In the Schools

Tracy Knittle Mothersbaugh

Tracy Knittle Mothersbaugh, formerly of Lock Haven, has made the dean’s list for the fifth consecutive semester at Greenville Technical College in Greenville, S. C. Tracy was accepted into the nursing program in August 2019. She will graduate in May 2022 with her RN/ASN degree. Her future plans are to attain her BSN and MSN at Penn State World Campus. Tracy is the daughter of Randy and Carol McDermit, of Lock Haven, and James Knittle, of Mill Hall.



Local students were among over 800 graduates of Bucknell University who received degrees on May 17. They are Tabitha Fisher and Emma Smith, both of Bellefonte.


Dean’s List

Several local students were named to the dean’s list at Bucknell University during the spring semester. They are George Barzona of Mill Hall, Lindsay Knupp of Bellefonte and Emma Smith of Bellefonte.

University of Scranton


Local residents were among the more than 600 master’s and doctoral degree candidates at The University of Scranton whose degrees were conferred at a virtual celebration ceremony on May 30. They include Laura Andreea Schenkel of Jersey Shore who earned a Master of Business Administration Degree with a major in general business administration, and Katherine Thatcher of Bellefonte, who earned a Master of Business Administration with a major in general business administration.

Nicole Warner

Nicole Warner of Jersey Shore, has received a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Leadership from University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Ky.

Dean’s list

The following local students were named to the dean’s list at Lycoming College for the Spring 2020 semester.

Reagan West of Avis, Madalyn Bechdel of Beech Creek, Mark Wheary of Lock Haven, Madison Brown of McElhattan, Morgan Wetzel of Mill Hall.


dean’s list

The following students earned at least a 3.5 GPA to be named to the dean’s list for the spring 2020 semester at Clarion University of Pennsylvania.

Megan Hill of Avis, Holly Fye and Michaela Fye of Beech Creek, Lauren Barnhard of Lamar, Sarah Probst of Lock Haven, Lauryn Geisewite of Loganton, Hunter Barger of Mill Hall.

Wilkes University graduates

The following local students received degrees at a virtual degree conferral ceremony on May 16: Adam Czankner of Bellefonte earned a Master of Science degree in Education; Jacob Huling of Jersey Shore earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology; Loren Perry of Linden earned a Master of Science degree in Education.

Lycoming College grads

The following local students graduated from Lycoming College: Mary Monoski, of Lock Haven, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Criminal Justice & Criminology; Mark Wheary, of Lock Haven, Bachelor of Arts, Film and Video Art, Business Administration; Madison Brown, of McElhattan, Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics, Computer Science, Summa Cum Laude.


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