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Miller wins first place in Youth Salute

Pittston Area senior Kara Miller had the honor of being chosen as first place winner of the Wyoming Valley Youth Salute. She is the first Pittston Area student whose resume and personal essay were chosen for first place in the contest. In late October, Kara will attend a national conference, ‘Town Meeting on Tomorrow,’ in St. Louis, Missouri, along with other Youth Salute leaders from around the country for a chance to compete for scholarships.

Waleski named Commended Student

in National Merit Scholarship program

Pittston Area senior Hannah Waleski was recently named a Commended Student by the National Merit Scholarship Organization for her performance on the 2018 Preliminary SAT/ National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Just 34,000 students nationwide were recognized for their “exceptional academic promise,” having placed in the top 3% of the 1.5 million students who took the qualifying test.

She plans to attend college and pursue a career in math.