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Dane M. Kozlevcar of Uniondale, PA, graduated Sunday, May 23, 2010 from Misericordia University with a combined Bachelor of Science degree in health science and a Master of Science degree in physical therapy. He is the son of William J. and Barbara Kozlevcar.
Cazenovia College, a small baccalaureate institution in Central New York, is home to about 1000 degree-seeking students. Among the recently announced Spring 2010 Semester Dean's List students is Emily Travis, of Montrose, PA, who is working toward a bachelor of professional studies degree in PA.
Students named to the Dean's List at Cazenovia College have achieved a 3.5 or better grade point average for all courses attempted, and have earned 12 or more academic credits during the semester.
Mrs. Christine Acevedo, Forest City High School Principal, announces the honor roll for the 4th marking period of the 2009-10 school year:
Grade 7: high honors - Sonny Albright, Benjamin Baileys, Cody Barrese, Alan Brucher, Tyler Butler, Patrick Coles, Cassidy Congdon, John Darrenkamp, Noah Fedak, Morgan Gasper, Scott Giles, Elizabeth Kelly, Katelyn Kernoschak, Caelin Logar, Alex Lucchesi, Sean McCormick, Richard Mikloiche, Matthew Nevins, Steven Ramos, Nicholas Rutledge, Emily Statkun, Solana Stratford, Brandon Striefsky, Tyler Trichilo, Jamie Walsh, Nicole Williams, Katelyn Zembrzycki; honor roll - Allen Babcock-Conklin, Joseph Dombkowski, Colleen Glavich, Sarah Gorton, Jenna Hunter, Destiny Megivern, Alexys Piasecki, Kyle Rivenburgh, Logan Sauls, Amanda Tomlinson, Andrew Trotter, Blake Tyson, Abbigail Westgate, Paige Zack.
Grade 8: high honors - Jennifer Baron, Cassandra Bendyk, Rachel DeLucy, Megan Demcevski, Carly Erdmann, Alexa Escalona, Christopher Fitzsimmons, Will Jonas, Michaela Konzman, Nicholas Kovaleski, Michaela Martines, Doria Miller, Katherine O’Neill; honor roll - Jenna Baron, Jenna Burrell, Victoria Corey, Neil Foster, Meagan Goben, MackKenzie Keller, Gregory Kowalewski, Ryan Long, Wayde Loomis, Logan McHale, Frank Piotrowski, Christian Retana, Evan Smith, Kelsey Twilley, Jolyn Zawisky.
Grade 9: high honors - Kirsten Bailey, Kylie Besz, Kylie Borick, Gavin Herman, Kiana Marcho, Megan Marcinkus, Katherine Pecko, Stephanie Ramos, Morgan Saul, Benjamin Terry; honor roll - Kayla Cangialosi, Samantha Carey, Thomas Eversten, Jacob Fedak, Drew Stark.
Grade 10: high honors - Courtney Andrews, Brian Carpenter, Katherine DeMark, Kelsey Glavich, Sarah Kubus, Kristine Kuriger, Amber Leary, Jennifer Natishak, Brian Nebzydoski, Tania A. Pollard, Nicole Reider, Taylor-Ray Tammero, Katie Zefran, Kara A. Zerby; honor roll - Maria Bostjancic, Rose Campbell, Sonja Campbell, Brigitte Davies, Brian Demchak, Jason Doerwald, Logan Fitzsimmons, Elizabeth Heller, Brian Kenison, Jenna Lucchesi, Justin Rieman, Cassandra Saul, Dana Statkun, Seth Thomas.
Grade 11: high honors - Andrea Burleigh, Cassie Erdmann, Rebecca Keller, Shannon Novak, Tyler Parente, Dominick Sparks, Jessica Strickland, Kevin Swartz, Jenna Tasso, Matthew Terry, Cree Townsend; honor roll - Ryan Bailey, Kiersten Collins, Cheyenne Darrenkamp, Summer Demcevski, Adam Dix, Sarah Forsette, Jessica Gigliotti, Mitchel Goben, Nicole Guzzi, Krysta Himko, Hope Hoanzl, Lauren Marcinkus, Jacqueline McBride, Shauna O’Reilly, Amy Saam, Mary Sullivan, Ellen Supko, Bernard Zembrzycki.
