Please visit our kind sponsors
Follow these links to our area school districts...
Shippensburg University has announced the Dean’s List for the Spring 2009 semester. To be named to the Dean’s List, students must earn a semester Quality Point Average of 3.30 or better. The University is proud of the following area students who have met and exceeded academic standards: Jared Bradley, Carly Devine, Sara Heller, Kasandra Ploutz and Ashley Wilson.
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania has recently released its list of May 2009 graduates. The following area students have earned degrees.
Andrea P. Gregory, Hop Bottom, Elementary Ed.; Justin C. Lavo, Brackney, Biology; Caitlin P. McGuire, Great Bend, Psychology; Aaron M. Nichols, New Milford, Computer & Information Science; Casey J. Tullar, Brackney, Business Adm. & Management.
Bloomsburg University serves approximately 8,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Professional Studies, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.
Mr. Robert Keyes, Principal of Susquehanna Community Elementary School, announced the following students who received a Reading Achievement Award for the 4th marking period. A student must maintain an A average (93-100) for the entire marking period in order to receive this award.
1st Grade: Nichole Anthony, Steven Brown, Ryan Armitage, Jaycie Conklin, Elizabeth Barnes, Ryan Koziol, Dylan Crawford, Deegan Lee, Ryan Fisk, Sidney Martin, Taylor Huyck, Jacob Moser, Shania Megivern, Colin Shanley, Geena Miller, Christopher Skurski, Shane Muiter, Malinda Slocum, Leah Reyes, Samantha Voege, Jakub Tomczyk, Brianna Wallace, Preston Zablocky, Zachary Chisek, Victoria Craig, Austin Groover, Kanor Haskins, Mackenzie Heath, Airyll Rockwell, Carlton Smith, Timothy Sweeney, Alecia Towner, Meaghan Towner, Quarry Weidow, Shenandoah Young, Paetan Benson, Drayk Fitch, Catherine Hugaboom, Jonathan Jenkins, Tyler Leonard, Alexis Macazan, Kyle Maginley, Adam McDonald, Austin Presley, Joseph Roney, Siarah Talotta, Kailye Towner.
2nd Grade: Cierra Cotter, Anthony Dolfini, Devon Dubanowitz, Canyon Stone, Ashley Wallace, MacKenzie Williams, Sean Argust, Robert Burns, Trevor Dahm, Kaylee Landry, Kamdin Maby, Cody MacDonald, Paige O’Hara, Chloe Tinklepaugh, Sara Yi, Christopher Ayres, Angel Bieloski, Michael Brown, Brandon Buman, Rylee Cook, Mercedes Crowley, Aaron Herbert, Garrison Kiernan, Bethany Maby, Robert Palonis, McKenzie Rhone, Dallas Cude, Mason Deakin, Destini DeLong, Rodney Foote, Lia Heath, Erika Knifer, William Perry, Rhiannon Potter, Adam Rockwell, Andrea Westbrook, Kyle Barton, Cheyann Conklin, Glenn Costanzo, Katy Gladstone, Taylor Millard, Nicholas Wayman.
3rd Grade: Shaun Anderson, Becca Bushong, Bridget Iveson, Aaron Babcock, Emily Lawrenson, Lucas Marco, Kathryn McDonald, Christian Burke, Kaylin Trynoski, Stephen Vivona, Travis Acosta, David Armitage, Eric Lee, Kaylee Matone, Tristan Megivern.
4th Grade: Evan Cantone, Annabelle DiNoto, Garret Grausgruber, Kassandra Hall, Saige Perry, John Abruzzo, Holden Aylesworth, Jessica Lamb, Chad Lee, Alexandria Warring, Karina Polak, Hunter Vaughn, Marisa Conklin, Kathryn Woodruff.
5th Grade: Michael Armitage, Daniel Braun, Cori Glidden, Alyssa Hubal, Rachel Serfilippi, Miranda Rhone, Nicole Sherman, Brandon Stauffer, Daniel Yi, Abby Burdick, Breanna Bushong, Kaitlyn Gow, Jessica Plutino, Alyssa Rockwell, Tyler Seidel.
6th Grade: Ivy Christensen, Katie Greene, Keith Hubal, Dakota Irwin, Brendan Lamb, Shawn Martin, William Reddon, Olivia Rockwell, Justin Stanford, Samantha Yoskowitz, Kasey Burdick, Austin Felter, Ashley Fisk, Felicia Hines, Tiara Leonard, Adam MacDonald, Brad Sherman, Willard Cobb, Mikayla Hargett, Anthony Petronaci, Dale Reid.
