Details: Category: News | Published: 07/11/2019 | Hits: 648

It's a joy to see our alumni sharing their talents with the world and gaining recognition! Congratulations to the following graduates: 

Scott Franco '83 was recently recognized and awarded first place in headline writing for the Altoona Mirror newspaper, by the Pennsylvania Newspaper Press Association and Western Pennsylvania Press Club. He also earned recognition in the annual Associated Press Sports editors contest as page designer and writer for the Altoona Mirror. 

Natalie Nardelli '17 made the Fall Dean’s List at Penn State Altoona and has been inducted into Kappa Delta Pi, Alpha Epsilon Pi chapter. 

Lauren Montecalvo '17 was inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success at St. Francis University and was elected Vice President of the society. 

Suzanne Caldwell '78 has published a book entitled:  Celebrate! You are a Child of God!  It is a children’s book. The retail price is $16.00 and can be ordered through Rose Dog Books of Pittsburgh, Pa. The website is or the online bookstore at submit your news, visit and click on "Share your story" or email Linda Skupien at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..