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News Makers

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Laureen E. DiMattia of Lehighton graduated in May from the Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

She is the daughter of Mary Ann DiMattia and Peter DiMattia.

Laureen received a bachelor of arts in psychology and a minor in sociology. She was honored at a separate celebration the morning of graduation for attaining Highest Distinction (top 2 percent) of her class. She received a medal for her achievements. She was also on the dean's list all eight semesters at PSU.

Laureen will continue her education toward a master's of social work at Marywood University.

Saturday, July 25, 2015
Armbruster

Lauren Armbruster of Lehighton has been named to the dean's list for the 2015 spring semester at Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a 4.0 GPA.

She is majoring in criminology and has also been elected secretary for the Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society at IUP.

Lauren is a 2014 graduate of Lehighton Area High School and is the daughter of Sherryl Armbruster and Lonny Armbruster of Lehighton.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Michael Sloboda of Summit Hill graduated from Albright College on May 24 with a bachelor of science degree in business administration and marketing with a minor in psychology.

He received several awards while attending Albright. He was president of the Student Government Association, president of Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity, was an Albright Ambassador and treasurer of the class of 2015. He was also a member of the Pops Steering Committee.

Saturday, July 25, 2015
Kulick

Jacob Kulick recently graduated from the Art Institute of Philadelphia with a bachelor of science in audio production. Jacob was also named to the dean's list with a 3.72 GPA.

Among Jacob's accomplishments he received The Faculty Federation Memorial Award, which is given to the student who was the most dedicated, motivated and assisted and supported other students. It is given to the one student who stands out of the entire art institute's program. The award is voted on by all of the professors at the institute.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Francis Robert Burns III of Neffs graduated on May 8 from Lancaster Bible College with a bachelor of science in Bible degree with a concentration in Christian life and ministry at LBC's May commencement ceremony held at Lancaster.

Burns III was among the 348 graduates who received degrees or certificates from the college at its four graduation ceremony sites.

Saturday, July 25, 2015
Kabitzke

Eric Kabitzke of Jim Thorpe, was a member of MMI Preparatory School's Class of 2015.

Eric is the son of Dr. Bernhard Kabitzke and Dr. Lorraine Festa.

Saturday, July 25, 2015
Juracka

Amber Lynn Juracka graduated from Johns Hopkins University in Maryland with a master's degree in counseling.

During her studies, she was inducted into the Chi Sigma Iota International Honor Society for professional counseling and outstanding achievement.

She maintained a 4.0 GPA.

She is also a graduate of Temple University in Philadelphia.

Amber is the daughter of Bill Juracka of Jim Thorpe and Debbie Anderson.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Amber Carroll of Tamaqua was named to the dean's list at Bucknell University for the spring semester of the 2014-15 academic year.

Dean's list students have achieved a GPA of 3.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0. Amber is a 2012 graduate of Tamaqua Area High School and is majoring in biology.

She is the daughter of John and Jeannine Carroll of Tamaqua and the granddaughter of Joseph and Katherine Carroll of Tamaqua and Frank and Catherine Miller of Florida.

Friday, July 3, 2015

James J. Sverchek of Lehighton was notified that he has attained the dean's list for the spring semester at the University of Pittsburgh.

James is a student in the Swanson School of Engineering studying civil and environmental engineering. He has also been notified that he has attained the ranking of honor student in the engineering school because of his overall GPA.

James is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and Engineers Without Borders.

Friday, July 3, 2015

Bloomsburg University has announced the graduates for the spring 2015 semester.

Carbon County

Beaver Meadows: Alexandra Mitcho, bachelor of science in business administration

Bowmanstown: Kayla Bottcher, bachelor of science

Lehighton: Courtney Berger, bachelor of science; Derek Heffelfinger, bachelor of science in business administration; Tyler Hill bachelor of science in business administration; Samantha Kistler, master of science; Stevi Lenahan, bachelor of arts; Ryan Stilwell

Palmerton: Alexandria Paulinho, bachelor of arts; Sibel Rasim