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Keys earns Chieftain Award, Lycoming College’s highest honor

Donald “DC” Keys of Erie, was awarded Lycoming College’s Chieftain Award during a ceremony on April 23. First presented in 1952, the award is the highest honor given to a graduating senior and recognizes the student who has shown the utmost dedication and leadership qualities while at ...

Students of the Month

Bassett Marlene Bassett, daughter of Britt and Diane Bassett, has been named as April Girl of the Month for the Warrensville Area Lions Club. Marlene is a senior at the Montoursville Area High school. Her school activities include Key Club, SADD (vice president), varsity basketball (captain), ...

Dean’s list

Central Penn College Summerdale WILLIAMSPORT — Latoya Taylor. HUGHESVILLE — Jesse Berger. JERSEY SHORE — Denise Hager. LEWISBURG — Steven Heimbach. LINDEN — Bonnie Esposito. MIFFLINBURG — Timothy Clark, David Cool, Nathan Cool. Elmira College Elmira, ...

College grads

Grantham University Lenexa, Kan. WILLIAMSPORT — Gary Hine, bachelor’s degree in engineering management; David Penrod, bachelor’s degree in criminal justice; Dale Waugh, associate degree in business management. ATHENS — James Rider, bachelor’s degree in electronic engineering ...

Area honor roll students

Walnut Street Christian School Third quarter HONOR ROLL Kindergarten — Avery Brooks, Evelynne Krick, Aubree Reichard, Abbie Rutt, Kaleb Shafer. Grade 1 — Aiden Heaton, Liam Solarek, Adam Thomas, Mattingly Yost. Grade 3 — Dominic Brooks, Shaeleigh Tomb. Grade 4 — Micah ...

Open your eyes

Cochran Elementary School students roared with laughter during a silly skit about electrical safety recently. PPL Electric Utilities brought two actresses from the National Theatre for Children to perform an interactive play to find out who had been causing fires in the story. The students ...

Penn College unveils new wildcat athletics logo

Pennsylvania College of Technology’s long-standing tradition of bold innovation and institutional pride has a new look reflecting those qualities. The college today revealed a new athletic logo depicting a strong, powerful and proud wildcat. The new mark, created by Skye Dillon, of Skye ...

Mansfield University to celebrate Alumni Weekend

MANSFIELD — Alumni, family and friends will return to Mansfield University to renew acquaintances, make news ones, tour campus and take part in a variety of other activities on Alumni Weekend 2017, June 8-11. The welcome barbecue for Phi Sigma Kappa’s 50th anniversary celebration will be ...

Student among Helicopter Association’s scholarship recipients

A Pennsylvania College of Technology student was among only eight in the world to receive a Bill Sanderson Aviation Maintenance Technology Scholarship from Helicopter Association International’s Technical Committee. Zachary D. Reese, of Littlestown, a junior in the college’s four-year ...

Lock Haven health science students shine at PA Public Health Conference

LOCK HAVEN — A group of Lock Haven University students, faculty and community leaders recently attended the Pennsylvania Public Health Association (PPHA) annual conference. The group, led by Health Science Professor Dr. Beth McMahon, presented research and engaged with industry leaders from ...

In the Schools

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University will hold its choir spring concert: “Celebrate the Music,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Durrwachter Alumni Conference Center. The groups performing will include the Lock Haven University Choir, Small Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble. Under the direction of Dr. ...

Mansfield graduate honored by State System of Higher Education

MANSFIELD — Mansfield University graduate Sarah Y. Polinski is the 2017 winner of the Syed R. Ali-Zaidi Award for Academic Excellence from Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Polinski, of Sayre, graduated summa cum laude in December with degrees in music education and vocal ...

Area students win awards at Penn State Altoona

Gianna Zangara, of Williamsport, received the 2017 Penn State Altoona Servant Leader Award. This award recognizes an individual who has provided exemplary leadership in the area of volunteerism and philanthropy benefiting the campus, surrounding communities or community agency. Ariana ...

Head Start assistant executive director named Volunteer of the Year

On March 30, the Tioga County Branch of the YMCA Board was honored with a dinner at the Genetti Hotel. Wendy Swingle, Bradford-Tioga Head Start assistant executive director, was chosen as Volunteer of the Year. Swingle, who has served on the YMCA Board for several years, has assisted the YMCA ...

Jersey Shore Area High School students named VIP award winners

The Jersey Shore Area High School has announced their VIP award recipients for the third nine weeks of the 2016-17 school year. All teachers were asked to nominate one student who consistently displays the high school’s VIP expected behaviors, Value everything and everyone, Individual ...

Jersey Shore announces ROCK Star award winners

Jersey Shore Area Middle School has announced the recipients of the monthly ROCK Star award for March. As part of JSASD’s School Wide Positive Behavior (SWPB) initiative, JSAMS has identified and taught specific behavioral expectations for students while in all areas of our building. These ...

Penn College adding metal fabrication degree

A manufacturing-related major promoting versatile, recession-proof skills is being added to Pennsylvania College of Technology’s academic portfolio this fall. The new metal fabrication technology associate degree will furnish students with well-rounded skills in welding, machining and sheet ...

Mansfield professors co-publish two articles

MANSFIELD — Justin N. Crowl, assistant professor, and Joshua Battin, associate professor and chair, of the Criminal Justice Administration (CJA) Department at Mansfield University, recently co-published two peer-reviewed articles. The article, titled “Fear of Crime and the Police: ...

The Stock Market Competition

Final weekly results High school 1. MONTGOMERY — $731,037.34 Ryan Monoski 2. MUNCY — $136,895.45 Beth Baker 3. LOYALSOCK — $108,744.68 Michelle Carpenter

Area students named to honor roll

Williamsport Area High School Third quarter DISTINGUISHED HONOR ROLL Grade 9 — Matthew Beard, Ashlyn Bird, Emily Marie Butler, Aykeem Damir Cowen-Connelly, Rosemary Flock, Sydney Hawk, Cole Kolmel, Christina McMahon, Ella Meckley, Kaitlyn Miller, Jesse Polys, Rose Wascher, Ian ...