Monday, November 30, 2015

News Makers

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Mallory Willet of Lehighton graduated summa cum laude from Kutztown University on May 8. She received a bachelor of science degree in biology and a minor in chemistry.

Willet was named to the dean's list all four years while at Kutztown and graduated with an overall GPA of 3.85.

She is an alumni member of the National Honor Fraternity Phil Sigma Pi, and the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, an invitation only society for seniors who are in the top 10 percent of their class.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Gardiner Kreglow, the son of Lori Gardiner Kreglow and J. Stephen Kreglow, of Bethlehem, and the grandson of William and Roseanne Gardiner of Nesquehoning, was recently honored at Liberty High School's Commencement as the Liberty Scholar.

He ranked number one in his class of 668 students with a GPA of 5.004, the highest in Liberty's history. He also had the honor of serving as president of the Class of 2010 and president of Student Government for a school 2,844 students.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Rebeka Melber of Albrightsville received bachelor of arts in international relations from Arcadia University in Glenside, Philadelphia. She is a May 2010 graduate. She also received a certificate for Intelligence and Homeland Security through Point Park University with FEMA certifications accompanying that certificate.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Cazenovia College's 185th Commencement Ceremony took place on May 15. Two area residents were among more than 180 graduates.

Amanda M. Chicora of Auburn, received a bachelor of professional studies degree in management specializing in fashion merchandising, with a minor in fashion design. Chicora received the Fashion Merchandising Program Award.

Sarah M. Miller of Lehighton, received a bachelor of fine arts degree cum laude, specializing in studio art specializing in photography, with a minor in art history. Miller is a member of the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Sara Pysher of Lehighton graduated magna cum laude on May 8 from Mansfield University in Mansfield.

Pysher earned a bachelor's degree in music education. She finished with an overall 3.77 grade point average.

She is the daughter of Mark and Cindy Pysher of Lehighton and a 2006 graduate of Lehighton Area High School.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Austin I. Shupp, a student at Palmerton High School, was named as a Science Student of Excellence by the United State Achievement Academy. Shupp was nominated by his teacher, Michael Lengle. His name will appear in the United States Achievement Academy's Official Yearbook with is published nationally.

Monday, June 28, 2010

Columbia College, Chicago, announces Timothy Attewell of Jim Thorpe on being named to the dean's list for spring semester 2010. To be named to the dean's list at Columbia College Chicago, an honoree must have been a full-time student with at least 12 earned credit hours and a 3.75 grade point average or above for that semester. Columbia College Chicago is an urban institution that offers innovative degree programs in the visual, performing, media and communication arts to more than 12,000 students in over 120 undergraduate and graduate programs.

Monday, June 28, 2010

RuthAnn A. Gardiner, Principal of the Tamaqua Area High School, has announced the students who qualify for the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2009-2010 school year. To be eligible for Highest Honors, students must maintain an average of 95 percent or better, with no grade below 93 in a major subject. High honors are awarded to students earning an average of 90 percent or better, with no grade lower than 86 in a major subject. Honors is for students who earn an average of 86 percent or better, with no grade below a 78 in a major subject.

Monday, June 28, 2010

The Principal's List and Honor Roll for S.S. Palmer Elementary School for the fourth marking period has been announced.


3rd Grade: Nathan Andress, Maxwell Appello, Julian Chlebove, Lucas Christman, Rachael Dickson, Mia Fantasia, Chase, Faulstick, Christopher Fredericks, Allyssa George, Skyler Graver, Benjamin Netznik, Katelyn Rehatchek, Reshan Selvavelautham, Paige Shupp.

Friday, June 25, 2010

Christopher Czapla, principal of the Tamaqua Area Middle School, has released the names of students attaining honor roll status for the final marking period of the 2009-2010 school year. To be eligible for Highest Honors, students must maintain a cumulative average of 95 or higher, with no grade lower than a 93. For High Honors, students must earn grades of 90 or higher, with no grade lower than 86. An average of 86 or above, with no grade lower than 78 is required for honors status.