Steven Behr, Principal of the Tamaqua Area School Disrict´s elementary schools, has released the names of Tamaqua Elementary School students earning honor roll status for the first marking period of the 2009-2010 school year. To be eligible for High Honors, students must earn straight As. To earn honors, students in grades four through five must earn four As and two Bs, while third grade students must earn three As and one B.

Fifth grade students earning honors status include: HIGH HONORS - Alexa Hromyak, Riley McHugh, Christopher Miller, Michaela Noftz and Monika Shimko; HONORS - Jacob Banditelli, Daylon Barron, Kendra Boyle, Allie Gerber, Alexis Higgins, Kendra Nelson, Jonathan Parramore, Ryan Murphy, Aaron Raeder, Connor Ruch, Adam Shumgart, Nicole Waserleben and Kelsey Ziegler.

Fourth Grade honor roll students include: HIGH HONORS - Madeline Coccio, Cassidy Derr, Joylynne Frie, Mia Hess, Janette Kabana, Abraham Krell, Grace Krell, Isaiah Kupchinsky, Maddie Mace, Faith Roberts, Carson Schoener, Carly Skinner, Madina Welcome and Justin Yesalavage; HONORS - Rebecca Ansbach, Aaron Delpais, Richard Evans, Ida Fahringer, Abby Fiorilla, Brandon Frie, Antoinette Gerace, Brittney Kelly, Jacob Mateyak, Dair Miller, Brianna Morrison, Shane Paisley, Sierra Petrucci, Jason Schank, Kaitlyn Stauffenberg, Briana Sturgis, Cassidy Taras, Megan Toth, Mckayla Wall, Alaina Welsh, Madison Wickersham and Thaddaeus Zuber .

The honor roll of third grade students includes: HIGH HONORS - Emily Barrett, Detrick Border, Joseph Gursky, William Hedemann, Caleb Moulema, Tyler Shilko, Derian Stianche, Max Valentine, Elizabeth Wagner, Justin Weiksner, Kayla Zamudio and Devon Zehner.

HONORS - Daniel Chinchar, Gregory Davis, Brandi DeAngelo, Zachary Fannock, Samantha Farley, John Franko, April Gerber, Jada Guthrie, Hanna Hottenstein, Claire Lewis, Sarah Martinez, Luke Mateyak, Iris Meeks, Britney Miller, Sabrina Moyer, Tyler Nelson, Iris Picone, Andrea Riboldi, Mitchell Sabol, Tyler Schock, Melanie Shimko, Elizabeth Stahl, Ryan Turner and Jessica Weinburger.