People on the Move for Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012
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Regina Peters has joined the staff of Keystone College as senior adviser to the president for special projects. Peters serves as a liaison between the college and external constituencies to share information about Keystone's activities and plans. She most recently served as chief of staff to Dr. Robert E. Wright, president and CEO of the Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education. Prior to that position, she served as the executive director of arts, culture and education for Lackawanna County, creating the Council on Education and Culture as a unique department in county government.
Anne Nieh Hou of Clarks Summit was recently named president of the Lower School Parents Association at Wyoming Seminary's Lower School in Forty Fort. She has worked in global management consulting for almost 20 years and most recently served as the senior manager at KPMG Consulting/KPMG LLP in New York City and Stamford, Conn. She previously served as treasurer of the Lower School Parents Association and is an active parent volunteer and substitute teacher at the Lower School. She also serves on the Cornell University alumni admissions ambassador network and alumni-student mentoring program. She has also been active with Habitat for Humanity, the United Way-Capital Region and the Workforce Diversity Council. She holds a bachelor of science degree from Cornell University and a MBA and law degree from the University of Connecticut.
Madison Strony of Clarks Summit recently won the equestrian national championship for children's working hunter horse division in the Marshall & Sterling Horse League. Strony is a senior at Abington Heights High School and has been riding since age seven. She trains under Leah Cruciani of Chapter XI Farm in Jermyn.
Abington Heights High School English Teacher Marilyn Pryle recently presented at the annual National Council of Teachers of English Convention in Nevada.
Richard W. Kester of South Abington Twp. has just completed his first semester at Edinboro University. The history major is the son of Margaret and Richard Kester and is a 2012 graduate of Abington Heights High School.
Connor Fleming of Clarks Summit won a scholarship in the Myron B. Smith and Dr. John Mentzer Scholarship Program, sponsored by the Health and Personal Care Logistics Conference. Fleming is the son of Michael Fleming and is a 2012 graduate of Abington Heights High School. He attends Temple University and majors in Physical Therapy.
Brendan Larar of Waverly and Krysten Voelkner of Clarks Summit were recently named advanced placement (AP) scholars with honor by the College Board in recognition of their scores on the AP exams. Larar and Voelkner are 2012 graduates of Wyoming Seminary.
Cassandra Coles of Clarks Summit has recently enrolled at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, S.C.