WILMINGTON, DEL. - Widener University School of Law held commencement for its 35th graduating class on Saturday, May 16, 2009 on the campus lawn in Wilmington, Del. An area graduate, Jessica Connor of Forest City, received a Juris Doctor (law degree).
Denise M. Hardisky of Nicholson, PA, was among 64 students recognized by The University of Scranton, during its undergraduate Class Night ceremony held recently on campus. The Jesuit university presented outstanding members of the Class of 2009 with awards for academic achievement and service.
Hardisky, who graduated from The University’s undergraduate Honors Program, received the Kathryn and Bernard Hyland Memorial Award for Excellence in Biology.
During her time at the university, Hardisky was a member of the Health Professions Organization, the Biology Club and performance music. She was inducted into Beta Beta Beta, Alpha Epsilon Delta and Alpha Lambda Delta national honor societies. Hardisky was also involved with the Faculty-Student Research Program.
She will attend Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine this fall.
INDIANA, PA - The following students from Susquehanna County have been named to the spring 2009 dean’s list at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Students achieve dean’s list status when they are full-time (12 or more credits) with a grade point average of 3.25 or higher. Kelly Tennille Brant, Kristi Marie Hoffa and Ashley May Roberts.
La Plume – Dr. Robert Cook, vice president and dean of academic affairs, announced the full-time students who have been named to the president’s, dean’s, and honors list for the 2009 spring semester.
Full-time students who complete 12 credits and achieve a grade point average of 4.00 are named to the president’s list. To qualify for the dean’s and honors list, students must complete 12 credits and achieve a grade point average of 3.70-3.99 and 3.50-3.69 respectively.
President’s List: Jaelynne Goff, Erin L. Kasten, Megan L. Kinney, Ryan Mayes, Monica M. Miller, Robert B. Powers, Nicole L. Russell and Tonya L. Wood.
Dean’s List: Andrea S. Aukema, Vicki A. Cain, Robin L. Cobb, Shane M. Decker, Jenna Fancher, Ashley Gregory, Amy M. Henry, Zachary Donald Knott, Darci M. Margets and Meagan Martel, Erica R. Place, Matthew J. Potter, Steven Resseguie, Michael J. Rogers, Rachel Rolison, Brittany Suchnick and Rhonda E. White.
Honors List: Michael P. Brobst, Lynnea Brush, Danielle A. Cady, Ashley Cobb, Kristen L. Levers, Gary Loke, Marlo T. Madrid, Brandy Norville, Brenda M. Reed and Sabrina M. Rudock, Jessica L. Salada, Terri Schwartz, Sonya R. Smith-Greenberg, Tracy L. Soller and Heather Yonkin.
Kathleen Swaha, high school English teacher for the Montrose Area School District, and Diane Truman, secretary for Superintendent Ognosky, received the Lauretta Woodson Awards for a professional and a support staff member at the Montrose School Board meeting on June 8.
Pictured (l-r) are: Kathleen Swaha; Susquehanna Chapter PASR Ed. Support Chairperson, Ellen Holdredge; Diane Truman.
The award is named for Dr. Lauretta Woodson, a prominent Pennsylvania Educator, an assistant professor at Temple University, and an active member of Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees (PASR). She left a bequest to honor those who have exhibited creativity, initiative, and productivity relative to the learning process and growth of children and have had a positive influence on the learning process. This award was presented by Ellen Holdredge, Educational Support Chairperson of the Susquehanna County Chapter of PASR, and Gary Parker, President of that Chapter.
Swaha is a 33 year veteran teacher. After the high school changed the format for the grading of the senior project paper this year, this dedicated English teacher graded all of the papers during her Christmas vacation. Following the return of the papers for correction, she worked with the students to help them meet the project guidelines. Her hard work on this project is but one example exhibiting her devotion to the education of today’s youth.
Receiving the Woodson Award for Support Staff was Diane Truman, secretary for the Superintendent. She has held this position since 1985 for four different superintendents. Mr. Ognosky, current superintendent, described her as “an outstanding administrative assistant who has exceptional people and communication skills.”
Barbara Bush, a retiree from Montrose Area School District, stated that these two women were “excellent choices.” Their hard work and dedication to the children in Montrose Area School District proved that they merited the award given to them by PASR.
