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TREHAB Announces Contest Winnerss
EL Debater Places In Pittsburgh
Elk Lake Elementary Students of the Month
Elk Lake Junior High Students of the Month
Local Students Make Chancellor’s List
F C High 2nd Period Honor Roll
FCR Elem. 2nd Period Honor Roll
Local Students Graduate MSU
Local Teachers Make Who’s Who edition
Local Students Make M U Dean’s List
Pre-K, Kindergarten Registration
SCCTC Announces Honor Roll List
Stephanie DeVincentis On S R U Dean’s List
Veterans In 2006 Mt. View Commencement


TREHAB Announces Contest Winners

Students in all seven Susquehanna County elementary schools recently submitted entries for TREHAB’s Anti-Tobacco Bumper Sticker Contest. The contest encourages students to express themselves creatively by creating a bumper sticker that will help people realize the dangers or harmful effects of tobacco use.

Pictured (l-r) are Blue Ridge Anti-Tobacco Bumper Sticker Contest winners McKayla Fancher, Kristen Cobb, Karla Donn Canfield.

One student from every participating grade level in each school was awarded a certificate imprinted with his/her entry and a small prize from the TREHAB Prevention Program. One Grand Prize winner from all entries in the Kindergarten through Third Grade category and another from the Fourth through Sixth Grade category was each awarded a $50 savings bond. Winners of the two Grand Prizes were Steven Nagy from Choconut Valley Elementary and Sharon Carmona from Mountain View Elementary.

Pictured (l-r) are Susquehanna Community Elementary School Anti-tobacco Bumper Sticker Contest winners Emily Carmody, Rachel Hubal.

The following, by school, were contest winners.

Elk Lake: 2nd – Shayla Griffiths; 3rd – Brynn DeLong; 4th – Taylor Watkins; 5th – Lainey Bedell; 6th – Daniel Addice.

Choconut Valley: 2nd – Steven Nagy; 3rd – McCade Callaway; 4th – William Ferril; 5th – Gina Fizzano.

Forest City Regional: 4th – Honorable Mentions, Rachel DeLucy, Wayde Loomis and Brad Meheltz.

Susquehanna Community: 4th – Rachel Hubal; 5th – Emily Carmody.

Lathrop Street: 1st – Christopher Spence; 2nd – Anne Gumaer, Kaitlyn Dabulewicz; 3rd – Stephanie Minier; 4th – Nichole Lewis; 5th – Theresa Staats; 6th – Joseph Genito.

Mountain View: 4th – Megan Getz; 4th – Honorable Mention, Morgan Taylor; 5th – Ashley Davidson; 6th – Sharon Carmona.

Blue Ridge: 1st – Karla Donn Canfield; 3rd – McKayla Fancher; 4th – Kristen Cobb.

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EL Debater Places In Pittsburgh

EL junior Molly Copeland put in a successful performance in Lincoln-Douglas Debate at the 32nd Annual North Hills Invitational Tournament, the largest invitational forensics tournament in PA, on February 10-11.

EL Forensics Team Member Molly Copeland – 11th Place at 32nd Annual North Hills Invitational Tournament.

In the preliminary rounds, Copeland defeated debaters from Erie McDowell HS, North Allegheny HS, and Shadyside Academy en route to a 3 win and 2 loss record and a 9th place seeding in the Octa-Final round.

In Octa-Finals, she lost a close debate to North Canton Glenoak High School’s Nate Kratzer and finished 11th overall in the tournament.

“This was a great end to a very successful regular season. Hopefully, Molly’s success will continue as we enter the qualifying season,” commented EL Forensics Director Keith Brosious.

The EL Forensics Team will compete at the PA High School Speech League’s District 8 Championship at Scranton HS on February 25. The top two place-winners in each event will compete at the PHSSL State Championship at Susquehanna University on March 24-25.

On March 4, the team will travel to Wallenpaupack HS to compete at the Scranton Catholic Forensics League’s National Qualifying Tournament. The top 5 place-winners at this tournament will compete at the NCFL Grand National Tournament in Chicago on Memorial Day Weekend.

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Elk Lake Elementary Students of the Month

Mr. Charles Pirone, Elementary Principal at the Elk Lake School, is pleased to announce the January, 2006 Student of the Month Award winners.

Pictured (l-r) are: first row – Sonya Griffiths, Hannah Winningham, Ashley Steele, Emily Hickey, James Kerchner, Alex Bonavita, Jimmy Burnside; second row – Zachary House, Andrew Gramburg, Katelyn Graves, Bonnie Bird, Mark Zayleskie, Logan Luce.

