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Luzerne County Community College announced the following students have earned recognition for outstanding academic achievement during the spring 2007 semester. To qualify for the President’s List, a student must earn a 4.0 cumulative grade point average. Students who attain a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.99 are included on the Dean’s List, and those with an average between 3.25 and 3.49 are included on the Honors List.
PRESIDENT’S LIST: Barbara Bach, Meshoppen; Anthony Urban, Nicholson.
DEAN’S LIST: Andrea Aukema, Friendsville; Mark Beveridge, Meshoppen; Shannon Cullen, Susquehanna; Lenthel Drachler, Montrose; Elizabeth Hanrahan, Susquehanna; Robert Holley, Meshoppen; Sarah Krause, New Milford; Edward Milot, Springville; Roseann Paul, Union Dale; Brianne Williams, Meshoppen.
HONORS LIST: Judie Parks, Susquehanna.
Nicholas J. Haskins, Brackney, has been named to the Dean’s List at Clarion University of Pennsylvania for the second semester of the 2006-07 academic year. Dean’s List students must have earned a 3.5 quality point average or higher on a 4.0 scale during the semester.
Following are the local students who graduated from Penn State University at the end of the Spring, 2007 semester, and the degrees they earned.
Heather J. Brewster, Brackney, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism.
Beth E. Cerar, Union Dale, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Animal Sciences.
Christopher J. Connor, Forest City, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology, With Highest Distinction.
Dennis M. Dobitsch, Clifford, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business.
Jessica M. Ellis, Susquehanna, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Science.
Bryanne Farrell, Vandling, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Actuarial Science, With Distinction.
Karyn J. Giglia, Browndale, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Development and Family Studies.
Kyle B. Klim, Hop Bottom, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biobehavioral Health.
Rachel L. Lambert, Kingsley, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Labor and Industrial Relations.
Amanda A. Lavin, Vandling, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Development and Family Studies.
Brooke M. Lewis, Susquehanna, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business.
Daniel B. Lewis, Susquehanna, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Crime, Law, and Justice.
Alyssa D. McBride, Forest City, with an Associate’s Degree in Nursing.
Aaron M. McGinniss, Little Meadows, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Japanese.
Sara J. O’Brien, Montrose, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology.
Jennifer R. Oliver, Hallstead, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Policy and Administration, With Distinction.
Amy L. Peckins, Kingsley, with an Associates Degree in Nursing.
Jennifer Richards, Forest City, with an Associates Degree in Nursing.
Kyle S. Shearer, Friendsville, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Kyle S. Shearer, Friendsville, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nuclear Engineering.
Kathryn E. Stevens, Little Meadows, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theatre, With Distinction.
Kathryn E. Stevens, Little Meadows, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism, With High Distinction.
Katelynd B. Vanness, Little Meadows, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology.
Following are the local students who were named to the Dean’s List for the Spring, 2007 semester at Penn State University: Sarah M. Bollinger, Montrose; Erika L. Brown, Montrose; Anthony F. Capotosto, Friendsville; Gina M. Cherundolo, Montrose; Megan F. Clough, Susquehanna; Christopher J. Connor, Forest City; Jerry C. Dayton, Susquehanna; William J. Dempsey, Forest City; Michael J. Dominick, Clifford; Ashley A. Donato, Montrose; Bryanne Farrell, Vandling; Lindsay M. Franks, New Milford; Karyn J. Giglia, Browndale; Ami L. Goff, Susquehanna; Stephanie M. Gow, Montrose; Katie R. Hall, Great Bend; Laura A. Heck, Forest City; Amber R. Johnson, Friendsville; Kathryn Kerr, Hallstead; Stephanie F. Kwader, Montrose; Rachel L. Lambert, Kingsley; Amanda A. Lavin, Vandling; Brooke M. Lewis, Susquehanna; Daniel B. Lewis, Susquehanna; Melanie J. Loomis, Montrose; Aaron M. McGinnis, Little Meadows; Erika A. Mills, Susquehanna; Marisa R. Mitchell-Flanagan, New Milford; Robert J. Mullaney, New Milford; Sara J. O’Brien, Montrose; Jennifer R. Oliver, Hallstead; Laura M. Plant, Thompson; Eric W. Robinson, South Gibson; Erin L. Robinson, Harford; Samuel A. Rowe, New Milford; Nathaniel J. Sives, Montrose; Michael J. Stahl, New Milford; Carol A. Stevens, Little Meadows; Kathryn E. Stevens, Little Meadows; Victoria A. Strope, Brackney; Jonathan R. Torch, Vandling; Kevin G. Turano, Browndale; Denise M. Walker, Susquehanna; Julia E. Wallace, Thompson.
