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Penn State Altoona receives $1,000 donation in support of Brain Awareness Week

May 23, 2015 Penn State Altoona received a $1,000 gift from SouthernCare Hospice Altoona to help fund the campus’s second annual Brain Awareness Week, part of a global campaign designed to increase public... more »»

School notes

May 23, 2015 Frankstown First Lego League wins awards HOLLIDAYSBURG —?On March 23, four teams from the Frankstown First Lego League (sponsored by Frankstown Elementary School), participated in the 2015 Penn Stat... more »»


May 23, 2015 LYCOMING COLLEGE, Williamsport — Emily Barger, Clearfield, B.S., biology: anatomy and physiology, summa cum laude; Bridget Bellmore of Curwensville, B.A. more »»

Deans' lists

May 23, 2015 MARIETTA COLLEGE, Marietta, Ohio — Alexan­der Gruss, Portage, dean’s high honors list. BELMONT UNIVERSITY, Nashville, Tenn. — Connor Greenland, Martinsburg; Amy Schuh, Port Matilda. more »»


May 19, 2015 Samantha Holliday PITTSBURGH — Samantha L. Holli­day of Altoona received her doctor of pharmacy degree from the University of Pitts­burgh’s School of Pharmacy on April 26. more »»

Honor roll

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Honor roll

May 18, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG AREA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL THIRD MARKING PERIOD 12TH GRADE — Makayla A. Baron, Katelyn A. Basal, Kaylee E. Beaudoin, Zoi M. Beckwith, James L. Boreck, Hannah C. Boston, Darren J. more »»

Association offers scholarship to Tussey Mountain graduate

May 17, 2015 SAXTON — The Saxton Liberty High School Alumni Association is offering Tussey Mountain High School graduates the opportunity to receive a $2,500 scholarship award. more »»

On campus

May 17, 2015 Juniata senior wins Bar Association essay contest HUNTINGDON — Ethan Wilt of Altoona, a senior at Juniata College studying politics, received the first-place prize in the 2015 Pennsylvania Bar... more »»

Deans' lists

May 17, 2015 SAINT FRANCIS UNIVERSITY, Loretto — Adam Bolton, Portage, fall term. more »»

Across the area

May 16, 2015 Public invited to place flags on graves The A&J Iaia Post American Legion will place American flags on the veterans’ graves at 10 a.m. May 23 at Calvary Cemetery. more »»

Helping others

May 16, 2015 Courtesy photo The Hollidaysburg Area Senior High Lady Tigers Basketball Team honored several local charities this season with fundraisers. more »»

BG Mission Club hosts Oxfam Banquet

May 16, 2015 The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School Mission Club recently hosted an Oxfam Hunger Banquet to create awareness of surrounding poverty and to raise funds for Oxfam America. more »»

BG junior accepted to Leaders Seminar

May 16, 2015 Nathan Andrew Hagg, a junior at Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School, has been selected to be among 1,000 attendees at West Point’s Sum­mer Leaders Experience in June. more »»

Honor roll

May 16, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG AREA JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL THIRD MARKING PERIOD NINTH GRADE — Kate E. Altmanshofer, David W. Antonowicz, Sidra N. Arshad, David F. Auerbeck Jr., Mackenzie L. Baker, Derek E. more »»

Honor roll

May 13, 2015 CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL, MARTINSBURG THIRD MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS 12TH GRADE — Joshua Blattenberger, Rachel Brumbaugh, Kale Burket, Robert Cline, Micah Dilling, Shaylin Fornwalt, Brody Greenleaf,... more »»


May 13, 2015 COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY, Conway, S.C. — Brian Logue, Duncansville, magna cum laude., B.S., business administration in finance; Geordan Miller, Hollidays­burg, B.S. more »»

Sixth-grader’s essay lauds teacher

May 12, 2015 SAXTON — Jenna Hall, a sixth-grade student at Saxton Liberty Elementary School, recently won the 2015 Pageant-Perfect Educator Essay Contest. Her “perfect teacher” is Ben Gutshall. more »»

Honor roll

May 12, 2015 CLAYSBURG-KIMMEL HIGH SCHOOL THIRD MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS 12TH GRADE — Holly Acker, Sierra Belles, Destiny Blazer, Dylan Brown, Hannah Claycomb, Colby Cowher, Ali Feathers, Brandon Gergely, Kari... more »»

Honor roll

May 11, 2015 PENN CAMBRIA HIGH SCHOOL, CRESSON THIRD MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS 12TH GRADE — Krista M. Claar, Kasey E. Creehan, Michael R. Eckenrode, Zane P. Itle, Eric M. Jaap, Abby M. Kelly, Braeden . more »»

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