School Notes

Graduates

ALLEGANY COLLEGE OF MARYLAND, Cumberland, Md. SUMMER GRADUATES Altoona — Thomas Junior Glenny, occupational therapy assistant. Bedford — Kacy Marie Blevins, physical therapist assistant; Tristan Calhoun, applied technical studies; Rebecca Loviza Collins, nursing; Angela A. Edwards, ...

Blair Regional YMCA to hold Open House Week

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Blair Regional YMCA will celebrate Open House Week Monday through Saturday. The week marks the 10th anniversary of the completion of the YMCA Expansion Project. In celebration, the enrollment fee will be waived to new members who join during Open House week. The Blair ...

McEldowney scholarships

Courtesy photo The McEldowney Academic Scholarship Fund, in memory of Richard L. McEldowney, presented more than $27,000 in scholarships to Blair County schools. Money for the scholarships is raised through the annual Mac’s Irish Bash in March at the Jaffa Shrine Center, Altoona. Since its ...

Valley REC sponsors students on Youth Tour

HUNTINGDON — Valley Rural Electric Cooperative sponsored 15 high school students from eight different school districts on the 2018 Rural Electric Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., held June 10-15. The teens had the opportunity to spend time in the nation’s capital meeting with legislators, ...

UPJ dean’s list

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH AT JOHNSTOWN SPRING TERM To be eligible for dean’s list status, a student must have completed at least 12 credits and earned a minimum grade point average of 3.25. Students who achieved a 4.0 average were listed separately. Bedford County Kamryn B. Dorner, ...

Graduates

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA Bedford County — Christian Z. Neville, Saxton, A.S., technical studies, and B.S., computer information systems. Blair County — Jason D. Garman, Altoona, M.S., social work; Marshall R. Neff, Claysburg, A.S., technical studies, and B.S., secondary ...

Graduates

LOCK HAVEN UNIVERSITY Bedford County Kelsey Koontz, Bedford, B.S., health sciences, summa cum laude; Alexis Weicht, Everett, B.S., sport administration. Blair County Kiersten Batiste, Duncansville, B.S., health sciences; Anne Dombrowski, Altoona, B.S., athletic training, magna cum ...

Area IUP students named Provost Scholars

INDIANA, Pa. — Students from the area have been recognized as Provost Scholars at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Provost Scholar status is achieved when students complete a minimum of 45 semester hours at IUP and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Provost Scholar ...

Glendale golf outing nets $12,300

LUMBER CITY — Director Richard Snyder has announced the winners of the 14th annual Glendale Education Foundation Golf Tournament fundraiser held on June 8 at Eagles Ridge Golf Club. With a score of 56, the foursome of Mike Walker, Martin Kyper III, George Flaherty IV and Jerry Janickey ...

PSU Altoona names students to dean’s list

Penn State Altoona recently announced its dean’s list for the spring semester. Bedford County Megan Allison, New Enterprise; Cassie Barkman, Breezewood; Sophia Black, Everett; William Bonn, Bedford; Emma Burke, Everett; Elissa Calhoun, Bedford; Cody Eisaman, Bedford; Carroll Giese, ...

Honor roll

GLENDALE JUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, FLINTON FOURTH MARKING PERIOD PRINCIPAL’S HONORS 12TH GRADE — Brittany Belgin, Cierra Bordack, Robert Dick, Seth Dillon, Hannah Dudurich, Hunter Gregory, Kristen Hewitt, Marissa Iraca, Makenzie Lukehart, Courtney Pier, Maiya Shaffer, Mikasa Shaffer, ...

Graduates

ALTOONA BEAUTY SCHOOL Cosmetology — Jessica Replogle, Altoona; Tiffany Dahm, Altoona; Corinne Cook, Hyndman; Ashley McCool, Grassflat. Cosmetology teacher — Hannah Walnock, Curwensville. Esthetics — Emily Weber, Bedford; Kayleigh Nelson, Altoona. Nail technician — Sierra ...

Deans’ lists

FURMAN UNIVERSITY, Greenville, S.C. — Jason Costa, Port Matilda. UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, Durham, N.H. — Adam Rosenbaum, Hollidaysburg. NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY, Davie, Fla. — Timothy Shoff, Ebensburg. UNIVERSITY OF FINDLAY, Findlay, Ohio — Alexis ...

Honor roll

CLAYSBURG-KIMMEL HIGH SCHOOL FOURTH MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS 12TH GRADE — Mikalynn Bauman, Kyle Biesinger, Garret Dively, Hunter Evans, Kayla Fluke, Raelynne Grabilll, McKenna Harbaugh, Karly Kriedler, Stephanie Lockard, Megan Love, Nicolas Maslanik, Heath Mauk, Spencer Mauk, Carson ...

Deans’ lists

UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, Durham, N.H. — Adam Rosenbaum, Hollidays-burg. UNIVERSITY OF FINDLAY, Findlay, Ohio — Alexis Locke, Portage. ALVERNIA UNIVERSITY, Reading — Beth Riley, James Creek; Collin Welteroth, Altoona. CENTRAL PENN COLLEGE, Summerdale — Lori Delk, Altoona; Hope ...

Hollidaysburg class of ’62 plans picnic

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Hollidaysburg High School class of 1962 will hold its annual picnic at noon Aug. 18 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 324 Bedford St. Some committee members will be there at 11 a.m. to set up. Those attending are asked to take a covered dish to share with classmates ...

Dean’s list

SOUTH HILLS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY, Altoona and State College campuses Altoona — Penny Beck, Miranda Black, Melanie Boggs, Jena Bowman, Caitlin Bradley, Jerod Brandt, Taylor Britton, Maher Brown, Brittany Chaapel, Tyler Davis, Nicole Delozier, Louis French, Richard Laird, ...

Couple endow PSU Open Doors Scholarship

Lori J. Bechtel-Wherry, chancellor and dean of Penn State Altoona, and her husband, Timothy L. Wherry, have made a $30,000 gift commitment to endow the Lori J. Bechtel-Wherry and Timothy Lee Wherry Open Doors Scholarship to support students enrolled in the Open Doors programs at Penn State ...

Mount alumni, students serve Honduras

CRESSON — For nearly a hundred orphans in Honduras, Central America, an enthusiastic group of Mount Aloysius College students and graduates are now a cherished part of their family. Executive Director for Missions Integration and Community Engagement Christina Koren, noted that the ...

Lakemont Lions hold spelling bee for local students

The Lakemont Lions Club hosted its 44th annual spelling bee on April 10. The winner of this year’s event was Gilden Pletcher from Mowrie A. Ebner Elementary School, Altoona Area School District. Lakemont Lions started a new tradition with this competition, that of a traveling trophy that ...