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News Makers

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Sara Pysher of Lehighton graduated magna cum laude on May 8 from Mansfield University in Mansfield.

Pysher earned a bachelor's degree in music education. She finished with an overall 3.77 grade point average.

She is the daughter of Mark and Cindy Pysher of Lehighton and a 2006 graduate of Lehighton Area High School.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Austin I. Shupp, a student at Palmerton High School, was named as a Science Student of Excellence by the United State Achievement Academy. Shupp was nominated by his teacher, Michael Lengle. His name will appear in the United States Achievement Academy's Official Yearbook with is published nationally.

Monday, June 28, 2010

Columbia College, Chicago, announces Timothy Attewell of Jim Thorpe on being named to the dean's list for spring semester 2010. To be named to the dean's list at Columbia College Chicago, an honoree must have been a full-time student with at least 12 earned credit hours and a 3.75 grade point average or above for that semester. Columbia College Chicago is an urban institution that offers innovative degree programs in the visual, performing, media and communication arts to more than 12,000 students in over 120 undergraduate and graduate programs.

Monday, June 28, 2010

RuthAnn A. Gardiner, Principal of the Tamaqua Area High School, has announced the students who qualify for the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2009-2010 school year. To be eligible for Highest Honors, students must maintain an average of 95 percent or better, with no grade below 93 in a major subject. High honors are awarded to students earning an average of 90 percent or better, with no grade lower than 86 in a major subject. Honors is for students who earn an average of 86 percent or better, with no grade below a 78 in a major subject.

Monday, June 28, 2010

The Principal's List and Honor Roll for S.S. Palmer Elementary School for the fourth marking period has been announced.


3rd Grade: Nathan Andress, Maxwell Appello, Julian Chlebove, Lucas Christman, Rachael Dickson, Mia Fantasia, Chase, Faulstick, Christopher Fredericks, Allyssa George, Skyler Graver, Benjamin Netznik, Katelyn Rehatchek, Reshan Selvavelautham, Paige Shupp.

Friday, June 25, 2010

Christopher Czapla, principal of the Tamaqua Area Middle School, has released the names of students attaining honor roll status for the final marking period of the 2009-2010 school year. To be eligible for Highest Honors, students must maintain a cumulative average of 95 or higher, with no grade lower than a 93. For High Honors, students must earn grades of 90 or higher, with no grade lower than 86. An average of 86 or above, with no grade lower than 78 is required for honors status.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Heather DeLauretis, a 2005 Tamaqua Area High School graduate, has graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Education from Bloomsburg University.

She is a member of the National Honor Society and Kappa Delta Pi.

Prior to attending Bloomsburg, DeLauretis attended Lehigh Carbon Community College and is a 2007 graduate of the Walt Disney World College program.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Nicole Leonzi, a 2006 graduate of Marian Catholic High School, received a Bachelor of Science degree in Audiology and Speech Pathology with a concentration in Exceptional Children from Bloomsburg University.

Leonzi graduated with Magna Cum Laude honors.

She will continue her education at Bloomsburg University this fall as she pursues her clinical doctorate in Audiology.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Emma R. Hill, a sophomore at Luzerne County Community College, has made the dean's list for the fall and spring semesters.

The daughter of Terry and Lucille Hill of Weatherly, Emma is majoring in medical coding and billing.

She is a 2009 graduate of Weatherly Area School District.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Stephen Valente, son of Robert and Michelle Valente, Sugarloaf, a student at Marian Catholic High School, Hometown, PA will participate in the U.S. Naval Academy's Summer STEM Program.

The Naval Academy's Summer STEM Program is an overnight academic camp designed for rising 8-11 grade students in good academic standing who have an interest in math and science. Approximately 375 students from around the U.S. have been selected to participate in this summer's STEM program.