Alice M. Davis, Administrative Director of the Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center, is proud to announce the Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center Honor Roll list for the fourth marking period of the 2006-07 school year.
HIGH HONORS: Nicole Atkinson, Valerie Barnes, Amanda Beard, Cody Bennett, Cassie Benscoter, Chantelle Betcher, Nicole Brooks, Kassandra Buckingham, Nicolette Canfield, Tamara Carter, Jennifer Chambers, Melissa Compton, Amanda Conklin, Malinda Daniels, Christopher Demchak, Brittany Donnelly, Paul Dudock, Amanda Edwards, Heather Edwards, Dustin Ely, Jessica Farr, Brittany Faux, Bonita Ferguson, Sara Folk, Kristen Fredericks, Sarah Gardner, Kayla Garren, Britney Giberson, Lindsey Grosvenor, Jennifer Guthrie, Chelsea Hagen, Samantha Hallock, Felicia Head, Brandy Helbing, Morgan Hermick, Courtney Hopkins, Angel Hubert, Brooke Hunsinger, Broc Jennings, Stephen Johnson, Misty Karhnak, Jessica Keller, Candace Kelley, Amanda Kingdon, Arielle Kovalick, Randi Ladner, Dave Latwinski, Jeremiah Layou, Nicole Levensailer, Heather Lewis, Dayra Madero, Caitlyn Marsh, Brandy McCarey, Brittany McGraw, Heather Minick, Denise Nogick, Denise Patton, Kayla Payne, Allen Plant, Angie Pulice, Mary Jo Reedy, Traci Sands, Garrett Schneider, Marita Sellitto, Kathryn Sickler, Jessica Silfee, Cory Simon, Dustin Simpson, Brad Smith, Stephanie Sobiech, Alyssa Sprout, Valerie Swetter, Brittany Taylor, Kayla Taylor, Shannon Thompson, Justine Triebel, Danielle Uronis, Bridget VanHouten, Alicia Walker, Jayme Ward, Jessica Warren, Samantha Wickizer, Suzanne Winningham.
HONORS: Tom Albertson, Randy Alden, Amber Allen, Samantha Appleman, Eric Aukema, Mara Baldwin, Stephen Bayak, Adam Belles, Leila Blachek, John Brooks, Amber Butts, Justin Butts, Pricilla Ceccoli, Samantha Chandler, Alex Clapper, Jasmine Coleman, Karrin Collins, Rebecca Collins, Gabriela Cozzoli, Laura Croasdale, Noelle Cron, Danielle Czekalski, Brittany Davies, David Deacon, Chris Delaney, Marilyn DiMichele, Monica Dommes, Michelle Donahue, Leighanna Fassett, Tricia Fassett, Suzanne Fauver, Lauren Ferry, Shawn Fletcher, Nichole Fuller, Samantha Furman, Tiffany Gailer, Devan Gates, James Golden, Derek Green, Jarrod Hall, Sharon Hatzis, Deena Hibbard, Heather Holgate, Mary Houghton, Ashley Howlett, Eddie Huffsmith, Jamie Hunsinger, Katherine Hunting, Joseph Ivens, Ashley Jackson, Carley Jennings, Vanessa Johnson, Amber Jones, Jessica Kingdon, Alysha Kmieciak, Zachary Larnerd, Stephanie Latwinski, Abdul Lebdauoi, Amanda Lee, April Lewis, Lesa Lewis, Liz Macey, Kayla Marks, Beau Marshall, Brittney McDonough, Ashley McGavin, Kayla McGavin, Elizabeth McGuire, Sarah Miner, Mara Mitchell, Doug Moore, Chelsea Naples, Stephanie O’Dell, Andrea Ormes, Kaela Page, Ashley Paskaitis, LeeAnn Peck, April Petroski, Natalie Posten, Caleb Prentice, Brittany Ramey, Richard Rhodes, Julie Robets, Rachel Rolison, Virginia Santoro, Lorna Sheare, Cody Sickler, Joseph Smith, Chris Sobonski, Amanda St. Germain, Shalyn Truscott, Jason VanGorden, Tasha VanGorden, Stacey VanGorder, Elizabeth Vibbard, Bobbi-Jo Walker, Devin Walters, Ashely Woodruff.
