About the play
Family members: Joyce Hoyak, mother; Curt Hoyak, father; Chloe Hoyak, sister; Seever Hoyak, brother; and Rufus, dog
Favorite subject: My favorite subject has to be English because I enjoy reading. I also enjoy art class because I am creative, but also a perfectionist. I feel that art allows me to express myself.
Activities: I am co-captain of the volleyball team, secretary of SADD, a student council representative, and a member of chorus.
Next steps: I plan on attending college to become a dental hygienist.
Every day is undeniably a "great day to be a Hawk" at Bethlehem Catholic.
Local students put their technical education on display in front of employers, school representatives and judges at the SkillsUSA District 11 Championships held at the Allentown Fairgrounds Agri-Plex Jan. 30.
Students from five area technical schools competed in 51 hands-on skill and leadership competitions displaying their mastery of trades ranging from commercial baking to diesel equipment technology.
These talented students from The Press coverage area were awarded medals at SkillsUSA.
Automated Manufacturing Technology
Evan Dietrich, Parkland
Kane Morrison, Emmaus
Zachary Bath, Parkland
Brian Anthony, Parkland
Amanda Bennicoff, Emmaus
Crime Scene Investigation
John Rodriguez, Freedom
Tyler Kulanko, Freedom
Yancy Munoz, Freedom
Stephanie Alvarez, Freedom
Karli Zackeru, Northampton
Family members: JoLana Krawitz, mother; Steven Krawitz, father; Edwin and Barbara Krawitz, grandparents
Favorite subject: I love studying Chinese. The characters and sounds are so beautiful, and the culture's long history fascinates me. I also enjoyed taking AP U.S. History last year. I had a terrific teacher who made history come to life and made me fall in love with America.
Activities: Co-editor of the school's yearbook; jazz band and pit orchestra (trombone); student representative to the Sustainability Council; Health and Wellness Club
About 15 local high school students competed recently for medals in the ACT - SO fifth annual academic competition sponsored by the Bethlehem Chapter of the NAACP. Liberty HS was the venue for the event.
Ka'yon Ross won a gold medal for poetry while Immani Gaye took home a silver medal for poetry.
Rachel Anson received a bronze medal for poetry.
Gaye also took a bronze medal for dramatics and Anson got a silver medal in contemporary vocal music.
Jamid Knight won a bronze medal for his performance in the instrumental contemporary music competition.
Family members: I have a mom, Paula, father, Burt, and sister, Ashley
Favorite subject: My favorite subject is definitely math. I love problem solving and finding the solution, having a set plan to follow.
Activities: I am a varsity cheerleading captain, play varsity softball, president of Student Government, a National Honors Society member, and I am also an illustrator for the school newspaper, "Liberty Life."
Bethlehem Area Vocational-Technical School is jumping right into spring with BAVTS' second annual car and bike show.
The car show will benefit the SkillsUSA National competition. The car show is April 13 from 9 a.m. till 3 p.m. Costs are $15 for pre registrations and $20 at the door. The event will be held at the Bethlehem Area Vocational-Technical school campus located at 3300 Chester Av3., Bethlehem.
The car show will include other activities such as a yard sale, craft and food vendors and children's activities are scheduled for this event date as well.