School Notes

Graduates

GEISINGER COMMONWEALTH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, Scranton — Dylan Degol, Gallitzin, doctor of medicine (MD) degree. YORK COLLEGE OF PENNSYLVANIA — Sarah Hurley, Lilly, magna cum laude, B.S., recreation and leisure administration; Summer Thompson, Altoona, magna cum laude, B.S., psychology; ...

On campus

South Hills IT students assist area church When a local church needed an automated way to communicate with its members, South Hills School of Business & Technology’s information technology (IT) students from the Altoona campus helped to find a solution. IT student Rick Grissinger ...

Conservation Award

Courtesy photo On April 28, Cub Scout Pack 30 based at Hicks United Methodist Church in Duncansville teamed up with Foot of Ten Elementary School Community Service Club to clean up the gardens at Foot of Ten Elementary School. Donations from Home Depot, Ace Hardware and Becks Landscaping made ...

AASD Adult Education Program offers free classes

The Altoona Area School District Adult Education Program has announced its classes for spring/summer for High School Equivalency (GED)/HiSET, post-secondary prep, healthcare and trade careers prep. High School Equivalency Prep Classes are available Monday through Thursday at the Adult ...

Deans’ lists

BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY, Lewisburg — Timothy Eason, Osceola Mills; DJ Hollings-head, Altoona; Gavin Luzier, Clearfield; Delaney Sheetz, Altoona; Claudia Shrefler, Summerhill; Haley Stodart, Houtzdale; Brendan Trybus, Hollidaysburg. MANSFIELD UNIVERSITY — Dean’s list: Mark Lyons, DuBois. ...

Graduates

WILKES UNIVERSITY, Wilkes-Barre — Damon Cheek, Hastings, MBA, business administration; Charla Gardner, Altoona, M.S., education; Jarret LeBeau, Philips-burg, doctorate, pharmacy; Catherine Luksic, Altoona, M.S., nursing; Orietta Mikulan-dra, Alexandria, M.S., nursing; Michael Motsay, Osceola ...

Honor roll

HOLLIDAYSBURG AREA JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL THIRD MARKING PERIOD NINTH GRADE — Jammel Affour, Katherine A. Avery, Sabrina F. Azad, Olivia G. Baird, Alyssa R. Bell, Nadia J. Boston, Jonas N. Ciprich, Emmalee F. Claar, Zachery A. Clapper, Aragorn H. Clarke, Megan E. Dinges, Callie M. Dunmire, ...

SAMA Altoona to offer summer art camp for kids

The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Altoona, 1210 11th Ave., Altoona, will continue its tradition of offering a children’s art camp this summer. This year’s camp, “Real and Imaginary People,” is designed for ages 8 through 14 and will be taught in a small, informal group to ...

Alumni association seeks scholarship applicants

In 2017, the Saxton Liberty High School Alumni Association presented Tussey Mountain High School graduates Adriane Angelo, Kayla Kalfas and Beth Riley each with a $2,500 scholarship award. The Scholarship Committee is now seeking applications for the 2018 award to be presented at the annual ...

On campus

Saint Francis University collects blankets LORETTO — The Saint Francis University Community Blanketeers group recently collected 200 quilted, crocheted, knitted and embroidered blankets that will be distributed to sick and needy children through the Healing Patch, Nurse Family Partnership ...

Honor roll

CLAYSBURG-KIMMEL HIGH SCHOOL THIRD MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS SEVENTH GRADE — Allison Becker, Parker Buell, Devan Chrisawn, Taylor Conrad, Sarah Helsel, Rachel Kauffman, Taylor Mowry, Erica Norotsky, Gabrielle Rininger, Emma Ritchey, Gavin Wicker. EIGHTH GRADE — Aidan Barr, Zachary ...

Foundation recognizes May spotlight

The Brian Morden Foundation, based in Altoona, was created in May 2003 to fight back against childhood cancer. The Brian Morden Foundation CARES Spotlight began in January 2018. The program shines a light on children with cancer, raising awareness and providing funds for research, ...

Students, Let’s Move create ‘Active Living’ materials

Information technology (IT) students from South Hills School of Business and Technology’s Altoona campus have developed new digital and print materials to promote Let’s Move Blair County. The students, along with South Hills’ IT instructor, Guido Santella, were given a “win-win” ...

Honor roll

WILLIAMSBURG HIGH SCHOOL THIRD MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONOR ROLL 12TH GRADE — Cassandra M. Michelone, Nicholas J. Michelone, Nathan A. Ross, Alexa D. Weimert. 11TH GRADE — Morgan R. Clouser, Chandler B. Edwards, Alex M. James, Gavin S. Keith. 10TH GRADE — Joseph D. Kunsman, Saxton ...

Honor roll

BELLWOOD-ANTIS HIGH SCHOOL THIRD MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONOR ROLL NINTH GRADE — Rebecca Burns, Halee Cassidy, Gabriella Finn, Hunter Gregg, Kali Lonsinger, Isaac Lusk, Emily Martin, Sasha Neyman, Kenneth Robison, John Sloey, Abigail Snyder, Sicily Yingling, Lauren Young. 10TH GRADE — ...

Graduates

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS, Little Rock, Ark. — John Siegel, DuBois, master’s degree in education. EASTERN MENNONITE UNIVERSITY, Harrisonburg, Va. — Owen Musselman, Claysburg, B.S. history.

Deans’ lists

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH, Bradford — Garrett Timko, Clearfield; Erika Helo, DuBois. BOB JONES UNIVERSITY, Greenville, S.C. — President’s List: Erika Carbaugh, Altoona; Erin Kilian, James Creek.

Honor roll

BELLWOOD-ANTIS MIDDLE SCHOOL THIRD MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONOR ROLL FIFTH GRADE — Rylie Andrews, Jacob Baker, Max Belis, Matthew Berkowitz, Briley Campbell, Jacob Caracciolo, Macy Cherry, Vincent Daughenbaugh, Zachary Gonzalez, Lilliana Hardman, Caden Kratzer, Noah Larson, Trinity Maines, ...

Graduates

SOUTH HILLS BUSINESS COLLEGE — Marcus Lewis, Altoona, A.S., specialized technology, information technology. COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY, Conway, S.C. — Megan Foster, Everett, B.A., communication; Kourtney Mortimer, Bedford, B.A., communication.

On campus

Students join honor society BATON ROUGE, La. — The following local residents were recently initiated into The Honor So-ciety of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines: n Robert Cline III, Mar-tinsburg, University of ...