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Mansfield concert choir to perform at famed New York City church

MANSFIELD -The Mansfield University concert choir, under the direction of Peggy Dettwiler, will sing in the worship service of the historic Marble Collegiate Church in New York City at 10:45 a.m. Feb. 14.The group will perform a 15-minute prelude of four selections including "Laudar Vollio," ...

Mansfield University junior interning in Harrisburg

MANSFIELD - Mansfield University junior Carolyn Mercatanti is one of 16 college students participating in The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS) program for the fall semester.The political science major, with a criminal justice minor, is working in the state Senate Democratic Research Office ...

Pennsylvania high school students to perform at Lock Haven University

On Feb. 1, high schools across Pennsylvania hosted localized competitions of performances of Bard's Monologues and sonnets for their respective schools. The winners of the competitions will compete at Lock Haven University from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, in Price Auditorium for the title ...

UCT to hold safety poster contest

United Commercial Travelers Williamsport Council 350 announced that it will hold a safety poster contest for public, private and parochial school students and for students with intellectual disabilities from third through 12th grade.The contest is part of an international competition being held ...

Penn College to offer free FAFSA completion sessions

The Financial Aid Office at Pennsylvania College of Technology will offer free sessions in March and April to help students, prospective students and families complete the 2016-17 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).Both sessions will be in Room 1049 on the first floor of Penn ...

Area Students of the Month

EstrellaMary-Grace Estrella, daughter of the Rev. Estrella and Beverly and Michael Wheeland, has been selected by the faculty as the January Senior of the Month at South Williamsport Area High School.She is involved in activities including National Honor Society (10-12, secretary 12), varsity ...

Lebanon Valley College student-athletes named to MAC Academic Honor Roll

ANNVILLE - A total of 109 Lebanon Valley College student-athletes have been named to the Middle Atlantic Conference's (MAC) Fall Academic Honor Roll.Local athletes honored include: Connor Pierce, of Mifflinburg. Pierce, a graduate of Mifflinburg Area High School, is a member of the football ...

Lycoming College students earn awards at theater festival

Lycoming College theater majors recently attended the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in January.Thirteen students took home more than a dozen individual and group awards."Our students are able to be successful in a competitive environment because of the attention and care they ...

Honor roll

Muncy High SchoolSecond quarterHONOR ROLLGrade 7 - Makenzie Bartlow, John Coppes, Joshua Croucher, Joseph Edkin, Travis Fogleman, Clayton Gottschall, Franchesca Guisewhite, Emma Hogan, Breanna King, Angelina LaRose, Alana McCullen, Josiah Meza, Devin Miller, Lily Moyer, Rory Oden, Paul Pepper, ...

Dean’s list

Mansfield UniversityWILLIAMSPORT - Andrea Bohart, Jason Freezer, Brianna Moore, Logan Stiner.ARNOT - Autumn Long.AUSTIN - Benjamin Clark.BLOSSBURG - Kimberlyn Roupp, Lisa Roup.COGAN STATION - Shelby Dawes, Mareca Lodge, Megan Wheeland.COUDERSPORT - Ralph Briggs, Victoria Russell, Peter ...

Being ‘South strong’

South Williamsport schools have been working on their positive behavior incentive program, but in the last two years, there have been strides in uniting the entire district to work together."They try to encourage good decisions and correct choices by incentivising it. In the fifth through 12th ...

13 players join team of teachers, principals to take on Harlem Wizards

Thirteen new players have joined the teachers, principals and high school students who will take on the Harlem Wizards in a charity basketball event scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Williamsport Area High School.The event is a fundraiser benefit for the Williamsport Area School District ...

6 TCMC students win The Jennifer Sidari MD ’13 Global Health Award

SCRANTON - Six students at The Commonwealth Medical College (TCMC) are the winners of The Jennifer A. Sidari, MD '13 Global Health Award. The students are the recipients of grants to help defray the expenses of clinical rotations in developing countries. David Johnson, of Cogan Station, will be ...

Retired Penn College employee establishes scholarship fund

A Pennsylvania College of Technology retiree has established a merit-based scholarship that will ultimately be funded through a bequest.Begun by Juliann T. Pawlak, a 27-year employee who retired in 2011, the scholarship will be awarded to a junior or senior with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or ...

In the Schools

Warrior Run Middle School to present musicalWarrior Run Middle School will present their 12th musical at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday in the high school auditorium. This year's show is "James and the Giant Peach jr." Tickets will be on sale at the door.Roald Dahl's "James And The ...

Mansfield signs partnership agreement with Chinese university

MANSFIELD - Mansfield University has signed a new partnership agreement with Dialian Jiaotong University for the exchange of students.The signing came at the Chinese University President Delegation, hosted by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) in Washington, DC ...

Local students participate in leadership seminar

SELINSGROVE - Several local students studying at Susquehanna University attended the school's annual leadership program in January. The LeaderShape Institute is a six-day seminar for college students, focusing on a range of activities and informational sessions that build community and inspire ...

Warrior Run Middle School participates in Stock Market Game

West Milton State Bank recently supported Warrior Run Middle School, EconomicsPennsylvania and the Stock Market Game.The president and investment representative of West Milton State Bank visited the middle school to present awards to the first, second and third place fall 2015 team ...

Jersey Shore FBLA members attend leadership conference

Jersey Shore Area High School Future Business Leaders of America was a top contender at the Region 7 Leadership Conference held at the Pennsylvania College of Technology in January.A total of 134 Jersey Shore FBLA members competed against approximately 800 students from 18 schools across Region ...

Williamsport FFA makes their mark at Farm Show

Jan. 11 will be a day to remember for many of the members in the Williamsport Future Farmers of America chapter, particularly one senior and six first year FFA members.Kryslynne Vroman, Williamsport Future Farmers of America member and Williamsport Area High School senior, recently was awarded ...