David J. Fox, Drums, received the Luzerne County Community College Alumni Association’s Outstanding Graduate Award for 2013. The annual award is presented to a student who has demonstrated academic achievement and active involvement in both college and community activities. The award was presented at the college’s commencement ceremony.
Taylor Hall, Wilkes-Barre, a rising fourth-grade student at Wyoming Seminary Lower School, recently received a first-place award for her submission to the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP) 2013 Poster Contest. Hall designed her poster around the theme “Aprender idiomas es disfrutar otros mundos” (To learn languages is to enjoy other worlds) and submitted it in the kindergarten to third-grade category. The poster is available on line at www.aatsp.org. The contest was open to students of Spanish and Portuguese in grades kindergarten to twelfth grade of current AATSP members from throughout the United States and abroad.