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Elk Lake Claims 12th District Championship
Megan Clough Makes P. S. Dean’s List
Mt. View Elem. 2nd Period Honor Roll
Lauren Price Makes M. U. Dean’s List
Local Students Make F & M Dean’s List


Elk Lake Claims 12th District Championship

Elk Lake freshman Karyn Hunsinger, who struggled through most of her first season in Varsity Lincoln-Douglas Debate, swept the field of debaters at the PA High School Speech League District 8 Championship at West Scranton High School on February 26 en route to her first ever District 8 LD Debate Championship.

Hunsinger compiled a three win and no loss record in the preliminary rounds. She defeated debaters from Southern Lehigh and Pocono Mountain West High Schools.

EL Forensics Team Member Karyn Hunsinger – PHSSL District 8 Lincoln-Douglas Debate Champion.

She was the only freshman in the field. Two of her wins, against Tim Ritz from PMW and Juli Kelly from Southern Lehigh, were against experienced, senior debaters.

This championship is Elk Lake’s 12th consecutive PHSSL District 8 Championship in LD Debate.

Karyn will now represent the EL Forensics Team at the PHSSL State Championship at Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, PA on April 22-23. She will be competing against the top 24 debaters in Pennsylvania at that tournament.

“Karyn clearly had a strong performance today. She has struggled at times this season. However, this was her tournament,” commented EL Forensics Director Keith Brosious.

EL will travel to Wallenpaupack High School on March 5 to compete at the Scranton Catholic Forensics League National Qualifying Tournament. The top four competitors in each event will earn the right to compete at the CFL Grand National Tournament in Milwaukee, WI over Memorial Day weekend.

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Megan Clough Makes P. S. Dean’s List

Megan Fae Clough was included on the Penn State Dean’s List Scranton-Worthington Campus Fall Semester, 2004.

Megan, daughter of Thomas and Lavern Clough, RR 2, Susquehanna, graduated from Blue Ridge High School in June, 2004. She participated in cheerleading throughout her entire high school career and continues this in college, cheering for the basketball team, the Lions of Scranton-Worthington.

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Mt. View Elem. 2nd Period Honor Roll

Following is the Mountain View Elementary School Honor Roll for the second marking period of the 2004-05 school year.

GRADE 4: Cheyenne Back, Paige Belcher, Elizabeth Black, Shannon Bollard, Kamara Brink, Rebekah Brown, Victoria Buckley, Krista Chidester, Tyler Chidester, Seth Decker, Kristen Dupay, Colton Esslinger, Victoria Fallon, Owen Flannery, Anthony Gaynor, Nathan Goodenough, Rebecca Gow, Alexis Hancock, Christopher Hartman, Kerri Jarnagin, Kurtis Jenkins, Molly Keogh, Marshall Kupinski, Shane Lucas, Erin McHale, Caroline Miller, Laura Moser, James O'Brien, Bradley Pfahl, Veronica Robbins, Nicholas Sabuacak, Lee-Anne Sherman, John Stephens, Victoria Sterling, Caitlyn Tague, Kelsey Twining, Katie Valentine, Tomika VanVleck, Stephanie Virbitsky, Tyler Walsh, Molly Williams, Brandon Wolf, Kari Lynn Zupanovich.

GRADE 5: Tess Berish, Jeff Bishop, Jacob Black, Sarah Bowman, Aaron Chidester, Jonathan Chipelo, Nathan Chipelo, Marissa Christina, Allison Davis, Tabitha Drum, Ryan Falkenberg, Cathlene Farnelli, Maria Garavuso, Michaela Gates, Brian Goble, Dominique Horrocks, Joey Jarrow, Jesse Johnson, Ashley Jones, Shannon Kavetski, David Kern, Angel Kester, Jennifer Kochmer, Megan Kress, Alexis Lewis, Elizabeth Lockwood, Liam Maloney, Elissa Muller, Jordan Noldy, Bradley Owens, Sarah Pulice, Kelly Purdy, Jeff Smalley, Gary Smith, Devon Suhdolnik, Alixandria Taylor, Devon Tonkin, John Valentine, Michael Wakalowski, Melissa Walker.

GRADE 6: Greg Adams, Thor Banks, Larry Bean, Andrea Beeman, Barbara Bennett, Alaney Berish, Taylor Brainard, Diandra Bucksbee, Adam Conklin, Ashley Conklin, Paul Fontana, Karch Frantz, Aaron Goodenough, Lindsey Harvey, Chris Herman, Devin Hollenbeck, Carly Jesse, James Johnson, Katelynn Johnson, Beth Kavka, Michael Keogh, Justin Kinney, Sam Knowlton, Jessica Lotterman, Alex Lynn, Julia Madas, Hunter Marcy, Andrea Mason, Mikey Mikloiche, Anthony Miller, Brian Miller, Megan Monahan, Allan Phelps, Eric Potter, Christopher Powers, Ariel Pugh, Michael Purdy, Brittany Resseguie, Ariel Rippy, Nathan Robbins, Cheyenne Scheer, Kristen Shuster, Mary Skurnowicz, Joseph Valentine, Kenneth VanGorder, Mary Walker, Karsten Wallis, Ryan Walsh, Robert Weiler, Kalena Williams, Olivia Zick.

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Lauren Price Makes M. U. Dean’s List

Lauren Ailene Price, South Gibson, PA was included in the fall, 2004 Dean’s List at Marywood University, Scranton, PA.

To qualify for Dean’s List honors, students must achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

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Local Students Make F & M Dean’s List

Lancaster, PA – Three students from our area received academic honors for the fall, 2005 semester at Franklin & Marshall College.

A student earns Dean’s List recognition for achieving a 3.25 or better grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

Named to the Dean’s List were: Robert Joseph Tomazic, Forest City; Frederika Edgington-Giordano, Montrose; Matthew Robert Batzel, Susquehanna.

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