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• Star-Studded Students at St. Joseph Catholic School in Coraopolis were recognized recently at a children's Mass:
Paige Lee, kindergarten; Joseph Pettner, first grade; Antonio Battaglini, second grade; Benjamin Kasper, third grade; Ana Flores-Reyes, fourth grade; Andrew Aubrey, fifth grade; Olivia Babyok, sixth grade; Madeline Ciarallo, seventh grade; and Christina Pitassi, eighth grade.
• At the Future Business Leaders of America State Leadership Conference in Hershey, West Allegheny High School senior Victoria Williams took a second place in the Client Services category to qualify for the FBLA National Leadership Conference in Orlando, Fla.
• Rumi Sato of West End, a sophomore at the Community College of Allegheny County, has received the College and University Public Relations Association of Pennsylvania Communications Internship Award for Students of Color. The award includes a $1,500 stipend for completing a professional internship.
A culinary arts major, she serves as an intern in CCAC's Marketing and Communications department, working with the college's website. Ms. Sato also is in CCAC's Honors Program, for which her volunteer projects include baking cakes for the CCAC--North Campus International Diversity Festival and the college's Honors Forum.
• West Allegheny Middle School sixth-grader Trent Michaels won a silver medal in the sixth-grade division of the Allegheny County "Challenge 24" competition held in Jefferson Hills.
• The Beaver Area Heritage Museum has elected Mark Miner and Stacey Sullivan to lead the museum's board of trustees.
Mr. Miner, museum chairman, is CEO of Mark Miner Communications LLC and chief marketing officer for the public accounting firm of Malin Bergquist. He previously was president of the Beaver Area Heritage Foundation in 2005-2006.
Ms. Sullivan, museum co-chair, is financial adviser and financial services representative with MetLife in Beaver Falls.
The museum preserves the stories and artifacts of the people, places and events of Beaver, Bridgewater, Brighton Township and Vanport.
• West Allegheny High School seniors Neeti Bhatte and Stephen Oswalt took first place in the technical problem-solving category of the Science Olympiad held at California University of Pennsylvania.
• The Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society has selected Jenn Lementowski as a candidate for Woman of the Year.
Co-owner of Reflect Apparel in Settlers Ridge Center in Robinson, she is one of the community leaders who will compete for the local/national title of Woman of the Year.
First Published June 2, 2011 5:13 am