School Notes

Local students visit Germany

Several students from Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School traveled to Germany during the 2017-18 school year through the Friendship Connection Exchange Program. They are Adam McCoy 10th grade; Donna Rossman 11th grade; and Aly Snyder 11th grade. During their one-month stay in Germany, ...

AAHS Alumni Association awards scholarships

The Altoona Area High School Alumni Association awarded $10,000 in scholarships to AAHS students from the class of 2018. The scholarship program began in 1994 and since that time the AAHS Alumni Association has awarded 185 scholarships totaling $150,450. Students and parents were honored ...

Smearman Memorial Scholarship golf event held

ROARING SPRING — The ninth annual Coach Bill Smearman Memorial Golf Tournament was held on June 25 at Iron Masters Country Club. Thirteen teams of golfers participated in this year’s event. The tournament is the main fundraiser for the $1,000 Coach Bill Smearman Memorial Scholarship ...

Graduates

BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY — Madison Aungst, Hollidaysburg; Hayley Bosak, Port Matilda; Mackenzie Feather, Claysburg; Hasby Firdauz, Altoona; Caitlyn Gallaher, Summerhill; Marissa McCann, Bedford; Maggi Secrest, Bedford; Corey Snyder, Tyrone. HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY, Hempstead, N.Y. — Jason Ray ...

Mirror asks homecoming committees to submit photographs

Area high schools wishing to recognize their homecoming kings and queens in the Altoona Mirror should submit information and photographs to Brenda Car­berry, community news coordinator, P.O. Box 2008, 301 Cayuga Ave., Al­toona, PA 16603, as soon as possible. Please print the king’s and ...

Claysburg-Kimmel plans homecoming

CLAYSBURG — Sept. 21 and 22 will be the 49th anniversary of the Claysburg-Kimmel Alumni Homecoming celebration. On Sept. 21, the doors open at 6:30 p.m. for the Claysburg-Kimmel Homecoming Dance at the CK Gymnasium. There is a $6 admission charge. The Claysburg-Kimmel Homecoming Dance ...

Deans’ lists

WASHBURN UNIVERSITY, Topeka, Kan. — Courtney Jubina, Portage. DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY, Doylestown — Carla Bush, Bedford; Nina MacVean, Duncansville; Rachel Crossman, Hollidaysburg; Matthew Edgin, Three Springs. THE CITADEL, Charleston, S.C. — Nicholas Piacentini, Hollidaysburg, ...

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 ...