Youth & Schools

Latin Club

Regular Letters to the Editor contributor Gloria Endres will be instructing an introduction to the Latin language and “The Romans” for children ages 7 to 9 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Fridays (Sept. 25 to Nov. 13) at the Filitalia International + History of Italian Immigration Museum.

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World-class scholar

This Ss. Neumann Goretti High School junior-to-be is getting a chance to travel the world thanks to his academic accomplishments.

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Well-rounded

Nina Sponheimer, of the 2600 block of South 18th Street, is a student-athlete, a musician, and a humanitarian. She attends the Center City-based String Theory High School for advanced music studies in the Vocal Music Program.

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Skating towards success

“He is a gentleman and a scholar and many faculty members of Roman Catholic High School have shared they are impressed with his academic achievement within their courses” is how Adam Gault of Roman Catholic describes senior Jeremy Lutz.

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Server of the Community

People say that the older generation must help the youth because they are our future. Judy Thach, 13, is providing for the generation behind her with her many acts of community service.

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Reliable Ruth

Ruth Duink, 8, of the 700 block of Montrose Street is a strong student, athlete, and artist.

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Rare as Amber

Amber Ruan, 16, of the 2400 block of South Front Street is an accomplished student at String Theory High School, both academically and artistically.

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Palmer’s methods

Whenever Alexa Jo Palmer embarks on her career as a pediatric nurse, patients will never need to worry about receiving ample compassion, as the 17-year-old, who for the last year has battled ulcerative colitis, has come to comprehend the preciousness of that gift.

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Never giving up

Ninth grader James Joseph Fratantoni III is described as a “polite and eager to learn student’ by nominator Robert Sandy.

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Ms. president

If her first two years at Neumann-Goretti High School are any indication, Destinee Thomas has a couple of very busy years ahead.

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