School Notes

Graduates

PENN STATE ALTOONA Brooke Lynn Albright, Martinsburg, B.A., psychology; Nora Curran Anderson, Hollidaysburg, B.S., nursing; Justin Alexander Biddle, Hollidaysburg, B.S., human development and family studies; Tyler Robert Dively, Tyrone, B.S., Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology. Lara ...

Honor roll

BELLWOOD-ANTIS HIGH SCHOOL SECOND MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONOR ROLL NINTH GRADE — Zachary Amato, Ashlyn Ball, Sarah Berkowitz, Ethan Brown, Jeremy Brown, Brandon Cherry, Willow Conrad, Emma Corrado, Reese Fisher, Riley Fisher, Arrhen Gathagan, Ethan Hess, Jack Luensmann, Sean Mallon, Jayce ...

Honor roll

ST. PATRICK’S SCHOOL SECOND MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS FIRST GRADE — Olivia Boston, Cohen Ferguson, Jackson Garner, Isaac Lanzendorfer. SECOND GRADE — Grade: Lydia Krug, Aubrey McLucas, Leah Musselman. THIRD GRADE – Anna Lanzendorfer, Naiara Shaffer. ...

PWPA taking applications for $1,500 scholarship

Contest is open to journalism students in Pa. The Pennsylvania Women’s Press Associa-tion is offering a $1,500 collegee scholarship to print and digital journalism students across the state. “PWPA continues to be committed to promoting high standards in journalism and advancing careers ...

Student completes medical research fellowship in NYC

Christian Peoples, son of David and Rhonda Peoples of State College, formerly of Hollidaysburg, completed a medical research fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering, New York City, last summer. His research focus was patterns of failure in stage IV non-small cell lung cancer patients ...

Dean’s list

CLARION UNIVERSITY FALL DEAN’S LIST Blair County Altoona — Delaney Igoe, Jaclyn Talasky, Alyssa Utley. Duncansville — Ryan Adams, Morgan Holland, Emily Sosnowski. Hollidaysburg — Jessica Greiner, Mae Miller, Andrew Vonada, Blake Walter. Roaring Spring — Breanna ...

Love Poems, Songs SLAM contest is Feb. 15 in Bedford

BEDFORD — Off Pitt Street Theater will hold its inaugural Original Love Poems & Songs SLAM at 7 p.m. Feb. 15 at Off Pitt Street Theater Company, 110 W. Pitt St., Suite 2, in downtown Bedford. Work must be original and unpublished. It is for all ages. First- and second-place prizes ...

Honor roll

GLENDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, FLINTON SECOND MARKING PERIOD PRINCIPAL’S HONORS SIXTH GRADE — Konstantina Crull, Dallas Dove, Landen McGarvey, Ava Weld FIFTH GRADE — Scott Beers, Brianna Cree, Jonah Detwiler, Kylee Ginter, Ethan Howdyshell, Addison Kelly, Sarabeth Lloyd, Haley ...

Dean’s list

PENN HIGHLANDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Johnstown FALL DEAN’S LIST Bedford County Bedford — Eric Gabriel Hooper, Chad Allen Weakland. Hopewell — Maryah Faith Lingenfelter, Gregory Thomas Lynn. Imler — Sarah Nicole Allison. Blair County Altoona — Pamela Nicole Carter, ...

Deans’ lists

MANSFIELD UNIVERSITY — Sydney Reed, Alexandria, dean’s list; Mark Lyons, DuBois, president’s list. BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY, Lewisburg — DJ Hollingshead, Altoona; Paige Galloway, Alexandria; Haley Stodart, Houtzdale; Jonathan Basom, Huntingdon; Soren Borgardt, Huntingdon; Gavin Luzier, ...

Blair County Medical Society presents $2,500 scholarship

HARRISBURG — The Blair County Medical Society awarded a $2,500 scholarship to Mark Zaki, son of Irini Youssef of Hol-lidaysburg. Zaki attends Harvard Medical School in Boston, specializing in neurosurgery. “During my undergraduate studies at University of Pittsburgh, I become fascinated ...

UPJ dean’s list

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH AT JOHNSTOWN FALL DEAN’S LIST Bedford County Nicholas T. Hyde, New Paris; Hannah D. Miller, Osterburg; Kaylin M. Gaudette, Schellsburg; Kaitlyn J. Allison, Alum Bank; Trent M. Crouse, Alum Bank; Luke B. Hobson, Alum Bank; Dannah C. Robosson, Alum Bank; Hannah L. ...

Scholars named Commended Students

The Altoona Area School District Board of Directors recognized four Altoona Area High School students at the Nov. 13 school board meeting for being named a Commended Student in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. AAHS seniors Marissa Abbott, Regan Baker, Devyn Freet and Rachel ...

Graduates

GROVE CITY COLLEGE — Brandon Conaway, Huntingdon, B.A., psychology.

On campus

Students, Professionals Auto, police provide Christmas to families Members of the Health Careers Club at South Hills School of Business & Technology’s Altoona Campus partnered with Professionals Auto Body and the Logan Township Police Department to provide Christmas to local families. ...

Rachel’s Challenge reps to visit Claysburg-Kimmel

CLAYSBURG — On Jan. 23, the Claysburg-Kimmel School District will host representatives from Rachel’s Challenge. Both high school and elementary students will participate in age-appropriate assemblies. In the afternoon, select high school students will participate in facilitated ...

Honor roll

CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL HONOR ROLL FIRST MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS 12TH GRADE — Alex Aungst, Jordan Bowman, Michaela Brown, Christopher Bush, Ashley Claar, Patrick Dennis, Darl Dodson, Jenna Dunn, Hannah Flaugh, Jack Griffin, Caden Hazenstab, Madison Hepner, Marissa Kagarise, Kelly Keith, ...

Library to host ‘Revisiting the Founding Era’

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area Public Library will hold three special programs called “Revisiting the Founding Era” — one in January for adult participants, and one in February, especially planned for teenage participants. Plus a March session with details later. “Revisiting ...

Graduates

ALTOONA BEAUTY SCHOOL — Stevie Hess, Sproul, cosmetology; Bethany Stovich, nail technician, Portage; Crystal Hayward, Osceola Mills, nail technician; Jean Fornwalt, Huntingdon, nail technician. UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, Lincoln, Neb. — Mandy Lynne Conahye of Duncansville, master of science ...

Deans’ lists

ST. ANSELM COLLEGE, Manchester, N.H. — Cole Crusciel , Loretto, spring semester. CENTRAL PENN COLLEGE, Summerdale — Summer term: Hope Harman, Mount Union; Leslie Winnick, Orbisonia; Lori Delk, Duncansville. COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY, Conway, S.C. — President’s list (4.0 GPA): ...