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Wyoming Seminary Lower School recently held a graduation ceremony for its eighth-grade students. Cantor Ahron Abraham of Temple Israel gave the invocation and benediction and awards were presented by Kip P. Nygren, president; Dr. Claire Hornung, dean of Lower School; and Edward Plaksa, Lower School coordinator. Meghna Melkote, Moosic, gave the graduation address and Dr. Hornung served as the graduation speaker. Jill Carrick, Lower School seventh-grade science teacher and chair of the science department, received the Frances and Louis Maslow Lower School Award for excellence in teaching, and Aaron Stoker, middle-school math teacher and chair of the math department, received the United Methodist Church Exemplary Teacher Award. The ceremony ended with a traditional punch and cookies reception for the graduates on the front lawn of the Lower School. Graduates, from left, first row: Anna Bowen, Danville; Kaley Rider, Kingston; Riley Calpin, Waverly; Isabella Stash, Forty Fort; Liliana Welby, Scranton; and Mia Zaloga, Moosic. Second row: Cole Ardoline, Courtdale; Lillian Hornung, Forty Fort; Megan Mitten, Harding; Madeline Arthur, Wyoming; Oonagh White-Spunner, Bloomsburg; Gabrielle Snyder, Plymouth; Arianna Bufalino, Dallas; Julia Gabriel, Forty Fort; Ryan Straub, Bear Creek; and William Lynett, Shavertown. Third row: Akhilesh Khakhar, Mountain Top; Avani Pugazhendhi, Mountain Top; Olivia Ostrowski, Dallas; Naomi Dressler, Kingston; Meghna Melkote, Moosic; Olivia Meuser, Shavertown; Danica Polachek Mits, Bear Creek Township; Kaitlyn Metz, Shavertown; and Emily Sims, Nanticoke. Fourth row: Elisha Blake, Factoryville; Levi Sunday-Lefkowitz, Shavertown; Bobby Austin, Dallas; Dan Paglia, Shavertown; Duncan Lumia, Dallas; Samuel Sweitzer, Dallas; Faizan Khalid, Mountain Top; Daniel Rogers, Kingston; Richard Kraus, Kingston; and Daniel Hancuff, Dallas. Fifth row: Eli Idec, Tunkhannock; Joshua Moses, Kingston; Cooper Meagher, Susquehanna; Kiran Sharma, Mt. Bethel; Solomon Myers, Forty Fort; James Hughes, Kingston; Haralampos Varonides, Scranton; Erich Olsen, Pittston; and Vincenzo Gaudino, Kingston. Absent from photo is Beyza Akinci, Mountain Top.


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