Ritter receives scholarship
Joshua M. Ritter of Catasauqua recently was awarded the Ralphine and Gary Gentzler Scholarship.
Ritter, a student at Shippensburg University majoring in mid-level science and math education, is the son of Michael and Stephanie Ritter of Catasauqua.
He is a 2012 graduate of Catasauqua High School.
Adam Travis Bierman of Catasauqua graduated Dec. 16 with a bachelor of science degree in biology from Millersville University.
YORK COLLEGE OF PENNSYLVANIA
Students named to dean's list
Kate Lutte and Patrick Burker, both of Catasauqua, were named to the fall 2012 dean's list at York College of Pennsylvania.
Lutte is a freshman biology major and Burker, also a freshman, is majoring in criminal justice.
Joseph Wydner, Alexa Polomchak and Julia King, all of Northampton, were also named to the dean's list for the fall semester.
Wydner is a junior majoring in sport management, Polomchak is a freshman criminal justice major and King, also a freshman, is majoring in early childhood/special education.
To be eligible for the dean's list, a student must be registered for at least 12 academic credit hours and earn a semester GPA of 3.50 or higher.
Smith named to dean's list
Gabrielle Smith of Northampton has been named to Muhlenberg College's dean's list for the fall 2012 semester.
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Students named to dean's list
Jacob Rockovits, of Catasauqua; Kyle Garon and Courtlynn Pulcini, of Bath; and Kaitlyn Globosits, Aaron Hoenl, Abigail Mayernik and Olivia Walakovits, of Whitehall, were recently named to the Kings College dean's list for the fall 2012 semester.
Stewart earns dean's list status
Morgan Stewart of Whitehall was named to the dean's list for the fall 2012 semester at Widener University. Morgan is studying finance.
The dean's list recognizes full-time students who earned a GPA of 3.50 and above for the semester.
UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE
Michelle Hess and Samantha Upton, of Coplay, have been named to the University of Delaware dean's list.
To meet eligibility requirements for the dean's list, a student must be enrolled full-time and earn a GPA of 3.33 or above for the semester.
CENTRAL PENN COLLEGE
Timothy Lahr of Northampton has been named to the Central Penn College dean's list for the fall 2012 semester. Lahr is currently majoring in criminal justice administration.
To qualify for the designation, a student must carry six or more credits and earn a GPA of 3.5 or better for the term.
Local students on dean's list
Abby Gruver and Jessica Hobel of Coplay have been named to the Chestnut Hill dean's list.
Gruver is an early education major and Hobel is majoring in forensic chemistry
Students are named to the dean's list if they have achieved a GPA of 3.6 or higher.
Ressler named to dean's list
Daniel Ressler of Northampton has been named to Gwynedd-Mercy College's fall 2012 dean's list.
The dean's list recognizes one of the highest forms of academic excellence within a specific area of study.
Danner earns dean's list status
Cody Michael Danner of Northampton was among 305 students from Thiel College who was named to the fall 2012 dean's list.
Danner is currently a sophomore.
A student at Thiel College must attain a GPA of 3.40 on a 4.0 scale while being enrolled full time to be eligible for the dean's list.
Local students receive degrees
Lorie Christein of Northampton earned a master of science degree in education from Wilkes University in December.
Also graduating last month with master of science degrees in education were Amanda David, Katie Gould, Krista Green, Patricia Sauerwine and Sara Scottolano, all of Whitehall.
Tara Mushko of Catasauqua also received a master of science degree in education.
Receiving bachelor of arts degrees from Catasauqua were James DaRe and Amanda Peters. DaRe received his degree in psychology and Peters was awarded a degree in elementary education.
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
Anderson named to dean's list
Kayla Anderson of Whitehall was named to the fall 2012 dean's list at Clarion University of Pennsylvania.
Students must earn a GPA of 3.5 for placement on the dean's list.
Students named to dean's list
The following students were named to the fall 2012 dean's list at Northampton Community College:
From Bath: Nathan Altemose, Matthew Bollinger, Anthony Bruno, Jennifer Conway, Kara Diefenderfer, Yanek Djindjiev, Ryan Eberts, Glenda Fevrier, Kristen Flick, Ivana Fox, Erik Garces, Yvette Garces, Rebecca Gowarty, Crystal Harris, Anthony Heckman, Gary Helm, Nermin Horuz, Anna Killea, Jennifer Kurman, Jessica Kurman, Kendra Leininger, Nicole Lewis, Jacklyn Maritch, Melissa Mast, Korey McNulty, Cierra Medina, Kathy Mueller, Jonathan Myers, Katie Nikles, Joseph Paltanavage, Zachary Ploucha, Jessica Rapoli, Bethany Reed, Dawn Reese, Erin Saeger, Jenna Schmoyer, Chelsea Sergeant, Allison Smith, Denice Speranza, Kaitlin Spevak, Caitlyn Stonaker, Salvatore Tomaino, Jeffrey Varju, Jose Vega and Wendy Wagner.
From Catasauqua: Megan Drayer, Ryan Bradbury, Sean Harley, Shane Hodge, Megan Kulp, Tabitha Martinez, Sharon Mitchell, Amanda Parker, Sandra Paulus, Fallon Ramirez and Joseph Roth.
From Northampton: Rawad Albassit, Scarlett Allunis, Tyler Bachman, Nathan Barrall, Josephine Bernecker, Nicholas Bielaski, Jamie Bishop, Lisa Bleskachek, Carolyn Blocker, Una Bonner, Russell Boyer, Cynthia Breinig, Jennifer Bruch, Erin Campbell, Bradford Carlisle, Ruth Carra, Alicia Christine, Katie Collis, Allyson Coonrod, Demi DeJesse, Tiffany Frey, Jerod Froetschner, Chelsea Gable, Timothy Gerancher, Judith Gerhart, Mandy Gero, Menna Getahoun, Erin Gilly, Angela Green, Artemis Hader, Alexander Haines, Amy Heffner, Carl Held, Amanda Hoffert, Briana Hoffert, John Hudsco, Sarah Ihle, Matthew Jacobson, Brianna Jones, Jenna Kadingo, Michelle-Anne Kehler, Jennifer Khallouf, Alexander Kokolus, Janelle Kroboth, Maria Kuntz, Kyla Kutz, Amy Lukow, Talene Magee, Courtney Makovsky, Eric Marhefka, Danielle Mitchell, Scott Mohrey, BryAnn Morgan, Michael Nagle, Thuan Nguyen, Manuel Nieves, Dina Pastor, Thea Elizabeth Prostko, Carl Rice, Noris Rosario, Judith Sain-Mellner, Ashley Seier, Veronica Seier, Kevin Smith, Lawrance Sollars, Adam Soltys, Michael Stianche, Tavia Stopay, Dallas Strohl, Mary Szazdi, Sasha Torres, Gary Walsh, Joseph Walters, Rachel Weeks and Laurie Weslosky.