Scholars

Karen Graham has been named to the Central Penn College dean’s list. Graham is majoring in business administration. To qualify for the designation, an undergraduate student must carry six or more credits and earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or better for the term.

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Nicole Lemmo was recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Lemmo was initiated at Florida Institute of Technology.

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Lebanon Valley College recognized almost 200 student-athletes who competed for the Flying Dutchmen athletic teams during the winter season. Local students include Caitlyn Berdel, a graduate of St. Hubert High, and Alexis Morace, a graduate of Villa Joseph Marie, both members of the swimming team. Berdel is pursuing a bachelor of science in early childhood education and special education. Morace is pursuing a bachelor of science in exercise science.

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The following local residents were recently initiated into the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi at Arcadia University: Jamie Beissel, XInLi Mai and Cynthia Planita.

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Delaware Valley University announced that the following local students have been accepted for admission: Milena Alla, Annmarie Batey, Colin Boyd, Kelly Breslin, Joseph Damario, Dylan Devlin, Timothy Donovan, Shayne Glenn, Sarah Haughton, Samantha Hurley, Octavia Jackson, Kristen Johnson, Lae’la Kirk, Alan Kuzmenko, Emma Laney, Kevin Lewis, Charles Livingston, Brittany Lucera, Samantha Lugo, Peter Marcellino, Amanda Marinucci, Jazzlyn Marsden, Holly Meehan-Metz, Matthew Melendez, Joshua Nieves, Julia Paiano, Joseph Papaleo, Ashley Paslay, Diana Quigley, Husham Rasheed, Katherine Reithmeier, Myah Ridley-Gaymon, Brendan Roberts, Sabrina Rosado, Jessica Ruk, Carissa Schulgen, Alexis Spellman, Caitlin Sweeney, Christopher Thomas, Arianna Torres and Kahlaya Turner.

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Emma Brown was among nearly 500 students at the University of Alabama who took part in the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference. Brown’s presentation, in the education category, was titled The Effects of Receiving Comprehensive Sex Education in P-12 has on Current College Students.

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Cedar Crest College offers a study abroad program for students in the spring semester of their sophomore year. They spend eight to 10 days traveling as a class to an international destination, where they participate in a number of service activities. This year, they traveled to Athens, Greece. Local participants were Jalyssa Ortiz and Jennica Nugent.

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Madeline Kentner is studying abroad this spring in Tanzania, in East Africa, hosted by Albright College’s School for Field Studies. A graduate of St. Hubert Catholic High School, Kentner is majoring in biology. She was a recipient of an $8,000 Beall Study Abroad scholarship, established through the generosity of Robert J. Beall and Mary Ellen O’Connor Beall. Albright students interested in studying abroad must be in good academic standing, with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5.

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The Light in the Dark: The 9th Annual Dance Minor Concert was held at Bloomsburg University. Donte Abney was on the production crew. Jahnae Robinson-Wright and Jasmine Jubilee were dancers.

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Delaware Valley University congratulates the recipients of the university’s top three merit-based admission scholarships. The local list includes Colin Boyd, Kelly Breslin, Timothy Donovan.Kristen Johnson, Lae’la Kirk, Brittany Lucera, Peter Marcellino and Christopher Thomas. ••