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Wednesday, January 20, 2016 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

At the Jan. 4 Alburtis Borough Council meeting, Mayor Kathleen Palmer gave the oath of office to four newly elected officials: Ronald DeIaco and Stephen Kaufman and re-elected council members Margaret McCormack and Sherryann Oels.

Newly elected President Ron DeIaco opened the Jan. 13 council meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance.

Lena Derr

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in School

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I am a senior.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject is English. I have always enjoyed reading and expressing myself through writing.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: I have been on the honor roll at Emmaus every quarter I have been there.

Q: Are you involved in any extracurricular activities?

Vishnu Bhaskar

Thursday, October 22, 2015 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in School

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I am in the 12th grade at Emmaus High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject is computer science. I think it’s really fun to program and I’m good at it.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: I received the Academic Excellence Award for having a 4.0 GPA for all high school years.

Q: Are you involved in any extracurricular activities?

A: I am involved in soccer, American Computer Science League, Future Business Leaders of America and Pennsylvania Mathematics League.

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in School

Daria Gbor

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I just completed 12th grade at Emmaus High School.

Q: What was your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject was economics because it is a lot of math and I enjoy applying math to figure out the way our economy works.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: I was on the Principal's Honor Roll and in National Honor Society.

Q: Were you involved in any extracurricular activities?

A: I was vice president of the Student Government Association at Emmaus and a member of National Honor Society.

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?