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Local Students Make DeSales Dean’s List
Elk Lake Junior High Students of the Month
Steiner Service Award Applications Accepted
Susky High February Students of the Month


Local Students Make DeSales Dean’s List

Center Valley, PA – DeSales University announced the Dean’s List for the Fall, 2008 semester. Students are named to the Dean’s List in recognition of academic excellence in their course work and a grade point average of 3.25 or above. Included from our area were Kevin J. Lee, Susquehanna and  Emily L. Hoffman, Laceyville.

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Elk Lake Junior High Students of the Month

Elk Lake Junior High School Principal Brain Mallery has announced the February, 2009 Students of the Month for grades seven through nine. Pictured (l-r) are: front row – Tiara Visavati, Taylor Watkins, Lacee Roeder, Matthew Sterner, Josh Reed, Patrick Sekely, Courtney Cook, James Martin, Cathlene Farnelli; back row – Isaiah Ofalt, Abigail Spear, Monica Oakes, Ian Hemann, Richard Ploof, Junior High Principal Brian Mallery, Darren Brown, Mark Zayleskie, Megan Oliver, Ryan Wilson, Travis Tiger. Absent from photo: Robert Heft, Cheyann Kelder.

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Steiner Service Award Applications Accepted

Mountain View High School is currently accepting applications for the Carol Richardson Steiner Service Award. This monetary award will be given to a graduating senior who has been an active in community service.

The award is given in memory of Carol Richardson Steiner, a 1960 graduate of Mountain View High School. In addition to a deep love for her family, her life was remarkable in her commitment to helping others. She worked to provide service to disabled children and adults, advanced the cause of adult literacy, was a leader in her church, and gave endlessly of her time and talents to many community organizations. Her well-lived life is an inspiration to her daughters, Jan Winemiller of Carlisle and Harford, PA, and Linda McAndrews, of Freeport, NY, who are sponsoring the award.

The student who receives this award will demonstrate a strong record of involvement in school and community activities, and the spirit of service which defined Carol’s life. This award is open to all graduating seniors at Mountain View.

The sisters are also sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship, as they did last year.

To nominate a deserving young person for the service award, please send letters of recommendation to: Donna Porter, Mountain View High School, 11749 State Route 106, P.O. Box 339, Kingsley, PA 18826.

Include the name and address of your nominee, a description of his or her service to the community, and why you feel your nominee is especially deserving of recognition. Include your name, address and phone number so that the school may contact you for follow up, if necessary.

The deadline for nominations will be April 15. If you have any questions, contact Donna Porter at (570) 434-2501, ext. 525.

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Susky High February Students of the Month

Pictured are the Susquehanna Community High School Students of the Month for February, 2009: Grade 7 – Chastity Carvin, Nick Hall, Joey Weeks, Cody Staerker; Grade 8 – Melissa Kukowski, Dessine Herzog, Tyler Hines, Allen Westbrook; Grade 9 – Brandon Deakin, Ben Gall, Alexis Gerhardt, Stephanie Skurski, Shane Stanton; Grade 10 – Morgan Meyer, Ryan Rosenthal, Madison Rutkowski, Steven Skurski, David Winn; Grade 11 – Haley Atkinson, Andrea Walker; Grade 12 – Ashley Aldrich, Sydney Carmody, Scott Fisher, Matt Holmes, Michael Lloyd, Ellen Matis, Aaron Soden, Jeremy Wallace.

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