School Notes

UPJ dean’s list

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH AT JOHNSTOWN FALL DEAN’S LIST Bedford County Nicholas T. Hyde, New Paris; Hannah D. Miller, Osterburg; Kaylin M. Gaudette, Schellsburg; Kaitlyn J. Allison, Alum Bank; Trent M. Crouse, Alum Bank; Luke B. Hobson, Alum Bank; Dannah C. Robosson, Alum Bank; Hannah L. ...

Scholars named Commended Students

The Altoona Area School District Board of Directors recognized four Altoona Area High School students at the Nov. 13 school board meeting for being named a Commended Student in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. AAHS seniors Marissa Abbott, Regan Baker, Devyn Freet and Rachel ...

Graduates

GROVE CITY COLLEGE — Brandon Conaway, Huntingdon, B.A., psychology.

On campus

Students, Professionals Auto, police provide Christmas to families Members of the Health Careers Club at South Hills School of Business & Technology’s Altoona Campus partnered with Professionals Auto Body and the Logan Township Police Department to provide Christmas to local families. ...

Rachel’s Challenge reps to visit Claysburg-Kimmel

CLAYSBURG — On Jan. 23, the Claysburg-Kimmel School District will host representatives from Rachel’s Challenge. Both high school and elementary students will participate in age-appropriate assemblies. In the afternoon, select high school students will participate in facilitated ...

Honor roll

CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL HONOR ROLL FIRST MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS 12TH GRADE — Alex Aungst, Jordan Bowman, Michaela Brown, Christopher Bush, Ashley Claar, Patrick Dennis, Darl Dodson, Jenna Dunn, Hannah Flaugh, Jack Griffin, Caden Hazenstab, Madison Hepner, Marissa Kagarise, Kelly Keith, ...

Library to host ‘Revisiting the Founding Era’

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area Public Library will hold three special programs called “Revisiting the Founding Era” — one in January for adult participants, and one in February, especially planned for teenage participants. Plus a March session with details later. “Revisiting ...

Graduates

ALTOONA BEAUTY SCHOOL — Stevie Hess, Sproul, cosmetology; Bethany Stovich, nail technician, Portage; Crystal Hayward, Osceola Mills, nail technician; Jean Fornwalt, Huntingdon, nail technician. UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, Lincoln, Neb. — Mandy Lynne Conahye of Duncansville, master of science ...

Deans’ lists

ST. ANSELM COLLEGE, Manchester, N.H. — Cole Crusciel , Loretto, spring semester. CENTRAL PENN COLLEGE, Summerdale — Summer term: Hope Harman, Mount Union; Leslie Winnick, Orbisonia; Lori Delk, Duncansville. COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY, Conway, S.C. — President’s list (4.0 GPA): ...

Honor roll

PENN CAMBRIA HIGH SCHOOL, CRESSON FIRST MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS 12TH GRADE — Kailyn Anderson, Justin Bianconi, Baily Burkett, Danielle Capraun, Nathan Cochran, Deven Cruthers, Ashlyn Duke, Thomas Graham, Benjamin Gray, Emily Harvey, Ashlynn Hooper, Paul Kirby, Bryan Laskowsky, Karly ...

Honor roll

CLAYSBURG-KIMMEL HIGH SCHOOL FIRST MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS 12TH GRADE — Landan Bauman, Mikenlee Bauman, Wyatt Belles, Justinna Brown, Richelle Brown, Canaan Burket, Kassidy Burket, Emily Claar, Emily Claycomb, Stone Claycomb, Samantha Clemens, Sierra Cottle, Lexis Cowher, Hannah ...

Birthday Bash celebrates BMF CARES Spotlight

The Brian Morden Foundation will host a Birthday Bash from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Duncansville Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1200 Fourth Ave., Duncansville. The party will celebrate the lives of two superheroes born in 1984 — Brian Morden on Jan. 10 and Tim Piper on April 13. Both ...

Honor roll

PENN CAMBRIA MIDDLE SCHOOL FIRST MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONOR ROLL EIGHTH GRADE — Madison Cavalet, Jordyn Farabaugh, Ashley Galovich, Robert Glass, Vincent Gongloff, Zachary Grove, Garrett Harrold, Emily Hite, Zachary Hufford, Jenna Irving, Lara Krug, Jenna LaGesse, Kyiah Luther, Andre ...

Educational performance

Courtesy photo Niikkii Kage of Altoona, whose real name is Rahmeen Jones, performed for children at Time to Succeed Day Care in Altoona on Oct. 26. The two teachers in the photo are Victoria Foy (left) and Cathy Foor (right). Danielle Schroeder, director of the day care, said Kage’s show ...

On campus

South Hills students hold food drive for holidays Members of South Hills School of Business & Technology’s Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) and Health Careers Clubs at the Altoona campus recently organized a food drive to support the food pantries of The Society of St. Vincent de Paul ...

Honor roll

HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC SCHOOL, ALTOONA FIRST MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONOR ROLL EIGHTH GRADE — Andrew Abraham, Elizabeth Adams, Ian Bennett, Anthony Cioffari, Owen Dombrosky, Karson Kiesewetter, Edith Manfred, Cooper Rother, Lia Simanski SEVENTH GRADE — Sarah Geishauser, Christo-pher ...

Graduates

SOUTH HILLS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY State College, Altoona, Lewistown campuses Taylor Britton, Altoona, medical assistant; Maher Brown, Altoona, information technology; Brittany Chaapel, Altoona, medical assistant; Tyler Davis, Altoona, information technology; Brianna ...

Honor roll

HOLLIDAYSBURG AREA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL FIRST MARKING PERIOD 12TH GRADE — Abby L. Albright, Eliza R. Albright, Noah J. Anneski, Alexandria B. Auerbeck, Alycia B. Auerbeck, Adam M. Baranik, Alyson M. Barley, Shane W. Barnes, Abigail G. Barroner, Owen T. Batzel, Thaddeus J. Baughman, Elliott ...

On campus

Family Services educator visits South Hills students Cindy Estep, community educator from Family Services Inc. of Altoona, visited South Hills School of Business & Technology’s Altoona campus as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October to give a presentation to the ...

Honor rolls

GLENDALE JUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, FLINTON FIRST MARKING PERIOD PRINCIPAL’S HONORS 12TH GRADE — Tessa Berger, Nicolas Blake, Kassidi Byerly, David Campbell, Rain Delucia, Coollette Diehl, Amber Glass, Tyler Gobert, Cassidy Hamilton, Maria Henry, Crystal Jasper, Jacob Jasper, John ...