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Monday, March 15, 2010

Lehighton Area School District named Elementary Students of the Month.

At East Penn, they are: kindergarten: Mrs. Betz, Brandon Hall, Mrs. Geiser, Hailey Miller; first grade: Mrs. Bruch, Kyle Troxell, Mrs. Zerbe, Cole Schleicher; second grade: Mrs. Biery, Matthew Schaffer; third grade: Mrs. Bonser, Tyler Lilly, Mrs. Snyder, Ethan Kish; and fourth grade, Mrs. Breiner, Eddie Frye; and Mrs. Kattner, Sean Miller.

Monday, March 15, 2010
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The Panther Valley Middle School has announced its February Students of the Month. From the left are Nathan Miller, sixth grade; Adam Nevenglosky, seventh grade; and Kayla Behler, eighth grade. Students are selected as top students from the student body in the school.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Lukasevich

Air Force Airman Peter K. Lukasevich graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, 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.

He is the son of Barbara Lukasevich of Pine Drive, Jim Thorpe.

Friday, March 5, 2010

Nick Yelito, son of David Yelito of Coaldale and Diane Miller of Indiana, has been named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Moravian College, Bethlehem. To earn dean's list status, students must carry a minimum of three course units per term and maintain a 3.50 or higher grade point average.

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Army National Guard Spec. Stephannie N. Richards is returning to the U.S. after a deployment to Iraqi or Afghanistan in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom or Enduring Freedom, respectively.

The soldiers return to Fort Dix, N.J. for debriefing, evaluations and out-processing procedures before returning to their regularly assigned Army Reserve or National Guard units.

The specialist served in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in the Iraq Theater of Operations.

Thursday, March 4, 2010
Sander

Derek A. Sander, Bowmans-town, has been named to the dean's list for the fall 2009 semester at Lehigh Carbon Community College.

On Sunday, Feb. 28, he was inducted into the Alpha Omicron Alpha chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor Society for two-year colleges.

His outstanding academic record at LCCC made him eligible to join this prestigious organization.

Derek plans to continue his education at a four-year college, where he will major in elementary education.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Cedar Crest College has announced its fall 2009 dean's list. This academic honor is reserved for students who earn at least a 3.65 grade-point average on a 4-point scale. Students from the TIMES NEWS coverage area who achieved dean's list status for the fall semester include:

Kunkletown: Kayla Hager

New Tripoli: Charley Ortiz

Slatington: Krystina Bailey, Andrea Eberhardt, Rachael Parisi, Rachel Pierce, Ashlynn Rumble

Brodheadsville: Cinthia Marino

Danielsville: Kailee Leibenguth

Northampton: Erin O'Donnell, Jessica Pahountis, Mary Schreiber

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Hai-Lung Dai, dean of The College of Science and Technology at Temple University, announces that Matthew Buchman of Palmerton was named to the dean's list for the 2009 fall semester at The College of Science and Technology at Temple University.

To earn dean's list status, a student must have a 3.57 GPA or better for the semester.

Monday, March 1, 2010

The Northern Lehigh Area Senior High School's honor roll for the third marking period of the 2009 - 2010 school year has been announced by Mrs. Aileen Yadush, Principal.

PRINCIPAL'S LIST

12th Grade: Jessica Delong, Taylor Farber, Christian Freudenberger, Ryan Fronheiser, Kelsey Gallagher, Joshua Gyory, Rebecca Hamm, Patrick Herman, Stephen Irwin, Dion Jones, Ashley Mayberry, Nicholas Moore, Alexa Muhr, Gerald Nero, Brandi Owens, Aaron Rarick, Marcie Reimer, Julie Wagaman.

Saturday, February 27, 2010

Sherry Ambrose, principal of Ss. Peter and Paul School, Lehighton announces February Students of the Month: early childhood: Guadalupe Gonzalez; preschool: Nicholas Zeigenfuss; kindergarten: Olivia Erickson and Brynn Hanley; first grade, Destiny Lobos; second grade, Hannah Christman; third grade, Grace Lorenz and Robert Kuznicki; fourth grade, Emily Roberti and Alexis Rohlfing; fifth grade, Joseph Curran; sixth grade, Tyler Ritter; seventh grade, Tamra Haupt; and eighth grade, Kyle Higgins.