Mr. Robert Keyes, Principal of Susquehanna Community Elementary School, announced the following students who received Reading Recognition Awards. The students must have received a Reading Achievement Award for all four marking periods of the 2008-09 school year.
1st Grade: Nichole Anthony, Dylan Crawford, Ryan Fisk, Shania Megivern, Geena Miller, Jakub Tomczyk, Zachary Chisek, Victoria Craig, Austin Groover, Kanor Haskins, Mackenzie Heath, Airyll Rockwell, Carlton Smith, Alecia Towner, Quarry Weidow, Shenandoah Young, Drayk Fitch, Catherine Hugaboom, Jonathan Jenkins, Tyler Leonard, Alexis Macazan, Austin Presley, Joseph Roney, Siarah Talotta, Kailye Towner, Steven Brown, Jaycie Conklin, Ryan Koziol, Deegan Lee, Sidney Martin, Jacob Moser, Colin Shanley, Christopher Skurski, Malinda Slocum, Samantha Voege, Brianna Wallace.
2nd Grade: Cierra Cotter, Anthony Dolfini, Devon Dubanowitz, Canyon Stone, Ashley Wallace, MacKenzie Williams, Sean Argust, Kaylee Landry, Cody MacDonald, Chloe Tinklepaugh, Sara Yi, Christopher Ayres, Angel Bieloski, Rylee Cook, Garrison Kiernan, Robert Palonis, McKenzie Rhone, Dallas Cude, Destini DeLong, Lia Heath, Erika Knifer, William Perry, Rhiannon Potter, Adam Rockwell, Andrea Westbrook, Nicholas Wayman.
3rd Grade: Christian Burke, Kaylin Trynoski, Stephen Vivona, Travis Acosta, David Armitage, Eric Lee, Tristan Megivern, Kaylee Matone, Bridget Iveson, Emily Lawrenson, Lucas Marco.
4th Grade: Saige Perry, Karina Polak.
5th Grade: Daniel Braun, Cori Glidden, Alyssa Hubal, Rachel Serfilippi, Miranda Rhone, Kaitlyn Gow, Jessica Plutino, Tyler Seidel.
6th Grade: Keith Hubal, Dakota Irwin, Brendan Lamb, William Reddon, Olivia Rockwell, Justin Stanford, Austin Felter, Tiara Leonard, Adam MacDonald, Brad Sherman, Willard Cobb, Anthony Petronaci, Dale Reid.
Lawrenceville, NJ - Rider University's colleges of Business Administration, Continuing Studies, and Liberal Arts, Education, and Sciences have announced the names of undergraduate students who have been placed on the Dean's List for the Spring, 2009 semester: Amy Fischer, Hallstead; Carrie Fischer, Hallstead; Tiffany Tyson, Forest City.
WEST HAVEN, CT - Robyn McMicken of Montrose graduated from the University of New Haven at the spring commencement held on Saturday, May 23, 2009 with a Master of Science in Forensic Science .
The following area students received degrees from Shippensburg University at Spring 2009 Commencement exercises: Carley Devine of New Milford, Sara Heller of Union Dale and Shane Kalpokas of Little Meadows.
Susquehanna Community High School is proud to announce the following students who made the 4th Marking Period Honor Roll for the 08-09 school year.
Highest Honors, 93-100: 12th grade - Christine Biegert, Amanda Butts, Sydney Carmody, Christy Glidden, Diana Greene, Brittany Heller, Jessica Hubal, Hannah Price, Lacey Sholtiss, Aaron Soden, Samantha Soules, Leann Terpstra, Jeffrey Williams; 11th grade - Phillip Barnes, Kelly Conklin, Nicholas Felter, Megan Garcia, Ashlee Getter, Thomas J. Kelly, Jr., Kyla Kemmerer, Alisha Martin, Shawn Norton, Brandon Stone, David Szili, Jami Towner, Andrea Walker; 10th grade - Christine Compton, Susan Greene, Sean Leonard, Nicholas Marco, Kyle Napolitano, Alex Price, Timothy Sager, Derek Williams, David Winn; 9th grade - Courtney Arthur, Brandon Deakin, Alexandria Dominick, Timothy Flanagan, Rex Fullam V, Brittany Herold, Matthew Hilling, Thomas Maby, Morgan Ofsharick, William Rupakus, Gatanya Sedlock, Stephanie Skurski, Zachary Stanford, Jeffrey Wayman, Brian Yi; 8th grade - Lindsey Glidden, Melissa Kukowski, Raymond Polak, Ryan Swanson, Andrzej Tomczyk, Amberly Warner, Casey Williams; 7th grade - Sydney Avery, Jack Bradley, Chastity Carvin, John DeLaPlaine, Joseph DeLaPlaine, Jonathan Felter, Mashawna Hargett, Rachel Hubal, Alyssa Jacobs, Ashley Miller, Mollie Mroz, Macaela Rhone, Sarah Serfilippi, Eimly Staros, Michael Yi.
