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STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in School

Elizabeth Mitchell

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I am a member of the Class of 2015 from Emmaus High School.

Q: What was your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject was government. I enjoy learning about the creation of the Constitution and the Founding Fathers. In addition, I am passionate about our civil liberties and like following the Supreme Court deliberations regarding these cases.

Q: Did you receive any special awards or recognition?

Alburtis Fire Department

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

Alburtis firefighter Matt Trexler receives Robert W. Mader award

A resident of Alburtis area all of his life, born into a family with well established service in the community, Fire Lt. Matt Trexler is the recipient of the Alburtis Volunteer Fire Department's Robert W. Mader Award and the Top Responder Award for 2014.

The Robert W. Mader award is given to the firefighter who has continually attended fire training classes, aspires to be the best firefighter they can be, assists other firefighters to the best of their ability, always looks to learn more and provides outstanding service to the community outside of the fire department.

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in School

Jaclyn Reinbold

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I am a 2015 graduate of Emmaus High School.

Q: What was your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject was A.P. Studio Art because it encouraged me to express my own ideas and share them with others. I also enjoyed seeing the amazing artwork my classmates created.

Q: Did you receive any special awards or recognition?

A: I was EHS's Scholar Athlete for both cross-country and track and field, in addition to being a captain of both teams. I have also won several Scholastic Art Awards for my artwork.

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in School

Barry Seng

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I am a member of the Class of 2015 at Emmaus High School.

Q: What was your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject was AP United States Government and politics. I thoroughly enjoyed learning about our nation and government. It is nice to be able to connect what I learned in class to current events.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

'Ride for Freedom' helps military families

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

On May 2 approximately 56 motorcyclists, most members of a network of supporters of National Motorcycle Clubs of Warriors Watch and The Black Sheep Harley Davidson for Christ, left the parking lot of Bethany Church in Wescosville, a sponsor, on their eighth annual Ride for Freedom.

Pastor Jim Broshear of Bethany Church offered a prayer before the riders left to visit three families in the Lehigh Valley. Each family visited received a blue star to display and a letter with information about contacting the network if in need.

Alburtis Borough Council

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

Mayor praises firefighters efforts in Buckeye Tavern blaze

Alburtis Mayor Kathleen Palmer reported to council at the May 13 meeting Alburtis firefighters did an excellent job fighting the fire at Buckeye Tavern owned by Terry Bender, also the owner of Alburtis Tavern and Lodge.

"Since he (Terry Bender) has moved into the borough and started the business, he has been an asset to the community and speaking for council, we wish him well in view of his recent disaster."

We wish him well," Council President Steve Hill repeated respectfully and many council members nodded in agreement.

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in School

Kevyn McConlogue

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I am in 12th grade.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject is AP Government because I am studying international relations and political science in college. I think the ability for an American to influence policy in our democratic society is an unbelievable privilege.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: I was inducted into National Honor Society, Tri M. Honor Music Society and National Spanish Honor Society my junior year of high school.