Sunday, November 29, 2015

News Makers

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Steven Christ graduated from Lebanon Valley College on May 9 with a bachelor of arts degree in clarinet performance and a bachelor of science degree in music education.

Both degrees were magna cum laude.

He was also awarded the Frank Stachow Memorial Award and the Music Teachers National Association Award by the college.

Christ has been accepted at the University of South Carolina in its graduate degree program for the fall. He was awarded two fellowships by USC.

He is a graduate of Tamaqua Area High School and the son of Mark and Audrey Christ of Hometown.

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Jacob Gulla, son of Brian and Francene Gulla of Summit Hill, has been named to the dean's list at Marywood University for the 2015 spring semester with a 3.93 GPA.

Jacob is a sophomore going for his BBA, aviation management, professional pilot/flight operations degree.

Jacob is a 2013 graduate of Panther Valley High School.

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Jonathan M. Baptiste of Albrightsville was recently recognized by Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, Lancaster, during the college's 28th annual academic awards banquet.

Students were recognized for their achievements in areas of general study and their program of study. The College also recognized several students with special awards.

Baptiste was presented The Class of 1939 Electrical Shop Award: Most Technically Competent.

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Daniel "DJ" Rossino, a sophomore communication design major at Kutztown University, has been named to the fall 2014 semester dean's list with a 4.0 GPA.

Daniel is a 2012 graduate of Lehighton Area High School.

His brother, Anthony Rossino, a freshman business major at Lehigh Carbon Community College, has also been named to the fall 2014 semester dean's list with a 3.79 GPA.

Anthony is a 2014 graduate of Lehighton Area High School.

They are the sons of Dan and Julianne Rossino of Lehighton.

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Jennifer Snyder, Palmerton, was inducted into the Psi Chi National Honor Society at Misericordia University in Dallas recently.

Induction is open to students who major or minor in psychology.

Each student must successfully complete nine credit hours of study, maintain at least a 3.0 average in their nine credits of psychology courses and must also be in the top 35 percent of their class.

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Lyndsey Morgans of Delano has successfully passed the programmatic National Healthcareer Association (NHA) accreditation exams. Morgans is a graduate of the McCann School of Business and Technology's, Pottsville campus, Phlebotomist program. She passed the NHA's Certified Phlebotomy Technician Examination.

Saturday, May 9, 2015

John Ginder, a senior at Penn State Berks, has been named to the dean's list for the fall semester.

John, a 2010 graduate of Pleasant Valley High School, is the son of Alice and Terry Ginder of Kresgeville.

While at Penn State he has been involved in Thon, and is a Lion Ambassador for PSU.

He will graduate in May with a degree in kinesiology, with a minor in business and a minor in psychology.

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Jacqueline McMullen, Tamaqua, was recently inducted by the Department of English at Misericordia University into the Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society.

Sigma Tau Delta was founded in 1924 and has about 800 active chapters in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and the Caribbean.

The society's central purpose is to confer distinction upon students of the English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate and professional studies, according to the society.

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Air Force Airman 1st Class Kaitlyn E. Flack 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, May 9, 2015

Misericordia University students enrolled in the weekday occupational therapy master's degree program recently received their pins and presented their group research projects during the annual Graduate Research Presentation Conference in Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall on the campus in Dallas.

Local students included Melanie Clabia of Weatherly and Deborah Keys of Jim Thorpe.