Tamaqua Area High School's top senior students were honored at the 53rd Annual Tamaqua Area Student Achievement Dinner held May 16 in the Tamaqua Elementary School gymnasium.
The dinner is sponsored annually by a student recognition committee not affiliated with the school district.
Among the top awards were five J.E. Morgan Foundation Scholarships, worth $16,000 each, which were presented to Dane DeWire, Jessica Leiby, Alyssa Keich, Paige Baddick and Samantha Guth.
The Ernest Scheller III Memorial Scholarship, worth $12,000, was awarded to Samantha Guth.