Abington-area residents in the news


Giallorenzi named to board

KINGSTON – Jeanne Giallorenzi, Clarks Summit, has been named to the Board of Trustees of Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School for the 2018-19 school year.

Giallorenzi graduated from The University of Scranton in 1993 with degrees in history and political science and has 15 years of experience consulting for money management firms, hedge funds and mutual fund complexes. In addition to serving as President of the Upper School Parents Association, Giallorenzi is a Voluntary Action Center board member and had been a part of Marley’s Mission for a number of years.

Sunday completes research fellowship

SCRANTON — Madalyne Sunday, of South Abington Township, was among seven University of Scranton undergraduate students granted President’s Fellowships for Summer Research in 2018. The fellowships, administered by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, offer each student the chance to partner with a faculty mentor to complete a research project during the summer. Each project was proposed and designed by the student and their faculty mentor.

Sunday partnered with George Gomez, Ph.D., associate professor of biology to study “The Effect of Glycosaminoglycans on Neuroblastoma Cells.”

Matti named to dean’s list

DOYLESTOWN — Taryn Matti, of Dalton, was honored for academic achievement by being named to the dean’s list at Delaware Valley University for the spring 2018 semester.

Martin is resident assistant

ANNVILLE — Nicole Martin, of Factoryville, will be one of 51 students serving as a resident assistant (RA) at Lebanon Valley College for the upcoming academic year. Martin, a graduate of Lackawanna Trail High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in early childhood education and special education at The Valley.