Students in third and fourth grade were selected by their homeroom teachers. Students may be selected as Student of the Month from four different areas: academic achievement, attendance, citizenship and most improved.

Elk Lake is proud of their students and congratulates them for their accomplishments.

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Elk Lake Junior High Students of the Month

Elk Lake Junior High School Principal Brain Mallery has announced the January, 2006 Students of the Month for grades seven through nine.

Pictured (l-r) are: first row – Cassandra Sekely, Christine Solsman, Marie Cole, Emily Mowry, McKinzie Wallace, Laura Nulton, Amber Allen; second row – Darrin Smith, Anthony Kanuk, Eugene Trowbridge, Junior High Principal Mr. Brian Mallery, Heather Holgate, Logan Hinkley, Mark Smurkowski, Brittany Fassett.

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Local Students Make Chancellor’s List

Following is a list of students from our area who are featured in the first annual edition of The Chancellor’s List, 2004-05: Kristy L. Hulings, Forest City; Stephanie Sinco, Forest City; Jessica L. DeArmond, Union Dale; Amanda Millard, Brackney; Brett Mullen, Great Bend; David Empet, Kingsley; Kurt Sussman, Springville.

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F C High 2nd Period Honor Roll

Anthony Rusnak, Forest City Regional High School principal, announces the honor roll for the second marking period of the 2005-06 school year.

Grade 7 - HIGH HONORS: Andrea Burleigh, Summer Demcevski, Cassie Erdmann, Sarah Forsette, Jacqueline McBride, Shannon Novak, Sara Selinsky, Kelsey Short, Dominick Sparks, Kevin Swartz, Jenna Tasso, Matthew Terry, Cree Townsend.

Grade 7 - HONOR ROLL: Jessica Gigliotti, Mitchel Goben, Hope Hoanzl, Rebecca Keller, Lauren Marcinkus, Zachary Mendoza, Shauna O’Reilly, James Rebernik, Zeeka Rousseau, Amy Saam, Jessica Strickland, Ellen Supko.

Grade 8 - HIGH HONORS: Lyle Foster, Nicholas Lowry, Benjamin Paul, Andrew Salvi, Kaitlyn Schott, Jordan Underwood, Donald J. Yestrepsky.

Grade 8 - HONOR ROLL: Jessica Herbst, Bethany Hofer, Mary Alice McAndrew, Jeremy McGovern, Bradley Medved, Justin Merrigan, Alexandra Powell.

Grade 9 - HIGH HONORS: Jaclyn Arrigan, Kelsey Logar, Kristen Majdic, Jacklyn Smith, Kelsey Trichilo.

Grade 9 - HONOR ROLL: Paige Baron, Ryan Baron, Jessica Butler, Amanda Cino, Brianna Demchak, Chelsea Lucchesi, Wade Malicky, Cheryl Pantzar, Michael Pasternak, Reva Rumford, Brittany Schwartz, Joseph Terry.

Grade 10 - HIGH HONORS: Ashley Dix, Michael Forsette, Christine Guzzi, Ashley Hofer, Christopher Nebzydoski, Danielle Nebzydoski, Adam Salvi, Matthew Silfee, Coty Soltus.

Grade 10 - HONOR ROLL: Heather Cook, Kristy Kitchura, Amanda Kizziah Lindsey Luchonok, Sandra Rogers, Briana Salvi, Amber Sauls, Sarah Terry, Ray Ward.

Grade 11 - HIGH HONORS: Steven Beautz, Andrea Befumo, Katelyn Brothwell, Georgia Galvin, Michael Gulbin, Danielle Long, Marlie Martines, Michael McGraw, Tara McGraw, Mickayla McHale, Jennifer Murnin, Taylor Myer, Justin Pisarcik, Bradley Sparks, Sarah Zedar.

Grade 11- HONOR ROLL: Jonathan Chesnick, Amber Conti, Laurel Evans, Travis Gill, Kristal Griffiths, Sara Hornbeck, Victoria Ignacio, Nicole Karausky, Jenna Kilmer, Tracy Lipko, Marlo Madrid, Nicole Mead, William O’Dell, James Pasternak, Jason Pisarcik, Alexander Schwartz, Matthew Sibio, Jerry Tuttle, Tiffany Tyson, Amanda White.

Grade 12 - HIGH HONORS: Tiffany Butler, Michelle Giles, Sean Goldman, Joseph Grecco, Laura Heck, Suzann Paul, Steven Scavone, Stephanie Sterchak.

Grade 12 – HONORS: Joshua Balch, Carina Burton, David Costanzo, Heidi Lehmann, Tara Martines, Rita Munifo, Kathryn Nebzydoski, Robyn Powell, Toni Ravnikar, Michael Zack.

