Northwestern Press

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

College Corner

Thursday, September 20, 2018 by The Press in

Student recognized

Wilkes Univ

Abigail Sanders of Kempton, was one of more than 60 graduating seniors recognized for their academic achievement at the annual academic awards ceremony at Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre.

Sanders received the outstanding achievement in integrative media and art presented by the Integrative Media, Art and Design department and Dr. Eric Ruggiero.

Another view

Thursday, September 20, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

Let’s talk about it

September is National Suicide Prevention Month.

This is a time to forget the stigma surrounding suicide and to share our stories and resources as a lifeline to others.

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention lists suicide as the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. The World Health Organization recognizes suicide as a public health priority and reports approximately 800,000 people die from suicide every year.

Student on president’s list

Thursday, September 20, 2018 by The Press in

Mansfield U.

Claire Bachman of Germansville, a May 2018 graduate, was named to the spring president’s list at Mansfield University, Mansfield.

To be named to the president’s list, a student must attend the university full-time and attain at least a 4.0 quality point average for the semester.

Bachman, a graduate of Northwestern Lehigh High School, is the daughter of Steve and Justine Bachman of Germansville.

College Corner

Thursday, September 20, 2018 by The Press in

Students receive awards

Lehigh Univ.

Sabrina Mertz of Orefield was awarded the Class of 1904 Scholarship Award in spring 2018 at Lehigh University’s 37th Honors Convocation Ceremony in Bethlehem.

This award is given to an outstanding member of the junior class on the basis of character, scholarship, qualifications indicating promise of future leadership, and extracurricular activities.

Gray Schick of Allentown was awarded the Lehigh University Student Senate Leadership Award during the 2018 spring semester.

Navy officer returns to U.S.

Thursday, September 20, 2018 by The Press in

Service News

A 2014 Parkland High School graduate is one of more than 1,000 sailors who recently returned to Naval Station Mayport after a six-month deployment to the Middle East and Mediterranean areas of operation.

Ensign Jacob Kappes is a Navy officer aboard the New York, an amphibious transport dock ship, which takes Marines to the locations they need to support U.S. interests around the world.