Namedropper, 12/20/18

December 20, 2018
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Namedropper, 12/20/18

High notes

Marine Corps veteran Ed Miner was one of the area veterans who received a free haircut and/or manicure from the Susquehanna Community Career Technology Center’s Cosmetology Department in honor of veterans day.

“Veterans Day is an occasion to acknowledge the sacrifices of our country’s armed forces. As a public school system, it is our responsibility to instill a love of country in our students,” said Dr. Alice M. Davis, executive director.

Izzac Cook won a cosmetology gift basket and gift certificate during the event in which Food Management students hosted a luncheon for local veterans who participated.

The students prepared a delicious meal and dessert, a decadent baked Alaska.

Hailey Andrews from Mountain View was one of the cosmetology students who participated.

Longtime members recognized

Warren Watkins and Gus Vlassis were recently honored by the Rotary Club of the Abingtons.

Both Watkins and Vlassis have served in the club for 50 years.

Their faithful commitment to Service Above Self for the club, District 7410 and Rotary’s international programs has touched thousand’s of people, according to the organization.

They were honored during Rotary’s Christmas Celebration.

Super students

King’s College students John Cassidy of Throop and Joshua Poplawski of Dunmore, attended the college’s 14th annual McGowan Business Forum in Philadelphia.

Cassidy, a senior accounting major, and Poplawski, a junior management major, networked with King’s alumni and other professionals.

They were treated to dinner and heard the presentation of the fifth annual Father James Lackenmier, C.S.C., Award for Achievement and Leadership.

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