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FCR Elem. 2nd Period Honor Roll

The Forest City Regional Elementary School is pleased to announce the list of students who achieved Honor Roll status in the second marking period of the 2005-06 school year.

GRADE 4: Jenna Baron, Jennifer Baron, Cassandra Bendyk, Nicole Bennett, Jenna Burrell, Alyssa Cicco, Tyler Cicco, Victoria Corey, Brandon Custard, William Davis, Kyle Delamarter, Rachel DeLucy, Megan Demcevski, Carly Erdmann, Christopher Fitzsimmons, Michael Fortuner, Neil Foster, Amber Lynn Fotusky, Isaac Garcia, Meagan Goben, Deanna Hazen, Kyle Howey, Will Jonas, MacKenzie Keller, Michaela Konzman, Nicholas Kovaleski, Gregory Kowalewski, Alexander Kresock, Samantha Kuriger, Mariah Lepre, Raymond Long, Ryan Long, Wayde Loomis, Nicholas Luchonok, Marissa Lynch, Michaela Martines, Logan McHale, Doria Miller, Katherine O’Neill, Charles Olfano, Avery Parente, Courtney Peck, Matthew Petrilak, Frank Piotrowski, Khrystal Potter, Kevin Powell, Zachary Ross, Sabrina Sacco, Caitlin Schoonmaker, Evan Stone, Kelsey Twilley, Anthony Wilcox.

GRADE 5: Kirsten Bailey, Candice Baumher, Kylie Borick, Kylie Besz, Kayla Carper, John Cobb, Tyler Daniels, Joseph Faust, Vincent DeLucy, Jacob Fedak, Bruce Evans, Matthew Gerchman, Thomas Evertsen, Nicole Mattiello, Miranda Glosenger, Tiffany Ott, Kiana Marcho, Morgan Saul, Megan Marcinkus, Spencer Sauls, Stephanie Ramos, David Supko, Benjamin Terry, Bridget Terry.

GRADE 6: Courtney Andrews, Chance Burleigh, Kevin Cook, Emily Delamarter, Katherine DeMark, Logan James Fitzsimmons, Phylicia Galvin, Richard Kresock, Jade Kull, Kristine Kuriger, Joseph Munifo, Jennifer Natishak, Brian Nebzydoski, Kathleen Piatkowski, John Ragen, Justin Rieman, Madison Schott, Ryan Smith, Dana Statkun, Taylor-Ray Tammero, Anthony Vadala, Emily Baileys, Brian Carpenter, Sylvia Evans, Kelsey Glavich, Elizabeth Heller, Anthony Hiller, Lauren Hornbeck, Sarah Kubus, Jenna Lucchesi, Amanda Marchese, Jason McGovern, Tania Pollard, Nicole Reider, Cassandra Saul, Eli Sauls, Seth Thomas, Jasentha Van Nort, Dylan Walsh, Katie Zefran.

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Local Students Graduate MSU

Mansfield, PA – A total of 325 degrees were awarded during Mansfield University’s 141st commencement ceremonies in December.

A graduating class of 221 received bachelor’s degrees, 13 received associate’s degrees and 70 master’s degrees were awarded. Twenty-one also received certification in teaching.

Following are the names of local graduates.

Elizabeth D. Engle, Montrose, with a BSE, Elementary Education.

Michael A. Gamble, Kingsley, with a BA, History.

Victoria L. Overmeyer, Susquehanna, with a BS, Mass Communications, Public Relations.

Michaela A. Steele, Montrose, with a BSE, Elementary Education.

Lucas J. Walker, Lanesboro, with a BS, Biology, Environmental Science.

Brian S. Woodruff, Montrose, with a BSE, Elementary Education.

Sharlene E. Zuk, Forest City, with a BS, Mass Communications, Public Relations.

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Local Teachers Make Who’s Who edition

Following is a list of teachers from our area who are featured in the ninth annual edition of Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 2005.

Forest City: Alicia C. Bird, Frank Brager, Mary Coleman, Linda L. Horan, Donna M. Melvin, Gary Miluszusky, Daniel J. Nebzydoski, Joan C. Skarbez, Colleen M. Ward, Cynthia Washine.

Nicholson: Marian N. Booth, Robin M. Correll, Julie Lartz, Marja N. Litwin.

Thompson: Susan G. Gauthier, Stuart W. Slocum.

Union Dale: Jessica L. DeArmond, Shirley Granger, Sara White.

Meshoppen: Rob W. Gustin, John K. Morahan, Dianna Mowry.

