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School Notes

Class reunion

Courtesy photo The Claysburg-Kimmel High School Class of 1969 held its 50th anniversary reunion June 28 and 29. A picnic get together was held at the home of Rich and Sandy Allison in Claysburg on Friday evening, and a dinner get-together was held on Saturday evening at Iron Masters Country ...

Graduates

SUMMER GRADUATES ALLEGANY COLLEGE OF MARYLAND, CUMBERLAND, Md. Bedford — Angela Edwards, practical nursing certificate; Alexandra Simpson, occupational therapy assistant; Daniel Spiker, physical therapist assistant. Clearville – Courtney Rush, physical therapist ...

Deans’ lists

SPRING TERM JOHN CARROLL UNIVERSITY, UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, OHIO Clearfield County — Meghan Graeca, DuBois. SUMMER TERM PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, WILLIAMSPORT Blair County — Danielle N. Bilger, Hollidaysburg; Kyle T. Pechtold, Duncansville; Tasia A. Werkmeister, Altoona.

AHS Class of ’64 plans potluck

The Altoona High School Class of 1964 will celebrate its 55th reunion at a mini potluck picnic Saturday at Lakemont Park. The main meal will be at 1 p.m. Classmates may bring their own picnic food or a dish to share. Pavilions 3A and B are reserved for the group. Family members are ...

Graduates

SPRING TERM PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, WILLIAMSPORT Bedford County — Elias S. Brallier, Hopewell, B.S., construction management. Blair County — Rachael Kathryn Baker, Altoona, A.S., health information technology; Nicholas T. Bonsell, Tyrone, A.S., building construction ...

Hollidaysburg library sets Sept. activities

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area Public Library has announced its September events. Library hours are 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Thurs-day, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. The library will be closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday in ...

Graduates

COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY, Conway, S.C. — Gabrielle Donatelli, Schells-burg, B.S., marine science. WESTERN NEW ENGLAND UNIVERSITY, Springfield, Mass. — Connor Eckenrod, Ebensburg, B.S., business administration/general business. ALTOONA BEAUTY SCHOOL — Natalie Stuart, New Paris, ...

Mirror seeks submissions for Blair County Proud

This year’s Blair County Proud edition will focus on the ways various organizations are “Lending A Hand” to benefit the community. The Blair County Proud edition will be published in the Sept. 23 Altoona Mirror. Nonprofits, service clubs, faith-based groups, businesses, police and ...

Graduates

BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY — Sierra Belles, Claysburg, B.S., social work; Andrew Grove, Mount Union, B.S., business administration/information and technology management; Brittany Miller, Roaring Spring, M.S., nursing; Dariann Pastelok, Clearfield, magna cum laude, B.S., speech pathology and ...

Deans’ lists

OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY, Corvallis, Ore. — Megan K. Bickford, Flinton. FRANKLIN & MARSHALL COLLEGE, Lancaster — Kayley M. Burke, Altoona.

Reunion

The Hollidaysburg Area High School Class of 1972 is having a picnic reunion at 1 p.m. Sept. 14 at Legion Park, Hollidaysburg. Reserva-tions must be made by Sept. 1. For more information, call Terry at 215-5142. Class dinners are held monthly at 6 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each ...

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 ...