The fall semester is under way. Liberty’s seniors, only nine months away from graduation, are putting together applications that will soon be sent to their universities of choice. Most seniors apply to college through the Common Application platform, which allows students to apply to multiple colleges at once, so that they only have to fill out certain details, including name, address, scores, and extracurricular activities, once.
Family members: Gail (mom), Jim (dad), Jack (Older brother), Ryan (younger brother), Piper (dog)
Favorite subject(s): My favorite subject is definitely journalism, because becoming a journalist is what I want to become. In journalism, I get to experience my dream career every single day.
Homecoming plays a major role in most highschoolers’ lives. It is the time to take pictures, to get ready with friends, and to head off to a dance that celebrates the age old tradition of Homecoming King and Queen. Freedom held its Homecoming weekend Sept. 27 and 28.
LV Charter Arts: Musical open Oct. 16
Vanishing Point, a new musical, will be held Oct. 16 through 20 in South Side Bethlehem.
Katie Conlon as Agatha Christie, Reagan Frankhouser as Aimee Semple McPherson and Marcella Karam as Amelia Earhart, play the women who disappeared and several other roles.
IBook and lyrics are by Rob Harmann and Liv Cummins with music by Rob Hartmann; original concept and additional lyrics are by Scott Keys. The director is Kelly Bickert.
Cedar Crest College
CSACI awards high GPA
Cedar Crest College was awarded the Colonial States Athletic Conference Institutional Academic Excellence Award for the 2018-19 academic year. The school’s average grade point average of 3.454 was the highest recorded combined GPA in the award’s history.
Homecoming set for Oct. 18, 19
The Homecoming and Reunion Weekend will be held beginning at 9 a.m. on October 18 and ending with a 6:30 p.m. event on October 19 at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19.
Lehigh Carbon Community College
Lehigh Carbon Community College’s President Ann D. Bieber announced the August 2019 graduates, including those with honors, which included three Bethlehem area residents. They are Amy Dresh (Cum Laude), Destiny Soto and Karen Strohl.
West Chester University
Dana E. Pollock, of Bethlehem, graduated Magna Cum Laude from West Chester University this past May with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and a minor in Spanish.
Students complete summer program
She has wanted to be a nurse ever since she was a child and saw newborns in a neonatal unit. So every weekday this summer, the Freedom HS student has risen early so she can make the 30-minute walk from her home to St. Luke’s University Health Network’s Bethlehem campus.
Students and their families at both Donegan and Fountain Hill elementary schools attended an open house at each school Sept. 5, meeting educators, gathering information, and relaxing afterward at a block party. At Donegan, they were welcomed by principal Erin Medina and BASD superintendent Dr. Joseph Roy while enjoying pizza and refreshments courtesy of Wind Creek Hospitality, followed by a block party on the school’s outdoor recreation area, which was sponsored by Graceway Community Church.