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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.

Monday, March 29, 2010

The Palmerton Area High School Honor Roll for the first marking period of the second semester of the 2009-10 school year has been announced by Ms. Kathleen A. Egan, Principal.

High Honors (3.75-4.00+ GPA in all subjects)

SENIORS: Danielle Bissell, Brianna Caterino, Michael Coscio, Sarah Dreyer, Jessica Fegley, Frank Hall, Daniel Haney, Tyler Holland, Elizabeth Keck, Ryan Kleintop, Madeline Koller, Sarah McGuigon, Keith Meyers, Gabrielle Raditz, Jesse Reis, Katelynn Ring, Natalie Savage, Kimberly Varano, Kaitlyn Westermann

Friday, March 26, 2010

Air Force Airman Joshua A. Hill 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 Lisa Neff of Mahoning Street, Lehighton.

Friday, March 26, 2010

Civilian Justin O'Gorman, son of Kathryn M. and Charles S. O'Gorman of Nesquehoning recently enlisted in the United States Navy under the Delayed Entry Program at Navy Recruiting District,Pittsburgh.

The program allows recruits to enter the Navy and take up to one year to complete prior commitments such as high school. Using recruiters as mentors, this program helps recruits ease into the transition from civilian to military life.

O'Gorman will report for active duty to undergo basic training at the Navy's Recruit Training Center, Great Lakes, Ill.

Friday, March 26, 2010
Danielson

The Dean of the School of Liberal Arts at Edinboro University, Terry L. Smith, has announced that Leah Danielson has been named to the dean's list in recognition of her outstanding academic performanceduring the first semester of the 2009-2010 school year.

Edinboro University is one of the 14 universities in Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education.

Leah is a 2006 graduate of Palmerton Area High School and is the daughter of Rodger and Diane Danielson of Palmerton. She is majoring in fine arts with a K-12 teaching certificate in art.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Brian Wiersch, of New Tripoli, has received an All-American Scholarship for his outstanding sales achievement with Vector Marketing.

With more than 40,000 sales representatives, Wiersch placed 23rd nationwide for the most recent campaign. The company awarded him $250 for his accomplishment. Wiersch is a freshman business administration student at Lehigh Carbon Community College in Schnecksville,.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

Positive student virtues are recognized at Our Lady of the Angels Academy, Lansford, through the Student of the Month Program. The students who have achieved this honor for the month of February include: Kindergarten – Brayden Feisel (Ambition), Grade 1 - Jacob Shelton ( Helpfulness), Grade 2 – Thaddeus Karnish (Hard Work), Grade 3 – Matthew Amodea (Good Manners), Grade 4 – Ian Hook (Compassion), Grade 5 – Britney Ziegler ( Kindness and Christ-like Actions), Grade 6 – Jordan Reis ( Friendliness), Grade 7 – Taylor Horvat (Academic Excellence), Grade 8 – John Swierczek (Meticulousness).

Thursday, March 18, 2010

The following students' names were not on the honor roll list published on Feb. 24. Recognized are: Amy Jasko, eighth grade, honor roll; Miranda Antiga, fifth grade, honor roll; and Jacob Burkhart, fifth grade honor roll.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Civilian Harold T. Fryer, Jr, son of Mary A. and Harold T. Fryer of New Ringgold recently enlisted in the United States Navy under the Delayed Entry Program at Navy Recruiting District, Pittsburgh.

The program allows recruits to enter the Navy and take up to one year to complete prior commitments such as high school. Using recruiters as mentors, this program helps recruits ease into the transition from civilian to military life.

Fryer will report for active duty to undergo basic training at the Navy's Recruit Training Center, Great Lakes, Ill.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Jennifer Arner

Jennifer Arner, a junior at Muhlenberg College, has been named to the fall 2009 dean's list for the fifth straight semester.

A Muhlenberg Scholar, Jennifer is working toward a dual major in English and communications. She is a member of the Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity, where she coordinates the college volunteer program at an Allentown food bank, as well as participates in 2nd Mile, and after school program with Allentown elementary school students.