Bethlehem Press

Sunday, September 22, 2019

TPA’s Altruism Awards recognize

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 by STEPHANIE RAPHUN in School

Selfless concern for others

Several area seniors received the the Travelers Protective Association of America’s Altruism Award at special ceremonies held at the Northampton Community Center.

The Altruism Award honors those with a selfless concern for the well-being of others.

Liberty HS senior Alanna Bezas was chosen because she has offered outstanding service to both her school and local communities during her time at Liberty.

A selfless concern for others - Travelers Protective Assoc.’s Altruism Award presented to area students

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 by STEPHANIE RAPHUN in School

Four area high school students recently received the Travelers Protective Association of America’s Altruism Award, which recognizes those who demonstrate a selfless concern for the wellbeing of others. The awards were presented April 6 at Northampton Memorial Community Center in Northampton.

‘A heart of gold … drive like no other’

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 by STEPHANIE RAPHUN in School

Freedom student honored for her concern for others

Freedom HS senior Kerry Callaghan was selected to receive the Travelers Protective Association of America’s Altruism Award on April 6 for her natural leadership abilities and her mature, selfless nature both in the classroom and in the community. Loretta Lohenitz, a counselor at Freedom, spoke on Callaghan’s behalf, saying Callaghan has “a heart of gold and a drive, spirit and influence like no other.”

Travelers’ Altrusin Awards ‘Dedication to peers’ praised

Monday, June 13, 2016 by STEPHANIE RAPHUN in School

Four Bethlehem area senior students received the Travelers Protective Association of America’s Altruism Award in April. Freedom HS’s Raegan Pechar, Liberty HS’s Aliya Brown, Bethlehem Catholic’s Sabrina Sarli and Notre Dame’s Kyle Elliot were honored for their dedication to their peers and those in their community.

High school science teacher, Bill Safranek, speaking on Pechar’s behalf, said she was chosen because of her leadership, her determination to help others, and her “contagious” motivation and enthusiasm.