Honor Roll, 90-92.99: 12th grade - Stephen Andujar, Dylon Beamer, Eli Beshears, Heather Bixby, Elizabeth Dooley, Robert Dorunda, Jennifer Glover, Kayshia Kruger, Justin Lee, Angela Leonard, Kaylin Lindquist, Michael Lloyd, Justin Yates; 11th grade - Scott Arthur, Haley Atkinson, Mindy Batson, Kaitlin Callender, Nicole Conklin, Courtney Dininny, Melinda Holbrook, Maggie Lawrenson, Lauren Reddon, Kayla Valentine; 10th grade - Brooklynne Baker, Zachary Baker, Kelsey Carmody, Kacie Chesnick, Basia Polak, Ryan Rosenthal, Amanda Roth, Robert Skiba, Steven Skurski, Shane Wolf; 9th grade - Aaron Arthur, Karlene Cottrell, Alexis Gerhardt, Ashley Kapcsandi, Leah Kibler, Brenda Kochmer; 8th grade - Derek Case, Kyleigh Fiske, Amanda Marco, Chelsea Matta, Ashley Sweeney, Allen Westbrook; 7th grade - Chelsea Ayres, Nicholas Chamberlain, Nicholas Hall, David Hallisey, Lauren Marco, Brandon Rafferty, Cody Rockwell, Alexis Roe, Brandon Soden, Cody Towers.
Merit Roll, 85-91.99: 12th grade - Daniel Boughton, Chasity Conklin, Molly Edwards, Connor Freitag, David Jackson, Joshua McKinney, Samantha Neal, Kelly Sheriff, Kierstyn Slocum, Ashley Stein, Anthony Wayman, Misha Weldy, Ashley Wray; 11th grade - Tyler Butts, Benjamin Case, Donald Cottrell, Garrett Cuevas, Jakilyn DeCicco, Brian Glover, John Herbert, Matthew Leet, William Marcinkus, James Marion Jr., Michael Nagel Jr., Matthew Welch; 10th grade - Kimberly Aldrich, Jarrett Coleman, William Dolph, Caitlin Miller, Paige Payne, Alex Sheriff, David Vales; 9th grade - Ashley Ballard, Brittany Ballard, Jamie Boerner, Kayla Coleman, Austin Cowperthwait, Brett Deakin, Timothy Mary Kemmerer, Sierra McConnell, Kristy Monks, George Wilkes, Farritty Zeruth; 8th grade - Brianne Bianco, Daniel Biegert, Kevin Bush, Emily Carmody, Daniel Cordner, Kayla Decker, Brandon DeRose, Britney Glover, Valerie Hines, Caitlynn O’Dell, Patricia Pauswinski, Brooke Sampson, Chelsea Sparks, Zachary Vaughn; 7th grade: - Melvin Batson, Kaitlyn Bray, Nathan Carpenter, Dylan Cohen, Richard Delaney, Amber Dubanowitz, Cheryl Hendrickson, Matthew Hugaboom, Nicholas Lloyd, Kyle MacDonald, Kaelin Payne, Richard Pelicci, Delbert Rowlands, Tyler St. Andrew, Cody Staerker, Joseph Weeks, Victoria White, Mark Zappe.
Kassandra Stepniak, a junior at Wells College in Aurora, New York, has been named to the Dean's List for the Spring 2009 semester. Kassandra is a resident of Montrose.
To be eligible for Dean's List, a student must carry a semester GPA of 3.5 or better and take a minimum of 12 letter-graded hours (four courses).
SLIPPERY ROCK, PA. - One area student was among those graduating from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania at spring, 2009 commencement ceremonies. Receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Communication was Gilbert J. Rossetti of Forest City.
Misericordia University is proud to announce the following students named to the Spring 2009 Dean’s List: Christopher Balliet, Robert Johnson, Eleni Konstas, Jessica Lee, Katherine Lucenti, Kirk Lunger and Julie Ochse Drachler.
News | Living | Sports | Schools | Churches | Ads | Events
Military | Columns | Ed/Op | Obits | Archive | Subscribe