School Notes

Smearman golf event benefits scholarship

ROARING SPRING — The 10th annual Coach Bill Smear-man Memorial Golf Tournament was held June 24 at Iron Masters Country Club. Thirteen teams of golfers participated in this year’s event. The tournament is the main fundraiser for the $1,000 Coach Bill Smear-man Memorial Scholarship ...

Dean’s list

SPRING TERM PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, WILLIAMSPORT Bedford County Hunter B. Allison, Alum Bank; Elias S. Brallier, Hopewell; Hunter J. Finnegan, New Enterprise; Colt M. McDonald, New Paris; Jeffrey Z. Yang, Bedford; Katherine L. Young, New Paris. Blair County Danielle N. ...

Dean’s list

ST. VINCENT COLLEGE, LATROBE Altoona — Hannah Carey, John Duffy,Jessica Rudolph, Maura Skelley. Bedford — Allison Straub, Alyssa Turkovich. Duncansville — Thomas McKeon. Ebensburg — Jamie Witham. Loretto — Heather Rieg. Manns Choice — Taylor Easter. Martinsburg — ...

Scholarship recipients

The Pennsylvania Grange awarded scholarships ranging from $100 to $500 on July 24 at Banner Grange Hall, Ebensburg. Recipients are from Pleasant Hill Grange, Banner Grange and Buckhorn Grange. Shown are (from left): first row — Luke Eckenrode (PHG), Benjamin Dumin (Banner), Tanner Lehman ...

McEldowney scholarship

Courtesy photo Recipients of the 2019 McEldowney Academic Scholarships are (from left): front row — Johanna Whiteford, Bellwood-Antis High School, Committee Scholarship; Justinna Brown, Claysburg-Kimmel High School; Alyson Cover, Great Commission Schools; Marissa Harclerode, Williamsburg ...

Gold Ribbon Games promote ‘Change for a Change’

Area school districts will partner with the Brian Morden Foundation to host Gold Ribbon football games this year in honor and support of children who battle cancer. At each game, students will collect change (bills will also be accepted). With all donations, the students hope to help change ...

Doctorate

Jamie Dively HARROGATE, Tenn. — Jamie Dively of Bedford received a doctor of veterinary medicine degree from Lincoln Memorial University-College of Veterinary Medicine in Harrogate, Tenn., May 18. Dively received her bachelor of science degree from West Virginia University. She is the ...

Penn State Altoona graduates

PENN STATE ALTOONA SPRING GRADUATES Megan M. Allison, New Enterprise, B.S., nursing; Aaron Scott Artz, Glen Hope, B.S., criminal justice; Andrew Robert Bartos, Tyrone, B.S., business administration; Cynthia Lynn Baum, Hollidaysburg, B.A., letters, arts and sciences; Zoi Marie Beckwith, ...

Local teen receives Girl Scout Gold Award

For Julia Cacciotti from Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School in Altoona, going gold means earning the highest achievement in Girl Scouting — the Gold Award. This award, presented to Julia by Girl Scouts West-ern Pennsylvania, recognizes girls in grades nine through 12 who demonstrate ...

Duncansville Scout attains rank of Eagle

Adam Elder of Duncansville recently received his Eagle Scout designation at a Court of Honor conducted at the AFSCME building in Duncansville. Friends, Boy Scout troop leaders, fellow scouts and family attended the celebration, including his parents John and Emilee Elder. Adam, 17, is an ...

Area students earn full scholarships to attend Pennsylvania Highlands

JOHNSTOWN — Pennsylvania Highlands Community College congratulated the outstanding work of the area high school students that were awarded the College’s Board of Trustees Academic Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to high school seniors in the region that demonstrate excellence in ...

Down Syndrome Society to feature Cove girl in Times Square video

Jona Gartmann of Roaring Spring will be featured on the big screen in the heart of New York City as a part of the National Down Syndrome Society’s annual Times Square Video presentation on Sept. 14. The Times Square Video presentation kicks off Down Syndrome Aware-ness Month on the morning ...

Graduates

ALTOONA BEAUTY SCHOOL Cosmetology program — Ashley Foust, Altoona; Maggie Glinsky, Altoona; Paige Merkel, Hyndman; Lacey Scott, Mount Union. Esthetics program — Sidnee Hunter, Martinsburg; Lydia Quick, Morrisdale; Megan Liegey, Kylertown; Kaylani Gunning, New Enterprise. Nail tech ...

Dean’s list

SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY SPRING TERM Mya Arnold, Loretto; Aaron Batzel, Bedford; Megan Betton, DuBois; Wayne Bloom, Everett; Mathew Boast, Portage; Kaley Booher, Saltillo; Jackelyn Bracken, Ebensburg; Bojay Buriak, DuBois; McKenzie Campbell, Ramey; Nickolas Coffman, Huntingdon; Joseph Cox, ...

Fishing Derby

Courtesy photo The ICHTHYS Bass Club of Altoona held its 13th annual Jack Swisher Memorial Fishing Derby May 18 at Canoe Creek State Park, Hollidaysburg. Seven children ages 9-14 from the Juniata Valley Elementary School spent the morning and afternoon with the club members. The children were ...

Glendale golf outing raises $12,500

CURWENSVILLE — Director Richard Snyder has announced the winners of the 15th annual Glendale Education Foundation Golf Tournament fundraiser held June 7 at Eagles Ridge Golf Club. With a score of 55, the foursome of Rich Metzger, Justin Ohler, Mark Emery and Curt Melton finished first, ...

WISE Women offers scholarships

Application deadline is Sept. 27 WISE Women of Blair County is seeking applications for scholarship assistance. One or more scholarships will be awarded up to a total of $10,000. The deadline for applications is 4 p.m. Sept. 27. Completed applications must be received by email or U.S. ...

On campus

Courtesy photo Mount Aloysius College, Cresson, hosted the Claysburg Summer STEM & Arts Camp on July 29. Students conducted science experiments, saw a drone tutorial and learned about video production. Jacob Heuston of Roaring Spring works on a DNA project with Penny O’Conner, ...

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College dean’s list

PENNSYLVANIA HIGHLANDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE, JOHNSTOWN SPRING TERM Bedford County Alum Bank — Madison Laura Yarnell. Bedford — Eric Gabriel Hooper, Chad Allen Weakland. Hopewell — Gregory Thomas Lynn. Hyndman — Nicole Bumbarger. Imler — Sarah Nicole ...

Graduates

CLARION UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA SPRING GRADUATES Altoona — Timothy Banks Jr., B.S., communication: public relations/advertising/corporate communicaton concentration; Sherry DelGrosso, doctor of nursing practice; Jaclyn Talasky, B.S., biology, magna cum laude; Kali Watson, B.S., ...