Montrose: Jean E. Allen, Priscilla H. Andre, Cheryl A. Arnold, Gretchen D. Bell, John J. Cherundolo, Don Cunningham, Michael R. Cutri, Jr., Kim M. Forys, Darren J. Garges, Tiffany M. Gesford, Kathleen E. Host, William Host, Diane D. Koloski, John W. Koloski, Linda G. Lee, Sonji Lee, Joann W. Leonard, Deborah Lewis, Virginia H. Lewis, Rita A. Matos, Cathleen Reagen, Linda S. Tingley, Catherine M. Walsh.

Brackney: Demaree Cott, Rae M. Phillips Bostrom, Catherine M. Walsh.

Dimock: Terry Blaisure, Debbie G. Caines, Gayle Cobb, Brenda L. Cooley, Michael R. Cutri, Jr., James E. Eastman, Wendy L. Fisher, Darren J. Garges, Tiffany M. Gesford, Kathleen E. Host, Diane D. Koloski, Linda G. Lee, Virginia H. Lewis, John K. Morahan, Mary C. McCormack Coleman, Kristine K. Smith, Elizabeth J. Swartz, Coleen S. Warholic.

Friendsville: Leslie A. Hoal, Rita A. Matos, Carolyn L. Morrison, Dennis R. Newhard, Carol B. Palmisano, Brenda Phillips.

Great Bend: Mark A. Harvey, Ann R. Vitovsky, Gail E. Wellman.

Hallstead: Kathleen Hinkley, Heidi J. McMenamin, Alicia A. Ross, Kelly J. Singer, Ronald C. Stiles, Cory J. Valentine, Jennifer L. Walker.

Hop Bottom: Anne Bode, Rose A. Escandel, Thomas R. Escandel, David A. Jagger, Patricia Lock.

Jackson: Michele L. Conklin, Diana H. Hurlburt, Christopher Lake.

Kingsley: Rae B. Albeck, Beth Bennett, Anne Bode, Charlotte G. Empet, Sue A. Gillis Wildrick, Shirley Granger, Gail Jackson, David A. Jagger, Madonna A. Munley, Jan M. Prile, Laurie Rood, Cynthia M. Singer, Stuart W. Slocum.

New Milford: Suzanne A. Bennici, Audrey L. Cook, Don Cunningham, Mary A. Cunningham, Tricia M. Gilbay, Mark A. Harvey, Alec W. Mazikewich, C.B. Nino, Laurie Rood, Alicia A. Ross, Heather Y. Smith, Ronald C. Stiles, Linda S. Tingley, Tracy L. Whitehead, Christina K. Whitney, Sharon A. Wolfe.

Springville: Gretchen D. Bell, Terry Blaisure, Debbie G. Caines, Brenda L. Cooley, Wendy L. Fisher, Kristine K. Smith, Coleen S. Warholic.

Susquehanna: Michele L. Conklin, Audrey L. Cook, Rose A. Escandel, Thomas R. Escandel, Jay D. Harter, Kathleen Hinkley, Carlyn F. Homer, Diana H. Hurlburt, Susan Lee, Alec W. Mazikewich, Robert S. Presley, Carolee P. Slocum, Eric S. Stallings, Pamela C. Weiss, Tracy L. Whitehead, Sharon A. Wolfe.

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Local Students Make M U Dean’s List

Mansfield, PA – A total of 653 Mansfield University undergraduates have been named to the Fall 2005 Dean’s List and President’s List.

To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must be attending the university full-time and earn at least a 3.50. Of the students, 157 were honored by inclusion on the President’s List. To receive this honor, a student must attain a perfect 4.0 average for the semester.

Following is the list of local students, with an asterisk noting President’s List students: Roselyn Adams, Montrose; Luke Albert, Susquehanna; Kelly Jo Balent, Hop Bottom; Rachael Ballard, Susquehanna; Laura Carden, Friendsville; Elizabeth Engle*, Montrose; Brady Goldsmith, Montrose; Rachel Hall, Jackson; Rachel Hobbs*, Thompson; Michael Kane*, Susquehanna; Katie Kowalewski, Great Bend; Veronica Pistoia, Montrose; Katherine Shuren*, Montrose; Michaela Steele*, Montrose; Kelly Stockholm, Montrose; Emily Teter*, Montrose; Ashley Tierney*, Hallstead; Anthony Tomcykoski, South Gibson; Lucas Walker, Lanesboro; Kelliann Walsh, Susquehanna; Brian Woodruff*, Montrose.

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Pre-K, Kindergarten Registration

Mr. Robert Keyes, Principal of the Susquehanna Community Elementary School, has scheduled the registration of Pre-Kindergarten/Kindergarten students for the 2006-2007 school year on March 7 and 8. Registration will be conducted in the LGI room and the Nurse’s Office from 9:00 a.m. to 3: 00 p.m. In the event of inclement weather on March 7 or 8, the make-up date will be March 9.

