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School Notes

Giving sight to those in need

Courtesy photo On Oct. 27, Mount Aloysius College students James Kealey of Rawlings, Md., (left) and Virginia Hillman of Niagara Falls, N.Y., presented Melvin Fees of the Cresson Area Lions Club with a box of eyeglasses which were collected and donated by the Mount Aloysius Psychology Club. ...

Wraps of Love

Courtesy photo Lydia Barton, 11, of New Enterprise started a blanket project to collect new blankets for Family Services Inc. in Altoona to use for people in need. Her project is called Wraps of Love and she donated the blankets on Dec. 23, right before Christmas. As of early December, she ...

Deans’ lists

FALL DEANS’ LISTS BOB JONES UNIVERSITY, Greenville, S.C. — Bailey Holtz, Altoona; Philip Carbaugh, Altoona; David Donnelly, Huntingdon. THADDEUS STEVENS COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, Lancaster — Damon Clark, Broad Top; Noah Donahue, Carrolltown; Bradley Lieb, Hastings; Zoe Poole, ...

Graduates

IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY, Ames, Iowa — Chelsea Ruston, Altoona, M.S., veterinary preventive medicine. CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY, Seward, Neb. — Mason Strouse, Clearfield, M.Ed., education.

Penn State Altoona looking for nominations for Stand Up Awards

Penn State Altoona is accepting nominations for the Rock Ethics Institute’s 2021 Stand Up Awards. This award honors Penn State undergraduate students who have demonstrated courage, fortitude and ethical leadership by taking a stand for a person, cause or belief. We need your help ...

Mount Aloysius College fall dean’s list

MOUNT ALOYSIUS COLLEGE, CRESSON FALL DEAN’S LIST Alexandria — Rebecca Ann Mease. Altoona — Andrew James Auker, Nicole Danielle Barnhill, Cameron P. Baumgardner, Rachel Alice Borst, Shawn Thomas Brown, Margaret Bulow, Carley A. Ciampoli, Kaila M. Clawson, Maria A. Claycomb, Jordan ...

Honor roll

NORTHERN BEDFORD COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL, LOYSBURG FIRST MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS 12TH GRADE — Curtis Clark, Evan Clouse, Logan College, Bricen Corle, Olivia Dodson, Cadin Ebersole, Ella Gable, Brooke Gochnour, Ethan Hess, Makayla Kochara, Bailey Koontz, Andrew Lazor, Thad Leidy, Abby ...

SAMA offers Kids Virtual Art Camp

LORETTO — The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art in Loretto announced its upcoming Kids Virtual Art Camp. The classes will take place on the second Saturday of every month from February through May. It will be from 11 to 11:45 a.m. for children ages 6 to 9 and 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. for ...

Dean’s list

ST. VINCENT COLLEGE, LATROBE FALL DEAN’S LIST Altoona — John Duffy, Alicia Nicolini, Matthew Furrer, Savannah Peterson, Julia Wise. Bedford — Isaac Little, Allison Straub. Cresson — Edward Muriceak. DuBois — Maia Cogley, Hannah Miller, Rachel Miller. Duncansville — ...

On campus

Courtesy photo The Society of Physics Students (SPS) Chapter at Juniata College, Huntingdon, has won an Outstanding Chapter Award from the SPS National Office, marking the 22nd consecutive year the chapter has received such a recognition. Evan Ulrich (left), who served as the Society of ...

IUP Provost Scholars

INDIANA, Pa. — The following students from Blair and Clearfield counties have been recognized as Provost Scholars at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Provost Scholar status is achieved when students complete a minimum of 45 semester hours at IUP and have a cumulative grade point ...

Ambucs awards scholarship

Ambucs Altoona continues to support the community and the up-and-coming students looking to venture into the therapy occupations. A $1,000 scholarship was earmarked to Alexis Murray, as she continues her professional phase of the Occupational Therapy Program at Saint Francis University, ...

Jesi’s Christmas

Courtesy photo Jesi’s Christmas adopted seniors from Elmcroft Senior Living, providing a day of gifts, cupcakes and ice cream, as well as gifts for the staff (essential workers). This picture sums up the year: Leaving presents outside the door of nursing homes.

On campus

Lock Haven nursing graduate has research published LOCK HAVEN — Lauren Butler, a spring 2020 graduate of Lock Haven University and 2016 graduate of Clearfield High School, is now a published researcher. Butler graduated from LHU with an associate and a bachelor’s degree, both in ...

Honor rolls

HOLLIDAYSBURG AREA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL FIRST MARKING PERIOD 12TH GRADE –– Jammel Affour, Camden J. Auman, Katherine A. Avery, Sabrina F. Azad, Karissa P. Baker, Alyssa R. Bell, Rece M. Boland, Nadia J. Boston, Riley S. Brode, Evan M. Brozenich, Logan J. Burk, Rachel E. Butters, Jonas N. ...

Scouting for Food

Courtesy photo Boy Scout Troop 49, sponsored by Our Lady of Lourdes Church, participated in the Juniata Valley Council’s semi-annual Scouting For Food service project Nov. 14. Approximately 800 food items were delivered to the St. Vincent DePaul Food Pantry in Altoona. The troop would like ...

On campus

Courtesy photo Shown with a mural at Indiana University of Pennsylvania are (from left): artist Natalie Sharpless of Osceola Mills; artist Davey Beyer, an art education major from Ebensburg; Professor Ivan Fortushniak; artist Kaycee Morgan, a studio art major from Warren; and artist Elizabeth ...

Graduates

ST. VINCENT COLLEGE, Latrobe — December commencement: Thomas McKeon, Duncansville, B.S., finance, magna cum laude; Heather Rieg, Loretto, B.A., graphic design, cum laude.

Admissions

NORTHAMPTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Bethlehem — Kayleigh Lalli, Huntingdon.