David Nat, Plains Township, received the inaugural Marion F. West IITS Student Achievement Award at King's College. He is a senior majoring in computer science. The award recognizes a member of the Information and Instructional Technology Services (IITS) team who has completed the Student Support Services Training Program and has distinguished themselves through a commitment to assisting the King's community. The recipient must show an exemplary professional manner and service, earn a minimum of three Dell Certifications, be in good academic standing and possess a spirit of the King's College mission. Nat is the treasurer of The King's Players, a member of the Cantores Christi Regis Choir and the IITS liaison for student government. He is the son of Dave and Judy Nat.
Christopher Donnelly, West Pittston, a member of the Colgate University Class of 2015, has been inducted into the Colgate chapter of Phi Eta Sigma, the national scholastic honorary society that recognizes the outstanding academic achievement of first-year students. Donnelly was among the 180 students who received the prestigious distinction for having earned a grade point average of at least 3.5 during the 2011-2012 academic year. Donnelly is a graduate of Scranton Preparatory School.
Colleen Leahigh, Dallas, was recently inducted into James Madison University's chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma, an international honor society for business students. To be eligible for membership in the honor society, an undergraduate student must be a junior or senior and rank in the upper 10 percent of their respective class. Graduate students who rank in the upper 20 percent of their class are also eligible. Induction into Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest honor a business student can receive in a bachelor or master program at a school accredited by AACSB International. Leahigh is on track to graduate in May 2013 with a degree in marketing.