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News Makers

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The following are local Misericordia University students who applied and were eligible to participate in the winter commencement ceremony on Dec. 14.

Ÿ Tristan Thomas Balliet, Lehighton, Physical Therapy, DPT

Ÿ Larry Cinicola, Summit Hill, Physical Therapy, DPT; Steven R. Clemson, Nesquehoning, Physical Therapy, DPT

Ÿ Ashley Leibensperger, Tamaqua, Physical Therapy, DPT

Ÿ Erin Jeanette Miller, Slatington, Physician Assistant Studies, MS

Ÿ Anthony E. Powell, Lansford, Organizational Management, MS

Ÿ Angela Wagner, Sugarloaf, Physical Therapy, DPT

Friday, December 12, 2014

Army Pvt. Sean M. McDermott has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Georgia.

During the nine-week training period, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, armed and unarmed combat, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, traditions, and core values.

McDermott is the sonof Michael and Susan McDermott of Palmerton.

He is a 2014 graduate of Palmerton Area High School.

Friday, December 12, 2014

Army Pvt. Patrick J. Martin has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Georgia.

During the nine-week training period, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, armed and unarmed combat, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, traditions and core values.

Martin is the son of Kimberly and PatrickMartin of Albrightsville.

He is a 2014 graduate of Jim Thorpe Area High School.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Summit Hill resident Katie Collevechio was recently inducted into the Alpha Epsilon Honor Society at La Salle University, which recognizes high academic achievement and community service.

A speech-language-hearing science major and psychology minor, Collevechio is a member of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the TEAM Lasallians Tutoring Program, assisted with Freshman Move-In Day and participated in intramural volleyball.

Monday, December 8, 2014

Air Force Airman Michael S. Rodgers graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Rodgers is the son of Summer L. Johnson-Rodgers and Patrick Rodgers of Jim Thorpe.

Monday, December 8, 2014

Air Force Airman Michael P. Horan graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Monday, December 8, 2014

U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Matthew D. Rich graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Rich is the son of Bonnie and stepson of Richard Kaminski of Albrightsville.

Monday, December 8, 2014

Army Pvt. Patrick S. Lyons has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises.

Friday, October 31, 2014
Heffelfinger

Air Force Airman 1st Class Brandon R. Heffelfinger graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Heffelfinger is the son of Timothy and Heather Heffelfinger of Summit Hill.

Saturday, October 25, 2014
Klotz

Air Force Airman Jeremy R. Klotz graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.