Pottstown Area, S-F Student Efforts Recognized

Pharmacy doctoral students at Bloomsburg University (at top), including Victoria Trebicka of Royersford, received their white lab coats during September 2021

More than 50 students who graduated from high schools in the Pottstown, Pottsgrove, Owen J. Roberts, and Spring-Ford Area school districts have been recognized through Thursday (Oct. 14, 2021) for their academic and athletic accomplishments by the educational institutions they now attend.


  • At James Madison University, Rutger Otto of Sanatoga; Alyssa Diana and Joshua Rathman, both of Royersford; Delanie Didier of Limerick, and Cassidy Effrece of Pottstown;
  • At Elmira College, Madison Morton of Pottstown;
  • At Marietta College, Justin Collings of Pottstown;
  • At Lehigh University, Joshua Tupper, Joshua Bower, and Ethan McHugh, all of Pottstown; and Margaret Zasowski of Limerick;
  • At Lebanon Valley College, Thomas Gammon, Carmen Rosselli, Riley Simon, Katherine Clarkson, and Devon Hill, all of Pottstown; and Tyler Alessandroni of Royersford; and
  • At Northampton Community College, Sarah Rosenblatt, Dana Robinson, Tytiana West, Denise Williams, Sean Granahan, and Jordan Siket, all of Pottstown; and Stacey Weaver of Limerick.

Degrees earned

  • From Ohio University, Roseann Foster of Royersford, with a bachelor of science in nursing;
  • From Tufts University, Khalif Jeter of Pottstown, with a degree in economics; and William Burgess of Pottstown, also with a degree in economics;
  • From Bloomsburg University, Michael Ragusa of Pottstown, with a degree in supply chain management; Shawn Wunder from Stowe, with a master of science degree in instructional technology; Sarah Davis of Pottstown, cum laude, with a degree in nursing; Michelle Hanna of Pottstown, with a masters of education degree in educational leadership; Jennifer Weston of Pottstown, summa cum laude, with a degree in speech pathology and audiology; Madeleine Boyer of Royersford, with a degree in languages and cultures; Noah Cancro of Limerick, cum laude, with a degree in criminal justice; Jaycie Clerico of Royersford, cum laude, with a degree in psychology; Regina Crisci of Royersford, cum laude, with a degree in early (prekindergarten to 4th grade) childhood; Matthew Gibson of Royersford, with a degree in professional sales and marketing; Kathryn Johns of Royersford, magna cum laude, with a degree in middle level (grades 4-8) education; and Lauren Young of Royersford, with a degree in art studio; and
  • From Wilkes University, Meghan O’Donnell of Royersford with a master of science degree in education.

White coat recipients

Doctor of pharmacy students receive a white coat in a traditional ceremony when they enter their third year, considered their first “professional” year, of a six-year pharmacy program. Recently receiving white coats were

  • From the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at University of the Sciences, Sidney Bannon of Royersford;
  • From the University of Findlay, Hailey Selders of Pottstown; and
  • From Bloomsburg University, Victoria Trebicka of Royersford.

Named to deans’ or presidents’ lists

  • At the University of Maryland Global Campus, Samiya Lowe of Pottstown;
  • At Saint Francis University, Amy Scheirer of Limerick;
  • At Seton Hall University, Ricardo Gomes-Garcia and Meredith Mutter, both of Pottstown; and Alexander Nyce and Liam Plate, both of Royersford; and
  • At Southern New Hampshire University to its president’s list, Tiffany Fioto, Rachel Macabare, and Jessica Dollahon, all of Pottstown; and William Beck and Sarah Hunsberger, both of Royersford; as well as Anna Sayers of Royersford and Lauren Hellerick of Pottstown to its dean’s list.


  • Amanda Conrad from Pottstown, a Bloomsburg University student in its College of Education, is working as a student teacher at Berwick Middle School in Berwick PA, Columbia County.

Recognized as Student-Athletes

  • Molly McHarg of Limerick, and Kylee Macleod, Rebecca Delp, and Emme Wolfel, all of Pottstown, are among 39 student-athletes representing the Kutztown University Golden Bears women’s soccer program for the 2021 season.

Photo provided by Bloomsburg University