Jadde McNutt, Briana Morrison, Rachel Oberman, Brittany Oswald, Kadie Paules, Sierra Petrucci, Alexander Redclift, Megan Ruch, Arianna Ryan, Jason Schank, Zowie Schickram, John Shucavage, Carly Skinner, Logan Smith, Donovan Smolar, Cameron Soley, Olivia Stanek, Nathan Steigerwalt, Autumn Sterner, Jacob Triano, Devan Valentine, Madison Valentine, Alaina Welsh and Brooke Zellner.