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Tuesday, June 22, 2010
Goodbred

Marcey Lynn(Muffley) Goodbred, daughter of Clarence and Linda Muffley of Lehighton, received her B.S.N. during the commencement ceremony held at Moravian College in Bethlehem on May 15. A nursing pinning ceremony was held May 14 at the college, where Marcey's father was given the honor of pinning his daughter.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Sherry A. Akins of Tamaqua, recently completed studies from The International Sports Science Association where she majored in Certified Fitness Trainer and earned a 4.0 grade point average.

Akins has also recently completed graduate studies from Stratford Career Institute with highest honors in the fields of Natural Health Consultant with a 97 grade point average and the Psychology/Social Work field with a 95 grade point average and the Private Investigator field with a 96 grade point average and Health and Fitness with a 94 grade point average.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010
Geguzis

John Geguzis, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Geguzis Jr., Weatherly, has been named Senior of the Month of May at Weatherly High School.

Geguzis is a member of the Scholastic Scrimmage team and the Interact Club. He is asenior member of the stage crew with the high school drama club.

In the community, Geguzis has been involved in Senior Games through the Interact Club, and has volunteered his time with the Eurana Park clean up.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Lauren E. Romano graduated May 15 from Lebanon Valley College in Annville, Pa. with a doctorate of physical therapy degree. She is also a 2008 cum laude graduate of Lebanon Valley with a bachelor of science in health science degree, and a 2004 honor graduate of Pottsville Area School District.

Dr. Romano is employed by Physical Therapy Associates of Manheim in the Lebanon and Hershey offices.

She is the daughter of Christopher and Donna Romano. Grandparents are Ruth Smulligan, Tamaqua, and former Hometown residents, Angelo and Diane Romano, Mt. Holly Springs.

Monday, June 21, 2010

The Palmerton Area High School Honor Roll for the third marking period of the second semester of the 2009-10 school year has been announced by Ms. Kathleen A. Egan, Principal.

High Honors (3.75-4.00+ GPA in all subjects)

SENIORS: Danielle Bissell, Brianna Caterino, Michael Coscio, Jessica Fegley, Frank Hall, Daniel Haney, Tyler Holland, Madeline Koller, Sarah McGuigon, Keith Meyers, Jesse Reis, Natalie Savage, Samantha Troeller, Kimberly Varano

Monday, June 21, 2010

Kelsey Hunsicker, daughter of Kevin and Cindy Hunsicker of Lehighton, was named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Penn State University, University Park, with a GPA of 3.81.

She is currently majoring in kinesiology and plans on attending graduate school for physical therapy. She just completed her freshman year.

She is a 2009 graduate of Lehighton Area High School.

Monday, June 21, 2010

St. Joseph Regional Academy, Jim Thorpe, has announced it's honor roll for the last quarter of the 2009-2010 school year.

Fourth grade

Distinguished honors: Lauren Babinetz, Regan Carroll, Alyssa Neville

First Honors: Mikki Bernhard, Jack Malay, Alex McGinley

Second Honors: Kobie Arndt

Fifth grade

Distinguished honors: Eric Fischer

First Honors: Michael Dubravski, Evan Hartmann, Jacob Paluck

Second Honors: Kaitlin MacDonald

Sixth grade

Distinguished honors: Ryan Malarkey, Dean Richards

Monday, June 21, 2010

Panther Valley Middle School principal Lisa Mace has released the fourth quarter Distinguished Honor Roll:

Distinguished

Honors

Sixth Grade: Justin Black, Megan Heckman, Matthew Hudicka, Huntre Keip, Amanda Loudon, Jamey Mikovich, Nathan Miller, Cassie Muth, Kayla Rivers, Kristie Schaeffer, Samuel Stanko, Ryan Taras, Kelsey Van Horn, Anthony Vavra

Seventh Grade: Amy Corby, Joseph Dale, Emily Drissel, John Hall, Macey Markovich, Tayler Nalesnik, Adam Nevenglosky, Brooke Turner, Caitlin Werkheiser, Abbegail Whildin

Monday, June 21, 2010

Matthew Price, son of Jody and Lisa Price of Coaldale, graduated from Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre with a bachelor of science degree in Mechanical Engineering. Commencement exercises were held May 22. Price is a 2006 graduate of Marian Catholic High School, Hometown.

Monday, June 21, 2010

Alexandra Wargo Nichols of Penn Forest Township, Jim Thorpe, has been named to the dean's list for the spring semester at University of the Sciences Philadelphia.

Students achieving this status must have attained a semester GPA of 3.40 or above. Alexandra's course of study is health sciences with an emphasis in the physician assistant program.