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Education

Montoursville student receives national honor

The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announced Alex C. McWilliams, of Montoursville, was selected to become a member of the organization. The society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment. “Alex is now a ...

City native named as a ‘Abigail Geisinger Scholar’

SCRANTON — Tyler Bogaczyk, of Williamsport, and nine other new doctors-in-training have committed to staying in the Scranton region to practice medicine by becoming part of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine’s (GCSOM) innovative Abigail Geisinger Scholars Program. The program helps ...

Lycoming College selected in Princeton Review’s 2020 guide

For the third year, Lycoming College has been selected as one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduates to earn college degrees, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company profiles and recommends Lycoming College in the 2020 edition of its annual guide, ...

Penn College manufacturing students to study in Germany

Pennsylvania College of Technology received a grant from The National Science Foundation to combat the manufacturing skills gap to facilitate study abroad in Germany. The grant will cover the cost of sending 10 Penn College manufacturing students and two faculty to Germany next summer to ...

Loyalsock’s 1:1 iPad initiative yielding positive results

"Prepare, engage, inspire.” These three words are said to exist as “cultural and procedural extensions” of Loyalsock Township High School’s vision, values and mission, which is to provide opportunities for as many types of students as possible, thus empowering students to uncover their ...

SJNRA and Penn College work together to build a playground

Young students attending classes at the elementary campus of St. John Neumann Regional Academy (SJNRA) have never had a real playground. They have played for years on the blacktop at the school, but all that is about to change. Administration, parents and staff have come together to stretch ...

$10,381 grant supports new Piano Lab at WAHS

A new opportunity this year will work to broaden student reach in the Williamsport Area High School’s music program, thanks to grant funding provided in part by the Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation (WASDEF). A $10,381 grant from WASDEF’s Violet Compton Estate Fund is ...

Penn College recognizes professor, alumni at Summer Commencement

At Pennsylvania College of Technology’s summer commencement ceremony, students received their degrees and faculty and alumni were recognized and also received Excellence of Teaching Award and a Mentorship Award. Excellence in Teaching An Excellence in Teaching Award was presented to a ...

Penn College graduates presented with awards

Pennsylvania College of Technology presented student achievement awards to its Summer 2019 graduates. A commencement ceremony was held at the Community Arts Center. JoAnne Mary Bastian, Williamsport — UPMC Susquehanna Program Award for Radiography. Mark Alan Blanchard II, Watsontown — ...

Local Lycoming College alumnus awarded $8,500 for medical school

Lycoming College alumnus Zachary High ‘18, a biology and Spanish major from Lock Haven, was named a Phi Kappa Phi Fellow, and awarded an $8,500 scholarship to help to defray tuition costs as he pursues a medical degree at Penn State College of Medicine in 2020. Phi Kappa Phi honor society ...

New electrical constructions added to majors

Pennsylvania College of Technology is introducing a new path for career success in the electrical field. Applications are being accepted for the electrical construction associate degree, which will begin in Fall 2020. The degree reflects the college’s time-honored commitment of adjusting ...

Montoursville graduate named Ashbrook scholar

ASHLAND, OHIO — Benjamin Watts, a recent graduate of Montoursville Area High School, has been selected to be an Ashbrook Scholar, according to an announcement made by the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University. The top-rated academic program, which focuses on politics, history and economics, ...

Clean Water Institute presents at Society for Freshwater Science

Two representatives of Lycoming College Clean Water Institute (CWI) recently traveled to the Society for Freshwater Science (SFS) annual meeting in Salt Lake City to present research and hear about the state of the science in freshwater ecology. The Society for Freshwater Science (SFS) is an ...

Student awarded $3,000 to attend archaeology field school

Lycoming College archaeology major, and anthropology and painting minor, Jazmin Jones ‘20, of Gloversville, N.Y., was named the recipient of a $3,000 Historically Underrepresented Groups Scholarship (HUGS) from the Society for American Archaeology (SAA). The award supported Jones’ ...

Evangelical Hospital celebrates health scholarship awardees

Evangelical Community Hospital held a reception for students who were awarded nursing and health career scholarships through the Hospital’s scholarship program. Area students awarded the scholarships for 2019 include: DORNSIFE — Paige Adams, Serena Feese. LEWISBURG — Erin Hilkert, ...

Muncy School District Field Study classes offer outdoor learning

Do you know what a hellgrammite looks like? Can you fly fish with a bamboo pole? Are you able to identify different species of birds and trees common to Pennsylvania? If not, students from Muncy High School participating in terrestrial and aquatic field testing courses this summer could help ...

10 Jersey Shore FBLA students shine at National Leadership Conference

JERSEY SHORE — More than 9,500 of America’s best and brightest high school students traveled to San Antonio, Texas, to Create, Lead and Inspire as they competed with top future business leaders, showcased their talents and expanded their networks as they participated in more than 70 ...

Penn College summer graduation at CAC

A total of 275 students have petitioned to graduate following Pennsylvania College of Technology’s summer sessions. A commencement ceremony is set for Saturday at the Community Arts Center. The student speaker for the 11 a.m. event will be Dylan Gary Otis, of Wyalusing, who will be presented ...

Penn College’s new automation technology degrees

For more than a century, Pennsylvania College of Technology and its predecessor institutions have adapted to industry needs, so students are prepared to be tomorrow makers upon graduation. That tradition continues with two new baccalaureate degrees — automation engineering technology in ...

Lycoming College receives $165,000 for college preparation summer program

Twenty students recently completed the two-week residential program, Lycoming College Prep, a pre-collegiate enrichment program that brings high-achieving, first-generation rising seniors from across the nation to Lycoming College. Now in its sixth year, the program’s goal is to give students ...