Grade 12: high honors - Nicholas Pecko, Andrew Salvi, Kaitlyn Schott, Jordan Underwood; honor roll - Sean Burns, John Callan, William Ferrick, Lyle Foster, Taylor Gerchman, Jessica Herbst, Nicholas Lowry, Bradley Medved, Justin Merrigan, Benjamin Paul, Jessica Smith, James Tasso, Christina Turano, Donald Yestrepsky.
Jonathan Paul Bennett, Harford, was among 16 members of the Class of 2010 to graduate from The University of Scranton's Honors Program.
The Jesuit university's Honors Program enforces the tradition of excellence and personal development by challenging exceptional students with independent work and intense engagement with facility and their peers. This prestigious program is designed to increase the student's intellectual skills, self-reliance and personal accountability. The program requires a year-long comprehensive research, creative or independent project.
For his honors research project, Bennett studied "The Impact of Stereotypes on Memory for Faces and Occupations." He looked at how and when gender stereotypes influence an individuals memory for masculine vs. feminine information. Pictures of males and females were analyzed based on gender-consistent or gender-inconsistent occupations. He then studied the participant's memory. His research project was conducted by Bryan R. Burnham, Ph.D. candidate, instructor of psychology.
Bennett graduated from Scranton with a bachelor of science, magna cum laude, in psychology. Bennett was a member of Who's Who Among Students at American Universities and Colleges.
Josiah Hamernick, the son of Mary and Donald Hamernick of Hallstead, has been accepted and is planning to attend Lycoming College in the fall of 2010. He is a graduate of Montrose Area Jr./Sr. High School.
Josiah (pictured above) was captain of the soccer team his senior year and a District 2 All-Star. He was also on the baseball, track and swim teams. He was also in the Spanish Club and Latin Club. Josiah was on the honor roll every year and received a Lycoming Academic Scholarship. He has been an Altar Server for nine years.
MORRISVILLE, NY - Karli Wimmer, a resident of Brackney, graduated from Morrisville State College in May with a degree in Equine Science - B.Tech. Karli was named to the President's List for the spring 2010 semester. To be named to the President's List, a student must achieve a perfect 4.0 average for the semester and complete 12 credit hours.
La Plume - Dr. Thea Harrington, vice president of academic affairs and dean of Keystone College, announced the full-time students who have been named to the president’s, dean’s, and honors list for the 2010 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: Andrea S. Aukema, Friendsville; Sonya J. Chidester, Kingsley; Robin L. Cobb, Jackson; Emily A. Knott, Hallstead; Jennifer L. McPherson, Brackney; Monica M. Miller, Kingsley; Nichole L. Snyder, New Milford; and Sara Verboys, Hallstead.
Dean’s List: Nicodemo M. Baggetta, Clifford Township; Brackney Brotzman, Brackney; Michael Joseph Brown, Hop Bottom; Joshua S. Carpenter, Susquehanna; Kyle N. Falkenberg, New Milford; Jenna Fancher, Kingsley; Kimberly E. George, New Milford; Erica A. Gonzalez, Clifford; Ashley L. Hoffman, Montrose; Kathryn Homan, Friendsville; Amber Housen, Montrose; Danielle E. Keenan, Susquehanna; Megan L. Kinney, Montrose; Gary Loke, New Milford; George J. Paterno, Susquehanna; Trisha’laine G. Piechocki, New Milford; Matthew J. Potter, Hop Bottom; Robert B. Powers, Kingsley; Leah R. Simko, Susquehanna; Mallery J. Stone-Fisk, Susquehanna; Diana Walker, Hallstead; and Heather Yonkin, Montrose.
Honors List: Kimberly M. Aukema, Montrose; Danielle A. Cady, Clifford; Jordan Harvey, Hop Bottom; Lindsey Kowalewski, Hallstead; Chad R. Lasher, Kingsley; Robert S. Norton, Hop Bottom; Sonya R. Smith-Greenberg, Harford; April Wall, Brooklyn; and Caryn E. Zurn, Great Bend.
