Christopher Czapla, principal of the Tamaqua Area Middle School, has released the names of students attaining honor roll status for the first 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.

Students earning Highest Honors status include: EIGHTH grade - Miranda Amey, Robert Arner, Avery Banavage, Makayla Boyle, Joann Butkus, Carly Fenstermacher, Jordan Frank, Kristina Gilbert, Bryan Heyer, Nichelle Pucklavage, Tyler Ruch, Jared Sharpe and Emily Ward; SEVENTH grade - Shayna Dietrich, Madelyn Dolinsky, Claire Frank, Jillian Franko, Amanda Fritz, Jacob Gursky, Rachel Keich, David Kunkel, Nathan MacDonald, Brooke Marton, Jamie Mateyak, Harold Moll, Tyler Resch, Boaz Rottet, Vanessa Solt, Hayley Sturgis, Noah Troxell, Zachary Wargula, Kayla Wickersham and Brianna Wittig; SIXTH grade - Kyle Arner, Owen Bates, Matthew Belzner, Abigail billig, Cailee Bittner, Russell Blaker, Andrew Castagna, Elijah Fielder, Chelsea Frantz, Kaitlyn Frantz, Taylor Fritz, Amy Gardiner, Sophia Gursky, Tanner Hamm, Stephanie Heffelfinger, Michaela Hill, Ty Hinkle, Sarah Jones, Lynn Kistler, Henry Krell, Abigail Machay, Jacob Marcolla, Jacqueline Markowitz, Patrick Mcmullen, Genesis Mena, Matthew Minchoff, Kyle Patrick, Nicole Prantow, Juliette Reinhardt, Jonathan Scannell, Teague Schmidt, Arienne Serniak, Andrew Tite and Kelsey Zamudio.

High Honors were earned by: EIGHTH grade - Laura Anderson, Brianna Bittner, Jessica Brown, Derek Cinicola, Nicholas Coccio, Keisha Day, Adam Frantz, Gabrielle Freed, Robert Hartranft, Robert Hartranft, Christopher Hartung, Tyler Hope, Michael Kelly, Jomari Kieffer, Nikole Klatka, Jacob Kropp, Colin Mashack, Austin Miorelli, Jack Nemeth, Samantha Postupack, Anthony Prantow, Matthew Roberts, Nasya Sullivan, Sarah Zoba and Zachary Zucatti; SEVENTH - Joshua Ambrose Manness, Kayla Argott, Robert Argust, Monica Beshay, Brandon Cunningham, Danielle DeCindio, Brooke DeHart, William DePue, Ethan Eberts, Jazmine Goho, Kaitlin Gomez, Bailey Hartung, Jacob Humes, Beth Kistler, Brett Kosciolek, Anthony Lewis, Lacie McManus, Devin Murphy, Sarah Richmond, Carly Sassaman, Ernest Shilko, Tiffany Shilko, Trevor Skripko, Tyler Skripko, Tannar Urban, Austin Vincent, Cheyann Wassel and Kyle Weaver; SIXTH grade - Joseph Berezwick, Brianna Bonetsky, Sierra Borden, Morgan Boyle, Lindsey Bradford, Francesa Difiore, Kaitlyn Dmytrow, Caroline Fegley, Dillon George, Shane Hacker, Connor Hileman, Jayda Hollan, Sarah Howell, Julieann Koscak, Melanie Kostecky, Michael Lacy, Taylor Lucas,Victoria Markowitz, Jacob Martinez, Caryn Matz, Zachery Merenda, Kayla Miller, Bethany Moore, Collin Moyer, Cullen Murphy, Joseph Nortavage, Emma Osenbach, Allison Pederson, BreaAnna Sacco, Benjamin Turrano, Savannah Tuttle, Morgan Veglia, Emily Wenzel, Jacqueline Wilson, Kassandra Wuttke, Merranda Zehner, Ashley Ziegler and Austin Zwolenik..

Students on the Honor Roll include: EIGHTH grade - Peter Baddick, Kassandra Berezwick, Alexis Boyer, Rylee Devlin, Mikayla Dillman, Nathaniel Edmonds, Jordynn Fatzinger, Stefanie Gensure, Francesca Gerace, Kasey Geren, Destiny Gurner, Matthew Heffelfinger, Derek Robert Hill, Cody Houser, Anthony Kabana, Mackenzie Mashack, Steven Matukonis, Talli Matukonis, Rebecca Minehan, Damian Munoz, Brandon Parramore, Dora Proudlock, Anthony Rago, Cory Schuetrumpf, Dallas Shafer, Tatiana Shellhamer, Matthew Stanek, Jessica Thomas, Cory Truskey, Jaclin Valasek, Eric Wiederhold, Theodore Zeigler and Samantha Zervos; SEVENTH grade - Symone Berezwick, Joshua Delp, Andrew Delpais, Paige Demetriades, Bradley Fedor, Cameron Fritz-Sudduth, Holly George, Timothy Gergar, Maria Grocholski, Amber Gulick, Brianna Heck, Chastity Hibbler, Dylan Hill, Tyler Hill, Derek Keich, Sara Maldonado, Kelsey Massar, Joseph Mellot, Shane Miller, Olivia Morrison, Rachael Paisley, Leah Pashley, Jacob Pester, Hailey Redclift, Heaven Rex, Anthony Riboldi, Kennedy Ritchie, Abby Shumgart, Colton Skinner, Erica Snyder, Jeffrey Stahler, Ethan Sterner, Daisy Valentine, Gage Whalen, Sarah Whildin, Samantha White, Brandon Zervos and Hannah Zoba; SIXTH grade - Earl Akins, Tyler Andrews, Amy Jo Bachert, Alexis Baddick, Kaelyn Boran, Stephen Carroll, Nicholas Clemson, Zachary Coleman, Tyler Coombe, Hayley Covine, Patricia Dankulich, Chandler Davis, Madison Davis, Thorn Devlin, Tony Dougal, Alexis Frantz, Michael Frederick, Sagara Frey, Myranda Fulton, Dakota George, Nathan Gerace, Luke Gommer, Dylan Gurner, Hoyt Gyuricsek, Jonathan Hadesty, Cierra Hettler, Terry Hill, Travis Huegel, Zachary Jones, Mickensy Kranch, Morgan Kunkel, Victoria LaBar, Matthew Letterhouse, John Levernier, Amber Linkhorst, Kenin McGeehan, Kyle Oliphant, Holly Pacely, Bailey Pederson, Crystal Putalavage, Bryan Ramirez, Anthony Reed, Carly Robertshaw, Trevor Schilling, Samantha Shamonsky, Julia Shellhamer, Calvin Shirey-Helsey, Christopher Smith, Josiah Sullivan, Dominique Totani, Kole Trubilla, Tanner Valentine, Julianna Wagner, Zachary Wandzilak, Danielle Williams and Ronald Yezierski.