School Notes

UPJ dean’s list

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH AT JOHNSTOWN SPRING DEAN’S LIST Bedford County 4.0 Alum Bank — Kaitlyn J. Allison Bedford — Kyle A. Pittman, Kerstin B. Pyle New Paris — Rachel M. Dikum Osterburg — Hannah D. Miller Saxton — Amanda J. Stoudnour Schellsburg — Kaylin M. ...

On campus

Student competes for Venture Battle funding GROVE CITY — Grove City College student entrepreneur Garrett Jacobs of Bedford competed for $24,000 in prize money in the Wolverine Venture Battle, a contest that simulates the real world hunt for the lifeblood of business: funding. The ...

Mount Aloysius College graduates

MOUNT ALOYSIUS COLLEGE, CRESSON SPRING GRADUATES Altoona — Alisa Marie Barnes, B.S., education/early childhood, pre-K/4; Jennifer J. Bryan, B.S., business administration; Heather M. DeCriscio, A.S., nursing; Shain Michael Fagan, B.A., psychology; Randi Fay, B.S., business administration; ...

Visiting the nation’s capital

Courtesy photo Congressman John Joyce (PA-13) welcomed students from Hollidaysburg Area Junior High School to Capitol Hill on May 21. “It was an honor to greet the seventh-grade class from Hollidaysburg Area Junior High School during their visit to the nation’s capital,” Joyce said. ...

School notes

Students participate in leadership competitions PATTON — The new Cambria Heights High School Technology Student Association attended the 41st annual Pennsylvania Technol-ogy Student Association Leadership Conference and Competitions at Seven Springs Resort and Conference Center in ...

Honor roll

GLENDALE JUNIOR/ SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, FLINTON FOURTH MARKING PERIOD PRINCIPAL’S HONOR 12TH GRADE — Nicolas Blake, Kassidi Byerly, Rain DeLucia, Coollette Diehl, Katelyn Feige, Amber Glass, Tyler Gobert, Cassidy Hamilton, Maria Henry, Crystal Jasper, Jacob Jasper, Jeremy Keith, Jeremy ...

Library to hold program for youth

The Taking Control Scholarship Board will host “Youth, Government & Employment” at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Altoona Area Public Library 1600 Fifth Ave. Youth ages 11 to 18 are invited to to hear presentations by guest speakers. Children ages 10 and younger must be accompanied by a ...

Fort Bedford District honors 11 Eagle Scouts

The Fort Bedford District Boy Scouts of America has recognized 11 Eagle Scouts from the class of 2019 in Chestnut Ridge and Bedford school districts. Fort Bedford District is part of the Laurel Highlands Council and serves all of Bedford County. Chestnut Ridge School District n Ian ...

Deans’ lists

SPRING TERM BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY — Kristen Bennett, Philipsburg; Joshua Lunger, DuBois; Allison Risaliti, Ebensburg; Sierra Belles, Claysburg; Payton Casner, Huntingdon; Bryant Lebeau, Philipsburg; Isaac Osborn, Ebensburg; Dariann Pastelok, Clearfield; Alexandra Bookamer, ...

YEA! program graduates 15 student CEOs

Fifteen local students in grades six through 12 representing 13 self-made businesses and social movements graduated from the Blair County Chamber of Commerce Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) on April 30 at The Casino at Lakemont Park, Altoona. Throughout the 25-week program, students ...

Penn State Altoona offers summer programs for kids

Penn State Altoona has week-long fun and educational programs for kids entering kindergarten through ninth grade. Pick from an array of camps about science, technology, engineering, art, history and more. Kids’ College will bring children’s imaginations to life and their thinking skills ...

On campus

Students learn Italian culture in trip abroad CRESSON — A group of Mount Aloysius College students broadened their horizons as they traveled to Italy. The cohort of Mounties earned academic credit as they were immersed in Italian culture. The college collaborated with the Marco Polo ...

Graduates

GEISINGER COMMONWEALTH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, Scranton — Madalyn Plessinger, Fallentimber, M.D.; Kathyrn Schmidt, Hollidays-burg, M.D.; Chloe Swanger, Altoona, M.D. BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY, Lewisburg — DJ Hollingshead, Altoona, B.A., environmental studies; Gavin Luzier, Clearfield, B.S., ...

Reunions

The Darby Miller reunion will be held at 1 p.m. June 30 at the Martinsburg Sportsmen’s Club, 1217 Sportsman Road, Martinsburg. Chicken will be furnished, and those attending are asked to take something to share for the meal. For more information, contact Melissa Dutil at 414-1999 or Cora ...

AAJHS holds awards assemblies

Altoona Area Junior High School has announced its award winners for the 2018-19 school year. Award winners were presented with various honors during Awards Night ceremonies. Awards are as follows: Ninth grade Math Award — Morgan Sarver, Carly Mann, Glenn Erickson, Selah Crone. Math ...

Rotary holds speech contest

LOYSBURG — The Morrisons Cove Rotary Club has announced the winners of its 2019 Four-Way Test Speech Contest held on March 21 at Northern Bedford County High School. Six contestants representing Central and Northern Bedford high schools participated. The purpose of the annual Four-Way ...

Deans’ lists

FALL TERM WAYNESBURG UNIVERSITY — Tyler E. Barry, Altoona; Timothy J. DeNofrio, Altoona; Brandon F. Durbin, Cresson; Shana L. Helsley, Altoona; Morgan A. Long, Roaring Spring; Cory M. Love, Altoona; Kirsten M. Lykens, Duncans-ville; Bailey E. Pfeffer, Holli-daysburg; Emily M. Rusk, ...

SAMA Altoona to host children’s summer art camp

‘Little DaVincis’ to be held July 29 to Aug. 9 The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art’s annual children’s art camp returns to Altoona this summer. “Little DaVincis: Artists and Inventors,” instructed by Sarah Jubeck, will be taught in small, informal groups to foster each ...

NAACP to hold Freedom Fund Dinner

Event is Saturday at Blair County Convention Center DUNCANSVILLE — The Blair County Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will hold its annual Freedom Fund Dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Blair County Convention Center, Altoona. The guest speaker will ...

Graduates

WILKES UNIVERSITY, Wilkes-Barre — Gabrielle Hayward, Sandy Ridge, doctor of pharmacy; Jamie Kessler, Hollidaysburg, M.S., education; Katherine Little, Pennsylvania Furnace, M.S., education; Carol Metz, Petersburg, M.S., education; Sara Olechovski, Duncansville, M.S., education; Andrew Rice, ...