Mark Marek, a senior at Panther Valley High School, has been notified by the office of U.S. Congressman Gus Yatron that he has been nominated to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado. Mark, who ranks in the top 10 of his class, is team statistician and public relations liaison for the football and basketball squads, sports editor of the school newspaper PreView; radio correspondent for radio station WLSH of Lansford, and a member of the Audio Visual Club. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Marek of Coaldale.