Education

Academic Achievement July 18

• Mitchell Camp, of Chadds Ford, was named Kutztown University's Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Scholar-Athlete for the 2018-19 academic year. Student-athletes must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or higher at the completion of the most recent academic year to be eligible for PSAC Scholar-Athlete status. • Maggie Thomas, of Chadds Ford, ...

 
 

Academic Achievement July 11

• Dana Murphy Soika, of Chadds Ford, was named to the Dean's List at Rochester Institute of Technology for the 2019 Spring Semester. Murphy Soika is in the biotechnology and molecular bioscience program. • Madison Caccese, of Chadds Ford, has been placed on the Gettysburg College Dean's Honor list for outstanding academic achievement in the Spring 2019 semester. ...

 

NASA ambassador helps WCU celebrate Apollo 11

Let your children explore an imaginary lunar surface after they make space helmets (or bring them already dressed as astronauts) at West Chester University’s free Apollo 50th anniversary celebration. On Saturday, July 13, the University will host a family-friendly recognition of the milestone anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with events that begin at 5 p.m. ...

 

Academic Achievement June 27

• Elizabeth Juliano, of Chadds Ford, was named to the Spring 2019 Dean's List at Muhlenberg College. Students with a term GPA of 3.50 or higher were recognized for this academic achievement. • Dakota Raymond and Kara Siener, both of Chadds Ford, were named to the Spring 2019 Dean's List at University of the Sciences. Selection is based on completing and passing all ...

 

Academic Achievement June 20

• Charles Joseph (CJ) McClure of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania was among 1,640 students who made the Dean’s List of Dyson College of Arts & Sciences at Pace University. McClure earned Dean’s List honors for the fall 2018 and spring 2019 semesters of his freshman year. McClure is majoring in performing arts and is a Pforzheimer Honors College student. • Kelly A. ...

 

UES student shares passion for animals

State Sen. Tom Killion visited Unionville Elementary School to speak with students about Victoria’s Law, SB44, a Senate bill sponsored by Killion and state Sen. Andrew Dinniman, that discourages pet stores from using animals supplied by puppy mills. Victoria’s Law was created in honor of a German shepherd who was rescued from a Pennsylvania puppy mill after 10 years ...

 

Academic Achievement June 13

• Dakota Raymond, Daphne Liang, William Mistretta and Kara Siemer, each from Chadds Ford, graduated from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia last month. Mistretta graduated with a certificate in brewing science while Siemer graduated with a doctorate in physical therapy. • Matthew White, of Chadds Ford, earned a bachelor of science degree in computer ...

 

St. Cornelius student selected to go to D.C.

Mairead Raley, 9, of Kennett Square has been selected by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to join a delegation of youth advocates in Washington, D.C. The JDRF 2019 Children’s Congress will be held from July 8-10. The delegates will be lobbying their Members of Congress to remind them of the vital need to continue supporting Type 1 Diabetes research that ...

 

UHS Class of 2019 graduates

More than 360 Unionville High School seniors officially became high school graduates Thursday as the Class of 2019 — all 364 strong — got to turn their tassels and toss their caps in the air at the Bob Carpenter Center in Newark. High school Principal Jimmy Conley gave the opening speech, reminding the class of their first meeting when he was the new principal and ...

 

Academic Achievement June 5

• Daniel Carlston, of Chadds Ford, was named to the Dean's List at Tufts University for the Spring 2019 semester. Dean's list honors at Tufts University require a semester grade point average of 3.4 or greater. • Christina Mercincavage, of Chadds Ford, a health sciences major, was named to the dean's list at Elizabethtown College for the spring 2019 semester. ...

 

Academic Achievement May 29

• Lauren A. McDonnell, an elementary education pre-major, from Chadds Ford, was named to Dean's List at Coastal Carolina University. To qualify for the list, a student needs a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.99 for the spring semester. • Gregory Gardner, of Chadds Ford, was named to the Dean's List at Lehigh University for the Spring 2019 semester. To make the ...