Area Scholars’ Achievements Noted By Colleges

POTTSTOWN PA – Fifteen former Pottstown and Pottsgrove High graduates have been honored through Monday (Oct. 3, 2016) for academic accomplishments and college achievements in announcements from their educational institutions.

Starting Their Educations

Three Pottstown area residents – Alec Krause and Aidan Owens, both graduates of Pottstown Senior High School, and Sydney Martens, a graduate of Pottsgrove High School – have been enrolled at Alvernia College in Reading PA. Krause is studying early childhood education and special education; Martens is studying nursing; and Owens is studying sports management.

17-year-old Sara Fischer of Pottstown has been accepted as an early college student for the Fall 2016 semester at Bard College at Simon’s Rock in Great Barrington MA.

Viet Le of Pottstown has been accepted as freshman at James Madison University in Harrisonburg VA. He will major in marketing.

Named As Academic Achievers

Pottstown residents Amy Moyer and Cheyenne Parris have been named to the Spring 2016 dean’s list at Stevenson University in Owings Mills MD.

Torin McFarland of Pottstown is among 206 students recently honored as university scholars at Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove PA. McFarland anticipates graduation in 2017 as a finance and economics major. He is the son of Donna and Todd McFarland.

Rashaad Lighty and Emily Hunter, both Pottstown area residents, have been named to the dean’s list at Delaware Valley University in Doylestown PA for the Spring 2016 semester.

Receiving Other Honors

Pottsgrove High School graduate Erinn Dugan of Pottstown is participating in the mosiac mentor program at Lebanon Valley College in Annville PA for the 2016-2017 academic year. She is pursuing a bachelor of science in early childhood education. The program assists incoming first-year students with their academic, social and personal transition.

Sarah Dowd of Pottstown, a counseling major in the master’s degree program at Youngstown State University in Youngstown OH, has been named vice president of its Student Athlete Advisory Committee.

Jacob Adams, Eric Bodolus, and Wyatt Porter, all of Pottstown, have been named as members of the 2016 football team at Kutztown University in Kutztown PA.

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