Graduation at Penn State University was held May 14, 15 and 16, 2010. The University held 35 commencement ceremonies, including 13 at University Park. That weekend marked the 364th commencement exercise in Penn State’s history. University-wide, 12,413 students graduated. The following area students received their degree: Maryann C. Cantone, Thompson, BS Finance; Matthew G. Hauenstein, Forest City, BS Forest Science; Laura A. Heck, Forest City, BS Forensic Science; Amber R. Johnson, Friendsville, BS Management; Anita Konopatski, Springville, AS 2-yr Nursing; Joseph E. Mcandrew, Browndale, BS Management; Rita C. Munifo, Vandling, BA American Studies; Anthony J. Sellitto, Hallstead, BS Crime, Law, and Justice; Khayla S. Shearer, Friendsville, BS Chemical Engineering; Michael J. Stahl, New Milford, BA Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies; Jonathan R. Torch, Vandling, Architectural Engineering; Ryan M. Van Tassel, Brackney, BS Electrical Engineering; Amanda E. Zembrzycki, Union Dale, BS Agribusiness Management; Paul E. Zipprich, Hop Bottom, Building Engineering Technology.
SCRANTON, PA - Amanda S. Marcy, of Kingsley and Jeremy J. Travis, of Susquehanna were among the 57 students who received awards from The University of Scranton during its undergraduate Class Night ceremony. The Jesuit university recognized exceptional students from the Class of 2010 with awards for academic achievement and service.
Marcy was the recipient of the Excellence in Accounting Award. She received a bachelor of science, summa cum laude, in accounting.
Marcy was a member of Beta Gamma Sigma Omega Beta Sigma and Alpha Lambda Delta honor societies, and the Society of Accounting Students. She was also a student member and ambassador of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA). She has been on the dean's list each semester, received the Omega Beta Sigma 2010 Academic Excellence in Business Award and The University of Scranton 2008 and 2009 Frank O'Hara Awards, and was awarded scholarships from the Northeastern Pennsylvania Society of Public Accountants and The University of Scranton.
While at The University of Scranton, she worked as an assistant general manager at Kristy's Kones and More, Inc., Lenoxville and as an accounting intern at F.S. Lopke Contracting, Inc., Apalachin, NY.
Next year Marcy will pursue her education at The University of Scranton to obtain her master of business administration with a specialization in accounting. She will be a graduate teaching assistant for the Kania School of Management. She plans to become a certified public accountant in Pennsylvania and to pursue a doctoral degree in accounting. She graduated as the valedictorian from Mountain View High School.
Travis was the recipient of the Excellence in Electronic Commerce Award. He received bachelors of science, summa cum laude, in electronic commerce and operations management.
Travis was a member of Business Leadership Program and Beta Gamma Sigma and Alpha Lambda Delta honor societies. He was named to Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.
He interned with General Dynamics Land Systems. He received the Mckelvey, Loyola and John M. & Helen F. Robinson scholarships and the Catherine Coffey fellowship. He graduated from Susquehanna Community High School.
The Susquehanna Community High School is proud to announce the honor roll list for the 4th quarter of the 2009-2010 school year.
Highest Honors (93 -100): 12th grade - Haley Atkinson, Garrett Cuevas, Nicholas Felter, Megan Garcia, Brian Glover, Thomas J. Kelly, Kyla Kemmerer, William Marcinkus, Alisha Martin, Shawn Norton, Lauren Reddon, Andrea Walker; 11th grade - Zachary Baker, Susan Greene, Sean Leonard, Nicholas Marco, Kyle Napolitano, Steven Skurski, Derek Williams; 10th grade - Daphne Barnes, Brandon Deakin, Alexandria Dominick, Timothy Flanagan, Rex Fullam V, Brittany Herold, Brenda Kochmer, Morgan Ofsharick, Gatanya Sedlock, Stephanie Skurski, Jeffrey Wayman; 9th grade - Kyleigh Fiske, Lindsey Glidden, Melissa Kukowski, Patricia Pauswinski, Raymond Polak, Ryan Swanson, Andrzej Tomczyk; 8th grade - Sydney Avery, John DeLaPlaine, Joseph DeLaPlaine, Jonathan Felter, Mashawna Hargett, Rachel Hubal, Alyssa Jacobs, Ashley Miller, Micaela Rhone, Alexis Roe, Sarah Serfilippi; 7th grade - Nicole Barnes, Brianna Burlingame, Ivy Christensen, Williard Cobb, Ashley Fisk, Brianna Graves, Jerry Hallisey, Jonathan Hilling, Felicia Hines Keith Hubal, Tiara Leonard, Tyler Petriello, Anthony Petronaci, Dale Reid, Olivia Rockwell, Brad Sherman, Anastasia Smith, Justin Stanford, Emily Stark, Abigail Stumbo, Taryn Tross, Brianna Williams.
