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For the 22nd year, Elk Lake staff members nominated students in grades 7-12 who have brightened their days with warm smiles and sincere friendship, restored their faith in their profession, lifted their spirits, and inspired them to persist in their efforts. The two seniors receiving the Elk Lake Education Association award of $500 were Keek Morahan and Matthew Mosier (pictured above with presenter Alan Oakley).
Mr. Charles Pirone, Elementary Principal of the Elk Lake School, is pleased to announce the April 2010 student of the month award winners.
Pictured (l-r) above: 1st row - Hannah McIntyre, Lucy Ives, Kennidy Finch, Olivia Riscavage, Kameal Clayton; 2nd row - Dawson Smales, Jordan Scone, Michael Voorhees, Kenyatta Salmon, David Jenner, Carol Henry, Jack Bishop, Madeline Spila; 3rd row - Danielle Lewis, Sean Smith, Dustin Blaisure, Jourdan Aten, Tracy Severcool, Kyle Day, Natasha Luce; absent - Ethan Wallings.
Students in third, fourth, fifth and sixth 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.
Kenneth F. Cuomo, Ed.D., Elk Lake High School Principal, is pleased to announce the following students who were selected as April 2010 “Students of the Month.”
Pictured (l-r) above: Kenneth F. Cuomo, Ed.D, High School Principal, David Jensen, Corey Podminick, Tim Jensen, Kyleen Sisson.
Students of the month are selected by nominations of any student in grades 10-2 by a teacher for outstanding achievement. The student must show individual effort, community and school wide effort, as well as effort in the classroom.
Other important criteria includes: a showing of personal growth, skill development, dedication, leadership, academic growth and improvement, school service and community service.
Justine Pevec of Clifford, PA, was inducted into the Wilkes University chapter of Psi Chi International Honor Society at a ceremony on April 10. The 25th annual ceremony was held in conjunction with King's College and Misericordia University.
Pevec is a sophomore in the psychology program. She is the daughter of Carl and Nancy Pevec.
Psi Chi inductees must be psychology majors or minors who have completed 45 undergraduate credits and at least three psychology courses at Wilkes with a psychology grade-point average of at least 3.4 or an overall grade-point average of 3.0. Inductees are also expected to exhibit good moral character. These requirements exceed those of Psi Chi, making induction into the Wilkes chapter an even more prestigious honor.
Lock Haven University has released the names of students who achieved Dean's List recognition for the Spring 2010 semester. The Dean's Honor List, prepared at the end of each semester, recognizes those students who have achieved academic distinction. To qualify for the Dean's List, the student must have earned a GPA of at least 3.5 in 12 hours of letter grades.
Dr. David L. White, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and Dr. Thomas C. Ormond, dean of the College of Education and Human Services, praised the students' commitment to academic achievement and noted the discipline and hard work required to qualify for the Dean's List.
Local students named to the Lock Haven University Dean's List are as follows: Jason M. Bennett , Susquehanna; Joseph M. Bennett, Jr., Susquehanna; Mariah L. Castrogiovanni, Montrose; Kenneth F. Cuomo, Springville; Katelyn M. Donovan, Hallstead; Alexandria M. Kotran, Susquehanna; Anthony J. McDonald, Carbondale; Lacey A. Payne, Springville; Nathan R. Pease, New Milford; Stephen A. Stahl, New Milford; Nicole T. Tarbox, Susquehanna; Amanda L. Vandermark, Montrose; Camille L. Visser, Susquehanna.
Meghan Hewes of Little Meadows, PA, a senior Marketing major at York College of Pennsylvania, has been named to the Dean's List for the Spring 2010 semester. To be eligible for this honor, a student must be registered for at least 12 academic credit hours and earn a semester GPA of 3.50 or higher.
On Monday, May 17, the Brooke Gall Scholarship was awarded to Stephen Rezykowski, a 2010 graduate of Elk Lake High School. Stephen is pursuing a career in Special Education and will be attending Mansfield University in the fall. Stephen is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Rezykowski, from Dimock, PA.
To be considered for the scholarship, a student must be furthering their education in the field of Special Education and be enrolled in a four-year program. Community service, volunteer work and other areas are also considered when making the selection for the Booke Gall Memorial Scholarship.
Brooke, who passed away December 12, 2000, was a special-needs student who attended Elk Lake School. Family and friends, in loving memory of Brooke, have set up the scholarship. The scholarship is $500.00 and is awarded annually at Elk Lake High School.
A total of 186 Mansfield University students have been named to the spring 2010 President's list. To be named to the President's list, a student must attend the university full-time and earn a perfect 4.0 GPA for the semester.
The following area students earned the honor: Amanda Cino, Union Dale; Brady Goldsmith, Montrose; Courtney Grunza, Nicholson; Justin Debevec, Union Dale; Kristyn Grunza, Nicholson; Molly Wilson, Brackney.
Blue Ridge Elementary held its annual Oral Reading Contest for grades one through five on Tuesday, May 11. Congratulations to all the participants and winners. All contestants did a great job and the audience enjoyed listening to their captivating reading. Hats off to all the readers for the courage and poise they showed on stage. What a great experience! The participants and winners are as follows.
