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News Makers

Monday, March 7, 2011

Amanda Schlier of Nesquehoning and the daughter of Donald and Tara Schlier, was named to the dean's list at Wilkes University for the fall semester.

She will graduate in May 2011 with a BSN in nursing. She is a Panther Valley High School graduate.

Monday, March 7, 2011

Rebecca Stroup has been named to the dean's list for the 2010 fall semester at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. The dean's list recognizes students who achieve a grade point average of 3.4 or higher. She is a fifth year student in the doctor of physical therapy program.

Recently she finished her first rotation at Physical Therapy Specialists, Tamaqua and will be starting her next rotation at Lancaster General. She is an alumnae of Alpha Sigma Tau.

Rebecca is a 2006 graduate of Palmerton Area High School and the daughter of Renee and Terry Montes of Palmerton.

Monday, March 7, 2011

Christopher Gieniec, son of Ron and Sharon Gieniec of Coaldale, has been named to the fall dean's list at Lehigh Carbon Community College. Gieniec earned a 3.81 GPA.

He is a 2010 graduate of Marian Catholic High School, majoring in mechanical engineering.

Friday, March 4, 2011

Steven Behr, Principal of the Tamaqua Area School District´s elementary schools, has released the names of students earning honor roll status for the second marking period of the 2010-2011 school year. This list includes students from the Tamaqua and West Penn Elementary schools. To be eligible for High Honors, students must earn straight As. To earn honors, students in grades four through six must earn four As and two Bs, while third grade students must earn three As and one B.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Steven Christ, a senior at Tamaqua High School, has been selected as the 2011 winner of the Schuylkill County Chorus Vocal Scholarship.

The scholarship is awarded annually by the Schuylkill County Choral Director's Association to a deserving senior vocalist in Schuykill County that is planning to pursue a career in music.

Steven plans to attend Lebanon Valley College this fall as a Music Education Major.

Steven is the son of Mark and Audrey Christ of Hometown.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Angela Piscitelli, second year cadet in the JROTC program at the Panther Valley High School received an award for her essay in the top ten out of 15,800 entries in the Annual 2nd Brigade Essay contest. She was presented with a certificate and coin at the annual inspection program held at the high school.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Chelsea Frohnheiser, daughter of Jeff and Jessica Frohnheiser of Parryville, has been named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. Chelsea is a freshman, majoring in business. She is a 2010 graduate of Lehighton Area High School.

Chelsea is the granddaughter of Helen and Woodrow Frey Sr. and Leon and Patricia Frohnheiser, all of Lehighton, and Bruce and Eileen Betton of Carlisle, Pa.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Amanda Windbeck has been named to the dean's list at the University of Pittsburgh with a 3.7 GPA for the fall 2010 semester.

Amanda is a freshman at the University's Greensburg campus, where she is majoring in pharmacy.

During the fall semester she played on the Lady Bobcat Volleyball team as a freshman starter.

Amanda is a member of the University of Pittsburgh Freshman Honor Society. She is also active in the Big Brother/Big Sister program in Greensburg.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Gina Heintzelman, daughter of Christine Heintzelman of Summit Hill, earned dean's list standing for the 2010-2011 fall semester at Moravian College, Bethlehem.

Students who carry three or more course units during a fall or spring term and attain a GPA for the term of 3.50 or higher are placed on the dean's honor list.

Moravian College is a private, coeducational, selective liberal arts college located in Bethlehem.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Michael Uher has been named to the dean's list at Pennsylvania State University with a 3.54 grade point average.

Michael is a sophomore at the university's Hazleton campus, where he is majoring in engineering. He is a 2009 graduate of Panther Valley High School.

He is the son of John and Josie Uher of Coaldale.