BARD COLLEGE AT SIMON'S ROCK
Former Emmaus student named to Dean's list
Harry Gao, of Allentown, was named to the Dean's list for the spring 2013 semester at Bard College at Simon's Rock in Great Barrington, Mass. Gao completed 10th grade at Emmaus High School before leaving to attend college. Bard College at Simon's Rock - The Early College is the only college in the country specifically designed for students ready to enter college early, usually after the 10th or 11th grade.
U.S. FULBRIGHT FELLOWSHIP
Area student to teach English in the Mediterranean
Clayton Coleman, son of Ronald and Virgnia Coleman of Allentown, received a Fulbright English teaching assistantship and will teach in Cyprus. Coleman, a graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School, is majoring in philosophy at the University of Louisville.
Area student earns law degree
Julie Macomb, of Macungie, received a juris doctor degree in ceremonies held May 18.
Alburtis Borough Council approved a major subdivision plan of Jaindl Land Co. in 2006, The Hills at Loch Ridge West. The plan was amended and re-approved in 2008 but put on hold until the real estate market improved.
There will be 56 twins and 27 single-family units including one existing residential dwelling for a total of 84 homes. There is one large commercial lot.
The market is opening up again according to Senior Manager Bruce Anderson of The Pidcock Co. as he reviewed the plan with council at their meeting July 10.
to honor society
Brett Hartman, a son of Damian and Kathleen Hartman of Allentown, was elected to the Phi Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at Skidmore College. Phi Beta Kappa is a national honor society which recognizes achievement in liberal education.
Local students receive degrees
The following local students were among those who received degrees in recent ceremonies: Jessica Duelfer, of Allentown, who graduated with an undergraduate degree in environmental science, Alexander Horn, of Allentown, who graduated with an undergraduate degree in computer engineering and Megan Steber, of Allentown, who graduated with a degree in health and occupation.
LEHGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Area students inducted into honor society
Selected health centers across the country received grant money totaling $150 million July 10 to help the uninsured enroll in health coverage options under the Affordable Care Act.
All grant recipients received a minimum of $59,000.
Funds were to be released immediately, Mary Wakefield, Ph.D., R.N., administrator of the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, said in a conference call July 10 with members of the news media.
LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Area students earn degrees
Gary Cordner, current candidate for the mayoralty of Macungie Borough, was appointed as interim mayor by vote July 15 at the Macungie Institute via Skype.
Cordner's appointment is in response to the resignation of Rickie Hoffman, effective this month. Cordner will serve as interim mayor until Dec. 31, when the elected candidate will then assume office.