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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.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Lehigh Carbon Community College's has announced the dean's list for the summer 2014 semester.

Students with an academic grade point average of at least 3.50 achieve dean's list status. They include:

Albrightsville:Jamie Blisard.

Andreas: Emmarose Boyle.

Bowmanstown:Kayla Bottcher.

Coaldale: Celia Efrati.

Danielsville:Gregory Biege.

Germansville:Michael Clifton and Victoria DePaulo.

Jim Thorpe: Charles Hartzel IV, Jeremy Klotz, Dylan Lesisko, Michael O'Toole, Jr., Kristi Saylor, Samantha Sparacio and Juliet Williams.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

The National Society of High School Scholars has announced Pleasant Valley High School student Jonathan Schillinger of Effort has been selected to become a member.

The Society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship, and community commitment. The announcement was made by NSHSS Founder and Chairman Claes Nobel, a senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Alex M. Raub has enrolled in the Army's Reserve Officer's Training Corps Early Commissioning Program at Valley Forge Military Academy and College, one of the five Military Junior Colleges that host Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps programs.

The ECP is a two-year accelerated program for those students that meet the criteria to receive associate degrees and be commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army Reserve or Army National Guard.

They must then attend and complete their bachelor's degrees at a four-year college or university.

Saturday, October 4, 2014
Uher

Michael V. Uher of Coaldale graduated from Penn State University Park on May 9. He was awarded a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering.

Uher is a 2009 graduate of Panther Valley High School. He is the son of John and Josie Uher of Coaldale and the grandson of Walter and Josephine Marmas of New Philadelphia.

He has accepted a position as a process engineer with Metso Minerals.

Saturday, October 4, 2014
Matula

Kaitlyn Matula, daughter of Joseph and Kathleen Matula of Lansford, received academic honors at Alvernia University by making the university dean's list for the spring semester of 2014.

Matula is a freshman majoring in business management.

She earned a 3.60 grade point average for the spring semester.

To quality for the dean's list, students must have a semester grade point average of 3.5 or better and must be enrolled in at least 12 semester hours.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Air Force Airman Daniel R. Berger 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.

Saturday, October 4, 2014
Wood

The National Society of High School Scholars has announced that Palmerton Area High School student Jaclyn M. Wood, of Lehighton, has been selected to become a member.

The Society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship, and community commitment. The announcement was made by NSHSS Founder and Chairman Claes Nobel, a senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes.