Back Mountain residents in the news

May 17th, 2017 4:29 pm

Anthony Passarelli participates in Student Research Fair

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Anthony Passarelli, of Tunkhannock, participated in the annual Student Research Fair at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf in Rochester, N.Y., on April 28.

Anthony, who is studying computer integrated machining technology, presented research on “Accessibility Strategies: Student Perspectives.”

The annual fair is the culmination of semester- or year-long research among teams and individuals in a variety of disciplines, and provides an opportunity for students at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels to develop experience in scientific research methods and presentation skills.

One of nine colleges of Rochester Institute of Technology, the National Technical Institute for the Deaf is the world’s first and largest technological college for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.

Two inducted into society at Wilkes

WILKES-BARRE — Diana DePrimo, of Harveys Lake, and Kristina Wallace, of Dallas, were among Wilkes University students inducted into to Delta Mu Delta April 6. This is a business honor society that recognizes and encourages academic excellence of students.

Bulford named to honor society

READING — Karlie Bulford, of Tunkhannock, was named a member of the Beta Kappa Chi honor society in spring 2017. Bulford is studying Nursing at Alvernia University and is a graduate of Tunkhannock High School.