Lycoming College education students begin professional semester

Lycoming College education students begin professional semester

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Lycoming College announces its fall class of student teachers. The following students, pictured from left and listed with their placements, have begun their professional semester through the College's education program.

Front row: Jessica Kissinger, Central Mountain Middle School; Taylor Lesser, Central Elementary School; Krista Peterson, Hughesville High School; Samantha Doutt, Loyalsock Valley Elementary School; Alison Tripoli, Central Elementary School; and Kiley Moesta, Jackson Elementary School.

Back row: Marlene Cauley, supervisor of elementary and special education student teachers; Juliana Morgan, Williamsport Area High School; Jared Stetts, Curtain Middle School; Glen Hughes Muncy Junior-Senior High School; Chris Kish, Muncy Junior-Senior High School; Amy Cline, Sheridan Elementary School; Amy Weaver, South Williamsport Area High School; and Melvin E. Wentzel, supervisor of secondary student teachers.

First offered in 1955, the education program remains one of Lycoming's most popular courses of study. Lycoming provides its future teachers the breadth and depth of a strong liberal arts education. Students choose an academic major and, with the help of their advisors, follow a carefully planned sequence of professional education courses, enriched by extensive field experiences in nearby schools.

Lycoming College is a four-year, residential liberal arts and sciences school dedicated to the undergraduate education of 1,400 students. Located near the banks of the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pa., the College fosters academic rigor, a supportive faculty and successful outcomes. It offers 36 academic majors and is recognized as a Tier 1 educational institution by U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1812, Lycoming is one of the 50 oldest colleges in the nation.

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