The annual Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania will honor four distinguished women leaders at the annual Take the Lead event April 30.
This year’s recipients are Susan Drabic, president & CEO, Morningstar Senior Living, Olga Negron, a City of Bethlehem councilwoman and community liaison, HSGK Law Firm; Ashley Russo, president and executive producer, ASR Media Productions and Cecelia Connelly-Weida Ph.D., dean of the School of Business, Education, Legal and Social Services, Lehigh Carbon Community College.
SETON HALL UNIVERSITY
Area students are among those named to the dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester including: Erin Neupauer, of Allentown; Brett Christian-Burgess, Caitlin Patt, Cassandra Young, all of Macungie
UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN
Eve Hein, of Emmaus, is among students named to the dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester.
Samuel Joseph Ernst, of Emmaus, is among students named to the dean’s honor list for the fall 2018 semester.
Nicholas Quinn, of Macungie, is among students who earned the dean’s award with distinction for the fall 2018 semester.
UNIVERSITY OF THE SCIENCES
Area students are among those named to the dean’s list for the fall 2019 semester including: Mariah Alston, of Alburtis; Meghan Carbone, of Allentown; Matthew Kovalchick, of Emmaus; Justine Magalona, of Macungie
UNIVERSITY OF IOWA
Avery Allen, of Emmaus, is among students named to the dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester.
Submissions are now being accepted for the 14th annual award-winning Lehigh Valley Press Student Poetry Project.
In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, poems will be selected in each of the Elementary School, Middle School and High School categories and published in the April 17 and April 18 Focus section in the eight Lehigh Valley Press newspapers and web sites.
Call 610 - 829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit https://www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/AGING/Pages/default.aspx.
Wednesday, March 6 - Ash Wednesday meal: Potato crusted cod, rice pilaf, oven roasted fresh vegetables, wheat bread w/ margarine, tropical fruit.
Thursday, March 7: Breaded pork chop, cabbage and bow ties, fresh Waldorff salad, wheat bread w/ margarine, cranberry coconut macaroon.
Friday, March 8: Broccoli cheese soup, tuna salad hoagie, macaroni salad, chilled plums.
Stories and Photos by ED COURRIER
With the spotlight on Lehigh Valley high school musicals on the road to the 2019 Freddy Awards at the State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton, the Lehigh Valley Press Focus section continues its annual preview series.
The 17th annual Freddys recognize accomplishments in musical theater in high schools in Lehigh and Northampton counties, and Warren County, N.J.
The list of the 30 schools participating in the 2019 Freddy Awards, along with productions, performance dates and ticket information, is at: freddyawards.org