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Selinsgrove, PA Amanda Fallon, a senior at Susquehanna Community High School, was among the more than 110 students who attended Susquehanna Universitys 18th annual Science In-Action Day held on Friday, October 10.
The program drew participants from 50 high schools across six states. The high school students conducted experiments with faculty and college students in animal behavior, molecular biology, genetics, geology and environmental science, mathematics and computer science, chemistry, environmental and organic chemistry, physics, and physiology. Amanda participated in the developmental biology workshop.
Clarion, PA Several students from our area recently attended orientation sessions for incoming freshmen, transfer students and returning adult students at Clarion University of Pennsylvania.
Those attending from our area were Karen Marie Halesky and Jedediah Daniel Millard, both of Montrose.
Following are students at Blue Ridge Elementary School chosen as Citizens of the Month for October, 2003.
Kindergarten: Mrs. Johnson - Jonathan DeMartino, Mrs. Ogeka - Amber Smith, Mrs. Rhone - Colt Hoyt, Mrs. Small - Natasha Shibley, Mrs. Whitehead - Deborah Roberts.
Grade 1: Mrs. Button - Kristen Opet, Mrs. Revie - Christina E. Fuller, Mrs. Roe - Alyssa Calla, Mrs. Skal - Cassandra Brown.
Grade 2: Mrs. Berger - Rachel Paumgardhen, Mrs. Hepler - Sierra Hall, Mrs. Kresefski - Kaila Kays, Mrs. Yurgosky - Michelle Norton.
Grade 3: Mrs. Harter - Mary Casella, Mrs. Kelly - Kari Zupanovich, Miss Pease - Riley Fekette, Mrs. Theophila - Melody Carpenter.
Grade 4: Mrs. Bartkus - Dalton Church, Mr. Goff - Keith Paumgardhen, Mr. Jones - Sean Stanley, Mrs. Scott - Korey Travis.
Grade 5: Mrs. Buffington - Fancy Forthman, Mrs. Chamberlain - Jillian Millard, Mr. Mazikewich - Stephanie Fisher, Mrs. Wolfe - Allison Hall, Mrs. Zelkowitz - Dominique Gulick.
Mrs. Bleck - Kiere Hall.
Mrs. Heal - Alex Crandall.
Mrs. Suchy - Cameron Lindquist.
LaPlume Keystone College recently held its seventh annual scholarship luncheon to honor scholarship donors and 2003-04 recipients. The luncheon provides students with an opportunity to meet the donors who make it possible for them to pursue their education at Keystone College. The following local students received scholarships: Rokesha Smith, Susquehanna, received the Arnold Cembalest Scholarship; Amanda Wheeler, Susquehanna, received the Mildred Wrigley Ryder Scholarship; Tammy Whitmore, Susquehanna, received the Barry J. Capwell Memorial Scholarship.
Jaime Benson, Susquehanna, enrolled at Syracuse University was recognized by Chancellor Kenneth A. Shaw for completing General University Honors in the past academic year.
In addition to achieving the grade point average required for Dean's List honors in their respective school or college, students who complete General University Honors have enrolled in at least four courses in Syracuse University's Honors Program and have successfully completed the freshman and sophomore Honors Program seminars. The Honors Program enhances opportunities for excellence in creative and scholarly learning and supports the academic, professional and personal growth of outstanding undergraduate students.
Jaime is a senior majoring in Psychology and Sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Brandon Robinson, Springville, was recently named a Founder's Scholar at Syracuse University.
Founder's Scholarships at Syracuse University are awarded to entering first-year students and recognize outstanding academic achievement. To receive a Founder's Scholarship, students must have strong academic credentials in high school, be active in extracurricular and community activities, and demonstrate good character and citizenship. Awards are valued up to $12,000 per year and are renewable.
Brandon is enrolled in Syracuse University's College of Arts and Sciences, majoring in Physics.
Capt. Shane Grodek of the United States Marine Corps will be the featured speaker at the annual Susquehanna Community High School Veterans Day Program. Capt. Grodek recently returned from active duty in Iraq where he saw substantial combat duty. His unit faced hostile fire during his entire trip through Iraq to the capital of Baghdad. He spent a month in Baghdad and participated in the securing of an airport on the outskirts of the city. While clearing the airfield, he was interviewed by Byron Pitts of the CBS News.
Capt. Grodek is a graduate of Western Wayne High School. He is currently stationed at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. He is married to the former Lori Rudgunas, from Simpson. The Veterans Day Program will be held on Monday, November 10 at 1:30 in the High School Gymnasium.
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