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School Notes

Lung Disease Foundation names winners in coloring contest

The Lung Disease Foundation of Central PA held a coloring contest to provide preventative and educational materials to youth during the time when schools were closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Altoona Area School District, Hollidaysburg Area School District and Tyrone Area School District ...

On campus

AAHS graduate excels at California University, lands job at Nestle’s Kaylene Hallinan, a 2017 graduate of Altoona Area High School, recently graduated from California University of Pennsylvania summa cum laude with a final GPA of 4.0. She received a bachelor of science degree in ...

Graduates

CLARION UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA SPRING GRADUATES Altoona — Stefon Hall, B.S., criminal justice administration; Lacey Lichvar, B.S., integrative studies. Clearfield — Leah Mastrine, B.S., speech pathology and audiology, magna cum laude; Margaret McCauliff, A.S., criminal justice; ...

Deans’s lists

YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY, Youngstown, Ohio — Dean’s list: Nicholas LaBrasca, DuBois; James O’Donnell, Altoona; Alexander Foose, Altoona. President’s list: Nicholas LaBrasca, DuBois; James O’Donnell, Altoona. OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY, Corvallis, Ore. — Erich R. Barthelmes, ...

On campus

Altoona native named to MAC Academic Honor Roll READING — Collin Welteroth of Altoona was named to the Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Academic Honor Roll after competing for the Alvernia University Golden Wolves Men’s Volleyball Team. Welteroth was one of 214 student-athletes to ...

Flow 40 Dance Workshops empowers students

Andrea’s School of Dance hosts program in Bellwood studio BELLWOOD — Flow 40 Dance Workshops were offered to Andrea’s School of Dance students on July 16 and 17 at the Bellwood studio. Students of all skill levels had the opportunity to expand their dance education with positive ...

Graduates

GROVE CITY COLLEGE — Garrett Jacobs, Bedford; Anthony Politza, Tyrone; Zachary Sloan, DuBois; Kala Wooten, Altoona. WESTMINSTER COLLEGE, New Wilmington — Rachael Angermeier, Duncansville, B.A., broadcasting and media production; Shania Kennedy, Tyrone, summa cum laude, B.A., political ...

Dean’s list St. Vincent College

ST. VINCENT COLLEGE, LATROBE SPRING DEAN’S LIST Altoona — Katherine Cumming, John Duffy, Matthew Furrer, Lindsey Southworth, Julia Wise. Ashville — Matthew Bohrer. Bedford — Allison Straub. Cresson — Edward Muriceak. DuBois — Hannah Miller. Duncansville — Thomas ...

Dean’s list-Pennsylvania College of Technology

PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, WILLIAMSPORT SPRING DEAN’S LIST Bedford County Hunter B. Allison, Alum Bank; Vanessa M. Dick, Roaring Spring; Hunter Jarrett Finnegan, New Enterprise; Kyle Ray Guyer, New Enterprise; Madison Ann Hicks, Everett; McKenna P. Sitch, Saxton; Jeffrey Z. ...

Graduates

DENISON UNIVERSITY, Granville, Ohio — Madelyn Betar, Hollidaysburg, B.S., biology, with a minor in chemistry. NORTHAMPTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Bethlehem — Destiny Servello, Altoona, specialized diploma, child development; Karen Brown, Martins-burg, specialized diploma, child development; ...

St. Benedict School award winners

ST. BENEDICT SCHOOL, CARROLLTOWN 2019-20 Award Winners Principal’s Award — Sophia Hoover, Ricky Kirsch, Miley Hoover, Jonathan Bishop, Caitlyn Bishop, Maddie Rezk, Sophia Cunningham, Taylor Marsh, Madeline Farabaugh, Judson Merrill, Rilyn Krug, Maverick Greene. Attendance Award — ...

Medical staff awards scholarships

TYRONE — The Tyrone Regional Health Network medical staff has awarded scholarships to Nicholas Light and Brianna Foy, students from Tyrone Area High School’s 2020 graduating class. The Tyrone Regional Health Network medical staff awards a scholarship annually to one or more seniors at ...

Portage Rotary scholarships

Courtesy photo The Rotary Club of Portage announced the 2020 Portage Area High School scholarship winners. Presenting the $500 checks to each graduate is Rotary President Chris Bartoletti (left). Students are (from left): Chris Bartoletti, Tyler Spaid, Isaac Wiggins, Julianna Klein, Max ...

Congressman John Joyce announces appointments to U.S. Service Academies

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman John Joyce, M.D. (PA-13) announced that six students from Pennsylvania’s 13th Congressional District have received appointments to the U.S. Service Academies. These students have the opportunity to attend the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., the U.S. ...

Deans’ lists

PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, Pensacola, Fla. — Dean’s list: April Gross, Altoona; Matt Gross, Altoona; Ben LaMagna, Duncansville; Kristen Park, Mount Union; Tim Patton, Woodland; Katie Swankler, Everett. President’s list: Rachel Teeters, Huntingdon. ST. ANSELM COLLEGE, Manchester, N.H. ...

Mount Aloysius College graduates

MOUNT ALOYSIUS COLLEGE, CRESSON SPRING GRADUATES Alexandria — Shannon M. Miller, A.A., liberal arts; Rebecca D. Thompson, B.S., nursing. Altoona — Shelby Ismarie Blake, B.S., nursing; Elizabeth Ann Bundy, M.B.A., business administration; Lori A. Fox, B.S., business administration; ...

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, ...