John M. Van Horn, of Bellefonte, performed on bass May 3 at the spring concert of the Lock Haven University jazz ensemble at the Price Performance Center. The concert, which focused on Latin jazz, featured the talents of student performers and guest musicians.
Special guests were Tom Hamilton, tenor sax and flute; Alex Sell, piano; Jeff Beck, bass; Kevin Lowe, drums; and Rob Velez, percussion. The concert was led by Eddie Severn, assistant professor of music and director of jazz studies at LHU, and an internationally recognized jazz trumpeter.
Jackie and Joey Feffer, children of Carline Crevecoeur and Michael Feffer, were two of 150 winners awarded a $1,000 scholarship in April by Raytheon in the middle school Math-MovesU competition. The scholarship is to be used for a math, science or technology camp or program or saved for college. In addition, their school,
Mount Nittany Middle School, received $1,000 matching grants for its math deparment.
Joeys submission was based on swimming and math, while Jackies PowerPoint submission was on cooking and math.
The Library Journal, the largest and most respected trade publication for the library profession, has selectedThe Journal of the Civil War Eraas one of the 10 best new periodicals of 2011. The Journal of the Civil War Era is published jointly by the George and Ann Richards Civil War Era Center in Penn States College of the Liberal Arts and the University of North Carolina Press.
The journal is published quarterly. Articles have included the following topics: popular comedy in the Civil War era; mental and physical health of Union soldiers during the Peninsular Campaign; efforts of widows of Black Union soldiers to secure government pensions; and womens roles in domestic supply lines during the war.
More information about the journal is available at http://journalof thecivilwarera.com/ online.
Jana Galambos,a daughter of James and Karen Galambos, of Port Matilda, was named to the deans list for the spring semester at Bryan College in Dayton, Tenn.