Holy Rosary School in Duryea recently held their 8th Grade
Holy Rosary School in Duryea recently held their 8th Grade Graduation. Pictured is the Class of 2015:
Grace Berlew, Julie Mazaleski, Rylee Shay, Abby Klink, Angelina Falcone, Lauren Cawley, Taylor Hembury, Hannah Ferenchick, Emily Miller, and Elizabeth Stone; Eight grade
teacher Mrs. Debbie Brady, Kevin Bradigan, Maggie Stuccio, Kiearra Saldi, Christina Heppding, Sarah Liskowicz, Kalley Kovaleski, Peyton McNulty, Madeline Skutack, Emily
Makaravage, Jordan Cicon, Dominick Angradi, and Mrs. Candice Lee, Principal; Colton Mackell, Xavier Parrick, Tyler Mozeleski, Michael Skutack, Charlie Vermac, Larry
Corridoni, Joe Stella, Michael Mucciolo, Matthew Dowdell, and Frank Scavo IV.
St. Agnes School in Towanda recently held their annual Race for Education fundraiser.
Pictured are the top boy and girl lap winners.
Freshmen Adali Matz, Kaycie Gerrity and Casey McKimpson and sophomores Raena
Matz, Natalie Kolczynski and Kendra Snyder, students at St. John Neumann High
School in Williamsport and members of the “Runaway Train” Division III OM team,
hold the trophy they brought home after placing 3rd in the world at the 36th Annual
Odyssey of the Mind World Finals at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich.
This past spring, students from Holy Cross High School in Dunmore welcomed
WNEP Newswatch 16’s Ryan Leckey at 4 a.m. for Ben & Jerry’s # FreeConeDay
2015. “Leckey Live” featured highlights of community service and educational
excellence at Holy Cross. HCHS students were amped up in the early morning
and even shared a special Prom-posal on live TV.
THE CATHOLIC LIGHT • JULY 16, 2015
The Diocese of Scranton is committed to educating our students
in an environment that is academically excellent and facilitates the
development of moral judgment and Christian decision-making. We
are proud to share the following successes of our students in the
classroom and in their service to others. Each day, our schools are
fulfilling their mission of preparing today’s youth and young adults
to become tomorrow’s faith-filled leaders.
JULY 16, 2015 • THE CATHOLIC LIGHT
Molly Moran, Tessa Romani, Ryan Reedy, Melanie Moran, Kristopher Latoski, and Matthew
Sorick, students at Wyoming Area Catholic School in Exeter, pose with their bus driver Tom
James, on the last day of school. It was the last day of work for Mr. James, a resident of Harding,
who retired from Pace Transportation at the end of the school year. For the past 15 years, he has
been an active part of the WAC school community, carefully transporting students to and from
their homes to the school and shuttling them on field trips.
As part of the Young Engineers Program at St. Nicholas-St. Mary’s School in Wilkes-Barre,
William Siejna, Emily Nguyen, Jacob Kester, and Michael Williams utilized their STEM
skills in an effort to create projects on their new 3-D printer this year. These 8th grade students
explored software programs and applied the Engineering Design Process to create, design and
manufacture detailed prototypes, including houses with window frames and doors, following
specifications designated by their teachers, Mrs. Viera Adameck and Mrs. Janice Szczechowicz.
Fourth grade students at Epiphany School in Sayre enjoyed visiting the
One Room School House; here two students help raise an American flag,
which featured only 44 stars.
Roisin Burke and Marley Mullery, juniors at Holy Redeemer High School
in Wilkes-Barre, won first place in the State History Day Competition at
Millersville University. This win, with their entry “The Legacy of Eleanor
Roosevelt: America’s Leading First Lady,” qualifies them for the National
History Day Competition at the University of Maryland this summer. Pictured
with the winners are faculty advisors John Kurilla and Dr. James McKeown.
Good Shepherd Academy in Kingston recently hosted their 8th grade graduation ceremony. Pictured with the Class of 2015 is Principal James Jones, Vice Principal Stan Pavlick,
and 8th grade teachers Mrs. Colleen Engler, Mrs. Diane Ruch, David Sandrowicz. Graduates are: Derek Joseph Answini, Sophia Teresa Answini, Elisabeth Ann Azarewicz,
Christopher John Michael Banas, Christian Reed Barnak, George A. Beck III, Aliyah Marie Becker, Christopher John Berbano, Jenna Rose Biago, Aidan Daniel Bilski, Joseph B.
Brennan, Kyndall Elizabeth Byers, Theresa Lynn Calpin, Anna Carty, Troy Chackan, Collin Stephen Cook, Frankie Desiderio, Cole Dewees, Gabrielle Drevitch, Aubrey Makayla
Drozda, Arienna Elizabeth Dukes, Gavin Fincke, Julianna Floryan, Jaylyn Blue Fulkersin, Donald Joseph Luke Gardner, Matthew Steven Glasson, Alyssa Autumn Gushka, Thomas
E. Hajkowski, Mark Harrison, Korren Elizabeth Hicks, Jonathan Avery Hines, Mackenzie Elizabeth Jennings, Mick Kabalka, Kyra Mikayla Krzywicki, Sarah Elizabeth Kuderka,
Evan Robert Lawson, Mary Madeline Lewis, Noah Mangan, Isabel J. Maria, Peter T. Maria, Vincent J. Maria, Margret L. Martin, Alexandra Marin McHale, Christopher Mason
Millner, Samantha Nordmark, Skylar M. Osenkarski, Christopher Portalatin, Kevin Anthony Pysniak, Jacob Alexander Rokosz, Blaise Robert Rowlands, Kateri Rowlands, Abigail
Schaal, Lindsey Scorey, Paul Anthony Seasock, William Charles Snyder, Emily Demaris Stefanik, Christian Stone, Angelina Maria White, Abigail Noelle Zim.
St. Jude School in Mountain Top recently held orientation for students entering
Kindergarten and four-year-old Pre-Kindergarten. Activities included a bus ride,
a tour of the school, screenings, and a chance to decorate a over-sized bear after
listening to a reading of “Corduroy.”
The Peacemakers Club from All Saints Academy in Scranton asked their fellow
students, faculty, their families, and community members to donate non-perishable
food items to support those who need meal assistance; pictured above are the
students delivering their donation to the St. Patrick’s Church Food Pantry.
Mrs. Reese and her Pre-Kindergarten students from La Salle Academy in Dickson
City prepare to release the butterflies they have been learning about through classroom
Natalie Pompeo, a 4th grade student at Notre Dame Elementary School in East
Stroudsburg, smiles as she and her classmates learn more about upgrades to their computer
lab. The school recently purchased 36 new Lenovo Desktops for the students, which will be
integrated into the technology curriculum.
THE CATHOLIC LIGHT • JULY 16, 2015
The 8th grade students of Holy Family Academy in Hazleton pose in their gowns as they prepare for their final day of school
and the moment they have been waiting for—Graduation!
Hannah Carr, an 8th grade student at St. Mary
of Mount Carmel School in Dunmore, received
the Outstanding Student Award for overall
excellence in all subject areas for the 2014-15
school year. Hannah graduated from SMMC in
June and will enter the 9th grade at Holy Cross
High School in Dunmore beginning this fall.