Bethlehem Press

Sunday, November 17, 2019

College, homecoming, and witch-hunting

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 by The Press in School

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.

SCHOOL NEWS

Monday, September 30, 2019 by The Press in School

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.

COLLEGE NOTES

Monday, September 30, 2019 by The Press in School

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.

Moravian College

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.

GRADUATION

Monday, September 30, 2019 by The Press in School

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.

Wilkes University

PEOPLE

Monday, September 30, 2019 by The Press in School

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.

DONEGAL AND FOUNTAIN HILL ES

Monday, September 30, 2019 by DANA GRUBB in School

Schools host open houses

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.