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Saturday, October 4, 2014

Air Force Airman Daniel R. Berger graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, 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.

Saturday, October 4, 2014
Wood

The National Society of High School Scholars has announced that Palmerton Area High School student Jaclyn M. Wood, of Lehighton, has been selected to become a member.

The Society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship, and community commitment. The announcement was made by NSHSS Founder and Chairman Claes Nobel, a senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes.

Saturday, October 4, 2014
Lawler

Army National Guard PVT2 Christopher R. Lawler has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, South Carolina.

During the nine weeks of training, Lawler studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapon, chemical warfare, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises.

Saturday, October 4, 2014
Zeoli

Katherine Ann Zeoli graduated from Marywood University in Scranton on May 11.

She earned her bachelor of science in nutrition and dietetics with a minor in psychology.

She earned placement on the dean's list for the fall 2013 semester with a 3.9 GPA and again in the spring 2014 semester with a 4.0 GPA.

Katherine resides in Lehighton with her daughter Delilah Rose.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Army Pvt. Ellyn Tomko has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Army Pvt. Cody J. Counterman has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Slade Garrett Rankin of Slatington was awarded a master of science degree in physician assistant studies from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine at the graduate programs commencement on Aug. 1 at the Kimmel Center for Performing Arts in Philadelphia.

Rankin is the son of Stephanie and Gary Rankin of Slatington. He earned a bachelor of science degree in health studies from the University of Sciences in Philadelphia in 2012.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Maloney

Kaitlin Maloney, a jurisdoctorate candidate, has been named to the spring 2014 dean's list at the Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware.

Maloney serves as the community service chairwoman for the George Read chapter of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International and is active in the Widener Women's Law Caucus. She completed an internship at the Delaware Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General this summer.

Maloney has been selected to be on the staff of Widener's Delaware Journal of Corporate Law.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Patrick Martino of Jim Thorpe graduated in June with a master of science degree in organic chemistry from the University of Oregon, while maintaining a 4.0 GPA.

As part of the program, Martino worked as a research and development chemist intern at W.R. Grace in Albany, Oregon, for nine months. He spent most of his time working on pharmaceutical intermediates, as well as polyolefination catalysts.

Martino has accepted a full-time laboratory director position in the chemistry department at Bucknell University.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Col. Brian Sneddon, son-in-law of Jane Springer of Tamaqua, retired from the United States Army after 27 years of military service in a ceremony held at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Sneddon, a graduate of East Stroudsburg University, entered active duty in 1987 with a Reserve Officer Training Corps Commission in the Infantry. He served as a platoon leader in the 24th Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia, where he was deployed to Desert Shield/Desert Storm.