Christopher Czapla, principal of Tamaqua Area Middle School, has released names of students attaining honor roll status for the second marking period of the 2012-2013 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 in a major subject. An average of 86 or above, with no grade lower than 78 is required for honors status.

Highest honors

Eighth grade: Hannah Betz, Abigail Brickler, Allie Gerber, Joshua Gordon, Andrea Iacoviello, Cailyn Joseph, Rebecca Kanaskie, Riley McHugh, Ryan Murphy, Michaela Noftz, Stephen Oravec, Deidra Ressler, Alec Roseland, Connor Ruch, Kyle Ruch, Alysa Schappell, Matthew Smarr and Alexander Verta

Seventh grade: Abbigale Agosti, Bradley Clemson, Molly Clemson, Cory Cunningham, Kathleen Goetz, Mia Hess, Emma Hoch, Janette Kabana, Lexi Kerstetter, Orion Kirkpatrick, Isaiah Kupchinsky, Madeline Mace, Madison Matsago, Faith Roberts, Carson Schoener, Hannah Stott, Cassidy Taras, Aaron Wargula, Justin Yesalavage and Thaddaeus Zuber

Sixth grade: Emily Amershek, Emily Barrett, Kaitlyn Bender, Angeline Castagne, Daniel Chinchar, Brianna Dinsmore, Mason Dolinsky, Brandon Eberts, Kailyn Erbe, Matthew Franklin, April Gerber, Joseph Gursky, Alicen Hull, Olivia Lattanzi, Talia Lewis, Morgan Lusch, Luke Mateyak, Sarah Maue, Kayla Sherry, Melanie Shimko, Justin Weiksner, Jessica Weinburger and Kayla Zamudio

High honors

Eighth grade: Hunter Banavage, Jacob Banditelli, Genevieve Beck, Dane Bodman, Melissa Boerner, Kendra Boyle, Laura DeHart, Spencer DePue, Zachary Filloy, George Hegedus, Alexa Hromyak, Raymond Kinder, Isabella Ligenza, Tanner McHugh, Mackenzie McVicker, Stefenee Mickey, Allison Miller, Christopher Miller, Sarah Miller, Tianna Pucklavage, Grace Seibel, Monika Shimko, Micaiah Shupp, Zoe Snyder and Chance Szabo

Seventh grade: Sara Bailey, Madeline Coccio, Autumn Eberts, Richard Evans, Abby Fiorilla, Caleb Harley, Brandon Heffelfinger, Avionna Hersey, Brandon Kemmery, Haley Macalush, Jacob Mateyak, Dair Miller, Erica Miller, Steven Mozloom, Joan Muscolini, Gene Myers, Tyrone Rarick, Hannah Reed, Katelyn Sprenkle, Briana Sturgis, Lauren Wandzilak and Madison Wickersham

Sixth grade: Kali Alabovitz, Ilan Basrawi, Olivia Behr, Detrick Borden, John Buchala, Gregory Davis, Kaitlin Edwards, John Franko, William Frederick, Matthew Gazdick, Elizabeth Gehman, Wesley Griffin, Thomas Hosler, Morgan Houser, Hannah Kistler, Sierra Klinger, Hunter Knepper, Airyanna Kowalski, Takota Kromer, Sarah Martinez, Meghan McArdle, Camerin Miller, Dylan Miller, Brady Moyer, Gavin Richards, Jacob Rudy, Theron Schlecht, Tyler Shilko, Elijah Sotomayor, Derian Stianche, Dustin Ulrich, Maximillian Valentine, Dimitri Verta, Elizabeth Wagner, Holly Wagner, Brooke Williams, and Devon Zehner

Honors

Eighth grade: Alyssa Alabovitz, Ryan Alicandri, Lauren Baddick, Daylon Barron, Joshua Derrick, Emma Dillman, Page Eltringham, Noah Evans, Jessica Fairchild, Kayla Fleetwood, Shawnee Geiger, Ashley Hartranft, Tyler Hollenbach, Brandon Hottenstein, Ty Kistler, Adam Klatka, Samantha Melusky, Julia Muscolini, Jannelle Perla, Emma Pester, Jade Pradel, Emma Rago, Adam Shumgart, Jasper Stocker, Graeme Tabler, Edward Titus, Stone Valentine, Nicole Wasserleben, Matthew Weaver, Jacob Weiksner, Austin Wersinger, Katelynn Wisler, Dylan Woods and Kelsey Ziegler

Seventh grade: Rebecca Ansbach, Shanna Brinkworth, Donovan Calarco, Alyssa Campomizzi, Kayla Clouser, Taylar Donnon, Luis Fernandez, Skyler Foster, Ryan Frederickson, Courtney Hoffman, Mitchell Kurek, Brandon Mader, Jadde McNutt, Mitchell Miller, Hannah Murphy, Sierra Petrucci, Austin Redden, Florence Rios, Britney Rolko, Michael Serrano, Robert Smith, Kaitlyn Stauffenberg, Gavin Tabler, Megan Toth, Jacob Triano and McKayla Wall

Sixth grade: Tavio Agosti, Juliet Billig, Dalton Bodman, Michael Bonetsky, Ashley DeAngelo, Brandi DeAngelo, Tyler Disbrow, Branden Drogus, Dante Epler, George Fleetwood, Samuel Fox, Joseph Kmetz, Briana Kromer, Jane Kupchinsky, Claire Lewis, Alyssa Loar, Aaron McLaughlin, Sarah Melusky, Sabrina Moyer, Dylan Nelson, Hailo Nichols, Nicholas Onea, Andrea Riboldi, Samantha Rossi, Jada Schellhammer, Nathan Shellhamer, William Shilko, Aubrey Smith, Michael Smith, Elizabeth Stahl, Pacey Steigerwalt, Ahmere Tilghman, Samantha Wagner, Mariah Williams.