Four students at Northampton Community College (NCC) have been named to the All-Pennsylvania Academic Team by Phi Theta Kappa, the international academic honor society for students at two-year colleges. Each honoree receives a tuition waiver to any college within the Pennsylvania state system.
Michael Rex, of Northampton, is currently in his last semester at NCC and is planning to transfer to Kutztown University in the fall, where he will be a secondary education major in mathematics.
Darby Shea McCall, a senior majoring in neuroscience at University of Rochester, has been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester.
A resident of Bath, she is a daughter of Marie Johns McCall of Bath and Emmett McCall of Lehighton. She is a graduate of Northampton Area High School.
Codi C. Reynolds, daughter of Linda and Herman Reynolds of Whitehall, was recently elected to the Epsilon Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at Hamilton College. Reynolds, a senior majoring in Asian studies and comparative literature, is a graduate of Whitehall High School.
Phi Beta Kappa, which established a chapter at Hamilton in 1870, is the oldest and most prestigious honor society in the country. Students are elected to membership in recognition of their exceptional academic achievement in fulfilling the goals and purposes of the college.
Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) has announced the students named to the dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester. Students with an academic GPA of at least 3.50 achieve this status.
Bath: Nicole Fletcher, Susan Leopold, Kathryn Minnich, Abigail Ross
Catasauqua: Ryan Carson, Renee Cimerol, Joseph Ciminelli, Samantha Davis, Mitchell Fehn, Tori Lawton, Sage Mitchell, Nancy Moreno, Megan Murawski, Kathryn Patterson, Jady Paul, Jonathan Pense, Cameron Sandt, Aaron Sebesta, Amanda Snyder, Bradley Zimmerman
Matthew Meyers, of Whitehall, has been named to the fall 2016 dean’s list at Temple University’s Fox School of Business and Management.
To qualify for the designation, a student must achieve a semester GPA of 3.62 or better.
Meyers is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants and Beta Alpha Psi, Alpha Phi Chapter.
Central Penn College
Michael Holihan, of Northampton, recently was named to the dean’s list at Lasell College, Newton, Mass., for the fall semester of 2016.
Holihan, whose major is communication, is a member of the class of 2018 and was among 722 students honored in the fall 2016 semester.
To achieve the dean’s list, each student must be full time carrying 12 or more graded credits for the semester with a GPA of 3.5 or higher.
Pennsylvania College of Technology
Vincent M. Pellechia, of Catasauqua, a landscape/horticulture technology: landscape emphasis major, is among 16 Pennsylvania College of Technology students who have passed the Pennsylvania Pesticide Applicator Certification exam, administered in November by the state Department of Agriculture. Pellechia passed the core exam and category 6 (ornamental and shade trees).
East Stroudsburg University
Thirteen students from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU) have been selected as national outstanding leaders and will be featured in the 2017 publication “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.” Among them is ESU student Hayley Jackson, a junior from Bath majoring in communication sciences and disorders.
For more than 80 years, the “Who’s Who” publication has honored outstanding campus leaders for their scholastic, leadership and community achievements.
Alex Getz, of Northampton and a student at King’s College, recently attended the college’s annual McGowan Business Forum.
The 12th annual McGowan Business Forum, which was held recently in Wilkes-Barre, provided the students mentoring and networking opportunities with King’s alumni and other professionals, followed by a dinner and the presentation of the third annual Father James Lackenmier, C.S.C., Award for Achievement and Leadership.
The forum’s location rotates between Philadelphia, New York and Wilkes-Barre.