Katherine Mussoline-Thompson, a 2004 graduate of Tamaqua Area High School, received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine on June 3. The ceremony was held at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia. After receiving her degree, her father, Dr. Joseph F. Mussoline, had the honor of hooding his daughter during the school's 121st commencement exercise.

Dr. Mussoline-Thompson is the wife of Brian Thompson, son of Lenny and Debbie Thompson of New Ringgold and the daughter of Elizabeth Mussoline of Tamaqua and Dr. Joseph and Janine Mussoline of Quakake.

Grandparents are Marylou Mussoline of Hazleton, James and Janet Lindenmuth of Tamaqua and the late Helen Kadlecik and the late Rocco Mussoline.