Salisbury Press

Saturday, January 20, 2018

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by APRIL PETERSON in School

Mark Wilson

Q: In what grade are you currently enrolled?

A: I am currently a senior at Salisbury High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: I enjoy history because you can learn about the past and how we today can take those past events and apply them to the future of our world.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: I have been inducted into National Honor Society and have earned high honor roll, honor roll, Eagle Scout and was nominated to attend Keystone Boys State educational program in the summer of 2017.

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by APRIL PETERSON in School

Emelia Cogill

Q: In what grade are you currently enrolled?

A: I am currently enrolled in 12th grade at Salisbury High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject is history because it’s interesting to see how events and decisions in the past influence us in the present.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: I think this would be the only special recognition that I’ve gotten.

Q: Are you involved in any extracurricular activities?

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by APRIL PETERSON in School

Simon Katz

Q: In what grade are you currently enrolled?

A: I am currently enrolled in the 12th grade at Salisbury High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: Throughout my high school career, science courses have been most enjoyable for me. Specifically, I’ve loved physics. The way the world works has always interested me and physics answers a lot of those questions.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Thursday, December 7, 2017 by APRIL PETERSON in School

Anna Bishop

Q: In what grade are you currently enrolled?

A: I am in 12th grade at Salisbury High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject is anatomy and physiology. I am interested in learning about the human body and plan on pursuing a degree in the health field. I think it is a unique topic to learn about.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by APRIL PETERSON in School

Ruby Wiener

Q: In what grade are you currently enrolled?

A: I am in the12th grade at Salisbury High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject is science, specifically anatomy and physiology. I love learning about how the world and human body work and applying this knowledge in the future toward bettering the lives of people and the planet they live on.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: I was recognized as cross country MVP and was named to National Honor Society.

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 by APRIL PETERSON in School

Molly Kiska

Q: In what grade are you currently enrolled?

A: I am currently enrolled in 12th grade at Salisbury High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject is anatomy and physiology. I took this course my junior year and I loved it. All of the dissections and learning about how the human body works was fascinating.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: I am in National Honor Society.

Q: Are you involved in any extracurricular activities?

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Friday, November 17, 2017 by APRIL PETERSON in School

Owen Mendes

Q: In what grade are you currently enrolled?

A: I am currently in 12th grade at Salisbury High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject is literature. I enjoy the ability to analyze texts and understand more about others’ experiences that normally wouldn’t be available to me.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: I’m in National Honor Society. I was a member of the winning team for the PBS Scholastic Scrimmage tournament in 2016.

Q: Are you involved in any extracurricular activities?

PPL ELECTRIC UTILITIES

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by APRIL PETERSON in Local News

Company gives away trees in new program

PPL Electric Utilities is giving away trees.

The utility company is donating trees to local and municipal governments, schools and organizations with an environmental focus through its new Community Roots program.

On Sept. 13 representatives from the company along with staff members of the Wildlands Conservancy planted trees at the Pool Wildlife Sanctuary, Emmaus, one of the Wildlands Conservancy sites, to open the program.

ANIMALS IN DISTRESS

Thursday, September 14, 2017 by APRIL PETERSON in Local News

State Rep. Justin Simmons, R-131st, tours animal shelter in support of Libre’s Law

In June, Pennsylvania became safer for animals, especially pets, when Gov. Tom Wolf signed Libre’s Law.

On Aug. 30, Lois Gadek, Ph.D., president of the board of trustees of Animals in Distress, a no-kill shelter in Upper Saucon Township, gave State Rep. Justin Simmons, R-131st and Kristen Tullo, Humane Society of the United States - Pennsylvania state director, a tour of the shelter to illustrate the constituents whom the law protects – animals, including pets and future pets.