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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Hatfield graduate earns slot on Susquehanna Dance Team

SELINSGROVE — Kaitlyn Kinsey, of Hatfield, has been selected as a member of the 2012–13 Susquehanna University Dance Team.
The dance team performs at all home men’s and women’s basketball games and at several campus and community events throughout the academic year. The auditioned group is composed of fourteen dancers.
Kinsey, a senior communications major, is a 2009 graduate of North Penn High School and is the daughter of Karen and Jeffrey Kinsey.

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

North Penn High School students selected to the Montco Honors String Orchestra

LANSDALE – The North Penn School District announced that North Penn High School students Anisa Eshraghi, Poojita Sharan, Jiyoon Song, Layla Annous, Christopher You and Matt Hinkle have been selected to represent the district in the 2012 Montgomery County Honors String Orchestra. 
This year’s festival is being hosted by Diana Helmetag, Orchestra Director at Upper Merion High School.  The guest conductor will be Yoon Jae Lee.  Mr. Lee is the founder and artistic director of the Ensemble 212 in NYC, Music Director of the Old York Road Symphony, and a teacher at the City College of New York, CUNY.  The concert will be held at Upper Merion High School on Friday, November 9, beginning at 7 p.m. 

Monday, October 1, 2012

North Penn HS students recognized as Commended Scholars

 North Penn High School Students Recognized as
Commended Scholars in National Merit Scholarship Competition
LANSDALE – The North Penn School District is thrilled to announce that 15 North Penn High School students were recognized as commended scholars in the 2012-2013 National Merit Scholarship Competition (NMSC). Congratulations to the following students on this honor:

Shweta A. Akolkar                             
Vivien S. Chang                     
Ashley A. John
Akhil Katakam                                   
Colin D. Kelly                         
Priya T. Kikani
Michelle Y. Ko                                    
Nathan R. Lamb                    
Andrea D. Mobley
Vivian L. Nguyen                               
Nicholas W. Seiler                 
Alyssa M. Tate
Aspen R. Trautz                                 
Francis Walsh                        
Christopher S. You

Approximately 34,000 Commended Students throughout the United States are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. These students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the competition by taking the 2011 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).

The National Merit Scholarship Award recipients, including the 11 semi-finalists announced earlier this month, will be honored  at a breakfast to be held at North Penn High School.

 Submitted by North Penn School District