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May 28, 2016 Student receives full funding to WVU Heather Myers of Altoona graduated with distinction for her grade-point average of 3. more »»

BG Math Club completes course at Disney

May 28, 2016 The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School Math Club recently visited Disney World in Orlando, Fla., and completed a course called The Day of Evolution of Technolog. more »»

Spelling bee

May 28, 2016 Courtesy photo The Lakemont Lions Club recently held its 42nd annual spelling bee between St. John’s School and Baker School. more »»

Mount welcomes Presidential Scholars

May 28, 2016 CRESSON — Mount Aloysius College recognized 35 Mercy Presidential Scholars and their families recently at the Mercy Presidential Scholarship dinner held in the college’s Bertschi Center and... more »»

Deans' lists

May 28, 2016 BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY — Tori Thomas, Tyrone; Caitlyn Gallher, Summerhill; Parker Bumbarger, Morrisdale; Alayne Null, Clearfield; Rebecca Ward, Clearfield. SHEPHERD UNIVERSITY, Shepherdstown, W.Va. more »»


May 28, 2016 YTI CAREER INSTITUTE, ALTOONA Kurt P. Luther, Duncansville, business administration; Chantel M. Christy, Altoona, criminal justice and first response; Cody . more »»

On campus

May 24, 2016 Students earn awards for achievement LORETTO —?Two students earned the 33rd Academic Achievement Award, presented by the Saint Francis University Alumni Association at the President’s Awards... more »»

On campus

May 22, 2016 Saint Francis holds blanket collection LORETTO — The Saint Francis University Community Blanketeer group recently collected 104 quilted, crocheted, knitted and embroidered blankets that will be... more »»


May 22, 2016 COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY, Conway, S.C. — Allison Bearer, Hollidaysburg, B.S., biology. EMPORIA STATE UNIVERSITY, Emporia, Kan. — Justin Spanko, Mineral Point, M.S. more »»

BG participates in junior high band festival

May 21, 2016 ROARING SPRING —?Twelve members of the Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High?School Instrumental Program participated in the Blair County Junior High Band Festival held at Spring Cove Middle School this... more »»

AAHS Speech League second at regionals

May 21, 2016 LORETTO — Twenty-four high schools competed in the Regional Speech League Competition held at Saint Francis University on Feb. 29 and March 2. more »»

School notes

May 21, 2016 Senior earns elite Gates scholarship NORTHERN CAMBRIA — Desmend Phillips, a senior at Northern Cambria High School, was one of 53,000 applicants to the Gates Millennium Scholarship. more »»

Hollidaysburg student performs at Carnegie Hall

May 21, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Matthew DeLozier, a student at Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School, was selected for the 2016 High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall. more »»

Getting together to help others

May 19, 2016 Courtesy photo The Altoona Parrothead Club “Railway Fins” held its Woody’s Just Juan More Cabin Fever Dance on April 23 at the Heidelberg Country Club, Altoona. more »»

Rural Arts Alliance offers grants

May 19, 2016 The Pennsylvania Rural Arts Alliance announced the availability of grant funds through the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) Project Stream. more »»

Deans' lists

May 18, 2016 MARIETTA COLLEGE, Marietta, Ohio — Alexander Gruss, Portage, dean’s high honors list. BELMONT UNIVERSITY, Nashville, Tenn. — Connor Greenland, Martinsburg; Amy Schuh, Port Matilda. more »»

Honor roll

May 17, 2016 CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL, MARTINSBURG THIRD MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS 12TH GRADE — Alyssa Acker, Jenna Berzansky, Kelsey Brumbaugh, Macy Burke, Cynthia Conley, Taylor Flaugh, Shannon Horvath, Matthew... more »»

On campus

May 17, 2016 Law student earns award CHESTER — Widener University Commonwealth Law School announced that Kayla Randall of Portage has earned the Outstanding Service Award for her dedication and service to the la... more »»

Honor roll

May 16, 2016 GLENDALE JUNIOR/ SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, FLINTON THIRD MARKING PERIOD PRINCIPAL’S HONORS 12TH GRADE — Nathan Braniff, Cassandra Brink, Kaylee Chilcote, Anna Fowler, Courtney Hamilton, Patrick Johnson,... more »»

On campus

May 15, 2016 Gwin Dobson, Foreman donates lab equipment LORETTO —?The Environmental Engineering Department at Saint Francis University received a donation of an Armfield hydraulic flume from Gwin Dobson & Forema... more »»

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