School Notes

Deans’ lists

ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE, Elizabethtown — Lindsey Fasolo, Altoona; Mackenzie Garner, James Creek; Jennifer Noyd, Huntingdon; Denaye Wyland, Three Springs. GENEVA COLLEGE, Beaver Falls — Jordan Kiesewetter, Altoona; Devan Jewett, Carrolltown; Isaiah Rohrbacker, Clearfield; Teghan Jacobson, ...

N. Cambria music education program receives NAMM national recognition

NORTHERN CAMBRIA — The Northern Cambria School District has received the Best Communities for Music Education designation from the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. The designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate ...

Dean’s list

CLARION UNIVERSITY SPRING DEAN’S LIST Altoona — Brooke Lindsay Homan, Lindsey Nicole Williams. Clearfield — Carlee Nicole Freeberg, Rosemary Gillespie, Sarah Anne Inlow, Heather G Ireland, Leah Marie Mastrine, Kaylee Deann Peacock, Brittany M. Struble, Diane Victoria Thompson, Tessa ...

Reunion

The Bellwood-Antis High School class of 1978 will hold its 40th anniversary reunion on July 20 and 21. July 20 will be a free gathering at Pavilion 10 during the Bellwood-Antis Community Picnic. No tickets are required. July 21 will be a buffet dinner. Tickets are required. For more ...

Independent Catholic Foundation continues to grow in 2017

Through the efforts of its finance committee, portfolio manager Christian Brothers Investment Services, and consultant Cornerstone Advisors, the Independent Catholic Foundation announces that its investment portfolio increased 14.7 percent in calendar year 2017. With its investment value ...

On campus

IUP student wins Math, Science Education Award INDIANA — Rebecca Ann Skebeck of Cresson won the Math and Science Education Award at the 13th annual Women in Mathemat-ics, Science and Technology Pro-gram at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Skebeck, daughter of David and Patricia James ...

Dean’s list

PENNSYLVANIA HIGHLANDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE, JOHNSTOWN Altoona — Jared Michael Bender, Shantell Lynette Brown, John J. Cicchitello, Bryce Julian Colabove, Derek Matthew Cursio, Michaela Nicole Detwiler, Christina Marie Evans, Adrienne Grace Ford, Diane Louise Gallagher, Joyce R. Hughes, ...

Graduates

CENTRAL PENN COLLEGE, Summerdale — Sarah Bailey, Curwensville, A.A.S., physical therapist assistant; Kristy Rodriguez, Altoona, summa cum laude, B.S., criminal justice administration. MARIST COLLEGE, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. — Hunter Keith, Clearfield, B.S., computer science. CLEMSON ...

SAMA Bedford to hold summer art camps

BEDFORD — The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Bedford will offer four art camps this summer. SAMA-Bedford’s art camps are taught by Bedford residents in small, informal groups to foster each child’s creativity, personal growth and interest in the arts. n The first camp, ...

Graduates

GEISINGER COMMONWEALTH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, Scranton — Dylan Degol, Gallitzin, doctor of medicine (MD) degree. YORK COLLEGE OF PENNSYLVANIA — Sarah Hurley, Lilly, magna cum laude, B.S., recreation and leisure administration; Summer Thompson, Altoona, magna cum laude, B.S., psychology; ...

On campus

South Hills IT students assist area church When a local church needed an automated way to communicate with its members, South Hills School of Business & Technology’s information technology (IT) students from the Altoona campus helped to find a solution. IT student Rick Grissinger ...

Conservation Award

Courtesy photo On April 28, Cub Scout Pack 30 based at Hicks United Methodist Church in Duncansville teamed up with Foot of Ten Elementary School Community Service Club to clean up the gardens at Foot of Ten Elementary School. Donations from Home Depot, Ace Hardware and Becks Landscaping made ...

AASD Adult Education Program offers free classes

The Altoona Area School District Adult Education Program has announced its classes for spring/summer for High School Equivalency (GED)/HiSET, post-secondary prep, healthcare and trade careers prep. High School Equivalency Prep Classes are available Monday through Thursday at the Adult ...

Deans’ lists

BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY, Lewisburg — Timothy Eason, Osceola Mills; DJ Hollings-head, Altoona; Gavin Luzier, Clearfield; Delaney Sheetz, Altoona; Claudia Shrefler, Summerhill; Haley Stodart, Houtzdale; Brendan Trybus, Hollidaysburg. MANSFIELD UNIVERSITY — Dean’s list: Mark Lyons, DuBois. ...

Graduates

WILKES UNIVERSITY, Wilkes-Barre — Damon Cheek, Hastings, MBA, business administration; Charla Gardner, Altoona, M.S., education; Jarret LeBeau, Philips-burg, doctorate, pharmacy; Catherine Luksic, Altoona, M.S., nursing; Orietta Mikulan-dra, Alexandria, M.S., nursing; Michael Motsay, Osceola ...

Honor roll

HOLLIDAYSBURG AREA JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL THIRD MARKING PERIOD NINTH GRADE — Jammel Affour, Katherine A. Avery, Sabrina F. Azad, Olivia G. Baird, Alyssa R. Bell, Nadia J. Boston, Jonas N. Ciprich, Emmalee F. Claar, Zachery A. Clapper, Aragorn H. Clarke, Megan E. Dinges, Callie M. Dunmire, ...

SAMA Altoona to offer summer art camp for kids

The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Altoona, 1210 11th Ave., Altoona, will continue its tradition of offering a children’s art camp this summer. This year’s camp, “Real and Imaginary People,” is designed for ages 8 through 14 and will be taught in a small, informal group to ...

Alumni association seeks scholarship applicants

In 2017, the Saxton Liberty High School Alumni Association presented Tussey Mountain High School graduates Adriane Angelo, Kayla Kalfas and Beth Riley each with a $2,500 scholarship award. The Scholarship Committee is now seeking applications for the 2018 award to be presented at the annual ...

On campus

Saint Francis University collects blankets LORETTO — The Saint Francis University Community Blanketeers group recently collected 200 quilted, crocheted, knitted and embroidered blankets that will be distributed to sick and needy children through the Healing Patch, Nurse Family Partnership ...

Honor roll

CLAYSBURG-KIMMEL HIGH SCHOOL THIRD MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS SEVENTH GRADE — Allison Becker, Parker Buell, Devan Chrisawn, Taylor Conrad, Sarah Helsel, Rachel Kauffman, Taylor Mowry, Erica Norotsky, Gabrielle Rininger, Emma Ritchey, Gavin Wicker. EIGHTH GRADE — Aidan Barr, Zachary ...