Wednesday, December 2, 2015

News Makers

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Air Force Airman 1st Class Brian M. Schmalzriedt 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.

Schmalzriedt earned distinction as an honor graduate.

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Lauren Christ has been notified by West Chester University of her placement on the dean's list for the fall semester with a GPA of 3.9.

She is a sophomore majoring in communications with a minor in urban planning. She is a member of the English Club and president of Pi Kappa Delta.

She is the daughter of Mark and Audrey Christ of Hometown, and a graduate of Tamaqua Area High School.

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is pleased to announce that Kearsen Meckes of Jim Thorpe earned a place on the school's dean's list for the fall 2014 semester.

Dean's list status is awarded to students who have successfully completed their course work with a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 score.

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Katrina Reppert, daughter of Jeffrey and Brenda Reppert of Lehighton,graduated from Lebanon Valley College in May.

She completed her collegiate career dual majoring in early childhood and special education. Katrina graduated magna cum laude, made the dean's list all four years, and won the scholar athlete award as a member of the field hockey team.

She was involved in many different extracurricular activities on campus, participated in a work study and worked at the YMCA child care center.

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Coleman Link, Orefield, a second-year student in the computer science program in Rochester Institute of Technology's B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences, has been named to the dean's list for the fall 2014-2015 semester.

He is a 2014 graduate of Northwestern Lehigh High School.

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Jasmyn Maree Strohl of Jim Thorpe, daughter ofNorman and Jamie Strohl, was named to the Cedar Crest College dean's list with a GPA of 3.96 for the fall 2014 semester.

She is a freshman with an early childhood education major with an intent to be certified in special education.

Jasmyn is a participant in the Cedar Crest Honors program.

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Lizbeth Domday of Tamaqua has received her MBA in health care management from Western Governors University.

The university held its 28th semiannual commencement ceremony in Orlando on Feb. 7 and celebrated the graduation of more than 6,700 graduates.

The university awarded 4,071 undergraduate and 2,657 graduate degrees in business, information technology, K-12 teacher education, and health care professions, including nursing. Graduates reside in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, as well as Armed Forces personnel stationed overseas.

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Allan Petrey of Barnesville, a 2014 graduate of the McCann School of Business and Technology, Pottsville, where he earned an associate in specialized technology degree in medical laboratory technology, recently passed the American Society of Clinical Pathologists certification exam.

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Alex Haggerty of Jim Thorpe was named to the dean's list at Susquehanna University for the fall 2014 semester.

Alex is enrolled as a dual major, studying finance and music with a focus in organ and composition. He is a 2014 graduate of Jim Thorpe Area High School.

Alex is the son of Jerry and JoAnn Haggerty of Jim Thorpe. He is the grandson of Elmer Highland and Majorie Haggerty, both of Jim Thorpe.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The Misericordia University American Medical Student Association Club recently hosted its annual pre-medical conference, "From the Classroom to Life Flight: Medical Technology," for high school and college students who are interested in a career in medicine.

Alexandra Wagner of Tamaqua is president of the student association.