Education

PALCO Federal Credit Union awards scholarship

MUNCY - PALCO Federal Credit Union recently awarded the 2015 "Members Helping Members" scholarship to Austin Farver, of Orangeville. He will attend Penn State University Altoona campus this fall, focusing on finance while attending Smeal College of Business.He was presented with a $500 ...

Dean’s list

Pennsylvania College of TechnologyWILLIAMSPORT - Anthony J. Agnone, Majid A. Alamri, Ali Habib A. Aldaif, Maryam S. Alhamad, Ali S. Alkhazal, Jaber Abdu J. Almarhabi, Ali H. Almehdhar, Mohammed M. Almukhtar, Abdulwahed M. Alnasr, Samar H. Alquraish, Ali S. Alshehri, Faisal A. AlGhamdi, ...

Honor roll

McCall Middle SchoolThird marking periodDISTINGUISHED HONOR ROLLHannah Albert, Catrina Bagwell, Lydia Barbour, Shelby Beltz, Emma Benscoter, Katherine Benscoter, Ryan Bower, Julia Bradley, Marin Catino, Molly Chapman, Sherry Chen, Emma Cihanowyz, Mackenzie Cohick, Braden Cott, Austin Cummings, ...

College graduates

Lycoming CollegeWILLIAMSPORT - Sean Bierly, bachelor's degree in financial accounting; Amelia Buffington, bachelor's degree in biology, anatomy and physiology; Sarabath Ciccarelli, bachelor's degree in actuarial science and mathematics; Bryan Eck, bachelor's degree in chemistry; Richard ...

Jersey Shore Area High School announces VIP award winners

The Jersey Shore Area High School has announced their VIP award recipients for the fourth nine weeks of the 2014-15 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 ...

Montoursvile recognizes Girl and Boy of the Month

Boy of the Month at Montoursville Area High School for the month of May is Timothy Scott Ungard, son of Dawn and Timothy Ungard.He has been a member of the football team and the Spanish Club and served as sergeant of arms for the Key Club.He plans to attend Robert Morris University and major in ...

Horizon Federal Credit Union awards scholarships

Horizon Federal Credit Union has announced the winners of this year's annual scholarships. The winners received a total of $2,000 to help fund their education costs."College expenses have risen dramatically in recent years and we are happy to provide hard-working local students assistance in ...

Tree sculpture on Mansfield campus

MANSFIELD - When the decision was made to remove a dead tree from the Student Mall area last fall, Mansfield University President Fran Hendricks, working with the University's marketing committee, saw an opportunity."We thought, why not use what nature gave us, enhance our already beautiful ...

Something to sing about

Montoursville Area High School students have a lot to sing about these days. Many of those who participate in choir really are finding their voices.Twenty-four students were part of The 'ville Harmonic Vocal Ensemble, which captured first place as Best Overall Choir in the Music in the Parks ...

Graduation ends (for now) family’s 20-year history at Penn College

When T. Mitchell Bird walked across the Community Arts Center's stage on May 16 and received a bachelor's degree, he turned the page toward a new life and ended one of the longest, unique chapters in Pennsylvania College of Technology's history.Mitchell is the last of five siblings to earn a ...

A student’s story

The countdowns are over, the alarm clocks are off and the big yellow buses have stopped running their routes. The school year is finally over. Students and teachers everywhere are celebrating the end. Though education is necessary for the development of young adults, we certainly are ready for ...

New York-Penn League Charitable Foundation announces scholarship contest

The Class-A short-season New York-Penn League and its member clubs, including the Williamsport Crosscutters, have announced that the league's philanthropic arm, the NYPL Charitable Foundation, will once again award more than $10,000 in scholarships this summer to deserving high school graduates ...

Outstanding academic advisors named at Mansfield

MANSFIELD - Professor Bob Maris, biology, and assistant professor Michele Whitecraft, education and special education, have been named Outstanding Academic Advisors for the 2014-15 academic year at Mansfield University.The awards are designed to recognize faculty for exemplary academic ...

Great Valu announces scholarship winners

TURBOTVILLE - Turbotville Great Valu has awarded it's 11th annual Great Scholarships for Great Students scholarship to Connor Pelletier, of Turbotville.The owners of Great Valu Supermarkets underwrite the Great Scholarships for Great Students program, which has awarded nearly $350,000 in ...

Honor societies

Wilkes UniversityWilkes-BarreMUNCY - Darren Mensch, Sigma Delta Pi National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society.Duquesne UniversityPittsburghPORT ALLEGANY - Rebecca Andrus, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.Ithaca CollegeIthaca, N.Y.MIFFLINBURG - Logan Weaver, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.

St. John Neumann students win top award at youth leadership graduation

Three juniors from St. John Neumann Regional Academy participated in Penn College's Youth Leadership Program throughout this school year. The Youth Leadership Program consists of a series of team-building exercises and other activities designed to improve communication and build character among ...

Local Edinboro University student earns teacher candidacy

EDINBORO - The Edinboro University School of Education recently announced that Kara Kucharski, of Liberty, has earned teacher candidacy, which marks the official entrance into a teacher preparation program.Kucharski, who is pursuing a bachelor's degree in early childhood and special education, ...

Students of the Month

CaputoThe Jersey Shore Lions' Club Citizen of the Month for June is Rebecca A. Caputo, daughter of Karen Caputo, of Williamsport.Caputo's activities include National Honor Society, National Art Honor Society, Key Club, tennis and softball.She has served as captain of the tennis team and ...

Surgical technology program director named to accreditation board

Scott A. Geist, Surgical Technology Program director at Pennsylvania College of Technology, was recently appointed to the eight-member Board of Directors of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting.Geist has served as an ARC/STSA accreditation ...