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Education

South Williamsport receives $35,000 grant for new technology

The South Williamsport Area School District was one of the 765 schools in the state to receive a $35,000 grant to support computer science/STEM programs and teacher training. The PAsmart grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education will provide more opportunities for students and staff ...

Mansfield University recognizes local seniors

MANSFIELD — Outstanding Senior nominees from Mansfield University’s academic departments were recognized at the Academic Honors Reception. The Outstanding Senior recipient will be named at commencement on Saturday, May 4. Nominees from the area include: Kiana Acorn-Lopez, of Wellsboro, ...

Sophomore student chosen to attend National Youth Orchestra

Williamsport Area High School sophomore and violinist Michael Fisher is set to take the stage this summer as one of just five Pennsylvania teenagers chosen for the National Youth Orchestra (NYO), as announced by Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute. After an intense three-week rehearsal ...

‘Best Communities for Music Education’

Williamsport Area School District has once again been recognized as one of the Best Communities for Music Education from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. This is the 17th time in 18 years that the school district has received the designation, which is ...

Orchestra teacher named 2018-2019 Outstanding Alumni Music Educator

Anna Radspinner has been named Penn State School of Music’s 2018-2019 Outstanding Alumni Music Educator. Radspinner, an orchestra teacher at Curtin Intermediate School, was recognized during Penn State’s reception at the 2019 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association conference in ...

Area chapter of Studebaker Drivers Club launches scholarship

The Keystone Region Chapter of the Studebaker Drivers Club has established a $25,000 endowed scholarship fund to benefit students enrolled in the automotive restoration technology program at Pennsylvania College of Technology. To apply for the scholarship, applicants must be enrolled full time ...