Alex Kuechler, 13, son of Joann Kowalski, Montrose, and Kurt Kuechler, Raleigh, North Carolina, recently graduated eighth grade from St. John the Evangelist School, Binghamton. Upon graduation, Alex received several awards including the President’s Education Award for Outstanding Academic Excellence. He was also awarded the Seton Scholar Award for 2007 for having achieved the highest score on a placement test for entrance to Seton Catholic Central High School. During the year, Alex participated on a Science Olympiad team, winning third place in the regional competition. They went on to compete in the statewide contest at SUNY, New Paltz. Alex will be entering the ninth grade at Seton Catholic Central High School, Binghamton, in the Fall, 2007.
Alicia Vogel, daughter of Michael and Teresa Vogel, Hallstead, graduated with her Master of Science Degree from Wilkes University on May 19, 2007. Her major was in classroom technology. Alicia earned a 4.0 Grade Point Average in the program. She is currently a first grade teacher for the Abington Heights School District in Clarks Summit.
On June 1, the third grade class of the Choconut Valley Elementary School participated in an educational program presented by Old Mill Village in New Milford. They got to observe what life was like in the late 1800's. They saw Civil War soldiers, the blacksmith, leathersmith, gardening, weaving and learned how children entertained themselves. There were some hands-on stations for them to participate in.
Deborah Ann Watson-Graves, Thompson, has just received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice, graduating Magna Cum Laude from Keystone College, making the Dean’s List. Deborah was the recipient of the 2007 Criminal Justice Award and the ACT Academic Achievement Award. She was also nominated a member of Who’s Who Among American Universities and Colleges, and she belongs to the Phi Theta Kappa and Chi Alpha Epsilon Honor Societies.
The Guidance Department of the Forest City Regional High School announced the following awards, which were presented to seniors at the 109th annual Class Night.
Alan T. Staskavage Memorial Award to the senior boy and girl who best exemplify athletic interest, loyalty, sportsmanship, and concern for others – Jonathan Chesnick, Kristal Griffiths.
Alice E. Keen Memorial Scholarship to assist a student in pursuing a nursing degree – Katelyn Brothwell.
American-Slovenian Heritage Club Award for academic achievement – Georgia Galvin.
2007 Army Reserve Scholar/Athlete Award based on academic standing and athletic participation – Michael McGraw, Amanda White.
Bausch & Lomb Medal for excellence in science – Michael Gulbin.
Bob McDonald Memorial Scholarship to a student who has been affected by Type I Diabetes and has demonstrated leadership in raising awareness – Michael McGraw.
Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County Outstanding Senior Award for Graphic and Print Communication – Tracy Lipko.
Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County Extra Mile Award for outstanding work ethic and consistent positive attitude – Kayla Wilczewski.
Certificate of Merit from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for outstanding performance on the SAT – Michael Gulbin.
Community Bank and Trust Career Award for hard work and dedication to career goals – Anthony Hutchins.
Community Bank and Trust Perseverance Award to a senior who has displayed extraordinary effort and worked diligently for self-improvement – Keil Muehleisen.
District II P.I.A.A. Scholar-Athlete Award for achievement in academics and sports – Tara McGraw, Justin Pisarcik.
Elkfare Foundation at Elk Mountain Ski Team Award for post-secondary education – Taylor Myer.
Forest City Council 3506 Knights of Columbus Award for academic achievement, participation in school activities and general school citizenship – Jonathan Chesnick, Michael McGraw.
Forest City Parent Teacher Organization Award for service to school and community, as well as demonstrated leadership – Marlie Martines.
Forest City Regional Education Association Award to a student who intends to pursue a career in education – Nicole Mead.
Forest City Regional Education Support Personnel Association Award to a senior boy and girl who will further his or her education at a technical school – Jamie Bean, Jerry Tuttle.
