Among those recognized at Sunday's commencement exercise were twenty-two students who earned the distinction of being named an Honor Graduate. In order to receive this honor, students must complete ninth, tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grade with a 95% or higher average. The Honor Graduates for the Class of 2014 are:
 
 
Lauren Elizabeth Kerstetter: daughter of Kollyn & Sharon Kerstetter
Attending:      Bloomsburg University
Major:             Engineering & Physics
 
 
Avory Daize Pantalone: daughter of Jarrod & Megan Pantalone
Attending:      Duquesne University
Major:             Physical Therapy
 
 
Nathaniel Lee Leiby: son of Mitchell & Tammy Leiby
Attending:      Penn State University
Major:             Turf Grass Science
 
 
Racquel Irene Kreischer: daughter of Dennis & Jane Kreischer
Attending:      Bloomsburg University
Major:             Engineering (Enviro)
 
 
Amber Lynn Srednicki: daughter of David & Deanna Srednicki
Attending:      Bloomsburg University      
Major:             Education (Sec. Spanish)
 
 
Anne Colleen Snyder: daughter of John & Karen Snyder
Attending:      Bloomsburg University
Major:             Psychology
 
 
Cody William Olson: son of Craig & Debra Olson
Attending:      Shippensburg University
Major:             Marketing & Supply Mng.
 
 
Angela Rae Vought: daughter of Timothy Vought & Sandra Vought
Attending:      Penn College of Tech
Major:             Physician Assistant
 
 
Teanna Rose Shutt: daughter of Lori Shutt
Attending:      Lebanon Valley College
Major:             Physical Therapy (Doctoral)
 
 
Anne Patricia Bryden: daughter of Leslie Bryden and the late Douglas Bryden
Attending:      Penn State University
Major:             Psychology
 
 
Mackenzie Elizabeth Brouse:  daughter of James & Melissa Brouse
Attending:      Shippensburg University
Major:             Biology
 
 
McKenna Catherine Lupold: daughter of Connie Lupold & George Lupold
Attending:      Lebanon Valley College
Major:             Physical Therapy (Doctoral)
 
 
Nathan Robert Hunter: son of Robert & Tammy Hunter
Attending:      Wilkes University
Major:             Pharmacy (Doctoral)
 
 
Sabyasachi Sen: son of Dr. Sanjay Sen & Dr. Aloka Chakrabarty
Attending:      Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Major:             Engineering (Electrical or Industrial)
 
 
Jensen Noel Kremser: daughter of Toby & Jennifer Kremser
Attending:      York College of PA
Major:             Nursing
 
 
Mackenzie Alexis Clark: daughter of Carl & Suzanne Clark
Attending:      Bloomsburg University
Major:             Nursing
 
 
Madelyn Elise Stabinski: daughter of John & Linda Stabinski
Attending:      Duquesne University
Major:             Pharmacy (Doctoral)
 
 
Matthew Hunter Lupold: son of Connie Lupold & George Lupold
Attending:      Penn State University
Major:             Environmental Engineering
 
 
Jenna Marie Gutekunst: daughter of Todd & Charlene Gutekunst
Attending:      Lebanon Valley College
Major:             Actuarial Science
 
 
Allen Lee Potter: son of Forrest & Laura Potter
Attending:      University of Pittsburgh
Major:             Pharmacy (Doctoral)
 
 
Salutatorian
Justin David Ernest: son of David & Darla Ernest
Attending:      Penn State University
Major:             Engineering (Chemical)
Additionally, Justin will receive the Salutatorian Scholarship (sponsored by the Burant Family in honor of Alexander & Keenan Burant – both SCA Salutatorians).
 
 
Valedictorian
Carissa Rachelle Jones: daughter of Curt & Lori Jones
Attending:      Bloomsburg University
Major:             Education ( English & History)
Additionally, Carissa  will receive the Frederick A. Morris Achievement Award, given by the Union National Bank to Southern Columbia’s Valedictorian.
 

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All District offices are staffed throughout the summer should you need to contact your child's school. The offices are open to the public Monday through Thursday from 8:00 AM until 2:00 PM and Fridays from 8:00 AM until 12 noon. Learn More

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Southern Columbia Area School District's Special Education Plan was approved by the Board of Education on April 30, 2018, and has been submitted to the Pennsylvania Department of Education for final review. Questions about the plan can be directed to Director of Special Education Jenn Snyder at jsnyder@scasd.us or (570) 356-3510.  Please click this link to review the Special Education Strategic Planning document.Learn More