Philadelphia Academy Charter School student Ryan Hettel, 16, won a texting competition held at Orleans Technical College earlier this month. The National Court Reporters Association’s Director of Membership and Marketing, Sara Wood, presented him with a $1,000 scholarship.
Sophomore forward Natalie Kucowski, a Mayfair native, scored seven points, grabbed 10 rebounds, blocked five shots and dished four assists in an opening-round state playoff win over Philadelphia Academy Charter.
Somerton’s World War I and World War II veterans have a bright new memorial thanks to the members of a local Boy Scout troop, along with several generous businessmen and neighbors. The Somerton Civic Association helped bring them all together.