Joseph Paluck has been notified by the Arts and Sciences Department of Drexel University that he has been placed on the dean's list for the 2012-13 semester. He is majoring in the literary arts with a minor in business. He has a 3.6 grade point average.

Currently, Paluck is serving on a Drexel University internship to write a program for the creative arts in elementary education.

Paluck is the son of Joseph and Lyn Paluck of Lake Hauto. He is a 2009 graduate of Tamaqua Area High School.