Palmerton Area School Board on Tuesday unanimously approved the following cocurricular positions for the 2012-13 school year, pending contract negotiations for the 2012-13 school year:

- Carole Burkhardt, elementary chorus, S.S. Palmer Elementary

- Natalie Madeira (Dize), elementary chorus, Towamensing Elementary; high school chorus

- Deanna Iles, co-environmental club, S.S. Palmer Elementary

- Lynn Sutton, co-environmental club, S.S. Palmer Elementary

- Eileen Haydt, environmental club, Towamensing Elementary

- Robert Yeager, co-Sixth Sense; co-student council, S.S. Palmer Elementary

- Pamela Storm, co-Sixth Sense; co-student council, S.S. Palmer Elementary

- Jodi Kocher, co-student council, Towamensing Elementary

- Stacie Olewine, co-student council, Towamensing Elementary

- Kerry Palumbo, Art Club; FBLA

- Robert Falkenstein, Avenger (High school newspaper); Class of 2016 Freshman Class; yearbook, high school

- Kevin Kolodziejski, junior high newspaper

- Thomas Heinick, high school concert band

- Ken Mettam, junior high chorus

- Craig Borland, Class of 2013 Senior Class

- Stephanie Shiffert, Class of 2014 Junior Class

- Jeana Baumgardt & Travis Fink, Class of 2015 Sophomore Class

- Brent Harris, junior/senior high drama coach

- David Kellerman, environmental club, high school

- Jennifer Danzeisen, FBLA

- Alex Knoll, National Honor Society; scholastic scrimmage; high school student council

- Brad Landis, Junior National Honor Society

- Bonnie Tavella, oratory adviser

- Patricia Boyd, junior high school scrimmage (ACE)

- Ian Klansek, stage crew

- Kathy Englert, junior high co-student council

- Chris Kery, junior high co-student council