Local Chatter: Wyoming Area junior Peter Butera attends program at Harvard

July 17th, 2015 11:02 am

Peter Butera

Butera attends program at Harvard

Peter Butera, a junior at Wyoming Area Secondary Center, recently participated in the People to People Ambassador program held at Harvard University.

As part of this Leadership Summit program, Butera was joined by students from around the world. During this interactive program the students focused on challenges and goals in a highly competitive society. Another part of the program required the students to perform community service in the Boston area.

Butera also had to opportunity to present his community service action plan to both his peers and advisors. Butera is the son of Atty. Michael and Mary Butera, West Pittston.

Werbin named to dean’s list

Eric Werbin, West Pittston, was named to the dean’s list at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for the 2015 spring semester by maintaining a grade-point average minimum of 3.0.

Werbin studies cognitive science.

Happy Birthday wishes

Pittston Township poet Michael English will celebrate his birthday on Friday, July 24.

Happy birthday to the following Hughestown residents:

Lisa Rav Kossuth, July 4; Lisa Buchieri LePage, July 8; Rich Kossuth and Susan Hintze, July 9; Mary Sarti and Alice Fortini, July 11; Mary Ann Acierno, July 12; Jay Delaney, July 15; Sue Banos, July 16; Alexis Fortini, July 19; Bernie Buchieri and Father Philip Sladica, July 24 and Mathew Gavlick, July 29.