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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Richelle Van Horn of Nesquehoning was named to the dean's list at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, attaining a 4.0 grade point average. She is majoring in pre-engineering.

She will be attending Penn State University, University Park to continue in the College of Engineering, majoring in chemical engineering.

A 2014 graduate of Panther Valley High School, Richelle is the daughter of Rick and Nancy Van Horn and granddaughter of Delfine Van Horn and the late Blanche Suda.

Friday, January 16, 2015

The following students have been named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Northampton Community College.

The honor is reserved for students who have completed a minimum of 6 credits and achieved at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. The list includes:

Albrightsville: Tawney Barthel, Brendan Cordova, Kelsea Feliciano, Bridget Kelly, Nicole Mathurin, Jammie Menzel, Nicole Murphy, Amanda Petrin

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Army Pvt. Carol A. Mader-Seltner has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, 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.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Students at Misericordia University, Dallas, qualify for the dean's list with a 3.55 grade point average or higher.

The following students were named to the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester:

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Shannon Skotek, daughter of Lisa Skotek of Kelayres, and Leo John Skotek of McAdoo, has been named to the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester.

She is a chemistry major with a concentration in industrial chemistry at the University of Downtown Houston in Houston, Texas.

Shannon is pursuing this degree in order to become a chemical engineer. She is a 2012 graduate of Marian Catholic High School.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The following are local Misericordia University students who applied and were eligible to participate in the winter commencement ceremony on Dec. 14.

Ÿ Tristan Thomas Balliet, Lehighton, Physical Therapy, DPT

Ÿ Larry Cinicola, Summit Hill, Physical Therapy, DPT; Steven R. Clemson, Nesquehoning, Physical Therapy, DPT

Ÿ Ashley Leibensperger, Tamaqua, Physical Therapy, DPT

Ÿ Erin Jeanette Miller, Slatington, Physician Assistant Studies, MS

Ÿ Anthony E. Powell, Lansford, Organizational Management, MS

Ÿ Angela Wagner, Sugarloaf, Physical Therapy, DPT

Friday, December 12, 2014

Army Pvt. Sean M. McDermott has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Georgia.

During the nine-week training period, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, armed and unarmed combat, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, traditions, and core values.

McDermott is the sonof Michael and Susan McDermott of Palmerton.

He is a 2014 graduate of Palmerton Area High School.

Friday, December 12, 2014

Army Pvt. Patrick J. Martin has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Georgia.

During the nine-week training period, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, armed and unarmed combat, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, traditions and core values.

Martin is the son of Kimberly and PatrickMartin of Albrightsville.

He is a 2014 graduate of Jim Thorpe Area High School.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Summit Hill resident Katie Collevechio was recently inducted into the Alpha Epsilon Honor Society at La Salle University, which recognizes high academic achievement and community service.

A speech-language-hearing science major and psychology minor, Collevechio is a member of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the TEAM Lasallians Tutoring Program, assisted with Freshman Move-In Day and participated in intramural volleyball.

Monday, December 8, 2014

Air Force Airman Michael S. Rodgers 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.

Rodgers is the son of Summer L. Johnson-Rodgers and Patrick Rodgers of Jim Thorpe.