Education

Lock Haven University honors students during spring awards convocation

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University recently held its annual spring convocation ceremony in the Price Performance Center on campus. Nearly 250 students were awarded scholarships during the Gerald R. Robinson Academic Honors and Foundation Awards Convocation ceremony. Remarks were given by ...

In the schools

Loyalsock Township native receives The Evan Pugh Scholar Senior Award Lauren M. Raemore, graduate of Loyalsock Township High School, vertebrate physiology major at Penn State University’s Eberly College of Science, and daughter of Dr. and Mrs. David N. Raemore, was named a recipient of the ...

Jersey Shore Area Middle School announces Rock Star Awards

The Jersey Shore Area Middle School recently announced the recipients of its monthly ROCK Star Awards for March. As part of the school district’s School Wide Positive Behavior initiation, the middle school has identified and taught specific behavioral expectations for students while in all ...

Students of the Month

Markley Riley Ann Markley, daughter of Kelli and Jeffery Markley, of Jersey Shore, was named the Jersey Shore Lions’ Club Citizen of the Month for April. Markley’s activities include FCCLA, school musical, National Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society, FBLA and Upward Bound. ...

WAHS student earns 1st place in Pin Design at State Competition

Williamsport Area High School senior McKenzie DeShong earned first place in Pin Design at the SkillsUSA state competition in Hershey recently. DeShong is a student in Tim Miller’s advertising art class. To earn her first-place ranking DeShong had to “explain the design process in its ...

Jersey Shore FBLA attends State Leadership Conference

46 members of the Jersey Shore Senior High Chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) and their chapter advisers recently attended the 2018 Pennsylvania FBLA State Leadership Conference at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center in Hershey. This year Jersey Shore FBLA had 46 ...

Black women empowered at Lycoming College’s annual workshop

Understanding the need for a place for black women to come together to be praised, to connect, inspire and grow with each other, the Lycoming College Black Women’s Empowerment Workshop, at Lycoming College, brought together Lycoming College black women and supportive black women in the ...

Lycoming Nursery School to hold open house

Lycoming Nursery School, 825 Arch St., will hold an open house from 9:30-11 a.m. Tuesday for the 2018-2019 school year. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit classrooms and meet teachers. In addition to social and academic preparation, students will have participate in music class, ...

Penn College retains national ‘Tree Campus’ designation

For the third consecutive year, Pennsylvania College of Technology has been honored with Tree Campus USA recognition for effective forest management and for engaging employees and students in conservation goals. The national program was created by the Arbor Day Foundation to honor educational ...

12 hours of fundraising

St. John Neumann Regional Academy High School (SJNRA) hosted their second-annual mini-THON on Saturday, raising $10,146.60 for Four Diamonds, supporting pediatric cancer research. Mini-THON took place in the Catholic Community Center (CCC). “Pediatric cancer is a terrible thing,” said ...

Academy Award winner to deliver Lycoming College commencement address

Academy Award winner Tom Woodruff Jr., special effects artist, actor director and producer, will address students and their families, faculty and staff as the keynote speaker for Lycoming College’s 170th commencement, May 12. Woodruff also will be awarded honorary Doctor of Humane Letters ...

Penn College home to state’s first ‘Gold Star’ academic library

Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Madigan Library has reached the Gold Star plateau in the PA Forward Star Library program, the first academic library in the commonwealth to be so recognized. The initiative was launched in January 2017 to showcase Pennsylvania’s libraries and the many ...

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LHU Dangerously Improv to present ‘Improv 101’ LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven University Dangerously Improv group will present “Improv 101” at 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday in the Sloan Fine Arts Center Auditorium on the campus of LHU. During the presentation, the audience will watch ...

LHU health and physical education students receive awards

LOCK HAVEN — The annual awards for Lock Haven University health and physical education students recently were presented at the Durrwachter Alumni Conference Center. The following award and scholarship winners were announced during the ceremony: • Outstanding Freshman — Bernadette ...

Honor rolls

Jersey Shore Area High School Third marking period Distinguished Honor Roll Grade 9 — Owen Anderson, Cale Blakely, Zane Bubb, Matthew Buttorff, Alexander Butzler, Olivia Eiswerth, Arabella Fielder, Rita Fisher, Colton Folmar, Riley Frazier, Shaye Fries, Jaden Fryer, Victoria Henry, ...

Extra! Extra! Read all about it!

For the first time, the Loyalsock Township Middle School launched a newspaper to showcase what the middle school has to offer. “Our school isn’t really recognized for a lot of things, so we wanted to make a newspaper about what we do for our school and our communities,” said Kaitlyn ...

Penn College event provides dental care to service members

Pennsylvania College of Technology dental hygiene students, joined by local hygienists and dentists, recently provided free dental hygiene services to 29 current or veteran members of the armed services and their family members. The 35 students who provided “Service Saturday” treatments ...

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LHU’s Pennsylvania Authors Reading Series to host Susan Pogorzelski LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University’s Pennsylvania Authors Reading Series will host Susan Pogorzelski, LHU English alumna, novelist and editor, at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Parsons Union Building Multipurpose Room on the LHU ...