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School Notes

SAMA Altoona offers children’s art camp

SAMA Altoona will provide “Windows on Altoona,” a children’s art camp taught by SAMA Teaching Artist, Deb Bunnell. “Windows on Altoona” will take place from 1 to 3:30 p.m. weekdays from July 27 to Aug. 7. Cost to participate is $175 per student. A deposit of $50 is required when ...

Mount Aloysius College dean’s list

MOUNT ALOYSIUS COLLEGE, CRESSON SPRING DEAN’S LIST Altoona — Adeline C. Bair, Cassy L. Beere, Rachel Alice Borst, Kaylee Rose Campagna, Carley A. Ciampoli, Kaila M. Clawson, Jordan L. Crist, Heather Marie DeCriscio, Sarah Madeline Dell, Theresa Marie Dodson, Lisa Corinne Fellabaum, ...

WISE Women of Blair County presents spring scholarships

WISE Women of Blair County has announced the scholarship winners for the spring 2020 term. These scholarships are available to women residents of Blair County 21 years of age and older who have overcome adversity in their lives and are pursuing post-secondary education. A total of $9,300 ...

Blair Garden Club awards scholarships

Two scholarships have been awarded to seniors in Blair County who are pursuing careers in areas aligning with the goals of the club. These careers include agriculture education, biology, city planning, ecology, environmental engineering and science, floriculture, forestry, conservation, ...

Honors lists

MANSFIELD UNIVERSITY — Tanner Demchak, Woodland; Ashleigh Ellingwood, Hollidaysburg; David Guerra, Kylertown; Natalie Holsey, Altoona; Sydney Reed, Alexandria; Paige Whitfield, Altoona. LYCOMING COLLEGE, Williamsport — Colin Allen, Altoona; Shelby Civils, Altoona; Julia Nagle, Altoona; ...

On campus

Susquehanna student joins university choir tour SELINSGROVE — Carson Long of Ebensburg went on tour with the Susquehanna University Choir from March 6 to 12. Long, a biochemistry major at Susquehanna, graduated from Central Cambria High School, Ebensburg. The choir is the flagship ...

WISE Women seeks scholarship applicants

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. 25. These completed applications must be received by mail to WISE Women, P.O. Box 134, ...

Rotary awards $27K in scholarships

The Rotary Club of Altoona has once again provided support for graduating high school students in Blair County. In the last 21 years (1998-2019), more than $419,000 has been donated by club members to assist more than 419 students from three area high schools (Altoona Area High School, ...

Graduates

IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY, Ames, Iowa — Taylor Conley, B.S., animal science, cum ;aude; Taylor Conley, B.S., animal science, cum laude. DICKINSON COLLEGE, Carlisle — Bryce Descavish, Ebensburg, B.S., biochemistry and molecular biology, cum laude; Trapper Hobble, Three Springs, B.S., biology, ...

Drama club donation

Courtesy photo The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School Drama Club donated $855 that students collected after their two performances of “Into the Woods” in March to Family Services Inc. They asked for the audience for generosity in order to help the children in the community. Because of ...

HAJHS wins Nationwide Super Sleep Contest

Student Patrick Harker and teacher Christine Burkey from Hollidaysburg Area Junior High School were awarded by GENYOUth, through its flagship Fuel Up to Play 60 program, and Sleep Number, the smart bed company, as winners of the Super Sleep Contest. The Super Sleep Contest was launched by ...

SFU Esports garners ECAC academic honors

LORETTO — Saint Francis University may be a relative newcomer to competitive collegiate esports, yet the university is staking its claim with successes in both the gaming arena and in the field of academics. On June 15, the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced its Esports ...

Honor roll

BISHOP GUILFOYLE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL, ALTOONA FOURTH MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONOR ROLL 12TH GRADE — Abigail Anderson, Samuel Barber, Glenn Bartkowiak, Olivia Butler, Julia Cacciotti, Karen Catherine, Jamison Consiglio, Giana Georgiana, Mary Gunnett, Jessica Henry, Yoojin Jang, Amanda ...

Graduates

DESALES UNIVERSITY, Center Valley — Kiersten Batiste, Duncansville, B.S., nursing. LYCOMING COLLAGE, Williamsport — Shelby Civils, Altoona, B.A., German, English, Lycoming Scholar, magna cum laude; Julia Nagle, B.A., Spanish, political science, European history, Lycoming Scholar, summa ...

Honor roll

ST. PATRICK’S SCHOOL, NEWRY FOURTH MARKING PERIOD HONOR ROLL THIRD GRADE — Elena Baughman. FOURTH GRADE — Anna Lanzendorfer, Karigan Musselman. EIGHTH GRADE — Emma Brooks, Benjamin McLucas, Sydney Nagle. HIGH HONOR ROLL FIRST GRADE — Trygg Musselman. THIRD GRADE — ...

On campus

Student pursues summer research at Albright READING — Emily Lenkevich of Houtzdale is one of 16 Albright College students from various academic disciplines conducting Albright Creative Research Experience (ACRE) projects over the summer of 2020. Through ACRE projects, undergraduate ...

Dean’s list

CLARION UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA SPRING DEAN’S LIST Altoona — Delaney Igoe, Jacob Lindner, Justin Longnecker. Claysburg — Jennica Hunter. Clearfield — Tristen Buck, Brooke Cline, Richard Massimino, Leah Mastrine, Talitha Narehood, Diane Thompson, Raquel Zattoni. Cresson ...

HAJHS sets testing, orientation

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Hollidaysburg Area Junior High will conduct testing and orientation for students new to the district at 9 a.m. Thursday. This event is for students new to the district, entering grades seven, eight or nine in the fall of 2020. The session will include discussion of ...

United Way Stuff the Bus campaign underway

The United Way of Blair County’s Family Resource Center is announcing its annual School Supply Campaign for Blair County students, and it is looking for businesses, agencies, clubs, churches and individuals to donate to this worthwhile program that assists any student in Blair County from ...