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Julia Zheng Liberty HS

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 by The Press in School

Grade: Graduated senior

Family members: Mother, Yi; father, Lingyi; sister, Stephanie

Favorite subject: I love math because it is the foundation for all science – beautiful, practical, ever-present. Physics allows me to apply math to the real world and prompts me to contemplate the universe.

Activities: Debate team and varsity tennis, co-captain; Liberty Life, features editor; math team, president; orchestra

Next steps: To college and beyond!

Career goals: Undecided

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.

COLLEGE NEWS

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 by The Press in School

Northampton Community College

There will be free Northampton Community College information sessions for medical secretary (3 p.m. June 24 and 1 p.m. July 25) and community health worker (CHW) (1 p.m. June 24 and 3 p.m. July 25) courses; all at the Fowler Family Southside Center, 511 E. Third St.

Medical secretaries ensure that a medical practice, healthcare facility or treatment care center operate smoothly by greeting patients, maintaining schedules and accessing medical records.

Article By: The Press

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by The Press in School

Lehigh Valley Academy said goodbye to the Class of 2019 May 28 with a commencement ceremony at Zoellner Arts Center. The senior chorus led the ceremony by singing the “Star Spangled Banner” and the LVA Alma Mater. Student Council President Jermaine Harris and senior Yardley Plasencia gave uplifting, witty, and humorous speeches to the graduating class and audience. There wasn’t a dry eye in the room as Placencia thanked his immigrant mom for encouraging him to pursue his education as she herself worked and continued her studies.

STUDENT PROFILE - Holly Peslis, Bethlehem Catholic HS - coordinated by Julia Swan

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by The Press in School

Grade: 12

Family members: Jim Peslis (father), Pam Peslis (mother) and Ryan Peslis (brother)

Favorite subject: My favorite subject is government and politics. I think it is extremely important for citizens to be educated about what is going on in our nation. I also find it very interesting how our government works each day.

Activities: Student body president, Debate Team captain, soccer team captain, leader of the new charity club, The Movement, National Honor Society, Peer Listening