Oral Reading Contest Winners: back row - Courtney Randall, Charlie Randall, Abigail Hartman, Hayleigh Fekette, Corbin French, Michael Hilkert; middle row - Kyra Powell, Anna Bonner (absent), Taylor Brant, KayLeen Conklin, Morgan Mansfield, Eugene Formosa; front row - Mason Conklin, Cassidy Howe, Garrett Conklin.
First Grade: Kaelin Hughes, Garrett Conklin, Clay Repella, Makena Slater, Cooper Rolison, Cassidy Howe, Olivia Colwell, Ryan Mills, Anthony Torres, Mason Conklin; 1st place, Mason Conklin; 2nd place, Cassidy Howe; 3rd place, Garrett Conklin.
Second Grade: KayLeen Conklin, Ashley Torres, Morgan Mansfield, Tyler Hillard, Madison Welsted, Eli Aldrich, Savannah Glover, Eugene Formosa; 1st place, KayLeen Conklin; 2nd place, Morgan Mansfield; 3rd place, Eugene Formosa.
Third Grade: Anna Bonner, Matthew Glatzel, Jillian McAuliffe, Kaleb Folk, Taylor Brant, Freddy Lewis, Kyra Powell, Sammy Cosmello; 1st place, Kyra Powell; 2nd place, Anna Bonner; 3rd place, Taylor Brant.
Fourth Grade: Miranda Brulla, Hayley Kohlhepp, Abigail Hartman, Courtney Randall, Lauren Canfield, Kristen Henley, Jessica de La Mora, Charlie Randall; 1st place, Courtney Randall; 2nd place, Charlie Randall; 3rd place, Abigail Hartman.
Fifth Grade: Hayleigh Fekette, Nick Folk, Megan Houlihan, Corbin French, Sierra Watts, Jacob Decker, Paige MacConnell, Jarred Mills, Michael Hilkert; 1st place, Hayleigh Fekette; 2nd place, Corbin French; 3rd place, Michael Hilkert.
Dr. Alice M. Davis, Administrative Director of the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC), is proud to announce the SCCTC’s “Students of the Month” for April 2010.
Pictured (l-r) above: front - Ariel Pugh (March), Megan Phillips, Pia Barrett; back - Brittany Birtch, Joe Lewis, Alicia Wenzel, Brittany Ross, Dylan Hitchcock, Ashley Aldrich, Kristin Meyer, Jesilyn Henry, Stacey Hibbard, Devin Rought, Anthony Whitney, Dr. Alice M. Davis, Ryan Gongliewski (March); absent - Roger May.
A total of 1,953 students were named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2010 semester at Shippensburg University. To be named to the list, a student must achieve a semester grade point average of at least 3.3 on a 4.0 scale. Area students named to the Dean’s List include: Sarah Bradley, Hop Bottom; Ashley Wilson, Meshoppen.
On Wednesday, May 26, Lackawanna College announced its Spring 2010 President’s and Dean’s Lists. On the list appeared 21 students that primarily attend classes at the New Milford Center. “We’re incredibly proud to be so well represented on these two lists,” said Ryan Stalker, Center Director. “These students come from a variety of disciplines, geographic locations and personal backgrounds and show that with hard work, possibilities are endless.”
Glenn Bailey, Information Technology Specialist at the New Milford Center, agrees. “I am happy to see so many of our students achieve this recognition; it doesn’t come easy, and they have earned it through their hard work. Congratulations and I wish them all continued success.”
To be awarded a place on the President’s List, a student must maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher during their first 24 credits at Lackawanna. For Dean’s list qualification, a GPA of 3.2 or higher must be maintained. Listed below are the New Milford Center’s President’s and Dean’s list students.
President’s List: Joseph Carlson, Hallstead; Arlen Greig, Carbondale; Brian Hollister, Montrose; Phillip Kithcart, Athens; Dan Martin, New Milford; Philip Persky, Springville; Cassidy Shea, Hallstead; Cody Stanton, Honesdale; Anthony Tinkelpaugh, Susquehanna
Dean’s List: Kyle Bonnice, Montrose; Michael Coviello, Moscow; Dustin Holl, Prompton; Brendan Holleran, New Milford; Joshua Houk, South Montrose; Paul Jones, Hallstead; Jared Mercer, Scranton; Jeremy Route, Canton; James Roberts, Nicholson; Nicole Smith, Susquehanna; Tiffany Testa, Gibson; Joan (Beth) Thompson, New Milford.
More than 800 undergraduate and graduate students received bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees at Wilkes University's 63rd annual spring commencement on Saturday, May 22, 2010 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre. The honorable Edward G. Rendell, governor of Pennsylvania, delivered the keynote address.
The following area students received their degree: Nicole Alinoski, Factoryville, Nursing; Melissa Clementoni, Clifford Township, Business Administration; Kara Culnane, Susquehanna, Nursing; Lee Faramelli, Forest City, Business Administration; Laura Hetrick, Greenfield Township, Criminology; Justin Huff, Montrose, Biochemistry; Ryan Keeney, Springville, Education; Melissa Leet, Thompson, English; Janeen Miller, Montrose, Education; Matthew Oleniacz, Brackney, Education; Julie Page, New Milford, Psychology; Kristen Rude, Greenfield Twp., Education; Andrew Seaman, Forest City, Communications; Amanda Shingler, Meshoppen, Nursing; William Sparks, Thompson, Education; Monica Turner, Montrose, Communications; Tara Vadella, Carbondale, Nursing.
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