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Elk Lake Elementary Students Of The Month
County Principals Honor Students
ELESPA Recognizes Good Ambassadors
Abbey Puzo Named USAA Award Winner
Travis Hoadley On Bucknell Dean’s List
Susky High Fourth Period Honor Roll

Elk Lake Elementary Students Of The Month

Mr. Charles Pirone, Elementary Principal at the Elk Lake School, is pleased to announce the May, 2007 Student of the Month Award winners.

Picture (l-r) are: first row – Sean Whittaker, Tierney Newhart, Kylie Smith, Joe McAleer, Arianna DeGrote; second row – Christopher Kinder, Griffin Kasson, Madison Tewksbury, Kahlan Delamarter, Hannah Decker, Kayleen Kraynak; third row – Christian Hollister, Harlee Baker, Caleb Shafer, Shannon Murphy, Elizabeth Ross, Jacob Hand. Absent from photo: Cydney Dewitt.

Students in kindergarten, first, and second 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.

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County Principals Honor Students

On May 8, the elementary school principals of Susquehanna County honored one outstanding student from each school. Each student was selected from the highest grade within the elementary school. The recipients of these “Principal Awards” were selected by teachers and each principal. The students were chosen for outstanding scholarship, citizenship, attendance, and overall merit within the school community.

A luncheon was held at the Green Gables Restaurant in New Milford. The students also received certificates which recognized their accomplishment. These students were honored by their principals: (pictured above, l-r): Raymond Polak of Susquehanna Community by Robert Keyes, Lewis Esposito of Blue Ridge by Robert Dietz, Theresa Staats of Lathrop Street (Montrose) by Greg Adams, Taryn Maleski of Lackawanna Trail by Bonnie Gregory, Tyler Chidester of Mountain View by Margaret Foster, Samantha Poirier of Choconut (Montrose) by Christopher McComb, Kati VanEtten of Elk Lake by Charles Pirone, and Bridget Terry of Forest City by Kenneth Swartz. In addition, the principals awarded a $100 savings bond to Bridget Terry. All of the principals are extremely proud of each student’s accomplishments.

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ELESPA Recognizes Good Ambassadors


Five Elk Lake seniors were presented with $100.00 savings bonds by the Elk Lake Educational Support Personal Association (ELESPA) at the awards program held at Elk Lake School on Monday, May 21. These students were voted by the members of the ELESPA as "Good Ambassadors for Elk Lake." Josh Wood, Brandon Wilson, Matt Wallikas, Kristin Shingler and Carly Dibble were selected as this year’s "Good Ambassadors". The ELESPA was pleased to acknowledge students who represent Elk Lake in many ways and areas in a positive manner. Pictured (l-r) during the presentation are: back row – Tony Blaisure, ELESPA Vice-President, Brandon Wilson, Matt Wallikas; front row – Carly Dibble, Kristin Shingler, Josh Wood.

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Abbey Puzo Named USAA Award Winner

The United States Achievement Academy (USAA) announced that Abbey Puzo, Montrose, has been named a United States National Award Winner in Cheerleading. Abbey, who attends Montrose Area High School, was nominated for this award by Petrina Gregory, a cheerleading coach at the school. Abbey will appear in the USAA official yearbook, which is published nationally. The criteria for selection are a student’s academic performance, interest and aptitude, leadership qualities, responsibility, enthusiasm, motivation to learn and improve, citizenship, attitude and cooperative spirit, dependability, and recommendation from a qualified sponsor.

Abbey is the daughter of Douglas and Mary Puzo, Montrose, and the granddaughter of Bill and Evie Goff, Montrose, Sandy Wood, Brackney, and Patsy Jenner and Lane Puzo, Montrose.

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Travis Hoadley On Bucknell Dean’s List

Lewisburg, PA – Bucknell University released the Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievement during the spring semester of the 2006-07 academic year. A student must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0 to receive Dean’s List recognition. Meeting this standard from our area was Travis D. Hoadley, Hop Bottom.

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Susky High Fourth Period Honor Roll

Following is the Susquehanna Community High School Honor Roll for the fourth marking period of the 2006-07 school year.


GRADE 12: Valerie Barnes, Melanie Biesecker, Andrew Crawford, Carla Gehman, Courtney Hopkins, Ashley Hubal, Jessica Lee, Carrie Lewis, Heather Lewis, Allen Plant, Nicole Ransbottom, Ellen Reavey, Marita Sellitto.

GRADE 11: Christopher Felter, Tara Flor, Tamara Sager, Craig Soden.

GRADE 10: Ashley Aldrich, Daniel Boughton, Sydney Carmody, Christy Glidden, Jennifer Glover, Brittany Heller, Jessica Hubal, Angela Leonard, Hannah Price, Lacey Sholtiss, Aaron Soden, Leann Terpstra, Jeffrey Williams.

