Christopher Czapla, principal of the Tamaqua Area Middle School, has released the names of students attaining honor roll status for the final 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 - Chelsea Frantz, Jacob Marcolla, Patrick McMullen, Genesis Mena, Matthew Minchhoff, Kyle Patrick, Allison Pedersen, Nicole Prantow, Gretchen Rockwell, Teague Schmidt, Arienne Serniak and Austin Zwolenik.

SEVENTH grade - Hunter Banavage, Hannah Betz, Abigail Brickler, Joshua Gordon, George Hegedus, Andrea Iacoviello, Cailyn Joseph, Rebecca Kanaskie, Riley McHugh, Christopher Miller, Sarah Miller, Ryan Murphy, Michaela Noftz, Stephen Oravec, Deidra Ressler, Kyle Ruch, Matthew Smarr, Jasper Stocker and Alexander Verta.

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, Lexi Kerstetter, Orion Kirkpatrick, Isaiah Kupchinsky, Haley Macalush, Madeline Mace, Erica Miller, Tyrone Rarick, Hannah Reed, Faith Roberts, Carson Schoener, Hannah Stott, Briana Sturgis, Gavin Tabler, Cassidy Taras, Lauren Wandzilak, Aaron Wargula, Thaddaeus Zuber.

High Honors were earned by:

EIGHTH grade - Kyle Arner, Abagail Billig, Russell Blaker, Andrew Castagna, Jeremiah Cotton, Amy Gardiner, Sophia Gursky, Shane Hacker, Stephanie Heffelfinger, Ty Hinkle, Travis Huegel, Lynn Kistler, Jacob Martinez, Tyler Miller, Emma Osenbach, Bailey Pedersen, Juliette Reinhardt, Carly Robertshaw, Samantha Shamonsky and Danielle Williams.

SEVENTH grade - Ryan Alicandri, Jacob Banditelli, Genevieve Beck, Kendra Boyle, Laura DeHart, Zachary Filloy, Allie Gerber, Zander Goetz, Alexa Hromyak, Raymond Kinder, Isabella Ligenza, Tanner McHugh, Mackenzie McVicker, Samantha Melusky, Stefenee Mickey, Julia Muscolini, Emma Rago, Connor Ruch, Alysa Schappell, Grace Seibel, Monika Shimko, Adam Shumgart, Micaiah Shupp, Hunter Smith, Zoe Snyder, Chance Szabo, Stone Valentine, Nicole Wasserleben, Jacob Weiksner and Katelynn Wisler.

SIXTH grade - Savannah Adams, Shanna Brinkworth, Skylar Clouser, Autumn Eberts, Richard Evans, Skyler Foster, Emily Hartzell, Brandon Heffelfinger, Avionna Hersey, Kirstin Jones, Brandon Kemmery, Kaitlyn Lorish, Madison Matsago, Mitchell Miller, Steven Mozloom, Trinity Paul, Kadie Paules, Alexander Redclift, Britney Rolko, Michael Serrano, Katelyn Sprenkle, Kaitlyn Stauffenberg, Brent Stripe, Sierra Szabo, Megan Toth, Jacob Triano, McKayla Wall, Madison Wickersham.

Honors were earned by:

EIGHTH grade - Alexis Baddick, Owen Bates, Joseph Berezwick, Cailee Bittner, Brianna Bonetsky, Kaelyn Boran, Sierra Borden, Francesca Difiore, Kaitlyn Dmytrow, Caroline Fegley, Kaitlyn Frantz, Sagara Frey, Taylor Frtiz, Amanda Frye, Tanner Hamm, Ashlyn Herring, Michaela Hill, Sarah Howell, Melanie Kostecky, Victoria LaBar, Abigail Machay, Caryn Matz, Collin Moyer, Kyle Oliphant, Jonathan Scannell, Julia Shellhamer, Andrew Tite, Benjamin Turrano, Morgan Veglia, Julianna Wagner, Zachary Wandzilak and Merranda Zehner.

SEVENTH grade - Dalton Adams, Lauren Baddick, Daylon Barron, Dane Bodman, Spencer DePue, William Derr, Joshua Derrick, Emma Dillman, Page Eltringham, Jessica Fairchild, Chelsea Farber, Kayla Fleetwood, Shawnee Geiger, Alexis Higgins, Alissa Hollenbach, Tyler Hollenbach, Ty Kistler, Allison Miller, Nicholas Sadusky, Kyle Schmoyer, Jacob Soper, Graeme Tabler, Edward Titus, Matthew Weaver, Austin Wersinger, and Kelsey Ziegler.

SIXTH grade - Danika Beers, Devin Brobst, Alyssa Campomizzi, Kayla Clouser, Aaron Delpais, Taylar Donnon, Luis Fernandez, Justin Frable, Madison Frye, Antonetta Gerace, Gabriella Geronimo, Amy Hadesty, Courtney Hoffman, Kaitlyn Kraeuter, Jeffrey Letterhouse, Lacaurra Lineburg, Brandon Mader, Jacob Mateyak, Dair Miller, Isaac Miller, Logan Miller, Briana Morrison, Hannah Murphy, Joan Muscolini, Rachel Oberman, Jacob Palmer, Sierra Petrucci, Florence Rios, Megan Robertshaw, Megan Ruch, Arianna Ryan, Zowie Schickram, Kaitlyn Shlanta, Carly Skinner, Logan Smith, Nathan Steigerwalt, Autumn Sterner, Damian Thomas, Madison Watson, Justin Yesalavage and Brooke Zellner.