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Elk Lake Junior High Principal, Mr. Brain Mallery, is pleased to announce the following students who were selected as February, 2004 Students of the Month at Elk Lake.
Pictured (l-r) are: seated Derek Noldy, Devon Emmerich, Brandon Wilson, Ben Phillips; standing Shannon Davis, Brandon White, Tyler Saxon, Meranda Weaver, Mr. Mallery, Chelsea Cuomo, Brandon Cotter, Shawn Fletcher. Missing from photo: Chris Connis.
Students of the month are selected by nomination of any student in grades 7-9 by a teacher for outstanding achievement. The students must show individual effort, community and school wide effort, as well as effort in the classroom.
Other important criteria includes: a showing of personal growth, skill development, dedication, leadership, academic growth and improvement, school service and community service.
Mr. Charles Pirone, Elementary Principal at Elk Lake School, is pleased to announce the February, 2004 Student of the Month Award winners.
Pictured (l-r) are: first row Rachel St. Pierre, Sarah Sutton, Peter Cooper, Devin Fiorentino, Carolyn Teetsel; second row Ashley Shingler, Erica Shuren, Kurt Steele, Shea Skinner, Ryan Visavati. Absent from photo: Lisa Noble, Nik Forkal, Dylan Ely.
Students in fifth and sixth grades were selected by their homeroom teachers. Students may be selected as student of the month from four different areas. Those four areas are academic achievement, attendance, citizenship and most improved.
Elk Lake is proud of their students and congratulates them for their accomplishments.
Mrs. Alice M. Davis, Vocational Director of the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center, is proud to announce that the SCCTCs Students of the Month for January, 2004, pictured above (l-r) are: Jeremiah Smith, Avis Malcom, Mitchell Drost, Andrew Miner, Erick Stone, Jared Kloda, Mrs. Davis. Absent from photo: Krista Strohl, Daniel Ervin, Sara Greene, Jennifer Singer.
Following is a list of Blue Ridge Elementary School Citizens of the Month for March, 2004.
Kindergarten: Mrs. Johnson - Bernadette Harris, Mrs. Ogeka - Joseph Calla, Mrs. Rhone - Jacob Sincavage, Mrs. Small - Ashley Meck, Mrs. Whitehead - Viktoria Layton.
Grade 3: Mrs. Harter - Tyler Marvin, Mrs. Kelly - Billy Rupakus, Miss Pease - Chris Carlsen, Mrs. Theophila - Shanyn Mattocks.
Grade 4: Mrs. Bartkus - Mitchell Wages, Mr. Goff - Faith Rychlewski, Mr. Jones - John Sutton, Mrs. Scott - Wesley Ward.
Grade 1: Mrs. Button - Jessika Pagano, Mrs. Revie - Austin sWhite, Mrs. Reese - Kaitlyn Opet, Mrs. Skal - Erin Perry.
Grade 2: Mrs. Berger - Craig Monks, Jr., Mrs. Hepler - Lyle Lawson, Mrs. Kresefski - Abagael Rudock, Mrs. Yurgosky - Bradley Palmatier.
Grade 5: Mrs. Buffington - Mike Holbrook, Mrs. Chamberlain - Lynette Dooley, Mrs. Eidenier - Sydney Decker, Mr. Mazikewich - Curtis Miller, Mrs. Wolfe - Theresa Whitehead.
Mrs. Bleck - Sabrina Donohue.
Mrs. Heal - Nicholas Schell.
Mrs. Suchy - Shanise Shidagis.
Mrs. McDonald - Dessine Herzog.
Students and parents from area high schools are invited to attend the ninth annual Endless Mountains Counselors Association College Fair. The fair will be held on Wednesday, April 7, at the Forest City Regional High School gymnasium from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Representatives from colleges, universities, technical schools and branches of the Armed Services will be present to discuss post-high school programs. This is an opportunity for students from our area to meet with these representatives and receive valuable information for planning the next step after high school.
Juniors should find it especially valuable to speak with these admissions representatives and recruiters in advance of the busy application season in the fall of senior year. Freshmen and sophomores may want to pick up printed information and make some contacts while they are in the process of exploring their future plans.
Please join for a fun and productive evening. If you need directions or more info call 7852442.
Adam Chase Swindlehurst, of Thompson (18465), PA was named to the Dean's List at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, GA, for fall quarter 2003. Full-time undergraduate students who earn a grade point average of 3.5 or above for the quarter receive recognition on the dean's list. Adam is a Computer Art major and is the son of Bruce Swindlehurst and Vickie Swindlehurst of Thompson, PA.
Ray G. Osburn, Command Master Chief, United States Navy (retired) has earned a Master of Science Degree in School Counseling from the University of Scranton.
Ray, from a family of 14, grew up on Franklin Hill (Milk Can Corners) and always believed education was and is a lifelong journey. He graduated from Montrose Area High School in 1970. After attending Johnson College for one year he entered active duty and retired from the Navy in 1998. He graduated from Columbia College in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology. He is a substitute teacher in county schools, Master Trainer, and a Navy ROTC Instructor.
Command Master Chief Osburn is a Vietnam era and a Persian Gulf War veteran, spending four months in Combat Operation Restore Hope, Somalia during Desert Shield/Desert Storm (1992-93).
Ray and his wife of 38 years, Mary Kay live in Kingsley, PA. Their two sons, Nate and James, live in Virginia.
Currently, Ray is a caseworker with Susquehanna County Services for Children and Youth in the Family Preservation Unit (Truancy Prevention).
Selinsgrove, PA The twelfth annual Honors Band Festival, hosted by the Susquehanna University Department of Music, was held February 20-22. The festival united more than 150 high school musicians from 74 high schools across New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Delaware, Maryland and Connecticut.
Nathan Galloway, Susquehanna, was among those honored to participate.
Ms. Catella Visser, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred (Carol) Jackson, Susquehanna, and William Visser has been awarded Deans List honors at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, for the fall, 2003 semester.
Catella is a graduate of Seton Catholic High School.
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