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Twelve undergraduate students at The University of Scranton were named recipients of Frank O’Hara Awards. The awards are presented to first, second and third-year students with the highest grade point average in each of the four colleges at Scranton, which are The Kania School of Management, The College of Arts and Sciences, The Panuska College of Professional Studies and The College of Graduate and Continuing Education. The award is named in honor of the late Frank O'Hara, who served the University for 53 years in various administrative positions.
The following local student earned a Frank O’Hara Award in The Kania School of Management. Amanda S. Marcy, a resident of Kingsley, is a senior accounting student and a first year MBA specializing in accounting. Marcy, who was the valedictorian of her graduating class at Mountain View High School, currently maintains a 4.0 grade point average in her major. She is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society, the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Society of Accounting Students, the Women’s Business Honor Society and Alpha Lambda Delta, the National Freshman Honor Society. Marcy worked as an accounting intern at F.S. Lopke Contracting, Apalachin, N.Y. Pictured above (l-r): Paul Perhach, assistant dean at The Kania School of Management, and O’Hara Award recipients Nicholas A. Caselli and Amanda S. Marcy.
Mr. Charles Pirone, Elementary Principal of Elk Lake School, is pleased to announce the December 2009 student of the month award winners.
Pictured (l-r): 1st row - Annalease Franklin, Avery Yestrepsky, Bridget Visavati, Sierra Knight; 2nd row - Taegan Mills, Samantha Hunsinger, Ethan Brown, Shawn Cook, Karaya Faigle, Sander Bertsch, Aundria Castillo, Kelly Larreynaga; 3rd row - Daniel McGee, Jacob Gustin, Lucas Craft, Cameron Oakes, Ryan Norcross, Anthony Barber.
Students in kindergarten, first and second grade 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.
On January 5, Mountain View’s Future Business Leaders of America organization traveled to Binghamton University for the Regional Leadership Conference. The group spent the day taking tests, touring the Binghamton campus and meeting new people. While there, the group realized how many people shared their interests. The FBLA chapter had 47 high school students and 13 middle level students (grades 7-8). Out of those who participated, 30 individuals and teams placed.
In 5th place were Brandon Noldy in Marketing, Laura Moser in Economics, Nate Suchnick in Cyber-Security, Kyla Mills in Career Exploration, Lindsey Hanas in Proofreading and Editing, and the Management Decision Making Team of Alison Very and Tara Sheridan. In 4th place were Chris Powers in Impromptu Speaking, and the Business Ethics Team of Sara Miller and Nicole Ball. In 3rd place were Olivia Zick in Public Speaking 2, Sabrina Fallon in FBLA Creed and Code of Ethics, and the Management Information Systems Team of Lizzy Lockwood, Michaela Gates and Allison Davis.
The State Leadership Conference will take place April 11 in Hershey, PA. The team representing Mountain View is as follows: students placing 3rd - Eric Potter in Cyber-Security and Ralph Grecco in Computer Applications; students placing second - Whisperlyn Jaget in Accounting 2, Jennifer Kochmer in Help Desk, and Beth Kavka in Networking Concepts; and students placing first - Cody Robbins in Computer Problem Solving, Mark McDonnell in Mr. FBLA, The Network Design Team of Alyssa Sheare, Ashley Davidson and Misty Barlow, and the Parliamentary Procedure Team of Jimmy O’Brien, Jill Roeske, Lindsey Harvey, Kristina Fallon and Dominique Chadwick.
Congratulations to those who are continuing on to the State Conference in Hershey.
BLOOMSBURG - Four graduating seniors were recognized as Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s top honor graduates during the university’s winter commencement on Saturday, December 19. Top honor graduates are the students who have earned the highest grade point average in one of BU’s colleges: Education, Liberal Arts, Business and Science and Technology. The following area student was recognized.
Jesse J. Childress, top honor graduate from Bloomsburg University’s College of Science and Technology, right, is congratulated by Robert Marande, dean of the College of Science and Technology.
College of Science and Technology: Jesse J. Childress, Meshoppen, mathematics. Childress was in the Board of Governors scholarship program for three and a half years. He served as a residence hall community assistant for five semesters, worked for two summers as a camps and conferences associate and tutored mathematics through both university tutorial services and the mathematics department. Childress will pursue a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from BU, beginning this month, while serving as a graduate hall director in Elwell Hall. After earning a master’s degree, he hopes for a career teaching high school mathematics.
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