Forest City Area Rotary Club Award for outstanding achievement – Katelyn Brothwell.
Forest City Area Rotary Club Students of the Month – Katelyn Brothwell, Tara McGraw.
Future Business Leaders of America Sarah Heller Leadership Award – Georgia Galvin.
Future Business Leaders of America Business Scholarship to a student who will major in business – Torin Myer.
Humanities and Social Sciences Award – Georgia Galvin.
The "I Dare You" Award to the boy and girl who demonstrate high academic achievement as well as independence in thought and action – Michael McGraw, Tara McGraw.
Jay Howell Scholarship established by the FCR Class of 1993 for demonstrated care and concern for the natural world – Andrea Befumo.
James Silfee Award for physical fitness – Matthew Sibio.
Jesse Osgood Tourje Scholarship sponsored by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Telephone Company and awarded to a student who intends to major in a telecommunications, electronic, or communications-related field – Michael Gulbin.
Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW award for outstanding citizenship – Amber Conti, James Short.
Larry Berneski Award presented to the outstanding varsity baseball player – William O’Dell.
Laurel Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star Educational Scholarship – Marlie Martines.
Leonard and Margery Schwartz Science Inducement Award to honor and support a student who will major in chemistry, biochemistry, or biology – Georgia Galvin, Tara McGraw.
Letter of Commendation for outstanding performance on the PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test – Michael Gulbin.
Mask and Hammer Drama Club Awards for outstanding achievement in high school theatre – Georgia Galvin, Victoria Ignacio.
McAndrew Memorial Scholarship to a deserving well-rounded student who intends to major in a health or science-related field – Katelyn Brothwell.
Mountain View Garden Club Scholarship to a deserving student for books and supplies – Mickayla McHale.
National Technical Honor Society for achievement in the Graphic and Printing Technology curriculum at the Career Technology Center – Tracy Lipko.
Northeastern Intermediate Unit # 19 Scholar of the Week program – Justin Pisarcik.
Pennsylvania Skills USA Gold Medal for achievement in Graphic Communication – Anthony Hutchins.
Pomona Grange Award for a deserving senior who will go on to further education – Dominic Cino.
President’s Volunteer Service Award based on hours of volunteer service – Mickayla McHale.
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Certificate of Merit for demonstrated commitment to the community – Marlie Martines.
Rensselaer Award for superior achievement in math and science – Justin Pisarcik.
Sharon Franceski Memorial Golf Award presented to a senior who has shown good sportsmanship and dedication to the game of golf – Bradley Sparks.
Sharon Franceski Memorial Award presented to a senior for perseverance, determination and a willingness to work – Nicole Mead.
Students Against Destructive Decisions Award for involvement in the FCR Chapter of SADD – Victoria Ignacio.
Susquehanna County Federated Democratic Women’s Club Award to a student who has displayed good citizenship and compatibility with both students and faculty – Jonathan Chesnick.
University of Scranton Grant for school cooperation with student teachers – Michael McGraw, Tara McGraw.
Victoria T. Robinson Memorial Scholarship to a deserving student who will enter the field of nursing – Katelyn Brothwell.
Wayne County Community Foundation Scholarships for scholastic achievement and civic contributions of Wayne County students – Katelyn Brothwell, Amanda White.
Wayne-Susquehanna Chapter of RESCUE award for significant contribution toward protecting the environment – Jerry Tuttle.
Lackawanna County Career Technology Center certificates: Matthew Bilko, Plumbing and Heating Technology; Amber Conti, Electrical Construction and Maintenance; Laurel Evans, Electronics Technology; Anthony Hutchins, Graphic and Print Communications; Joshua Iyoob, Industrial Machine Technology; Tracy Lipko, Graphic and Print Communications; Charles Long, Industrial Machine Technology; Adam Malinowski, Trowel Trades; Jack McMickle, Culinary Arts; John Novajosky, Drafting and Design Technology; Justin Rentner, Plumbing and Heating Technology; Andrew Saam, Industrial Machine Technology; Joshua Saul, Building Maintenance Technology; James Short, Electrical Construction and Maintenance; Kayla Wilczewski, Culinary Arts; Brian Zembrzycki, Trowel Trades;
The Lion's Club presented desk sets to all seniors who have attained an Honor Roll or better average for the past four years: Katelyn Brothwell, Laurel Evans, Georgia Galvin, Michael Gulbin, Jenna Kilmer, Danielle Long, Marlie Martines, Michael McGraw, Tara McGraw, Mickayla McHale, Nicole Mead, Jennifer Murnin, Taylor Myer, Jason Pisarcik, Justin Pisarcik, Bradley Sparks, Tiffany Tyson, Amanda White, Sarah Zedar.
