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Ten Clarion University of Pennsylvania students will be included in the 2013 edition of “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. They will be recognized at the 11th Annual Reinhard Awards Ceremony in May.

Campus nominating committees and editors of the annual directory have included the names of these students based on their academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular activities and potential for continued success.

They join an elite group of students from more than 2,000 institutions of higher learning in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and several foreign nations. Outstanding students have been honored in the annual directory since it was first published in 1934.

Clarion University students named to this year’s directory are:

  • Brittany Chavara, Hermitage, early childhood education/special education major with a 3.487 QPA. Chavara received the Segal AmeriCorps Summer Quarter Time Education Award in 2012. She is a member of Kappa Delta Pi (education honor society), Sigma Pi Epsilon Delta (special education honor society) and Sigma Alpha Pi (honor society of leadership and success), and she has earned dean’s list honors for four semesters. She is a member of Clarion University Activities Board, Lecture Committee and Student Council for Exceptional Children.

  • Terri Lynn Clark, Kittanning, business economics major with a 3.422 QPA. Clark has earned membership in Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, Omicron Delta Epsilon International Honor Society in Economics and National Residence Hall Honorary, and she was awarded the Woodmen of the World Scholarship. She is a member of International Association of Business Communicators, in which she has held the offices of secretary and treasurer and currently is vice president.

  • Joan Cullen, Lancaster, biology/Spanish major with a 3.929 QPA. Cullen has earned the Board of Governors Tuition Scholarship, Clarion University Alumni Association Scholarship and Leadership Award, Honors Program Scholarship, Diane L. Reinhard Housing Scholarship and International Scholars Award.

  • Joshua Domitrovich, DuBois, human resource management major with a 3.935 QPA. Domitrovich has earned placement on the dean’s list for six semesters. He is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society, and he has received the Pennsylvania National Guard Scholarship and the Phi Delta Theta Foundation Scholarship.

  • Debreea Dunston, Philadelphia, speech language pathology major with a 3.97 QPA. Dunston is a member of Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society and has been recognized for Excellent Academic Achievement and Exceptional Achievement, as well as receiving certificates of appreciation and community service. She received the W.E.B. Dubois Lamp of Knowledge Award and has earned dean’s list honors for four semesters. She is a member of University Activities Board and is multi-cultural chair.

  • Rachel Lamantia, Keedysville, Md., early childhood/library science major with a 3.479 QPA. Lamantia is a member of Lambda Sigma Library Science Honorary Fraternity. She received the Helen and Lawrence Smith Scholarship, the Education Department Award and the Who’s Who Among Students Award. She is secretary of Lambda Sigma and Special Library Association, and she received the Civic Engagement Service Project Scholarship.

  • Amanda Platt, Pittsburgh, secondary education/social studies major with a 3.804 QPA. Platt is a member of Dean’s Scholars Program, Honors Program, Phi Eta Sigma (freshman honorary), Kappa Delta Pi (education honorary) and Phi Alpha Theta (history honorary). She earned the AXA Achievement Community Scholarship and the Clarion University Alumni Association Scholarship, and she served as junior marshal at 2012 winter commencement.

  • Kristin Rindosh, DuBois, intervention specialist major with a 3.561 QPA. Rindosh is a member of Kappa Delta Pi (education honorary) and is involved in Student Pennsylvania State Education Association and Student Council for Exceptional Children.

  • Gabrielle Scrofano, Erie, liberal studies/women and gender studies major with a 3.739 QPA. Scrofano received the Honors Foundation Scholarship, Retail Management Scholarship and Sigma Tau Gamma Scholarship. Her activities include the Emerging Leader Program and women’s rugby.

  • Tracey Smith, Sicklerville, N.J., graduate student in the biology program with a 4.0 QPA. Her undergraduate honors include Program Distinction for Biology, dean’s list for three semesters, Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, Ankh Maat Wedjau National Honor Society, Leadership Education Awareness Development Award and William H. Meyers Award.

Clarion University is the high-achieving, nationally recognized, comprehensive university that delivers a personal and challenging academic experience.

2/12/2013 2:43 PM

Clarion University students earn ‘Who’s Who’ distinction