School Notes

Penn State Altoona Enactus team wins regionals

Team advances to national competition in Missouri Penn State Altoona’s Enactus team has been named regional champions at the Enactus USA Regional Competition, held March 19 in Philadelphia. The team’s 14 students showcased the collective impact of their community outreach efforts by ...

Honor roll

CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL, MARTINSBURG THIRD MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONOR ROLL 12TH GRADE — Grace Baker, Alyssa Bassler, Kenedi Berkhimer, Alyssa Brumbaugh, Lauren Dangel, Chelsea Dick, Nathan Earnest, Meghan Flaugh, Nicholas Glunt, Hannah Hallman, Josiah Hample, Katelyn Harker, Emily Hoover, ...

Cresson Lake Playhouse announces music camp

EBENSBURG — Cresson Lake Playhouse will offer a summer camp titled “CLP Unplugged Jr. Summer Camp.” Children going into grades four through 10 in the 2018-19 school year will work with voice specialists Josh and Mariah Duman to explore and prepare vocal performance pieces. The ...

IUP graduates

INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA DECEMBER GRADUATES Blair County Altoona — Maxwell Joseph Knott, B.S., Communications Media; Maureen Steinbugl, M.S., Nursing. Claysburg — Alyssa Maryn Burk, B.S., nursing. Hollidaysburg — Bethany Marie Kanski, B.S., physical education and ...

Across the area

Sisters to hold golf scramble June 8 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Sisters of the Carmelite Community of Word’s 14th annual golf scramble will be held June 8 at Scotch Valley Country Club with a shotgun start at noon. Registration is $115 per golfer or $425 per foursome if registered by May ...

Altoona senior receives scholarship in essay contest related to music

Gabriella Petrarca, a senior at Altoona Area Senior High School, has received a $1,000 scholarship through an annual student scholarship essay contest. The contest is conducted by School Band and Orchestra (SBO), sister publication to Musical Merchandise Review (MMR) trade magazine. The ...

Honor roll

GREAT COMMISSION SCHOOLS, ALTOONA THIRD MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONOR ROLL 12TH GRADE — Aaron Benson, Aaron Bracken, Rachel Cidor, Brandon Claar, Mason Cover, Matt Foster, Albert Hu, Josh Long, Lauren Longstreth, Mitchell Longstreth, Leah Tofano. 11TH GRADE — Alyson Cover, Erin Korman, ...

Deans’ lists

ST. VINCENT COLLEGE, Latrobe — Hannah Carey, Altoona; Lauren Donley, Altoona; John Duffy, Altoona; Lindsie Welteroth, Altoona; Thomas McKeon, Duncansville. MARY BALDWIN UNIVERSITY, Staunton, Va. — Jessica Balough, Hollidaysburg, honors list. CENTRAL PENN COLLEGE, Summerdale — Lori ...

On campus

South Hills IT students attend Code Camp Information Technology (IT) students from South Hills School of Business & Technology’s Altoona campus recently traveled to the Microsoft Training Center in Malvern to attend Code Camp 2018. The event provided eight hours of free learning and ...

Education foundation discusses scholarships

COALPORT — The topic of student scholarships dominated the April 30 dinner meeting of the Glendale Education Foundation, beginning with winner selected randomly of the foundation’s $500 Glendale Educational-Community Scholarship. Another foundation-sponsored scholarship, the $1,000 Dr. ...

Honor roll

HOLLIDAYSBURG AREA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL THIRD MARKING PERIOD 12TH GRADE — Kate E. Altmanshofer, Madison V. Amigh, David W. Antonowicz, Sidra N. Arshad, David F. Auerbeck Jr., Linzi G. Baker, Mackenzie L. Baker, Derek E. Baum, Brenden J. Beckwith, Aleah P. Berkheimer, Abigail A. Betar, ...

Scout Sunday

Courtesy photo Members of Boy Scout Troop and Pack 57 participated in the Scout Sunday service on Feb. 4 at Trinity United Methodist Church of Roaring Spring. Everyone greeted and handed out bulletins, some boys read Scriptures and swept the snow from the sidewalk/step, while others helped ...

Honor roll

BISHOP GUILFOYLE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL, ALTOONA THIRD MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONOR ROLL SEVENTH GRADE — Bella Adams, Andrew Crocker, Elaine Farabaugh, Patrick Haigh, Alexander Pownall. EIGHTH GRADE — Ava Adams, Tia Bartkowiak, Michael Brannock, Colin Butler, Joel Craig, Raven ...

Honor roll

PORTAGE AREA JUNIOR-SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL THIRD MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONOR ROLL 12TH GRADE — Logan Baumgardner, Kayla Bergmann, Mathew Boast, Kasey Chobany, Marisa Ference, Dominic Gallo, Kourtney Gates, Alexa Glista, Makayla Klock, Jamie Kostan, Philip Krisko, Joshua Krumenacker, Rebecca ...

Doctorate

Tara DeLecce, daughter of Tony and Carol DeLecce of Altoona, was awarded a doctor of philosophy degree on Dec. 12 from Wayne State University, Detroit. She majored in cognitive, developmental and social psychology with a minor in evolution and statistics. Tara earned a master’s degree ...

On campus

Juniata student awarded Finnegan Fellowship HUNTINGDON — Lyvia Toth of Loretto, a first-year Juniata College student, was recently awarded a Finnegan Fellowship from the James A. Finnegan Foundation. Thanks to the Fellowship, Toth will complete a 10-week paid internship at a state agency ...

Klondike Derby

Courtesy photo The Cub Scout Chief Logan District held its annual Webelos Klondike Derby on March 2 at Camp Anderson in Tyrone. Eleven teams of fourth- and fifth-grade Cub Scouts competed in the event. Each team was scored on how well it completed 10 objectives. The Scouts used teamwork and ...

Honor roll

SPRING COVE MIDDLE SCHOOL, ROARING SPRING THIRD MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONOR ROLL EIGHTH GRADE — Jensen Beech, Aubree Berkhimer, Faith Brumbaugh, Leah Decker, Carly Dixon, Regan Dodson, Kyla Glass, Leah Johnston, Luke Knisely, Haylie Mingle, Joclynn Ramsey, Rebecca Roth, Violet Smith, ...

Honor roll

PENN CAMBRIA HIGH SCHOOL, CRESSON THIRD MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONOR ROLL 12TH GRADE — Mya K. Arnold, Alissa A. Buck, Jenna R. Gailey, Katelyn R. Grant, Camryn J. Kunsman, Megan N. Lazration, Lauren R. Michina, Cassidy N. Myers, Julia E. Myers, Gillian R. Pietrowski, Jacob E. Shuagis, ...

‘The Little Mermaid, Jr.’

Courtesy photo The Juniata Elementary Drama Club will present “The Little Mermaid, Jr.” at 7 p.m. May 8, 10 and 11 in the Juniata Elementary gymnasium, 418 N. Eighth Ave. The drama club, under the direction of Kathy Otto and Heidi Soldner, is made up of fifth- and sixth-grade students. ...