College News

La Salle University

Alexander Faust has been named to theFall 2012 Deaníslist of honor students for La Salle University. Faust is a graduate of Kutztown High School. He is the son of Josh and Brandi Faust.

Slippery Rock University

Andrew Aungstof Fleetwood was named to the Slippery Rock University Deanís List.

Elizabethtown College

Kutztown High School graduate Ashley M. Landis, a biochemistry major class of 2015 (sophomore) at Elizabethtown College, received the Emergent Scholar Award on March 10. The Emergent Scholar is awarded to undergraduate students who demonstrate strong academic achievement at the end of three semesters of full-time study at Elizabethtown College. Qualifying students must have attained at least a 3.75 cumulative grade point average at the end of their first three semesters. Students have earned at least 42 credits in three consecutive semesters of study at the College or one of its affiliated programs.

Landis also has been named on the Deanís listof Honor Students. To qualify, students must be a full-time undergraduate student who earns a semester grade point average of 3.60 or better in 14 or more credit hours, of which at least 12 credits are letter-graded course work, is regarded by the College as having performed with distinction.


A member of the Elizabethtown Womenís soccer team, Landis was also namedon the Middle Atlantic Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll. Her team recently returned from Costa Rica for spring break. The soccer team went there to conduct a service project at a poor school. They raised money, donated school supplies, talked and played games and played soccer with the children.