Faith Musinski was recently named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester at Duquesne University, Pittsburgh. To be named to the Dean’s list, a student must carry at least 12 credits and achieve a 3.50 grade point average.
Along with this honor,Musinski was also chosen for the Director’s Circle, which acknowledges freshmen achieving a 3.50 or higher GPA in their first semester and has also been invited to join the Lambda Sigma Society, which is Duquesne’s Sophomore Honor Society.
She is the daughter of Patrick and Mary Musinski, of West Pittston.
Ashley Zielen, Harding, has been named to the fall 2013 Dean’s List at University of the Sciences. Selection for this award is based on completing and passing all assigned courses with no grade below a “C” and attaining an academic average of at least 3.4 for courses taken in the fall of 2013.
Zielen is a doctor of pharmacy student.
Jill Grasso, of Dupont, is one of 31 Wilkes University education majors gaining hands-on classroom experience as a student teacher during the spring 2014 semester.
Grasso is teaching pre-kindergarten-grade 4 at the Dr. Kistler Elementary School in Wilkes-Barre.
Justin Talipan, of Pittston Twp., will celebrate his 15th birthday on March 10. He has a two brothers, Brian and Kevin and a sister, Kaitlyn.