School Notes

Northern Cambria wins envirothon

ST. MICHAEL — Northern Cambria High School Team I took first-place honors at the Cambria County Envirothon at the Disasters Edge in St. Michael. Students competed in five environment-based field stations: soils and land use, aquatic ecology, forestry, wildlife and environmental issues. ...

Local student wins Lamar scholarship

BATON ROUGE, La. — Andrea Parrish is one of five winners nationwide to receive Lamar Advertising Co.’s President’s Scholar-ship. George Foster, Lamar’s general manager, presented her with the first of 10 scholarship checks at Lamar’s office in Altoona. Lamar will give students ...

SFU Enactus members participate in national exposition

LORETTO — The Saint Francis University chapter of the Enactus international small business club competed at the annual national exposition in Kansas City, Mo., on May 22. This tournament followed a regional championship win in March, marking more than 10 consecutive years of proceeding to ...

WISE Women presents scholarships

WISE Women of Blair County announced the scholarship winners for the spring term. The scholarships are available to female residents of Blair County 21 years and older who have overcome adversity in their lives and are pursuing post-secondary education. A total of $12,000 was awarded ...

Tiger Pride Day slated

Event to be held on Saturday HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Tiger Pride Commit-tee and the Hollidaysburg Area School District will host the third annual Tiger Pride Day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Tiger Stadium. This event celebrates the progress on the “Restore the Roar” project, ...

WISE Women offers scholarship assistance

WISE Women of Blair County is seeking applications for scholarship assistance. One or more scholarships will be awarded up to a total of $10,000. The deadline for applications is 4 p.m. Sept. 29. Completed applications must be emailed to wisewomenofblaircounty@yahoo.com or mailed to WISE ...

IUP dean’s list

INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA SPRING TERM Altoona — Ethan Patrick Blackie, Emily Lynn Blanchard, Holly Ann Boyles, Dylan Samuel Bradley, Kiera Lynn Brumbaugh, Morgan Paige Chathams, Edyn Louise Convery, Kyler Lindy Gonzales, Delaney Marie Hallinan, Jessica Marie Harris, Maxwell ...

On campus

Student receives YTI President’s Award Alesha Shields, a 22-year-old Altoona native, is the recipient of this year’s President’s Award from YTI Career Institute-Altoona as part of this May’s graduating class. Shields graduated from Altoona Area High School in 2013 and briefly ...

On campus

South Hills raises money for two AEDs for school Members of the Health Careers Club at South Hills School of Business & Technology, Altoona, recently raised $1,750.00 for the purchase of an automated external defibrillator (AED) for their Altoona facility. South Hills School’s ...

Cesare Battisti scholarships

Courtesy photo The Cesare Battisti Club held its 11th annual scholarship banquet on May 22 it the club’s Tuscany Room. Doug West was the guest speaker. There were 19 scholarship winners, each receiving $1,000. To date, the Cesare Battisti has awarded more than $173,500 to children of club ...

Dunn award recognizes environmental service

LORETTO — The Margaret H. Dunn Environ-mental Community Service Award has been established at Saint Francis University by the Center for Watershed Research & Service. The award honors the graduating senior that best exemplifies the spirit of selfless environmental community service. ...

Graduates

YTI CAREER INSTITUTE, ALTOONA Business administration — Haley A. McMahon, Cresson; Casey L. Pierce, Altoona; Scott A. Stasik, Cresson. Computer systems technician — Lori A. Delk, Altoona; Dylan M. McKee, East Freedom; Kayla A. Mickey, New Paris; Brendan L. Weyandt, Claysburg. Criminal ...

Glendale Education Foundation has improved website

FLINTON — Thanks to the efforts of new board member, Bill Morrison, and executive director, Richard W. Snyder II, the Glendale Education Foundation has a newly published website: www.gsdfoundation.org. The new site allows for a better breakdown in pages with content arranged for Foundation: ...

Dean’s list

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA Bedford County — James Horne, Bedford; Caitlyn Williams, Everett; Logan Harden, Hyndman. Blair County — Hannah Crawford, Altoona; Melanie Deibler, Altoona; Brett George, Altoona; James Metzgar, Altoona; Devan Smith, Altoona; Marinda Smith, Altoona; ...

4-H members learn about government, advocacy

EBENSBURG — Marisa Matlin and Windber and Amanda Venesky of Ebensburg were among 133 4-H members from across the state who met in Harrisburg recently for the annual Pennsylvania 4-H Capital Days program, a citizenship-awareness and civic-engagement educational program . Participants learned ...

Deans’ lists

ST. VINCENT COLLEGE, Latrobe SPRING TERM Altoona — Hannah Carey, Lauren Donley, Emily Frederick. Bedford — Alyssa Turkovich. Carrolltown — Breanna Tomiczek. Claysburg — Esther Love. Cresson — Kayla Uveges. DuBois — Arianna Martino. Duncansville — Braden Lishinsky, ...

Doctorate

Anthony Young Anthony Young graduated in May from the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine in Scranton with a doctorate in medicine. Young is a 2005 graduate of Altoona Area High School and a 2009 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh. He and his wife, the former Weatherly ...

AASD Foundation establishes Rothrock Endowment Fund

The Kenneth and Joanne Rothrock Fund has been established as part of the Altoona Area School District Foundation. The $50,000 Named Endowment was established by the Rothrock family to honor their service to the Altoona Area School District and to provide ongoing funding for opportunities to ...

Dean’s list

LOCK HAVEN UNIVERSITY SPRING SEMESTER Bedford County — Kelsey I. Koontz, Bedford; Zachary T. Packer, New Paris; Alexis J. Weicht, Everett. Blair County — Connor J. Brandt, Altoona; Lynnea R. Burr, Bellwood; Devin T. Burr, Bellwood; Mariah A. Cardoza, Altoona; Courtney T. Chamberlain, ...

On campus

Penn College honors graduates WILLIAMSPORT — Pennsylvania College of Technology has presented student achievement awards to its spring graduates. Three commencement ceremonies were held May 12 and 13 at the Community Arts Center. Penn College is a special mission affiliate of Penn State ...