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Education students begin professional semester

Education students begin professional semester

Fall 2013 student teachers

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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: Lyndsey Peterson, Montoursville Area High School; Briana Wingrove, Lyter Elementary School; Danielle Frontz, Loyalsock Township High School and Myers Elementary School; and Melanie Shepheard, Schick Elementary School and Loyalsock Valley Elementary School.

Back row: Andrea Fitzsimmons, Renn Elementary School; Caleb Huff, Loyalsock Township High School; Jason Breau, Hughesville High School; and Jenna Morgan, St. John Neumann Regional Academy High School and Williamsport Area High School. They are assisted by Marlene Cauley, supervisor of elementary and special education student teachers, 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 advisers, 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. Its rigorous academic program, vibrant residential community and supportive faculty foster successful student outcomes. Lycoming offers 36 academic majors and is recognized as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1812 and located near the banks of the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pa., Lycoming is one of the 50 oldest colleges in the nation. For more information, visit

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