Wyoming Sem cites Commended Students

Six Wyoming Seminary seniors, including Samantha Quinn, of Duryea, and Jacob Ruderman, of West Pittston, were recognized at a school assembly recently for being named Commended Students by the National Merit Scholarship Program.

The students are recognized for exceptional academic promise demonstrated by their outstanding performance on the PSAT in their junior year.

The National Merit Scholarship Program credits the Commended Students as a valuable national resource, vital to the advancement of educational excellence in our nation.

Other Commended Students were Alvin Tuo, Kingston; Dominica Delayo, Moosic; Benjamin Zhao, Mountain Top and Jiarun Chen, Qinhuangdao, China P.R.C.

Wyoming Seminary presents Alumni Service Awards

Emily Aikens, of Jenkins Twp., was one of two students awarded the 2021 Alumni Service Award from the Wyoming Seminary Alumni Council. The award was presented during homecoming weekend.

The Alumni Service Award is presented to two members of the senior class in recognition of their leadership and service to Wyoming Seminary and local communities. Ava Hazzouri, of Scranton, also was honored. Any senior, with the exception of one-year seniors, is eligible to compete for the Alumni Service Award. The candidates are chosen by their peers and then interviewed by a committee of alumni who choose the two winners.

Wyoming student performs at Miseri

The Misericordia Players presented a modern-day version of the William Shakespeare classic, “Much Ado About Nothing,” Nov. 11-14. John Marianacci, Wyoming, was a member of the cast.

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