In The Schools

Jolee McCluskey

Jolee McCluskey of Lock Haven, a student at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., has been chosen for a weekly award in women’s tennis by the Liberty League. At No. 5 singles, McCluskey won both of her matches to earn Rookie of the Week. She had a 6-0, 6-2 win at Manhattanville ...

Old Mill Hall School awards scholarships

MILL HALL — The reunion committee of the Old Mill Hall School recently awarded two scholarships of $1,000 each to Ryan Mayes and Tara Reese of Central Mountain High School. Both students were direct descendants of a former Mill Hall School student. Ryan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Greg Mayes was ...

Kaci Kwiatek awarded AIGA scholarship

MILL HALL — Kaci Kwiatek, daughter of Kim Kwiatek of Mill Hall, has been named the 2018 recipient of the inaugural AIGA Philadelphia Design Continuum Scholarship. Kaci is a senior at Drexel University’s Westphal College of Media Arts and Design, majoring in graphic design. In September ...

Hope Enterprises names new chair of foundation

WILLIAMSPORT — Hope Enterprises, a non-profit provider of services for people with intellectual disabilities in Lycoming, Clinton, Northumberland, Columbia, Montour, Snyder and Union counties, has named Glenn Smith II chair of its foundation effective July 1. A member of the Hope ...

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Wilkes University grads The following students from the area received degrees from Wilkes University at the summer commencement ceremony held on Sept. 9. - Vickie Allen of Jersey Shore received a Master of Science in Education. - S. Andrew Baker of Salladasburg received a Master of ...

Gabrielle Weaver

Gabrielle “Elly” Weaver, of Lock Haven, was named to the dean’s list at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh for the fall 2017 and spring 2018 semesters where she is studying middle level education (grades 4-8), and has been accepted into the leading teacher program as a rising junior. In ...

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LHU dean’s list The following students were omitted from the previous list of students attaining the dean’s list at LHU for the spring semester. Samantha Arthur, Jessica Burd, Thomas Burnell, Gavin Caprio, Dalton Confer, Elaina Eckley, Rochelle Fairish, Karlie Fryer, Desiree Goodling, ...

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Rachel Casper Rachel Casper of North Bend has received her Master of Arts in Mathematics Education (K-6) degree from Western Governors University (WGU). The online, nonprofit university held its 64th (Orlando, Florida); 65th (Seattle, Washington); and 66th (Las Vegas, Nevada) commencement ...

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South Hills Dean’s List Among those named to the dean’s list for the spring term at South Hills School of Business and Technology in State College were the following area students: Samantha Barner, Beech Creek, Diagnostic Medical Sonography; Hayley Barton, Renovo, Diagnostic Medical ...

South Hills grads

South Hills School of Business & Technology commencement ceremonies for Spring graduates were held at the Penn Stater in State College recently. The Associate in Specialized Business or Associate in Specialized Technology degree was awarded to these graduates from the area: r Samantha ...

Kayla Kerstetter

Kayla Kerstetter, DVM, of Mill Hall, has completed the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) of Midwestern University in Glendale, Arix. An official graduation ceremony and conferring of degrees took place May 30 on the Midwestern University campus ...

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Luke Wilson WINGATE — Bald Eagle Area High School student Luke Wilson is headed to the national FBLA conference at the end of the month in Baltimore. He won first place in the public service announcement category at the Pennsylvania FBLA State Leadership Conference in April. Luke is ...

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Lycoming College grads The following local students received diplomas as Lycoming College marked its 170th commencement ceremony. r Jessica Drachler of Jersey Shore, graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting r Patrick Intallura of Renovo, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts ...

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Mt. Aloysius dean’s list The following local residents were named to the dean’s list at Mount Aloysius College for Spring Semester, 2018 — Ryan McElwee and Haley Sasserman, both of Centre Hall; Summer Lauber of Coudersport, and Amber Leaper and Kaitlyn Rowles of Pleasant Gap. ...

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Mansfield University dean’s list The following local students were named to the Mansfield University Dean’s List for the spring 2018 semester. Sierra Bloom of Lock Haven; Dillon Davis of Renovo; Elizabeth Deuel of Jersey Shore; Catherine Emerick of Blanchard; Zachary Mosso of Linden; ...

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Moreta D. Dyke Moreta D. Dyke, a resident of Bellefonte, was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2018 semester at Alfred University. She is a sophomore in the College of Professional Studies. Dyke is an Athletic Training major at Alfred University. A graduate of Bald Eagle Area High ...

Business students win Shark Tank-style competition

PHOTO PROVIDED Three teams from Central Mountain High School advanced to the prestigious Shark Tank-inspired “Husky Dog Pound” competition at Bloomsburg University on April 26, after competing at Lock Haven University in the fall and CMHS in February. Across the state, 60 teams from ...

Dickey Elementary principal keeps his promise

LOCK HAVEN — The stage was set. Students in third, fourth, and fifth grade at Dickey Elementary had to acquire 1,000 PSSA positive performance tickets. If they could accomplish that, their principal, Dave Peters would shave his beard, head or both. Well, the goal was reached. The ...

CM students get inside look at local judicial system

PHOTO PROVIDED Central Mountain High School business teacher Tom Temple knows that classroom instruction is critical for his students, but that first-hand experience is priceless. For the last 10 years, Temple has given his students enrolled in his Business Law class a learning opportunity ...

Denise Hager

Denise Hager of Jersey Shore was named to the dean’s list at Central Penn College in Summerdale for the winter 2018 term.