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Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Students recognized at Albright College

The following local students were named to the dean's list at Albright College for the 2011-2012 fall semester:
Erin Marie Poulson of Lansdale, a physchology/religious studies major.
Francesca Marie C. Simpson of Royersford, a biochemistry major.

Spencer honored at Cottey College

Jessical L. Spencer, daughter of Mary and Jack Spencer of North Wales, was honored for her scholastic achievement during the 2011 fall semester at Cottey  College, MO.
She was named to the dean's list for the fall 2011 semester.

Students honored at Moravian College.

The following students earned dean's list standing for the fall semester of the 2011-2012 school year at Moravian College, Bethelehem:
Katherine Robbins, daughter of Helen Loidl of Harleysville.
Melissa Zirkel, daughter of Paul and Denise Zirkel of Earlington.
Aisling Housel, a graduate of North Penn High School, Towamencin.

Parkins named to 'Who's Who'

Emily Parkins, a senior general management major at Shippensburg University, was named  to "Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges."
Parkins is the daughter of Bob and Kim Parkins of Harleysville and a 2008 graduate of Souderton Area High School.  She was named a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference  scholar athlete three times, designated as a National Fastpitch Coaches Association Scholar Athlete for 2010-11 and is vice president of the Student Athletic Advisory Committee.

Venturini named to Honors List at Cedarville

Tara Venturini,, daughter of Dale and Judy Venturini of Hatfield, was named to the Dean's Honors List for the 2012 Spring Semester at Cedarville University. She is majoring in Allied Health.

Oertel graduates from Eastern University

Brianna Oertel, of Telford ,recently graduated from Eastern University with a bachelor's degree in elementary education. She is the daughter of William and Shari Schick and an alumna of Souderton Area High School.