First National Community Bank (FNCB) recently announced the 2012 graduating class from its Emerging Leaders Program. The program is a year-long employee development course coordinated by Wilkes University that focuses on building leadership skills and teamwork. As part of the program, participants designed team-based projects aimed at meeting specific needs in the local community. Organizations benefiting from the community service projects included American Red Cross, Children's Advocacy Center of NEPA, Ronald McDonald House, Commission on Economic Opportunity and Head Start. Emerging Leader teams raised $5,000 and volunteered over 250 hours to their respective organizations. At the commencement ceremony, from left, are Tara Montini; Tiffany Bator; JoAnna Grasso; Nadine Limongelli; Nate Sives; Ashley Bryant; Sandra Yesuvida; Dr. Matthew Sowcik, Wilkes University; Ashley Tomko; Anthony Carra; Edina Trexler; Kerryn Arnold; Pat Ehnot; Karen Smith; Cheryl Carter; Frank Kost; Mary Theresa Constantino; Jeff Cosmark; Mike Vacula; Kristine Gillen; JoAnn Kotlowski; Rich Walsh; and Stephanie McDonald.