School Notes

Honor rolls

ST. PATRICK SCHOOL, NEWRY THIRD MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONOR ROLL FIFTH GRADE — Samantha Dodson. FOURTH GRADE — Miranda Little. THIRD GRADE — Kiri Dougherty, Cammie Krug, Sarah Little, Jace McIntosh, Kiaya Smith. SECOND GRADE — Nathan Ebersole. FIRST GRADE — Jack Clay, ...

Mount Aloysius College psychology professor, students publish articles

CRESSON — Mary Shuttlesworth, assistant professor of psychology at Mount Aloysius College, enlisted the efforts of three students to prepare detailed research articles for two academic journals. Their efforts resulted in two scholarly publications; but more importantly, Shuttlesworth’s ...

Winter Plunge raises $18,500 for THON

The Penn State Altoona Alumni Society partnered with the student-led group, Penn State Altoona Benefiting THON, for the fifth annual Winter Plunge on Jan. 28 at Canoe Creek State Park, Hollidaysburg. This year, the Alumni Society presented Altoona Benefiting THON with a check in the amount of ...

Scholarship open for those who want to fly

LOCK HAVEN — Sentimental Journey, the annual fly-in that celebrates Piper Aircraft Corporation’s heritage in Lock Haven, along with Sentimental Journey member and fly-in attendee Amy Gesch, have established a scholarship to aid those with a desire to learn to fly. The scholarship is in ...

Penn Cambria sets registration

CRESSON — The Penn Cambria Pre-Primary School will hold kindergarten registration May 3 and 4. Registration is by appointment only. Call 886-8166, ext. 1104, to arrange a time. You must take your child with you to registration. In order to register for kindergarten for the 2017-18 school ...

Honor roll

HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC SCHOOL, ALTOONA THIRD MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONOR ROLL EIGHTH GRADE — Gia Bambocci, Joseph Johnston, Zachary McCloskey, Brandon Wasser. SEVENTH GRADE — Noah Anderson, Vincent Cioffari, Kyle Colombo, Alina Foor, Madison Hooper, Marisa Hooper, Katelyn Krish, Leah ...

Across the area

Community plant swap set for April 29 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The fifth annual Community Plant Swap, an opportunity to meet like-minded people, share your enthusiasm for gardening, give abundant plants and take home lots of new varieties to transform your 2017 garden, will be held April 29 at First ...

Deans’ lists

CENTRAL PENN COLLEGE, Summerdale — David Clouser, Huntingdon; Hope Harman, Mount Union; Andrew James, Orbisonia; Michele Komula, Philipsburg; Wendie Ritchey, Portage. SHENANDOAH UNIVERSITY, Winchester, Va. — Sarah Donley, Altoona, President’s List for having a GPA of at least 3.90.

Admissions

DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY, Doylestown — Nina MacVean, Duncansville; Kolton Reasy, New Enterprise.

Honor roll

ST. BENEDICT SCHOOL, CARROLLTOWN THIRD MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS EIGHTH GRADE — Jade Snedden, Julie Westrick. FIFTH GRADE — Sophia Hoover. FOURTH GRADE — Richard Kirsch, MacKenzie Rezk. HONORS EIGHTH GRADE — Abigail Baker, Delia Morchesky, Gabe Yahner. SEVENTH GRADE — ...

Dean’s list

SOUTH HILLS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY ALTOONA AND STATE COLLEGE CAMPUSES Altoona — Britget Baker, Penny Beck, Miranda Black, Michelle Bouch, Caitlin Bradley, Marisa Carlheim, Amanda Dillon, Roberta Hanlin, Brandon Hinton, Amanda Johnson, Richard Laird, Samantha Loner, Damian ...

Saint Francis offers Kids’ College

LORETTO — For parents looking to get their kids off the couch this summer, Saint Francis University is offering a variety of science camps for school-aged children. The SFU Kids’ College STEM-themed camps are designed for children in grades one through nine. The five-day camps introduce ...

IU8 to hold STEM Summer Camp

Appalachia Intermediate Unit is helping students in the Altoona and Johnstown areas keep all that creativity flowing with the STEM Summer Camp. IU8’s STEM Summer Camp provides students entering grades three to eight with a variety of fun and educational opportunities to continue learning ...

Claysburg offers 12-day program

CLAYSBURG — A 12-day “Stepping-up for Fun for STEM and the Arts” program will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 12 to 15, July 10 to 13 and July 31 to Aug. 3 at Claysburg-Kimmel High School. The program is for students from the Claysburg area entering grades five through 12. This ...

Learning about STEM

Courtesy photo The 5K/Kindergarten students at Harbor House Preschool and Kindergarten participated in the third annual STEM Fair on March 15. Families worked together to create a project based on science, technology, engineering or math to present to the class.

Honor roll

BELLWOOD-ANTIS MIDDLE SCHOOL THIRD MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONOR ROLL FIFTH GRADE — Reagan Boyer, Chloe Brown, Vincent Cacciotti, Anthony Caracciolo, Jessie Corrado, Olivia Hess, Ethan Johnston, Ava Kensinger, Kevin Liang, Parker Lucas, Chance Schreier, Corrigan Shanafelt, Savannah ...

Honor roll

GLENDALE JUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, FLINTON THIRD MARKING PERIOD PRINCIPAL’S HONORS 12TH GRADE — Ciearria Beers, Conner Cann, Lauryn Clarkson, Ethan Garcia, Keneisha Gustafson, Alexis Haigh, Brittany Keith, Kyrsten Kowalczyk, Meghan Krepps, Ellie Leyo, Briana Maines, Amber Matier, ...

Cambria County 4-H kickoff

Courtesy photo Cambria County 4-H kicked off the year on March 25 at the North Central Rec Center in Ebensburg. More than 200 4-H youth, 4-H leaders and family members attended the event. Officer Book and Club Awards were presented. Nonperishable food items were collected at the door for ...

On campus

Delaware Valley awards Admission Scholarships DOYLESTOWN — On March 13, Delaware Valley University congratulated the recipients of the university’s top three merit-based Admission Scholarships. Academic merit scholarships are awarded to high-achieving students based on GPA and test ...

Twins earn rank of Eagle Scout

On Nov 1, Jimmy and Tony Gallace, 15, earned the highest honor in the Boy Scouts of America, the rank of Eagle Scout. The twins are the youngest sons of John and Betsy Gallace of Altoona. They are members of Boy Scout Troop 32 of the First United Methodist Church in Hollidaysburg. Both ...