Visit us on Google+

24 Area Students Demonstrate Academic Prowess

POTTSTOWN PA – Two Sanatoga residents, and 22 from Pottstown, have been honored for academic prowess, as reported this week by their respective colleges and universities.

20140621-CollegeAchievement-GoogleImagesKacie Tokarski of Pottstown served as class officer in the Student Government Association of Alvernia University in Reading PA through its spring 2014 semester. Tokarski is a graduate of Spring-Ford Senior High School.

Raquel Violeta Luis of Pottstown has been inducted the Kutztown University (Kutztown PA) chapter of the Sigma Delta Pi National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society. Sigma Delta Pi is the only honor society devoted exclusively to students of Spanish in four-year colleges and universities. Luis was one of 19 new members inducted this semester.

Pottstown resident Lauryn Fischer has graduated from DeSales University in Center Valley PA with a bachelor of science in nursing degree in nursing.

Seven Pottstown area residents graduated May 17 from Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown PA with bachelor’s degrees in a variety of disciplines. They are Sarah Bilinski, early childhood education; Alicia Driscoll, psychology; Daniel Forster, chemistry; Erin Guarino, business administration and management; Kiriakos Kontostathis, computer science; Jill Norris, English and professional writing; and Alexa Viscardi, English education.

Katharine Burkhart of Pottstown graduated magna cum laude May 11 from Emerson College in Boston MA. She earned a bachelor of fine arts degree in design and technology.

Kayla Hensel of Pottstown received a bachelor of science degree in professional nursing during May 18 commencement ceremonies within the College of Nursing & Health Sciences at the University of Vermont in Burlington VT.

Two Pottstown residents – Michelle Beard, a senior whose major is nursing, and Stacie Kuneck, a junior majoring in elementary education – were among more than 1,200 students named to the spring 2014 dean’s list at York College in York PA.

Alyson C. Lavin of Pottstown, a senior majoring in marine science, was among more than 1,600 students at Coastal Carolina University in Conway SC who made the spring 2014 dean’s list.

Enjolie S. Levengood of Pottstown has been selected for inclusion on the dean’s list for academic achievement during the spring 2014 semester at St. Lawrence University in Canton NY. Levengood is a Hill School graduate majoring in biology.

Seven area residents were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester at Millersville University in Millersville PA. They are Kayleigh Breidor, Ray Golden, Alexander Kramer, Emily Miller, Rebecca Russ, and Josh Sperow, all of Pottstown; and Stephanie Letting of Sanatoga.

Samantha Gross of Sanatoga, an English and Hispanic studies major at Washington College in Chestertown MD, was named to its dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester.

Like what you read? Get even more of it, free. Subscribe to The Post.