Honor Roll (90-92.99): 12th grade - Tyler Butts, Nicole Conklin, Jakilyn DeCicco, Melinda Fitch, John Herbert, Kortney Kruger, Maggie Lawrenson, Roger May, Brandon Stone, David Szili, Jami Towner; 11th grade - Kelsey Carmody, Christine Compton, Alex Price, Timothy Sager, Robert Skiba, David Winn, Shane Wolf; 10th grade - Courtney Arthur, Karlene Cottrell, Alexis Gerhardt, Matthew Hilling, Ashley Kapcsandi, Thomas Maby, Sierra McConnell, Kristy Monks, Elizabeth Seymour, Zachary Stanford; 9th grade - Brianne Bianco, Emily Carmody, Britney Glover, Chelsea Matta, Caitlyn O’Dell; 8th grade - Chelsea Ayres, Nathan Carpenter, Chastity Carvin, Nicholas Chamberlain, Lauren Marco, Richard Pelicci; 7th grade - Kasey Burdick, Luke Falletta, Austin Felter, Mikayla Hargett, Adam MacDonald, Christian Miller, Allison Ryder, Alisha Sanborn, Victoria Sjogren, Martin Swartz.
Merit Roll (85-91.99): 12th grade - Scott Arthur, Kaitlin Callender, Benjamin Case, Kelly Conklin, Donald Cottrell, Tyler Dibble, Courtney Dininny, Eric Fisk, Thomas Golka, Shane Hugaboom, Matthew Leet, Adam Macazan, James Marion Jr., Michael Nagel Jr., Taylor Yaroslawski; 11th grade - Brooklynne Baker, Brittany Ballard, Kelly Burke, Kacie Chesnick, Danielle Davis, Kaitlyn Halesky, Maureen Lawson, Ryan Lee, Caitlin Miller, Paige Payne, Basia Polak, Ryan Rosenthal, Brandon Rosler, Landrea Stevens, David Vales; 10th grade - Jeremy Acone, Elizabeth Acosta, Aaron Arthur, Ashley Ballard, Tabitha Bibalo, Jamie Boerner, Kayla Coleman, Austin Cowperthwait, Benjamin Gall, Mary Kemmerer, Justin Kerber, Jon-Michael Marino, Zachary Ord, Melissa Valentine, Stephanie Zappe; 9th grade - Brett Archambault, Danielle Barnes, Megan Canfield, Derek Case, Dessine Herzog, Valerie Hines, Sydney Larsen, Amanda Marco, Chelsea Sparks, Ashley Sweeney, William Terpstra, Zachary Vaughn, Casey Williams; 8th grade - Melvin Batson, Jack Bradley, Kaitlyn Bray, Dylan Cohen, Amber Dubanowitz, Steven Frye, Nicholas Hall, Matthew Hugaboom, Kyle MacDonald, Mollie Mroz, Kaelin Payne, Cody Rockwell, Brandon Soden, Corey Towers, Ronald Welch; 7th grade - William Archambault III, Lucas Brinton, Shelby Brinton, Jamon Cennamo, Susan Chamberlain, Katie Greene, Dakota Irwin, Sara Perry, William Reddon, Daniel Staros, Shirlynne Wademan.
The following local residents graduated from University of the Sciences in Philadelphia during a ceremony on Wednesday, May 26, 2010 as part of the University's 189th Commencement celebration in Philadelphia, PA.
Katie Ann Bifano of Carbondale graduated cum laude with a doctor of pharmacy degree. She is the daughter of Mary Kay BiFano/Robert and June Bifano.
Valerie Lynn Kissel of Springville graduated cum laude with a doctor of pharmacy degree. She is the daughter of Michael and Susan Kissel. She was a member of the dance team, Student Government Association, and the American Pharmacists Association. Kissel was a member of the Alpha Lambda Delta and Rho Chi honor societies.
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