Tau Alpha Pi, Iota Beta Chapter recognizes high standards of scholarship among students in engineering technology programs, and promotes and encourages scholastic achievement by offering outstanding engineering technology students membership in the society. The society rewards selected scholars for past achievements and accomplishments, while encouraging a lifetime of commitment to learning and scholarship. This year's recipients were Jonathan Howells, Peckville; and Jessica Smith, Hawley.Walter Weber Memorial Award in Theatre and Speech Communications, which honors and recognizes an outstanding student with an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and who has excelled in theatre or speech communications courses, was awarded to Brittnee Henwood, Lake Ariel. Wall Street Journal Award, which is awarded to the outstanding graduate in the Business Administration curriculum, was presented to Lynn Andreoli, Wilkes-Barre. Outstanding Scholars Award, which is presented to students achieving the highest grade point average in the associate and baccalaureate curricula, was awarded to First Year students Kristin Lemoncelli, Archbald; and Shannon Riggleman, Clarks Summit; Second Year students Lee Dennis, Scranton; Shari Jenkins, Prompton, and Carina Loughner, Youngwood; and Third Year student Heather Luklanchuk, Throop. This award is sponsored by the Worthington Scranton Alumni Society. Patrick J. Rose Award for Excellence in Student Leadership and Service and the Greater Scranton Penn State Chapter Pride of Lions Award are two awards that are presented to students whose qualities of leadership, scholarship, citizenship, and character have been directed into programs and services on campus and/or in the community. This year's awards were presented to Kathleen Parlanti, Clarks Summit, who received the Rose Award; and Michael Corrigan, Carbondale, who received the Pride of Lions Award. Faculty/Staff Recognition David and Joyce Mack Tressler Fund for Professional Development is meant to enrich the campus by providing monies for professional development initiatives and opportunities for faculty, staff, administration, and technical service employees. This year's recipients were Angela Shuback, Old Forge and Bonita Urzen, Jessup. K. Bruce Sherbine Penn State Proud Award recognizes a member of the campus community whose demonstrated qualities of leadership, scholarship, and citizenship have been directed into programs and services on campus and/or in the community that have positively influenced students and employees, and have contributed to the prestige and well-being of Penn State Worthington Scranton and, hence, to the Pennsylvania State University. This year's recipient was Dr. Janet Melnick, Clarks Summit. Award for Excellence in Administrative Services, which recognizes campus Administration and/or Managers for innovative and creative program development, was awarded to Dr. H. Durell Johnson, Clarks Summit. Award for Excellence in Support Services, which is intended to recognize Staff Assistants and/or Technical Services employees for their contributions to the teaching-learning climate of the campus, was awarded to Thomas Krivak, Moosic. Gertrude Hawk Chocolates Service Award, which honors a campus faculty or staff member whose contributions have benefited the day-to-day activities of the students, campus, and community, was awarded to Deborah Brandt Johnson, Jermyn. Dr. Richard J. & Sally Matthews Award for Scholarly Activity, which honors a deserving member of the Campus faculty in recognition of his/her scholarly and research activities, was awarded to Dr. Parminder Parmar, Clarks Summit. Advisory Board Award for Teaching, which was established in 1988 by the Board to recognize a faculty member who has demonstrated innovative and dedicated teaching techniques in his/her academic endeavors, was awarded to Dr. John Baildon, Clarks Summit.