First Posted: 3/25/2012
The Upward Bound Program at Wilkes University held its 20th annual Pin Dinner in the ballroom of Wilkes University’s Student Center. Sponsored by the Upward Bound Alumni Advisory Board, the pinning ceremony recognizes the senior students who will graduate from Upward Bound in May. Since 1967, Upward Bound has been preparing area high school students for college. From left, first row, are Amanda Frisoulis, Hanover Area; Mariah Betz, Meyers; Andrew Harrison, Hanover; Chelsea Engle, Northwest Area; Trenaya Reid, GAR; Brittany Carey, Lake Lehman; Victoria Pando, Coughlin; Gabrielle Williams, Wyoming Valley West; Samantha Headley, Lake Lehman; China Morningstar, GAR. Second row, Brianna Wallace, Meyers; Jessica Baker, Pittston Area; Hayley Macuga, Tunkhannock Area; Samantha Earley, Hanover Area; Samantha Lavelle, Wyoming Valley West; Erin Provenzano, Nanticoke Area; Alexandria Ardoline, Nanticoke Area; Jessica Oliveri, Pittston Area; Jessica Pacheco, GAR. Third row, Kayla Samsell, Pittston Area; Catherine Qiu, Hanover Area; Sarah Tabaka, Hanover Area; Sierra Haiston, Meyers; Shawn Hadley, Nanticoke Area; James LaMarca, Pittston Area; Karly Mason, Northwest Area; Elizabeth Cox, Pittston Area; Marissa George, GAR; Jacob Honoosic, Wyoming Valley West. Fourth row, Maxine Fabrizio, Pittston Area; Bradley McKitish, Pittston Area; Paige Rogers, Hanover Area; Katie Willis, Wyoming Valley West; Alicia Stavitzski, Northwest Area; Shelby Wildoner, Lake Lehman; Ahmad Ali, Nanticoke Area. Absent at the time of the photo was Jenelle Bruno, Wyoming Valley West; Mustapha Conteh, GAR; and Jessica Kipa, GAR.