National Honor Society Members received scholarships and stoles: Tara McGraw, president; Katelyn Brothwell, vice-president; Mickayla McHale, secretary; Bradley Sparks, treasurer; Michael McGraw, parliamentarian; Georgia Galvin, Michael Gulbin, Sara Hornbeck, Nicole Karausky, Jenna Kilmer, Danielle Long, Marlie Martines, Nicole Mead, Jennifer Murnin, Taylor Myer, Jason Pisarcik, Justin Pisarcik, Tiffany Tyson, Amanda White, Sarah Zedar.
The 2007 President's Education Award Honors for outstanding academic records: Katelyn Brothwell, Laurel Evans, Georgia Galvin, Michael Gulbin, Jenna Kilmer, Danielle Long, Marlie Martines, Michael McGraw, Tara McGraw, Mickayla McHale, Jennifer Murnin, Taylor Myer, Justin Pisarcik, Bradley Sparks, Tiffany Tyson, Amanda White, Sarah Zedar.
Highest four-year average in subject-area: Art, Jonathan Chesnick; Band, Tara McGraw; Career Technology Center, Tracy Lipko; Chorus, Felicia Bianco; English, Georgia Galvin; Mathematics, Justin Pisarcik; Science, Sarah Zedar; Social Studies, Georgia Galvin.
The following seniors were offered scholarships and/or academic grants by various institutions of higher learning:
Felicia Bianco: Hartwick College - $20,000.
Katelyn Brothwell: Drexel University - $82,800; Penn State University - $2,500; University of Pennsylvania – NROTC Nursing Scholarship; University of Scranton - $73,000; University of the Sciences - $40,000.
Jonathan Chesnick: Daniel Webster College - $32,000; Wentworth Institute of Technology - $40,000.
Georgia Galvin: Drexel University - $61,000; Lebanon Valley College - $54,000; New York University - $67,000.
Kristal Griffiths: College Misericordia - $12,000.
Michael Gulbin: Drexel University - $104,800.
Sara Hornbeck: College Misericordia - $14,000; King’s College - $36,000; Marywood University - $44,000.
Victoria Ignacio: Albright College - $16,000; Slippery Rock University - $23,000.
Nicole Karausky: Keystone College - $28,000; King’s College - $32,000; Marywood University - $26,000.
Jenna Kilmer: Keystone College - $28,000; King’s College - $36,000; Wilkes University - $32,000.
April Kravitz: Wilkes University - $50,600.
Danielle Long: Drexel University - $66,800; Penn State University - $20,600; University of the Sciences - $40,000.
Marlo Madrid: Keystone College - $28,000.
Marlie Martines: Seton Hall University - $28,000; University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown - $14,000; University of Scranton - $36,000.
Michael McGraw: College Misericordia - $47,500; University of Scranton - $40,000; University of the Sciences - $39,000 .
Tara McGraw: University of Pittsburgh at Bradford - $16,000; University of Scranton - $36,000.
Mickayla McHale: King’s College - $56,800; Lebanon Valley College - $36,000.
Nicole Mead: Albright College – $48,000; College Misericordia - $16,500; King’s College - $45,000; Marywood University - $52,000; Jennifer Murnin - Albright College - $54,000; King’s College - $42,000.
Taylor Myer: Drexel University - $50,400.
James Pasternak: Universal Technical Institute Imagine America Scholarship - $1,000.
Jared Pisarcik: King’s College - $36,000; Wilkes University - $24,000.
Jason Pisarcik: King’s College - $34,000; Wilkes University - $24,000.
Justin Pisarcik: Drexel University - $68,000; King’s College - $93,800; University of Scranton - $52,000; Wilkes University - $44,000.
Alexander Schwartz: LaSalle University - $16,000.
Bradley Sparks : University of Scranton - $30,000; Wilkes University - $64,000.
