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The Dean's List for the spring, 2007 semester at The University of Findlay, Findlay, Ohio has been announced by Daniel J. May, vice president of academic affairs. Students named to the Dean's List attained a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale. Achieving the honor from our area was Jenna Regan, Union Dale.
Kim Pavelski, the daughter of Michael and Rachel Pavelski, Susquehanna, graduated on July 5, 2007 from Empire Beauty School. Kim will be moving to Phoenix, Arizona to pursue her career in cosmetology.
Eight area high school students represented Claverack Rural Electric Cooperative on the 2007 Rural Electric Youth Tour held in Washington, D.C., June 10-15. The Youth Tour, organized annually by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association since the 1960s, brings more than 1,400 students from around the country to the nation’s capital for one week each June. Participating students will be entering their senior year in high school in the fall. Claverack holds a contest to select the student delegates it will sponsor for the all-expenses-paid trip.
Claverack Rural Electric Cooperative’s Youth Tour delegates pose near the U.S. Capitol Building while in Washington, D.C., in June. The students (l-r) are: Richard Lines, Angela Cosner, April Johnson, Christina Zick, Justina Wadge, Amanda Barrett, Jillian Vanderpool and Emilie Mitchell.
Chosen on the basis of an application, essay and extracurricular activities, the following local students represented Claverack on the 2007 Youth Tour: Angela Jane Cosner, daughter of Warren and Rosemary Cosner, Elk Lake High School; Emilie Mitchell, daughter of Keith and Karen Mitchell, Elk Lake High School; Justina Wadge, daughter of Allen and Debra Wadge, Mountain View High School; Christina Zick, daughter of James and Carol Zick, Mountain View High School.
As part of the Pennsylvania delegation, Claverack’s Youth Tour students visited landmarks including the World War II, Korean, and Vietnam War memorials, Jefferson Monument, Lincoln and Franklin Delano Roosevelt memorials, the National Mall, Smithsonian museums, the National Zoo.
In addition, the students met with U.S. Rep. Christopher Carney in his office in the Cannon House Office Building, and Sens. Robert Casey and Arlen Specter spoke to students on the steps of the U.S. Capitol.
The Youth Tour contingent also had the opportunity to view “Bodies – The Exhibition,” an exhibition showcasing preserved human bodies dissected to display bodily systems, enjoyed an evening boat cruise on the Potomac River, toured Mt. Vernon and took in a live theatrical production, “Peter and Wendy,” at the Arena Stage.
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