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Education

Scholarship Recipients: Kay Ertel Scholarship recipients

The Williamsport Area Women’s Democratic Club is pleased to announce that the winners of the 2020 Kay Ertel Scholarship are Rose Wascher, of Trout Run, and Avery Zales, of Montoursville. Established in 2018 in honor of Lycoming County activist Kay Ertel, the scholarship is awarded annually to ...

Scholarship recipients: DAR Scholarships

The Lycoming Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Regent Beatrice Taran, Scholarship Chairmen Jean Reasner and Raven Cooley announce two recipients of Pennsylvania State Society Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarships. Williamsport Area High School senior Zoe Wagner and East ...

LHU establishes Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University recently announced the establishment of the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. The new office will serve as a resource and advocate for the university community to voice their concerns, present and work through issues, create policies and help ...

Jersey Shore Home School Association graduate

Luke Robinson, a graduate of the Jersey Shore Home School Association, has been homeschooled from kindergarten to 12th grade. He is graduating with a diploma from Pennsylvania Homeschool Accreditation Association. He has participated with Jersey Shore High School Soccer and Shore Servers ...

Walnut Street Christian School seniors graduate

For the seniors at Walnut Street Christian School, the school wanted to highlight their achievements over their 13 years of schooling, to give them an opportunity to share what they have learned, and send them off into the next chapter of their lives knowing that they will always have the ...

Practical nursing information sessions set for Northern Tier

WELLSBORO — Penn College at Wellsboro’s Practical Nursing Program will host an information session for those interested in nursing as a career. The session will be held at 5:30 p.m. Monday, June 22. Limited seating will be available in the nursing classroom at Pennsylvania College of ...

Class of 2020 student speakers: ‘Let us all imagine our senior year’

I am going to walk you through what our senior year was supposed to be. I am going to remind all of you why we, the Class of 2020, will actively embody the words of Vivian Greene. “Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, but learning to dance in the rain.” ... Let us all imagine ...

Class of 2020 student speakers: ‘We keep dancing’

High school was hard. I know that may not be an earth-shattering realization to anyone who has experienced it first hand, however, I think it bears repeating. High school was hard. For years we were pushed by our parents, our teachers and by ourselves to be the best that we could be. With ...

Class of 2020 student speakers: ‘The good times we have shared’

Before I begin, I would like to thank my friends and family for pushing me to be the best possible version of myself. I would also like to thank the teachers, guidance counselors and the rest of the school’s administration for making my experience at South Williamsport High School ...

Class of 2020 student speakers: ‘Lyco CTC will help pave the way’

I have been part of the automotive technology program at Lycoming Career and Tecnology Center for the past three years. I have had a passion for cars ever since I was a little boy, a trait that runs in my family. I am proud to be Lyco CTC’s Student of the Year. I would like to start off ...

Class of 2020 student speakers: ‘We stick together’

First of all, I would like to thank Bishop Bambera, Mrs. McNamee, Mrs. McPherson and all the rest of the faculty for putting this celebration together. We have an opportunity that other schools do not have and we are so grateful for your efforts in making this celebration possible. To our ...

Class of 2020 student speakers: ‘We will never forget the foundations’

My wildest dreams could never have imagined the Class of 2020 facing a situation like the one we are living right now. Times have surely changed, but our inner strength has allowed us to gather here today. ... General George S. Patton once said, “Success is how high you bounce when you hit ...

Class of 2020 student speakers: ‘Strive to make a difference’

Just four years ago, we were a class embarking on a big journey in our life as students. We were finally moving up to the high school. With moving up to the high school, we faced many new challenges like learning how to navigate the halls, understanding which period we had to go to lunch, ...

Class of 2020 student speakers: ‘2020 vision’

For many of us, it feels that no matter what angle we look at the situation from, we were dealt the shortest possible end of the stick at this point in time. I challenge you, however, to take another look at the situation. Think beyond the complications that COVID-19 has brought into our lives, ...

Class of 2020 student speakers: ‘Success is the only option’

To say the least, this moment, that we are all at right now, is bittersweet. I say that, not because all of you have mixed emotions about moving on from this chapter, but because some are extremely sad, and some can’t wait until this commencement is over. We all are different people, with ...

Carl E. Stotz Scholarships awarded to county seniors

Since 1994, Little League International has honored the memory of its founder through the Carl E. Stotz Little League Baseball Scholarship, awarded annually to outstanding high school seniors in Lycoming County to assist with the pursuit of their higher education. While the annual, in-person ...

Reflecting on how ‘the littlest things can have the biggest impact’

Life has never felt so stagnant. The quarantine appears to be the single overarching topic of this year so far, and all we can dream about is how it “could have been.” It’s easy to wallow in this question as we watch as our spring concert pass on the calendar, our first track meet, ...

Hughesville senior receives scholarship

Hughesville High School senior Asiah Savage is the recipient of the Christopher T. Secules Memorial Scholarship, a $500 annual award. Asiah is the daughter of James and Julie Savage, of Hughesville. While at Hughesville, Asiah participated in choir and elite choir; the musical; district, ...

Loyalsock Middle School’s eighth grade awards

The Loyalsock Township Middle School faculty and staff are proud to have awarded the graduating eighth grade students in the following categories: Principal’s Award These students reflect a positive attitude, willingness to help and a commitment to excellence: Josh Bomboy; Chloe ...