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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.

Friday, February 26, 2010

Army National Guard Pvt. Paul F. Katona III has graduated from the Direct Fire Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. The training consists of Basic Combat Training and Advanced Individual Training.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Ryan M. DeWire has been mobilized and activated at Fort Dix, N.J., in preparation for deployment to serve in support of either Operations Iraqi Freedom or Enduring Freedom. The soldier is a member of the 528th Finance Detachment, based in Lebanon.

The soldiers are normally activated from Army Reserve or Army National Guard units from throughout the U.S. They go through a series of in-processing procedures and training classes that prepare them for skills and situations they may face in their deployed environment.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Army National Guard Staff Sgt. John P. Strizak 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 sergeant served in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in the Iraq Theater of Operations.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Marek

Lauren Kaylie Marek has been named to the dean's list for the fall 2009 semester at Misericordia University in Dallas.

She is enrolled in the medical imaging program and obtained a 3.96 GPA.

Marek will do her clinicals at Mercy Hospital in Scranton three days a week. Currently a junior, she expects to graduate in the spring of 2011 and continue education, specializing in diagnostic sonography at Misercordia.

Marek is a 2007 graduate of Panther Valley High School and is the daughter of Larry and Kathy Marek of Summit Hill.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Koller

The Palmerton Concourse Club honored Madeline Koller as a Guiding Star.

She is the daughter of Lisa and Ronald Koller. Her hobbies and talents are horseback riding, baking, baby-sitting, tutoring and working with children. Her school activities include Leo Club, vice president; National Honor Society, treasurer; Environmental Club, treasurer; and vice president of the PAHS Class of 2010. Her community activities include Relay for Life and Palmerton Library's Summer Reading Program.

Koller will be attending a four-year college to attain a degree in biochemistry.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Troch

Kristi Troch, daughter of Kevin and Lisa Troch of Lehighton, has been named to the dean's list for the fall 2009 semester at the University of Albany, New York.

A 2009 graduate of Lehighton Area High School, Troch has earned a 3.75 grade point average majoring in human biology/pre-med.

Troch is a member of the University of Albany field hockey team. She also earned 2009 American East Conference Fall Academic Commissioner's Honor Roll.

She is the granddaughter of Elsie Strohl of Lehighton, William Serfass Sr. of Palmerton, and Brent and Marie Troch of Coplay.