Students whose last name        MARCH 7

begins with:

A B   9:00 a.m.

C      10:30 a.m.

D E F        11:30 a.m.

G H I J K L        1:00 p.m.

M     2:00 p.m.

Students whose last name        MARCH 8

begins with:

N O P Q R        9:00 a.m.

S       9:30 a.m.

T       12:00 p.m.

U V W X Y Z    1:30 p.m.

Parents who register after 2:00 p.m. are requested to park in the School Parking Lot, NOT in the bus lane on the front side of the school building.

If you have any questions or to receive a registration packet, please call the school at 853-4921.

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SCCTC Announces Honor Roll List

Following is the Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center Honor Roll for the second marking period of the 2005-06 school year.

High Honors: Gabrielle Anderson, Jessica Antolos, Rhonda Arnold, Cassaundra Baker, Dakota Berg, Leila Blachek, Robin Blood, Ashley Brewer, Kala Brown, Natasha Burton, Shannon Collins, Melissa Compton, Amanda Conklin, Jessica Coolbaugh, Stephanie Crandall, Malinda Daniels, Amber Darling, Monica Dommes, Brittany Donnelly, Amanda Edwards, Suzanne Fauver, Brittany Faux, Amanda Figueroa, Brittany Fike, Alycia Fink, Sara Folk, Julia Fox, Nichole Fuller, Samantha Furman, Alan Gage, Sarah Gardner, Britney Giberson, Angela Greene, Lindsey Grosvenor, Kristina Gunn, Broc Jennings, Derek Johnson, Zachary Larnerd, Sarah Lesser, Nicole Levensailor, April Lewis, Kirk Lunger, Brooke McKee, Jason Miller, Linda Neer, Denise Nogick, Jessica Nusbaum, Kara O’Malley, Zack Pannepacker, Caleb Prentice, Lindsay Radcliff, Julie Robets, Amber Schaffer, Allen Sperry, Shayln Truscott, Jessica Warner, Leighann Warner, Samantha Wickizer, Ashely Woodruff, Ashley Zapolski.

Honors: Tom Albertson, Sarah Birtch, John Brooks, Kassandra Buckingham, Matthew Butts, Joyce Carey, Kim Carey, Samantha Chandler, Kristen Costigan, Richard Coy, Laura Croasdale, Brittney Davies, David Deacon, Chris Demchak, Paul Dudock, Alex Eastman, Shanna Eshelman, Adam Esposito, Joshua Fletcher, Darin Ford, Danielle Foreman, Jonathan Glaush, Jennifer Glowatch, Bobbi Griffin, Jarrod Hall, Brandy Helbing, Erica Hemenway, Angel Hubert, Christopher Hughes, Jordan Jackson, Carley Jennings, Amber Jones, Corey Jones, Jeremy Jumper, Amanda Kingdon, Allyssa Lawrence, Caitlyn Marsh, Erik Marvin, Henry Mast, Jordan McDaniels, Brittney McDonough, Sarah Miner, Mara Mitchell, Doug Moore, Adam Nagy, Tasha Newell, Michael Nice, Kaela Page, Casey Phetmounghkhoune, Sean Plitt, Ethan Schumacher, Andrew Sible, Cody Sickler, Kathryn Sickler, Stacey Singer, Brian Slofkosky, Brandi Smith, Cassandra Smith, Sean Smith, Tina Stark, Shannon Thompson, Alicia Walker, Devin Walters, Devron Wells.

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Stephanie DeVincentis On S R U Dean’s List

Stephanie M. DeVincentis, Hallstead, PA, a student at Slippery Rock University earned Dean’s List honors during fall semester, 2005 (ending December 16).

To qualify for the SRU Dean’s List, a student must earn a 3.5 grade point average or higher on a four-point scale while taking 12 or more graded hours of course credit.

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Veterans In 2006 Mt. View Commencement

The Mountain View School District Alumni Association along with the Mountain View School District will honor Veterans at the 2006 Commencement. Veterans in the school district who were unable to graduate and receive diplomas due to deployment in the armed forces will have the opportunity to receive their diplomas. The ceremony to honor Veterans will be incorporated into the 2006 Commencement.

If you are a Veteran who would have graduated from Mountain View, Harford, Hop Bottom or Brooklyn High Schools this is your opportunity to participate in your long awaited graduation. Your services to our country to ensure our safety, independence and freedom are to be commended.

To participate in this event or if you know someone who would like to participate please contact James Zick or email :

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