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Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Kuhla

Silberline Manufacturing Co., Inc., the global supplier of effect pigments with its Corporate Headquarters in Tamaqua, is announced that Jason Kuhla was recently promoted to the position of Global Automotive Product Development Chemist at the Company's Tidewood Industrial Park facility, Tamaqua, PA.

Jason joined Silberline in October 1999, with his most recent position being a Global Automotive Product Development Technician in the Tidewood facility.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Jim Thorpe Area High School Principal Thomas W. Lesisko announced the names of students on the honor roll for the second marking period of the 2009-1010 school year.

Prinicipal's list: A GPA weighted average greater than or equal to 93; at least 5 grades greater or equal to 93; no grade lower than 85

Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Drew Bonner

Drew Bonner, a senior band member at Tamaqua Area High School, has been selected, after intense and extensive auditioning to perform with the 2010 Pennsylvania All-State Band later this month.

The All-State Band is under the guest baton of Stephen Bolstad, director of bands at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

The performance will be held in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association annual In-Service Conference held in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Miller

Jennifer N. Miller of Andreas has been named to the dean's list for the third time at Kutztown University. She is a full-time student, majoring in elementary education and maintaining a 3.9 GPA.

She is currently a junior at Kutztown and will graduate in May 2011.

Miller graduated from Tamaqua Area High School in 2007. She attended Delaware Valley College her freshman year, then transferred to Kutztown University to follow her dream of becoming an elementary school teacher.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

The following are the distinguished and regular honor rolls for the second marking period in the Pleasant Valley Middle School.

Students who maintain a 93 average with no grade below a 79 are placed on the distinguished honor roll. Students maintaining an 85 average with no grade less than a 74 are placed on the regular honor roll.

DISTINGUISED HONOR ROLL

Monday, April 5, 2010

The following are the distinguished and regular honor rolls for the first marking period in the Pleasant Valley Middle School.

Students who maintain a 93 average with no grade below a 79 are placed on the distinguished honor roll. Students maintaining an 85 average with no grade less than a 74 are placed on the regular honor roll.

DISTINGUISHED HONOR ROLL

Friday, April 2, 2010
Welsh

Silberline Manufacturing Co., Inc., the global supplier of effect pigments with its Corporate Headquarters in Tamaqua announced that Ms. Adriana Welsh was recently promoted to the position of Supply Chain Manager. Prior to receiving this promotion, Adriana's position was Senior Purchasing Agent.

Adriana graduated from Muhlenberg College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, and has attained her CPM (Certified Purchasing Manager) certification through the Institute of Supply Management.

Adriana and her family currently reside in Barnesville.

Thursday, April 1, 2010
Arlena Parker

Arlena Parker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Parker Sr., White Haven, was named Senior of the Month of February at Weatherly Area High School.

Arlena is the vice president of the SGA, and the secretary of both the Drama Club and the Interact Club. She is a member of the Weatherly Area High School chapter of the National Honor Society, a senior editor of the yearbook, and a member of the Girls' Volleyball team.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Sara Pysher of Lehighton has been named to the dean's list for the 2009 Fall Semester at Mansfield University in Mansfield with a 3.76 GPA.

Sara is a senior, majoring in music education.

She is also a member of the Tau Beta Sigma Sorority.

Sara is the daughter of Mark and Cindy Pysher. She is a 2006 graduate of Lehighton Area Senior High School where she was a member of the National Honor Society.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Shirley Radler of Lehighton recently attended the West Virginia All-State Children's Chorus in Charleston, W.V. Her granddaughter, Callista Clairmont, was among the 177 children participating. Callista represented the Blue Ridge Elementary School, Jefferson County and is the daughter of Lisa and Derek Clairmont, Harpers Ferry, W.V. Mr. Henry Leek was the choral director and Theresa Bryant was the accompanist.