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Thursday, January 20, 2011
Fegley

Jessica Fegley, daughter of Ken and Cherie Fegley of Towamensing Township, has been named to the Dean's list for the Fall semester at Penn State University Park receiving a GPA of 3.69. She is a freshman majoring in Landscape Architecture with a minor in Horticulture. She is a member of the Landscape Architecture Student Society. Jessica is a graduate of the Class of 2010 at Palmerton Area High School.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Physical Therapy Specialists is pleased to announce the graduation of Dr. Mary Ann Gimbel, PT, DPT, CHT from EIM Institute of Health Professions, in partnership with the Private Practice Section of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the Educational Institute for Private Practice Physical Therapy. This degree combines evidenced- based practice with best business practices in an Executive MBA format. The Doctorate Program combines the rigor of a portfolio review, documentation of advanced clinical experience, and clinical courses with evidenced based integration.

Thursday, January 20, 2011
Kemmerer

Dacin Kemmerer, daughter of Dave and Cindy Kemmerer of Lehighton, has been named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Lycoming College, Williamsport. She is a 2010 graduate of Lehighton High School. She is a freshman at Lycoming majoring in biology. She is a Lyco Cheerleader for football and basketball. Dacin is the granddaughter of Dale Hepner and Mildred Kemmerer of Lehighton.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Army National Guard Spec. Lori J. Ahner has been mobilized and activated at Joint Base Dix-McGuire-Lakehurst, N.J., in preparation for deployment to serve in support of either Operation New Dawn or Operation Enduring Freedom. The soldier is a member of the 131st Transportation Company, Williamstown.

The soldiers are normally activated from Army Reserve or Army National Guard units from throughout the U.S. They go through a series of in-processing procedures and training classes that prepare them for skills and situations they may face in their deployed environment.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Ryan Oravec, son of Tim and Sharon Oravec of Andreas, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Bloomsburg University with a 4.0 GPA.

He is a sophomore, dual majoring in mathematics and computer science.

A 2009 graduate of Tamaqua Area High School, Oravec is also the grandson of Betty and George Vincent of Coaldale; and Ethel Oravec of Andreas and the late Frank Oravec.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Stacey Pera, an eighth grade student at Penn-Kidder Campus, Jim Thorpe School District, has been named as a student of the month. She recently was honored by the Penn-Kidder Lions Club at the Jan. 15 meeting at the Terra Cottage, Lake Harmony. She is the daughter of Chris and Gina Pera. Lion Brad Grissinger is treasurer of the club and Cynthia A. Kern is the secretary.

Thursday, January 20, 2011
DeMelfi

Cherise DeMelfi, daughter of David DeMelfi of Lake Hauto, has been named to the Dean's List for the 2010 Fall Semester at Temple University, Philadelphia. A member of the National Society of Leadership and Success, Cherise is majoring in Kinesiology with a minor in Spanish. She is the granddaughter of Nicholas and Arlene DeMelfi of Hazleton.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Navy Seaman Recruit Zachery D. Herman, a 2009 graduate of Pleasant Valley High School, Brodheadsville, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

During the eight-week program, Herman completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Justin Huegel, son of Stan and Christine Huegel of Tamaqua, has been named to the Dean's List for the Fall semester at the Hazleton Campus of Penn State University. A 2010 graduate of Marian Catholic High School, the freshman student is majoring in Secondary Education and is in the honors program. He earned a 3.81 grade point average and has qualified for an academic scholarship created through the Marlene Guers Memorial Fund, presented to honor students for their academic excellence and creativity.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Plocinik

Anthony Plocinik II, Lehighton, has been named to the dean's list at Penn State University, Hazleton campus. A sophomore, his GPA for the fall semester was 3.94. He is majoring in marketing communications.

Anthony is a 2009 graduate of Palmerton Area High School and the son of Ann Therese and Tony Plocinik. He is the grandson of Peter A. Kupec and the late Bernadine Kupec or Lansford, and Ron and Bernie Plocinik of Coaldale.