Friday, July 28, 2017

News Makers

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Area students named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Shippensburg University include:

Jim Thorpe: Beniamino Mazzella, Samantha Rimbey, Nathaniel Schmidt, Kayla Strohl

Slatington: Stephanie Pryor

Brodheadsville: Erin Dougherty

Kunkletown: Danielle Goldberg, Kelly Moriarty

Saylorsburg: Diane Klapatch, Kellie Wasco

Reeders: Jordan Krom

Walnutport: Michael Hock, Jill Petruccelli, Stephanie Reynolds

Mahanoy City: Ciara Mateyak, Molly Yanchuck

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The following local residents earned dean's honors standing for the fall semester of the 2013-2014 school year at Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Ÿ Francesca Caruso, class of 2017, Albrightsville

Ÿ Brianna Walck, class of 2015, Bowmanstown

Ÿ Hilary Reis, class of 2014, Jim Thorpe

Ÿ Kayla Poole, class of 2014, Lansford

Ÿ Peter Petrack, class of 2016, Lehighton (18235).

Ÿ Michelle Rickert, class of 2016, Lehighton

Ÿ Logan Stano, class of 2014, Nesquehoning

Ÿ Natalie Herb, class of 2016, New Tripoli

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Shannon Phillips, daughter of Karen Phillips of Lansford and Todd Phillips of Weatherly, has been named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Shannon is a 2012 graduate of Panther Valley High School. She is a sophomore majoring in criminology. Her GPA for the fall semester was a 3.61.

She is the granddaughter of Dave and Roberta Spence of Lansford and the late Christine Phillips of Summit Hill.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Damian Francis Richards of Jim Thorpe was recently named to the dean's list at Bloomsburg University for the fall 2013 semester after completing the term with a 3.9 GPA.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The United States Achievement Academy has announced that Gregory Venuto of Lehighton has been recognized for academic achievement as a United States National Honor Student Award winner.

Gregory, who attends Lehighton Area Middle School, will appear in the achievement academy's official yearbook, which is published annually.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Army Pvt. Justin Fox has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions.

Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.

Fox is the son of Jean White of Lehighton.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Two Summit Hill sisters have been named to the dean's list for the fall semester at the respective colleges they attend.

Katelyn Collevechio has been named to the dean's list at LaSalle University in Philadelphia, where she is a junior majoring in speech language hearing pathology.

She is a 2011 graduate of Marian Catholic High School, Hometown.

Nicole Collevechio has been named to the dean's list at Neumann University in Aston, where she is a freshman majoring in business administration.

She is a 2013 graduate of Marian Catholic.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Lieutenant Commanders Joseph Mitzen and Chad Trubilla were recently chosen by the Naval Surface Warfare Community's Command-at-Sea Board of Selection for future command at sea of a naval warship.

The Command-at-Sea Qualification is a rigorous process comprised of career milestones and examinations both written and before a selection board, assessing the tactical, seamanship, and command management acumen of eligible officers.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Morgan Steigerwalt of Jim Thorpe, received academic honors from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University by making the University's dean's list for the fall 2013 semester.

Undergraduate students who earn 12 or more graded semester hours during a semester in residence at ASU with a GPA of 3.50 or higher are eligible for the dean's list.

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Allison Collevechio Fredericks, a 2002 graduate of Panther Valley High School, has been named Middle School Teacher of the Year for the Martin County School District in Florida. The presentation was made at a recent awards dinner held at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center in Port St. Lucie, Fla.

The daughter of Gwyneth and Kevin Collevechio, both of Lansford, Fredericks began teaching at Martin County's Anderson Middle School after graduating from Kutztown University in 2006 with a bachelor's degree in elementary education with a concentration in mathematics.