Students of the month
Mariah J. Kilgus
TURBOTVILLE - Mariah J. Kilgus, daughter of Kent and Melissa Kilgus, was named Watsontown Lions Club's Student of the Month at Warrior Run High School for October.
In school, she is a member of National Honor Society, is Class of 2013 president, and is president of the Key Club. She also is a member of the Art and Photo Club. She also is secretary of the concert choir.
Outside of school, she is a member of her church youth group and is active with the Warrior Run Fort Freeland Heritage Society. She received a varsity letter in cross country, is on the honor roll and is an apprentice to Journeyman Heritage Society.
She is employed as a waitress at Station House.
After graduation she plans to pursue a degree in nursing.
William N. Auman
TURBOTVILLE - William N. Auman, son of Timothy Auman, Turbotville, and Amy Moore, Milton, was named Turbotville Lions Club's Student of the Month at Warrior Run High School for October.
In school, he is a member of the Math Club. He also is a Boy Scout active in Venturing.
After graduation, he plans to pursue a degree in chemical engineering.
Brett J. Powell
TURBOTVILLE - Brett J. Powell, son of Scott and Monika Powell, was named Outstanding Senior at Warrior Run High School for October.
In school, he is a member of the National Honor Society, Student Council, Class of 2013, is treasurer of Spanish Club and a member of Defender Pride.
He is team captain of the varsity soccer team and a member of the concert choir.
Outside of school, he participates in NorCennPenn Soccer, Junior North Central PA Golf Association, Boy Scouts of America and the Boy Scouts of America's Order of the Arrow.
He has earned a four-year varsity soccer letter, has been an academic all-star for four years and is an Eagle Scout. He also received the Frederick Douglas and Susan B. Anthony Award for recognition of outstanding achievement in social justice. He has been on the distinguished honor roll every semester in high school.
He is employed as a youth soccer referee.
After graduation, he plans to pursue a degree in engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology.
Loyalsock students earn
AP Scholars recognition
Recently, the College Board released its final reports from this past year's AP Exam program.
Nineteen Loyalsock Township High School students earned AP Scholar awards, recognizing their achievement on various Advanced Placement (AP) exams. Open to all students at Loyalsock Township, AP coursework is demanding and rigorous.
A score of three or better out of a maximum score of five can earn students college course credit at many colleges and universities.
The College Board has established three different levels of distinction in order to refer to students as AP Scholars. Adam Fellon, a 2012 graduate, qualified as an AP Scholar with Distinction. Fellon received an average score of 3.8 among the six exams in which he tested.
In addition, six students earned AP Scholar with Honor recognition as a result of the minimum 3.25 average on AP exams taken with scores of three or better on four or more exams. These students included: Rebecca Anderson, Brandon Fagnano, Daniel Hamm, Jaden Martz, Alana Miles - all graduates of the Class of 2012 - and Emily Niditch, a senior.
An additional 12 students earned AP Scholar recognition for taking three or more AP exams with a score of three or more: Alexander Bellott, Chaz Bunce, Meghan Cunningham, Jacob Mackey, Bryan Nardone and Nathaniel Rohrer - all Class of 2012 graduates - as well as current students, Jonathon Covert, Margaret Falco, Ryan Muggleton, Leah Nason, Laura Pineda-Bermudez and Dylan Rockoff.
Loyalsock Township High School offers 16 AP courses. In the 2011-12 school year, 197 students took 157 exams, with 81 students taking more than one AP course and exam. Since 2009-10, Loyalsock has more than doubled the number of students taking respective AP courses and exams, with 66 percent of all tested students "passing" exams (with a 3, 4 or 5).
Mansfield to hold
'visit day' Friday
MANSFIELD - Mansfield University will hold "Visit Day" on Friday.
Prospective students and their parents will be able to visit campus to talk with admissions counselors, faculty members and current students about MU's 70 undergraduate programs, financial aid, club activities and campus life.
Participants also can tour the campus, including the North Hall Library and the new residence halls.
For more information, or to register, go to admissions.mansfield.edu, call 662-4243 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Lycoming College Chapter of Gamma Sigma Alpha National Greek Academic Honor Society inducted the following new members on Sept. 30: senior Zigmund Reichenbach, of Roulette, a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon; and junior Alyssa Riggle, of Montoursville, a member of Alpha Xi Delta.
Gamma Sigma Alpha, National Greek Academic Honor Society, was founded to promote intellectual interaction between Greek students and the academic community. Students are eligible for membership with a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above and active membership in a Greek fraternity or sorority.
Also, the college's Upsilon Omega Chapter of the Order of Omega National Leadership Honor Society inducted the following new members on Oct. 10: senior Megan Keck, of Millerton, a member of Alpha Sigma Tau; and senior Zigmund Reichenbach, of Roulette, a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon.
Students are eligible for membership based on their grade-point average, community service hours and active membership in a Greek fraternity or sorority. A student must have a grade point average above the all-Greek cumulative averages and 60 or more hours of community service in order to be nominated for membership. Only 15 fraternity and sorority members are offered for membership each year.
Middle school band to perform concert
MILL HALL - The Central Mountain Middle School Band will perform a fall concert at 7 p.m. Nov. 12 in the middle school auditorium.
The band, under the direction of Paul Nelson, will perform a variety of works for concert band, including "Intensity" by Sean O'Loughlin, "Ayre and Dance" by Bruce Pearson, "Play it Cool for Santa" by Gerald Sebesky and "March Royale" by Mark Williams. The band features 115 students from Central Mountain Middle School in grades six through eight.
The event is free and open to the public.