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Tri-Town News On Campus, May 2

Juliette Porcelli of Jackson has been inducted into Omega Beta Sigma, the women’s business honor society at the University of Scranton, Pa. Induction is open to students who major or minor in business, have at least sophomore academic standing and have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher.

Julia Karg of Jackson, a member of the class of 2019 majoring in architectural engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Mass., was a member of a student team that recently completed research through the WPI project center in Bangkok, Thailand. The project was titled “Investigating Information for the KhlongToei Slum Relocation.” In their project summary, the students wrote, “The goal of this project was to compile data to support the negotiation of suitable relocation strategies and housing options for the Khlong Toei slum community.”

Michael Dworzak of Howell is one of more than 150 Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pa., student-athletes who competed for the Flying Dutchmen during the 2017-18 winter sports season. Michael, who is a graduate of Howell High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in chemistry in ACS chemistry. He was a member of the indoor track and field team. In addition, Michael was recently inducted into Gamma Sigma Epsilon, the national chemistry honor society.

Parker Hader of Jackson, a student at Widener University, Chester, Pa., traveled to Myrtle Beach, S.C., to take part in the national Alternative Spring Break program this semester. The students helped others and expanded their worldviews. Widener has been participating in the national Alternative Spring Break program for nearly two decades, partnering with Habitat for Humanity to serve underdeveloped or low-income areas, or places affected by natural disaster.

Christine Reices of Jackson was recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest all-discipline collegiate honor society. Christine was initiated at The College of New Jersey, Ewing.

Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., announced that more than 200 students received scholarships at the university’s annual scholarship luncheon. Scholarship students were recognized along with the donors whose gifts made the scholarships possible. Nicolas Lorenzo of Howell was awarded the Walter S. Carpenter Scholarship in Engineering and Jordan Billups of Jackson was awarded the Harvey and Mildred Johnson Scholarship Fund.

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