Rebecca Terry: King’s College - $26,000.
Michael Turano: Wilkes University - $45,000.
Tiffany Tyson: Lebanon Valley College - $36,000; Rider University - $52,000.
Amanda White: College Misericordia - $25,000; Marywood University - $52,000.
Sarah Zedar: Lebanon Valley College - $54,000; University of Scranton - $44,000; University of the Sciences - $28,000.
College scholarships awarded to these students totaled $2,618,292, for an average of $84,461 per student.
Anthony Rusnak, Forest City Regional High School Principal, announced the Honor Roll for the fourth marking period of the 2006-07 school year.
GRADE 7: Courtney Andrews, Logan James Fitzsimmons, Phylicia Galvin, Kelsey Glavich, Richard J. Kresock, Kristene Kuriger, Jenna Lucchesi, Jennifer Natishak, Brian Nebzydoski, Tania Pollard, Dana Statkun, Taylor-Ray Tammero.
GRADE 8: Andrea Burleigh, Cassie Erdmann, Shauna O’Reilly, Amy Saam, Dominick Sparks, Kevin Swartz, Jenna Tasso, Matthew Terry, Cree Townsend.
GRADE 9: Lyle Foster, Jessica Herbst, Bethany Hofer, Nicholas Lowry, Justin Merrigan, Andrew Salvi, Kaitlyn Schott, Christina Turano, Jordan Underwood, Donald J. Yestrepsky.
GRADE 10: Jessica Butler, Amanda Cino, Brianna Demchak, Kelsey Logar, Chelsea Lucchesi, Kristen Majdic, Jacklyn Smith, Joseph Terry, Kelsey Trichilo.
GRADE 11: Ashley Dix, Michael Forsette,Christine Guzzi, Ashley Hofer, Lindsey Luchonok, Christopher Nebzydoski, Danielle Nebzydoski, Adam Salvi, Briana Salvi, Amber Sauls, Matthew Silfee, Coty Soltus, BrittanyYestrepsky.
GRADE 7: - Emily Baileys, Katherine DeMark Elizabeth Heller, Michael Heuskin, Sarah Kubus, Kathleen Piatkowski, John Ragen, Nicole Reider, Katie Zefran.
GRADE 8: Alyssa Corey, Summer Demcevski, Sarah Forsette, Mitchel Goben, Hope Hoanzl, Rebecca Keller, Jacqueline McBride, Shannon Novak, Brianna Pavolone, Jessica Strickland, Alice Thomas.
GRADE 9: Crystal Bender, Sarah Carey, Eric Graebner, Rachel Gulbin, Rachelle Heller, Debra Himko, Chelsea Jubinsky, Thomas Kubus, Jeremy McGovern, Bradley Medved, Tyler O’Reilly, Benjamin Paul, Nicholas Pecko, Alexandra Powell.
GRADE 10: Paige Baron, Ryan Baron, Michael Campbell, Justin Debevec, Michael Kubus, Wade Malicky, Cheryl Pantzar, Michael Pasternak, Christopher Rowe, Brittany Schwartz, Cassidy Strickland, Matera Wilczewski.
GRADE 11: Jeffrey Eversten, Dustin Jubinsky, Christina Kane, Kristy Kitchura, Chelsea Soltus, Sarah Terry, Eric Torres.
GRADE 12: Georgia Galvin, Jenna Kilmer, Tara McGraw, Jennifer Murnin, Justin Pisarcik, Sarah Zedar.
At the Honors Night for Blue Ridge seniors, June 7, Katelyn Donovan, Hallstead, received the scholarship awarded by the Susquehanna County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees (PASR). Betty Campbell, Educational Support Chairperson and former Blue Ridge teacher, made the presentation.
Betty Campbell, Educational Support Chairperson of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees (left), presents Blue Ridge graduate Katelyn Donovan with the PASR scholarship.
During her high school years, Katelyn played on winning basketball, softball and volleyball teams, participating in two state championship softball tournaments. She was also editor of the school paper for two years, placing second at the Tom Bigler Journalism Conference.
Outside of school, Katelyn served her community by distributing supplies to flood victims in 2006, and by donating blood. She is presently employed at the Exxon station in New Milford, PA.
Miss Donovan will be attending Lock Haven University in the fall, with a major in physical education.
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