Christian Stezelberger, a Walnutport native and a Northampton Community College electronics technology major, competed in the industrial motor control category at the SkillsUSA state conference in Hershey April 12. He won first place and a gold medal in the postsecondary category and will go on to compete at the national level during the 55th annual national leadership and skills conference, representing NCC, in Louisville, Ky., in June.
A total of 1,187 students received degrees from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania at separate commencement exercises for undergraduate and graduate students May 10 and 11 in Koehler Fieldhouse.
A total of 995 bachelor’s degrees, 188 master’s degrees and four doctoral degrees were awarded.
Bath: Levi Atkinson, Bachelor of Science in criminal justice; Taylor Fenstermacher, Bachelor of Science in biology; Shannon Knipe, Bachelor of Science in special education (prekindergarten-grade 8)/early childhood; Shannon Thomas, Bachelor of Science in nursing
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Whitehall resident and Whitehall High School graduate Angela Stella is a cadet with the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Detachment 752 at Wilkes University.
According to Lt. Col. Robert Hartmann, U.S. Air Force commander of ROTC Detachment 752, Stella has received several Air Force ROTC medals and honors for her outstanding performance.
“In the fall of 2018, she received the Meritorious Service Medal for her dedication, drive and devotion to duty as the cadet wing commander (highest cadet position),” Hartmann said.
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Garrett Pruzinsky and Morgan Tirpak, both of Whitehall, were named to the fall 2018 dean’s list at Seton Hall University.
Katherine C. Hartzell, of Danielsville, a sophomore majoring in theater, earned dean’s list recognition at SUNY Oswego for the fall 2018 semester. Hartzell was among SUNY Oswego students who received a grade-point average of 3.3 to 3.79.
Admission to SUNY Oswego is competitive. U.S. News Media Group counts SUNY Oswego among the top public regional universities in the North for 2019, and the Princeton Review includes Oswego in its 2019 college guidebook “The Best Northeastern Colleges” and in its national list of “Green Colleges.”
Morgan Sherwin, of Coplay, and Marie Barna-Rogers, of Whitehall, were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester at Quinnipiac University. To qualify, students must earn a grade-point average of at least 3.5 with no grade lower than C. Full-time students must complete at least 14 credits in a semester, with at least 12 credits that have been graded on a letter-grade basis to be eligible. Part-time students must complete at least six credits during a semester.
Julia Lutz, of Bath, and Jacky Mansour, of Whitehall, were issued a Career Exploration Certificate for the 2018 fall semester.
The Career Exploration Certificate is open to all freshmen and sophomore students. Students gain a greater understanding of themselves and the career development process. They will be better prepared to choose and confirm a major, research careers, gain related experience through informational interviewing and job shadowing experiences and plan for a successful internship, professional job or graduate school search.
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania has recently released its list of students named to the dean’s list for the fall semester of the 2018-19 academic year. To qualify for dean’s list, a student must earn a quality-point average of 3.5 or higher (based on 4.0) during the semester.