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 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 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 - Jacob Banditelli, Alexis Higgins, Riley McHugh, Christopher Miller, Michaela Noftz, Ryan Murphy, Monika Shimko and Kelsey Ziegler; HONORS - Daylon Barron, Kendra Boyle, Alexa Hromyak, Michael Malzberg, Jonathan Parramore, Grace Seibel, Adam Shumgart and Nicole Waserleben.

Fourth Grade honor roll students include: HIGH HONORS - Abigail Agosti, Madeline Coccio, Cassidy Derr, Mia Hess, Janette Kabana, Abraham Krell, Grace Krell, Isaiah Kupchinsky, Maddie Mace, Faith Roberts, Carson Schoener, Cassidy Taras, Megan Toth, Madison Wickersham, Justin Yesalavage and Thaddaeus Zuber; HONORS - Sara Bailey, Aaron Delpais, Richard Evans, Abby Fiorilla, Joylynne Frie, Antoinette Gerace, Brittney Kelly, Jacob Mateyak, Dair Miller, Brianna Morrison, Briana Sturgis, Mckayla Wall and Madina Welcome.

The honor roll of third grade students includes: HIGH HONORS - Emily Barrett, Ilan Basrawi, Detrick Border, Emily Fremberg, Joseph Gursky, Thomas Hosler, Hanna Hottenstein, Alicen Hull, Tyler Shilko, Elizabeth Wagner, Max Valentine, Justin Weiksner, Jessica Weinburger and Kayla Zamudio; HONORS - Kaitlyn Bender, Gregory Davis, Zachary Fannock, April Gerber, William Hedemann, Claire Lewis, Takota Kromer, Sarah Martinez, Luke Mateyak, Camerin Miller, Caleb Moulema, Melanie Shimko, Elizabeth Stahl, Derian Stianche, Samantha Wagner and Devon Zehner.