GRADE 9: Nicholas Felter, Thomas Kelly Jr., Kyla Kemmerer, Shawn Norton, Brandon Stone, Jami Towner.

GRADE 8: Kelly Burke, Sean Leonard, Nicholas Marco, Kirstin McCormick, Kyle Napolitano, Timothy Sager, Steven Skurski, Derek Williams, David Winn, Shane Wolf.

GRADE 7: Courtney Arthur, Alexandria Dominick, Rex Fullan V, Matthew Hilling, Sierra McConnell, Morgan Ofsharick, Gatanya Sedlock, Stephanie Skurski, Jeffrey Wayman.

HONOR ROLL (90-93)

GRADE 12: Cameron Arthur, Allison Bates, Sarah Biegert, Justin Butts, Rebecca Collins, Christopher Delaney, Kathryn DeWitt, Stephanie Ficarro, Kaitlin Flor, Meghan Gilleran, Timothy Haynes, Craig Hubal, Kirsten Kemmerer, Williams McHale, Brian Norton, Jessica Terpstra, Billie Jean Wilbur.

GRADE 11: Caryn Conklin, Mary Joseph Cotter, Kristen Edwards, Daniel Gall, Ashley Price, Craig Price, Shawnee Soules, Jessica Welch.

GRADE 10: Christine Biegert, Brittany Conroy, Diana Greene, Justin Lee, Anthony Wayman.

GRADE 9: Kelly Conklin, Nicole Conklin, Melissa Elliott, Dominic Gerhardt, Adam Macazan, Andrea Walker.

GRADE 8: Ashley Aldrich, Zachary Baker, Kelsey Carmody, Kacie Chesnick, Kalyn Cina, Susan Greene, Julianne Kuhn, Sean McDonald, Sarah Parsons, Ryan Rosenthal, Robert Skiba, Kristen Wentzell.

GRADE 7: Karlene Cottrell, Alexis Gerhardt, Brenda Kochmer, Thomas Maby.

MERIT ROLL (85-90)

GRADE 12: Mercedes Allen, Debra Barton, Brian Brady, Christina Butts, Andrew David, Joshua Depew, Abigail DeWitt, Jia Luo Dong, JoAnna Dooley, Joshua Fisk, Amber Gaffey, Casey Glidden, Adam Glover, Kristin Gumaer, Brian James, Sean Lawson, Andrew Napolitano, Pedro Rodas, Kimberly Seamans, Amy Stein, Deanna Stone, Nicole Tarbox, Brant Thomas, Brianne Thomas, Catherine Thorn, Theresa Wademan, Michael Walsh, Perri Weldy, Nick White, Danielle Williams, Ashlie Yoder.

GRADE 11: Shayna Benson, Ellen Biegert, Amanda Canfield, Kristen Cina, Michael Ervin, Kirk Fallon, Joshua Jenkins, Alexandria Kotran, Angela Petriello, Ashley Repa, Danielle Roy, Rashel Swanson, Ashley Troup, Kristy Tyler, Cynthia Williams, Megan Zappe, Brittany Zebrowski.

GRADE 10: Heather Bixby, Caitlin Burke, Amanda Butts, Amanda Carvin, Monique Drag, Connor Freitag, Timothy Gall, Chelsea Henry, Alyssa Hutchinson, David Jackson, Kayshia Kruger, Lindsay Lawrenson, Kaylin Lindquist, Michael Lloyd, Joshua McKinney, Samantha Neal, Cody Scepaniak, Kelly Sheriff, Kierstyn Slocum, Samantha Soules, Edward Stone, Mary Tarbox, Ashley Wray.

GRADE 9: Scott Arthur, Philip Barnes, Mindy Batson, Kaitlin Callender, Garrett Cuevas, Jakilyn DeCicco, Tyler Dibble, Courtney Dininny, Maggie Lawrenson, James Marion Jr., Michael Nagel, Jr., Lauren Reddon, Courtney Slocum, David Szili, Matthew Welch.

GRADE 8: Brooklyn Baker, Jarrett Coleman, Christine Compton, Taylor Cundey, William Dolph, Ryan Lee, Kacey Norris, Page Payne, Basia Polak, Alex Price, Cooper Rockwell-Cook, Amanda Roth, Alex Sheriff, Sinon Smith, Zachary Stark, Courtney Sullivan, Nicholas Vales, Melissa Zawisky.

GRADE 7: Jeremy Acone, Elizabeth Acosta, Kristine Argyros, Aaron Arthur, Jamie Boerner, Duane Consla, Brandon Deakin, Brett Deakin, Timothy Flanagan, Ashley Kapcsandi, Jon-Michael Marino, Alexx Nelson, Zachary Ord, Adam Stout.

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