Lukesh selected as HOBY representative
Nicole Rose Lukesh, Wyoming, a junior at Wyoming Seminary Upper School, was selected to serve as Sem’s representative to the annual Hugh O’Brian Youth Foundation Leadership Seminar (HOBY), held earlier this spring at Millersville University.
Alexis Sokach, West Pittston, was chosen as the alternate representative.
Emmett named to Ursinus dean’s list
Sophomore James Emmett, Pittston, was named to the dean’s list at Ursinus College for the spring 2015 semester, according to the Office of Academic Affairs. Students must achieve a grade point average of 3.50 to receive this honor.
A member of the Class of 2018 majoring in physics, Emmett is also a quarterback on the football team. He is the son of Julianne and Ralph Emmett of Pittston.
Antonacci named to dean’s list
Antoinette Antonacci, Dupont, was named to the dean’s list for the Spring 2015 semester at Robert Morris University. Antoinette is majoring in media arts at Robert Morris University.
Homza, Pizano named to dean’s list
Linnae Homza and Melissa Pizano, both of Exeter, were recently named to the spring 2015 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 spring of 2015.
Homza is studying biomedical sciences, while Pizano is a doctor of pharmacy student.
Baker cheers Wilkes to top-10 finish
Jessica Baker, Avoca, cheered the Wilkes University Cheerleaders to a top-10 finish in the Open All Girl division at the Universal Cheerleaders Association’s College Cheerleading National Championship. The competition was held Jan. 16-18 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida.
Baker is a junior at Wilkes and is studying psychology and sociology.
Happy Birthday wishes
Ann Marie Musto Morosky, Suscon, formerly of Pittston Township and cousin of Michael English, Pittston Township, celebrates her birthday July 26.