HomeSchools ( January 22, 2020 )

Mountain View FBLA Soars At Conference

In December, members of the Mountain View Jr/Sr High School FBLA Chapter attended the Regional Leadership Conference at Keystone College. At this conference, students attended a leadership workshop, networked with other schools and competed in their perspective events.

The Graphic Design Team of Katelyn Supancik, Tori Pellew and Jealousy Gorko placed fourth. Lilly Harvey placed fourth in Introduction to Public Speaking. Andrew McHenry placed third for Journalism. In April, Andrew McHenry and Katelyn Supancik will represent Mountain View and join over 5,000 other FBLA members in Hershey for the State Leadership Conference.

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SCCTC Announces Students Of Month

Dr. Alice M. Davis, Executive Director of the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC), is proud to announce Students of the Month for November, 2019. Pictured above (l-r) are November Students of the Month: front row - Jessica Teribury, Kaci Hubbs, Malinda Slocum, Gabrielle Bodine, Allison Fourney, Devoni Novak; back row - Chase Woyshnar, Evan Resseguie, Tyler Mesick, Austin Sanko, Mario Mollo, Issaic Brewer, and Marcus Bean. Not pictured were: Austin Bonavita, Truman Ely, Shawn Ivey, Jasmyn Fitch.

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Montrose School Awarded A Grant

Rep. Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) announced Wayne Highlands (Wayne County) and Montrose (Susquehanna County) school districts were awarded state grants, which will help expand both classroom instruction skills for teachers and exposure to agriculture education.

Montrose School District received a $25,000 Teacher in the Workplace grant through the Pennsylvania Department of Education enabling teachers to visit local employers and learn the skills and industry trends to enhance their classroom instruction, student learning and career readiness. While Wayne Highlands School District received $7,500 from the PA Ag and Youth grant program to establish a mobile agriculture science lab.

"It is always important that our children are prepared with the essential skills to flourish in the working world as well as have the opportunity to learn more about how farming and agriculture are vital in our everyday lives," said Fritz. "I am happy to see that these schools in our community are able to benefit from these state funds."

The Pennsylvania Ag & Youth Grant Program provides direct and matching grants to help fund eligible projects, programs and equipment purchases conducted or made by organizations composed mainly of youth and organized to promote development in agriculture, community leadership, vocational training and peer fellowship.

The Teacher in the Workplace (TIW) program provides the opportunity for eligible organizations in partnership with their Local Workforce Development Board to develop and/or implement TIW programs that connect the classroom to the workplace for K-12 educators in Pennsylvania.

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SCCTC Does Great At District Skills

Once again, the Susquehanna County Career and Technology (SCCTC) students have done their school proud at the District Skills USA competition held at Johnson College. Executive Director Dr. Alice M. Davis attended the competition to support the students. She stated, "It was a privilege to watch our students compete against such talented competitors. I am so pleased at the results of the competition, but I am not surprised at the fantastic showing. Our students always exceed our expectations."

Skills USA Advisors Susan Birtch and Bruce Castelli announced the results of the competition: Gold medals went to: Jake Canute, Automotive Refinishing; Dylan Crawford, Cabinetmaking; Christopher Skurksi, Collision Repair Technology; Nathan Rossey, Building Construction; Jessica Teribury, Employment Application; Hunter Beach-Jones, Job Interview.

Silver Medals were awarded to: Julian DeJesus, Action Skills; Jasmyn Fitch, Action Skills Model; Shelby Lamoreaux, Job Skills Demo Other; Lois Benuska, Welding (post-secondary).

Bronze Medal winners were: Sean Meder, Carpentry; Jacob Jarnigan, Diesel Equipment Technology; Jeryn DeLong, Extemporaneous Speaking; Ethan Crawford, Job Skill Demo A; Brian Christ, Welding.

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Local Students On SRU Dean's List

Slippery Rock University has announced its dean's list for the fall, 2019 semester. The dean's list consists of SRU undergraduate students who earned an adjusted semester grade-point average of 3.5 or higher, based on a schedule of at least 12 newly attempted and earned credits.

The following are local SRU students who made the dean's list: Brianna Deater, from Meshoppen; Cydney Dewitt, from Montrose; Jacob Hand, from Springville; Emily Lawrenson, from Thompson; Catherine McAleer, from Meshoppen; Cole Orlandini, from Springville; Denise Vonada, from Nicholson; Kari Zupanovich, from New Milford.

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NCC Announces Enrolled Students

Northampton Community College is excited to welcome new and returning students to campus the week of January 13 for the start of the Spring, 2020 semester.

Among the new or returning students from our area were: Kathy Akers, of Forest City; Macey Guinane, of Montrose; Jacob Peck, of Montrose; Kelcie Pratt, of Nicholson; Abigail Hand, of Springville; Harlee Teel, of Springville; Chelsea Pearson, of Susquehanna; Nancy Wassef, of Tobyhanna.

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Rebekah Longacre On BJU President's List

Rebekah Longacre, a Freshman Accounting major from Hallstead, was among approximately 670 Bob Jones University students named to the Fall, 2019 President's List.

The President's List recognizes students who earn a 3.75 or higher grade point average for the semester.

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Local Students On CU Dean's List

Cedarville University students were named to the Dean's List for fall, 2019. This recognition requires the student to have a 3.5 GPA or higher for the semester and carry a minimum of 12 credit hours.

The following local students were named to the Cedarville University Dean's List for fall, 2019: Chad Schmidt, of New Milford, PA ; Luke Schmidt, of New Milford.

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Ryan Longacre On BJU Dean's List

Ryan Longacre, a Senior Computer Science major from Hallstead, was among over 900 Bob Jones University students named to the Fall, 2019 Dean's List.

The Dean's List recognizes students who earn a 3.00-3.74 grade point average during the semester.

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Brennan Gilhool On CU Dean's List

Brennan Joseph Gilhool, of Montrose, PA, majoring in chemical engineering, was named to the Dean's List for the fall, 2019 semester at Clarkson University.

Dean's List students must achieve a minimum 3.25 grade-point average and also carry at least 14 credit hours.

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