Tussey Mountain Middle School pupils selected

Tussey Mountain Middle School has announced its January Students of the Month. Students are nominated by faculty and staff for positive contributions to the school, personal improvements and accomplishments. Honorees include, from left, Rosalyn Davis, fifth grader, daughter of Robert Davis and Jamie Grimes of Saxton; Shayla Steward, sixth grader, daughter of Lori Steward of Broad Top; Colson Musselman, seventh grader, son of Shawn Musselman of Hopewell and Dawn Blair of Saxton; and Camden Carrow, eighth grader, daughter of William Carrow and Brandy Bell of Saxton.

Tussey Mountain High School students honored

Tussey Mountain High School has announced its January Students of the Month. They have been nominated by the faculty and staff for positive contributions to the school, personal improvements and accomplishments. Pictured are, from left, Emily Hoenstine, ninth grader, daughter of Doak and Brenda Hoenstine of James Creek; Katelynn Hoover, 10th grader, daughter of Adam and Barbara Hoover of Saxton; Samantha Blackstone, 11th grader, daughter of Sam and Deb Blackstone of Hopewell; and Makayla Swope, 12th grader, daughter of Stephanie Swope of Six Mile Run.

Tech center students honored

The Bedford County Technical Center has announced its Students of the Month for January. They are Brooke Lankey, a senior agriscience student from Bedford; Victoria Strait, a senior health assistant student from Everett; Damion Lewis, a sophomore culinary arts student from Everett; Connor Deffibaugh, a sophomore automotive technology student from Everett; Benjamin Zimmerman, a senior building construction student from Bedford; Faith Cogan, a junior cosmetology student from Everett; Noah Mitchell, a junior biotechnology student from Everett; and Layne Defibaugh, a junior welding student from Bedford. They are selected by their teachers at the Bedford County Technical Center for their positive attitude or positive behavioral change, class participation, work habits, involvement in-school and after-school activities, attendance and grades.

Contest open to third graders

Third-graders across Pennsylvania are combing oral health education and creativity this February during the Pennsylvania Dental Association’s annual poster contest in celebration of National Children’s Dental Health Month. Participants will have a chance at winning several different prizes. Three statewide winners will be selected from the entries. The first-place winner will be awarded $500. In addition, the first-place winner’s school and teacher will each receive a $250 prize. The grand prize will be awarded to the first-place winner at a school function. The second place winner will receive $250, while the third-place winner will receive $100. The association has lesson plan kits designed for third-grade teachers in Pennsylvania public, private and charter schools. Each contains a lesson plan featuring information on dental health topics, fun classroom activities and instructions for the PDA-sponsored poster contest. The lesson plan kits are distributed electronically. Email mmb@padental.org to receive the materials and to request complimentary posters for participating classrooms. All entries for the poster contest must be submitted by Friday, March 8. Teachers are asked to select only one classroom winner and submit the winning entry to: Pennsylvania Dental Association, Attn: NCDHM Poster Contest, 3501 N. Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110. PDA will announce the top three winners in April.

Claysburg plans registration

Claysburg-Kimmel Elementary School has scheduled kindergarten registration for Thursday, April 4, and Friday, April 5. A child must be 5 before July 1. Parents or guardians who have eligible children but who do not receive registration information by March 29 are asked to call the school at 239-5144.

Enderle on list

Paul A. Enderle, son Chris and Karen Enderle of Easley, South Carolina, has been named to the fall semester dean’s list at North Carolina University, Asheville. Enderle is a 2016 graduate of Bedford High School and is an accounting major. He serves as president of the Catholic Campus Ministries.

McCoy named to list

Justin McCoy, son of Greg and Diane McCoy of New Paris, has been named to the fall semester dean’s list at the University of Virginia. He completed the semester with a 3.62 grade-point average. McCoy is a 2018 graduate of Chestnut Ridge High School and is a member of the University of Virginia Cavalier wrestling team as a redshirted freshman and also is a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Athletes in Action.

Replogle inducted, on list

Kirsten Replogle of Manns Choice has been inducted into the Delphi Society for the Fall 2018 semester at Cedar Crest College in Allentown in recognition of outstanding academic achievements. Delphi is the college’s honor society for undergraduate students. Students who have a cumulative grade point average of 3.8 at the end of their junior year or their senior year are recognized as members. Replogle also was named to the fall semester dean’s list. She is a chemistry and mathematics major. Students must complete the semester with at least a 3.65 grade-point average to be named to the list.


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