Several Bethlehem area residents graduated on May 20, from Lehigh University.
They demand attention, pull at the heartstrings and are guided by imagination.
Wherever they appear, the students of the Lehigh Valley Charter HS for the Arts excel at personal expression, and their own graduation is never an exception.
Welcoming their families with Edith Piaf’s “La Vie en Rose” and a haunting rendition of the Star Spangled Banner under the spotlights at Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown June 11, the school’s students – and now graduates – earned their accolades and degrees.
Six Bethlehem residents have been named to Alvernia University’s dean’s list for the spring 2019 semester. To be eligible, students must carry a semester GPA of 3.5 or better and take a minimum of 12 credits. They are Kristen Czajka, Regan Downey, Alison Yerger, Nicholas Youngkin, Abigail Zerbe and Victoria Zerbe.
East Stroudsburg University
Several Bethlehem residents have been named to the East Stroudsburg spring 2019 dean’s list. Students eligible for the list have earned a 3.50 quality point average or better and are enrolled full-time. The letter grade “B” earns 3 quality points per credit, and the grade “A” earns 4 quality points per credit.
Several Bethlehem area residents have been included in the Moravian College spring 2019 dean’s honor list. To be included. the students carried three or more course units during the term and earned a GPA for the term of 3.50 or higher.
“We’re too small, if only we were bigger.”
The sentence, spoken during the 2019 Lehigh Valley Christian HS commencement address, could summarize the plight of any school which features a graduating class of six. Thoughts turn, the speaker noted, to what we don’t have instead of what we do have.
“But remember, while we are small, we are small with God,” added commencement speaker Henry Crush.
BASD: Retired teachers recognized
Bethlehem Area School District principals Lisa Lynch, Timothy Lynch and Sonia Vazquez will retire at the end of the 2019 school year. They were honored recently for their dedication, selflessness and hard work.