Steven Behr, Principal of the Tamaqua School District´s elementary schools, has released the names of students earning honor roll status for the third 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 and five must earn four As and two Bs, while third grade students must earn three As and one B.

West Penn Elementary students earning honor roll status include: fifth grade HIGH HONORS - Hunter Banavage, Hannah Betz, Abigail Brickler, Joshua Gordon, George Hegedus, Andrea Iacoviello, Raymond Kinder, Isabella Ligenza, Mackenzie McVicker, Sarah Miller, Stephen Oravec, Deidre Ressler, Kyle Ruch, Jasper Stocker and Alexander Verta; HONORS - Genevieve Beck, Melissa Boerner, Laura Dehart, Spencer Depue, William Derr, Allison Miller, Chance Szabo and Jacob Weiksner.

Fourth grade honor roll students are: HIGH HONORS - Bradley Clemson, Molly Clemson, Cory Cunningham, Emma Hoch, Orion Kirkpatrick, Erica Miller, Jacob Palmer, Kaitlyn Shlanta, Hannah Stott, Lauren Wandzilak and Aaron Wargula; HONORS - Autumn Eberts, Justin Frable, Trace Hermany, Brandon Kemmery, Logan Miller, Steven Mozloom, Hannah Reed, Zowie Schickram and Gavin Tabler.

Third grade honor roll students are: HIGH HONORS - Emily Amershek, Olivia Behr, Angeline Castagna, Brandon Eberts, Matthew Franklin, Morgan Lusch, Meghan McArdle, Dylan Miller, Brady Moyer and Dustin Ulrich; HONORS - Matthew Gazdick, Airyanna Kowalski, Jacob Ruby, Dimitri Verta and Mariah Williams.