School Notes

School notes

St. Patrick’s hosts lunch for first responders NEWRY — On Oct. 20, the staff and students of St. Patrick School hosted a First Responders Day luncheon. Thirteen first responders from various police, ambulance and fire companies ate lunch with the students and answered questions about ...

Doctorate

Mason Robert Koehle Mason Robert Koehle of Ashville received a doctorate in pharmacy from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine School of Pharmacy on May 28 at Erie Insurance Arena. He also was the recipient of the LECOM School of Pharmacy Academic Achievement Award, which is ...

Rotary Club of Altoona presents scholarships

The 18th annual scholarship program of the Rotary Club of Altoona awarded 24 $1,000 scholarships to students attending Altoona Area High School, Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School and the Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center. Altoona Area High School students who were awarded the ...

Honor roll

BELLWOOD-ANTIS HIGH SCHOOL FIRST MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONOR ROLL NINTH GRADE — Rebecca Burns, Halee Cassidy, Leah Farber, Gabriella Finn, Kali Lonsinger, Zachary Mallon, Emily Martin, Andrew Miller, Atherton Poorman, Kenneth Robison, John Sloey, Abigail Snyder, Alex Taylor, Aiden Taylor, ...

Glendale Education Foundation approves grants, program requests

COALPORT — At its Oct. 30 meeting, the Glendale Education Foundation board of directors unanimously voted to fund an overall total of $9,551 of “Challenge Grants for Teachers” applications from the following 21 staff members: From Glendale High School, funded projects ...

Across the area

HARP to present ‘Hello Dolly’ HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area Repertory Players (HARP) will present “Hello Dolly” at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday at the Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School suditorium. “Hello Dolly” is a classic musical that tells ...

Honor roll-Northern Bedford County Middle School

NORTHERN BEDFORD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL, LOYSBURG FIRST MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS EIGHTH GRADE — Richard Bolinger, Ren Bowman, Alayna Bowser, Remington Bowser, Lydia Byler, Cody Campbell, Jenna Carberry, Cameron Clark, Olivia Clark, Riley Cottle, Deerin Davis, Mason Detterline, Hailey ...

Scholarship supporters

The Blair County 4-H/FFA Livestock Show and Sale was held Aug. 14 and 15 at the Morrisons Cove Memorial Park, Martinsburg. Scholarship recipients were Larry Corle, Haley England, Joshua Frye, Lauren Kensinger, Natalie Kipe and Rebecca Stahl. The scholarships are funded by donations from buyers ...

School notes

Cambria Heights School District attends SuperConference 24 The Cambria County Secondary Principals’ Association has endorsed the continuation of the annual conference for student leaders, known as “SuperConference,” again this year. Mount Aloysius College in Cresson was the host for ...

Community Foundation awards scholarships

The Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation submitted information about its 2017 scholarships to the Mirror in October. The scholarships are from the 2016-17 school year. Sgt. Brandon Adams Information Technology Memorial Scholarship — Joshua Allison, Greater Altoona Career ...

Juniata Elementary to present ‘Journey to Oz’

The Juniata Elementary School show choir, under the direction of drama club advisers Heidi Soldner and Kathy Otto, will present “Journey to Oz” on at 7 p.m. Nov. 16 in the Juniata Elementary School gymnasium. The show will include medleys from hit musicals “The Wizard of Oz” and ...

Miss Central Pa. Pageant seeks contestants for Miss, Teen pageants

LEWISTOWN — Contestant applications are being accepted for the 2018 Miss Central Pennsylvania Scholarship and Miss Central Pennsylvania’s Outstanding Teen Pageants. The entry deadline for both pageants is Dec. 27. The pageants will be held together on Jan. 13 at the Mifflin County Middle ...

Homecoming queen-HASD

Courtesy photo Hollidaysburg Area School District crowned Taylor Valente as the 2017 homecoming queen. She is shown with her escort, Noah Frank. Homecoming committees can submit photos of homecoming kings and queens to Brenda Carberry, community news coordinator, Altoona Mirror, P.O. Box ...

Graduates

WILKES UNIVERSITY, Wilkes-Barre — Jessica Kline, Altoona, M.S., education; Amy Mykut, Huntingdon, M.S., education; Sean Oswald, Huntingdon, M.S., education; Jessica Patterson, Altoona, M.S., education.

IUP graduates

INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA SUMMER GRADUATES Blair County — Dominic A. Sisto, Altoona, B.S., communications media; Joshua Forrest Sunderland, Altoona, B.S., management/entrepreneurship and small business; Tyler T. Campbell, Bellwood, B.S., safety, health and environmental applied ...

On campus

Juniata student attends Nobel Peace Prize Forum Madalyn E. Miller, the daughter of Jonelle Parker, attended the Nobel Peace Prize Forum at Augsburg College in Minneapolis on Sept 15 and 16. The forum brought together students and community peacebuilders with Nobel Laureates and ...

Allegany hosts Kids in College summer program

EVERETT — “Kids in College,” the summer enrichment program for children at the Bedford County Campus of Allegany College of Maryland, completed a successful week of creative and active learning on a variety of topics. The response to the popular and long-running day camp was so great ...

Dean’s list

SOUTH HILLS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY Altoona and State College campuses Summer term, dean’s list Altoona — Tara Leonard, Marcus Lewis, Wilson Osemwegie, Keianna Wilbur. Duncansville — Chantae Stewart. Flinton — Colton Kimberly. Houtzdale — Tammy ...

Admissions

MARIETTA COLLEGE, Marietta, Ohio — Isaac Lohr, Northern Cambria.

AASD to present ‘Voices of Altoona’ concert

More than 150 vocalists will perform in the “Voices of Altoona” Concert at 7 p.m. Nov. 9 in the Altoona Area High School auditorium. The high school and junior high school will be represented by the Altoona Area High School Vocal Ensemble and the Altoona Area Junior High Vocal Ensemble, ...