Eric Turner, Kents Hill, Maine, was recently named director of enrollment management at Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School. Turner will oversee all aspects of the school's admission and financial aid programs at both the Lower School in Forty Fort and the Upper School in Kingston. He served as an assistant headmaster, director of admissions and financial aid, history department head, English teacher and dormitory head at Kents Hill School. He also held administrative leadership positions at the White Mountain School, Fountain Valley School and the Winthrop Public School. Turner has also served as a varsity ice hockey and baseball coach and a junior varsity soccer, lacrosse and snowboarding coach. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in philosophy and sociology from Colby College, where he was MVP and captain of the mens ice hockey team. He also holds a Master of Arts degree in liberal studies from Dartmouth College.
Abigail Mercadante, Wilkes-Barre, recently received a $5,000 scholarship from Auntie Anne's, Inc. in recognition of her outstanding work ethic and educational accomplishments. She has been employed by Auntie Anne's Pretzels as a crewmember at the Wyoming Valley Mall for almost three years. Mercadante is a 2012 high school graduate and will be attending Bloomsburg University, majoring in secondary education and citizenship. Auntie Anne's recognized seven students from across the country for their outstanding achievement both in and out of the classroom. The post-secondary scholarship is available to all Auntie Anne's employees and their dependents and grandchildren.