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District News: Students commit to future plans after graduation

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by The Press in School

Congratulations to Northampton Area High School and Bethlehem Area Vocational-Technical School students on their signing day May 10 at DeSales University. Twenty students committed to either employment, college or the military after graduation.

The students entering the workforce who committed to employment are Andrea Cohen, welding; Logan Drey, building trades; Kyle Galgocy, HVAC; Cody Hartman, plumbing; Henry Huffsmith, auto collision repair; Jacob Kerchner, plumbing; Patrick McShane, plumbing; Colin Schmall, electronics tech; Erik Schreck, plumbing; Zach Stein, electronics tech; Mason Taschler, industrial design and advanced manufacturing; Alijah Vassallo, automotive tech; Brock Wandler, plumbing; and Xavier Williams, plumbing.

The students who are furthering their education in college are Sierra Ruch, automotive tech; and Lauryn Stauffer, electronics. The students entering the military after graduation are Sebastian Bachman, plumbing; Nathanael Burkit, automotive; Brian Herstine, automotive tech; and Jordan Krishe, homeland security.


Northampton Area Konkrete Kids Educational Foundation is holding its 10th annual golf tournament June 17 at Woodstone Country Club, Danielsville. The foundation is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to “developing, promoting and financing innovative programs, which supplement and enhance the quality of education and provide the school community with extended learning opportunities and co-curricular experiences within the Northampton Area School District.”

The tournament will have a shotgun start 11:30 a.m. and will feature a four-person scramble.

The entry fee ($115) will include golf, cart, hot dogs and liquid refreshments during the day, an awards dinner after the golf, prizes for the top three foursomes in each of three flights (total of 36 prizes), a hole-in-one contest, free replay at Woodstone (Tuesday-Thursdays, no cart), a discounted coupon to play at Jack Frost and a tee gift for each golfer.

For more information, to register and to find sponsorship forms, visit


School will now be in session June 4-7 and June 10-11. May 29-31 and June 3-5 will now be full days for students and staff. Grades 6-12 will be dismissed 10:30 a.m., and grades K-5 will be dismissed noon June 6-7 and 10-11.

Seniors who have graduated are not required to attend school June 3-11.


Graduation will be 4 p.m. June 1 at Stabler Arena, Bethlehem.


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