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School Notes

Applications sought for Sky ‘LOL’ scholarship

Applications are being accepted for the Rosalind E. Sky “LOL” Love of Learning Future Educator Scholarship. This $500 scholarship is distributed through the Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation. It is for a graduating high school senior seeking to major in the field of education. ...

Honor roll-Penn Cambria Middle School

PENN CAMBRIA MIDDLE SCHOOL SECOND MARKING PERIOD EIGHTH GRADE HIGH HONORS — Conlan Ball, Gianna Caputo, Addyson Ehredt, Landon Ehrenfeld, Mackenzy Farabaugh, Madisyn M. Farabaugh, Preston Farabaugh, Lucas Gaida, Kayla Galovich, Destiny Gray, Gavin Harrold, Elle Myers, Sophia Rabatin, ...

Cambria Heights part of regional TSA conference

PATTON –– Members of the Cambria Heights High School Technology Student Association Chapter (TSA) competed in the Region 8 Virtual Competition this year. Much like everything else in our lives this competition was very different this year. However, Cambria Heights students still shined ...

Honor roll-Glendale Junior-Senior High School

GLENDALE JUNIOR-SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL SECOND MARKING PERIOD PRINCIPAL’S HONOR 12TH GRADE — Clinton Ball, Victoria Beers, Karli Byerly, Corrin Diehl, Jacob Holes, Garrett Hutton, Gary Keith, Logan Keith, Mallorie Keith, Brooke Lovell, Hannah Majofsky, Alexis Mayes, Chloe McElheny, ...

Graduates

LOCK HAVEN UNIVERSITY Jacob Anderson, Philipsburg, summa cum laude, B.S., education/elementary/middle level education grades 4-8 with special education: concentration in math; Eliza Ardary, Curwensville, B.S., psychology; Caleb Bookhammer, Huntingdon, summa cum laude, B.A., English: writing, ...

Saint Francis University dean’s, president’s lists

LORETTO — More than 750 Saint Francis University students made one of the Fall 2020 Honors Lists: President’s or Dean’s. To achieve either list, students must have full-time status and attain a quality point average of 4.000 (President’s) or 3.500 (Dean’s) on 12 or more credits during ...

Deans’ lists

WIDENER UNIVERSITY, Chester — Molly Deprospo, Hollidaysburg. GROVE CITY COLLEGE — Megan White, Bedford; Kevin Hamby, DuBois; Reilly Clapper, Altoona; Cory Toribio, Altoona; Gracie Turnbaugh, Ashville; Jackson Boyer, Bellwood; Michael Reese, Hollidaysburg; Thomas Wilson, Huntingdon; ...

Service notes

DANIEL C. O’BRIEN Daniel C. O’Brien of Altoona was promoted to the rank of Chief Petty Officer for the U.S. Navy, in a private ceremony in Naples, Fla. (The ceremony was private due to COVID-19). Chief O’Brien is a 2007 graduate of Altoona Area High School and is currently stationed ...

Graduates

INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA DECEMBER-JANUARY GRADUATES Blair County Altoona — Edyn Louise Convery, B.S., nursing; Alexis Grace Henry, B.S., nutrition/dietetics; Denae Monique Hurd, B.S. human resource management; Teela Lee Tomchick, M.A., English/composition and literature; ...

Mock Trial Team advances to nationals

HUNTINGDON — Juniata College’s Mock Trial team will proceed on to the opening round of the National Championship Series of the American Mock Trial Association for the third consecutive year after a successful showing at the regional tournament held virtually last weekend. More than 650 ...

Saint Francis names 2021 orientation directors

LORETTO –– The Center for Student Engagement at Saint Francis University has chosen the team of students who will assist with leading the efforts to welcome the Class of 2025 into its “FlashFam.” The first-year transition process is a critical element of a student’s success at Saint ...

Penn State holds Cooking Classic across all campuses

Penn State’s first-ever university-wide Cooking Classic served up dishes of fun for participants and funds for campus food pantries. A total of 522 people took part in the program which featured four virtual, hourlong presentations hosted by various Penn State colleges and campuses. Penn ...

Honor rolls-Bellwood

BELLWOOD-ANTIS MIDDLE SCHOOL SECOND MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONOR ROLL FIFTH GRADE — Lily Briggs, Dennis Brown, Ella Cherry, Abigail Clabaugh, Hailey Cunningham, Aidan DelMastro, Chase Deyarmin, Hailey Dodson, Ella Fieni, Ross Fisher, Chase Gallagher, Jackson George, Paige Harpster, ...

Dean’s list-Clarion

CLARION UNIVERSITY FALL DEAN’S LIST Altoona — Marissa Amerine, Grace Dull, Jacob Lindner. Claysburg — Jennica Hunter. Clearfield — McLain Alt, Tristen Buck, Kelsi Bumbarger, Brooke Cline, Avry Grumblatt, Talitha Narehood, Raquel Zattoni. Curwensville — Rachel Legars, ...

Graduates-Edinboro

EDINBORO UNIVERSITY DECEMBER COMMENCEMENT Melissa Sue Mastrine, Portage, post master’s principal K-12 certification; Brittany Feathers, Altoona, M.S.W., social work; Erika Bailor, Altoona, M.Ed., special education; Nicholas A. Bryan, Altoona, B.F.A., applied media arts; Erin Weaver, ...

Honor rolls

HOLLIDAYSBURG AREA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL SECOND MARKING PERIOD 12TH GRADE — Jammel Affour, John M. Aigner, Camden J. Auman, Katherine A. Avery, Sabrina F. Azad, Karissa P. Baker, Alyssa R. Bell, Rece M. Boland, Nadia J. Boston, Riley S. Brode, Evan M. Brozenich, Logan J. Burk, Trinity E. ...

Deans’ lists

ALVERNIA UNIVERSITY, Reading — Beth Riley, James Creek. UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE, Newark, Del. — Hannah Brown, Altoona; Casey Sheetz, Altoona; Amanda Sky, Hollidaysburg; Robert Nachtman, Pennsylvania Furnace; Connor McCarthy, Altoona; Guiseppe Bernard, Nicktown. BALDWIN WALLACE ...

Graduates

CLARION UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA –– Ashley Kesner, Clearfield, B.S., integrative studies; Collin Switzer, Coalport, B.S., computer science; Janel Fink, Curwensville, B.S., medical imaging sciences, summa cum laude; Kevin Shaffer, Curwensville, B.S., criminal justice administration, summa ...

Hite Scholarships assist 57 technicians at UPMC

Through the generous donations of Jane and Lee Hite, and the partnership and organization efforts of the UPMC Altoona Foundation, 57 UPMC Altoona patient care technicians received $1,000 scholarships to help with their pursuit of health profession studies. “Scholarships like this ease the ...

Graduates

ALTOONA BEAUTY SCHOOL GRADUATES Cosmetology program — Madison Ulery, Roaring Spring; Alexa Smith, Manns Choice; nicholas Strozzi, New Paris. Esthetics program — Megan Bolvin, Northern Cambria; Marlee Fridley, Northern Cambria; Melissa Sabo, Gallitzin; Nicole Belkowski, ...