School Notes

Graduates

WIDENER UNIVERSITY, Chester — Miranda Caprer, Hollidaysburg, bachelor’s degree civil engineering. YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY — Edward Dombroski, DuBois, doctorate in education. GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Atlanta — Scott Seaton, Port Matilda, master’s degree computer ...

AAJHS holds awards assembly

Listed below are the Altoona Area Junior High School award winners for the 2016-17 school year. Award winners were presented with various honors during Awards Night at the Altoona Area Junior High School. Ninth grade Math Award — Langston Anderson, Nathan Belardi, Matthew Stine, Leah ...

Students selected as A-Pin award recipients

The following students at Altoona Area Junior High School received A-Pin Awards for excellence in academics. NINTH GRADE — Gage Adams, Savannah Almeida, Hailey Alwine, Langston Anderson, Daniel Ardrey, Abigail Auerbeck, Kaitlyn Aveni, Elizabeth Bair, Cassie Bardell, Kayli Barefoot, Kevin ...

On campus

Pastry arts major wins cake competition RALEIGH, N.C. — Natasha Ras-mussen, a 2015 graduate of Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School, Altoona, and a second-year student at Johnson & Wales University in Charlotte, N.C., competed in the American Culinary Federation baking competition ...

SAMA-Loretto to offer children’s art camp

LORETTO — The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Loretto will offer a children’s art camp this summer. Led by SAMA teaching artist Deb Bunnell, “Under the Sea” will be offered in two separate camps for ages 5 to 10 and 11 to 15. Camps are taught in small, informal groups to ...

Dean’s list

PENNSYLVANIA HIGHLANDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE, JOHNSTOWN SPRING DEAN’S LIST Altoona — Rachel Lynn Blackburn, Shantell Lynette Brown, John J. Cicchitello, Benjamin David Coldwell,Lillian B. Faison, Adrienne Grace Ford, Nathalia M. Harchak, Alissa Nicole Ingram, Casey Aaron Kreiger, Kylee ...

Graduates

GROVE CITY COLLEGE — Melanie Duffy, Portage, B.M., music, and B.S., marketing management; Claire DeArmitt, Bellwood., B.M., music education; Amy O’Brien, Hollidays-burg, B.S., business management; Naomi Stork, Huntingdon, B.A., sociology; Mara Yoder, Huntingdon, B.A., English and secondary ...

Graduates

UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT, Burlington, Vt. — Grace Braxton, Huntingdon, B.A., global studies; Audrey Kreiser, Pennsylvania Furnace, magna cum laude, B.S., secondary education/English. HEIDELBERG UNIVERSITY, Tiffin, Ohio — Summer Hunter-Kysor, Huntingdon, magna cum laude, B.A., international ...

Deans’ lists

BAYLOR UNIVERSITY, Waco, Texas — Alyssa L Wilt, Altoona. COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY, Conway, S.C. — Samantha G. Parnell, Hollidaysburg, Presidents List, 4.0 GPA. ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE — Miranda Campbell, Three Springs; Shaelyn Divins, Huntingdon; Mary Flumerfelt, Chest Springs; ...

Graduates

BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY, Lewisburg — Sean Dubois, DuBois, B.S., biology; Taylor McCready, Duncansville, B.A., biology; Madelyn Pleskonko, Duncansville, B.S., chemical engineering; Rachel Smith, DuBois, B.S., civil engineering. BAYLOR UNIVERSITY, Waco, Texas — John Thomas Moist, Altoona, M.A., ...

Deans’ lists

YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY, Youngstown, Ohio — Angel Weller, DuBois. DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY, Pittsburgh — Brennan Nale, Hollidaysburg. WILLIAM & MARY COLLEGE, Williamsburg, Va. — Michael Scott, Altoona; Timo-thy Putnam, Hollidaysburg.

Rec commission offers summer programs

The Central Blair Recreation and Park Commission is offering a variety of programs and activities this summer. Preregistration and prepayment is required for all programs. Online registration is available at www.cbrcparks.org, click on the programs link listed on the top of the home page and ...

Graduates

ALLEGANY COLLEGE OF MARYLAND, Cumberland, Md. Alum Bank — Caitlin Marie Heming, respiratory therapist. Bedford — Jay Bornscheuer, computer technology (cybersecurity option); Stacey Lynn Clark, nursing; Willard C. Clark, computer technology (technical support option); Danielle C. ...

Deans’ lists

BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA — MacKenzie Feather, Claysburg; Madison Aungst, Hollidaysburg; Tori Thomas, Tyrone; Caitlyn Gallaher, Summerhill; Rachel Schomer, Pennsylvania Furnace; Alayna Null, Clearfield; Dariann Pastelok, Clearfield; Megan Shurer, Clearfield. COASTAL CAROLINA ...

On campus

Student recognized for contributions to VALE ANNVILLE — Cierra Redinger of Altoona has been recognized by Lebanon Valley College as part of the successful team behind VALE Music Group this year. Redinger is a graduate of Holli-daysburg Area Senior High School and is pursuing a ...

School notes

Bishop Carroll inducts members to honor society EBENSBURG — The Cor Christi Chapter of the National Honor Society at Bishop Carroll Catholic High School welcomed 15 new members into the group on April 26. Membership is based on meeting the criteria in the four areas set by the NHS: ...

IUP names area Sutton Scholar award recipients

INDIANA, Pa. — Area students have been selected for the Sutton Scholars academic achievement scholarship program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. “Sutton Scholars are an elite group,” Patricia McCarthy, interim IUP vice president for enrollment management and communications, said. ...

Honor roll

BISHOP GUILFOYLE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL, ALTOONA FOURTH MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONOR ROLL SEVENTH GRADE — Colin Butler, Joel Craig, Raven Criscitello, Anthony Edwards, Ashton Emeigh, Caraline Junkin, Seth Kirby, Noah Ritchey, Dane VanHorn. EIGHTH GRADE — Eliya Craig, Reed Edwards, Teresa ...

AASD summer food program to begin Monday

The Altoona Area School District will operate its annual Summer Food Service Program beginning June 12 and running through July 28 at the following sites: Altoona Area High School, Irving Elementary, Juniata Elementary, Penn Lincoln Elementary, Baker Elementary, and Washington-Jefferson ...

Graduates

GRACELAND UNIVERSITY, Lamoni, Iowa — Paula Rachael, Tyrone, master of education (differentiated instruction). LYCOMING COLLEGE, Williamsport — Nolan Barger, Clearfield, cum laude, B.A., marketing and business administration; Nicalus Harclerode, Altoona, magna cum laude, B.A., criminology; ...