Allison Welling was recently inducted into Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Phalanx Honor Society. Phalanx members and inductees have distinguished themselves in a wide range of campus activities, including Greek life, student government, residence life, ROTC, varsity athletics, Union clubs and service organizations. Welling, the daughter of Tim and Bert Welling, is a junior majoring in bio chemistry and bio physics. She will also be participating in a summer internship at Sandia National Laboratories in New Mexico. Welling is a 2010 graduate of Pittston Area High School.
Rebecca Slusser and Carolyn White, students at Berwick Area Senior High School, have been selected to serve as ambassadors at the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar in May at Shippensburg University. The seminars bring together select groups of high school sophomores to interact with distinguished leaders in business, government and education.
Liz Schell, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Frank Schell, Luzerne, was recently honored for her outstanding leadership by Temple University’s “Her Campus.” Each year the organization honors seven outstanding female leaders doing great things on campus and beyond. Schell is a junior neuroscience major. She is president of the Delta Tau Chapter of Delta Zeta Sorority and the captain of administration at Temple University Emergency Medical Services (TUEMS), where she volunteers as an emergency medical technician. She is an undergraduate research assistant in the Temple University Cognitive Neuropsychology Lab and an active member of the Order of Omega and Rho Lambda Honor Societies. Schell has also volunteered for numerous charitable organizations and participated in a variety of fundraising events. After earning her Bachelor of Science degree in 2014, she hopes to pursue a graduate degree in a healthcare-related profession.