2020 and 2021 Distinguished Alumni Awards

Previous honorees 

Konkrete Kids Foundation Distinguished Alumni

The Northampton Area Konkrete Kids Educational Foundation is proud to announce this year’s Distinguished Alumni Award Wall of Honor Inductees.  Each of these six Northampton Area High School graduates has achieved success in his or her chosen career or profession while also having a positive impact on others through community service and/or volunteerism.

 

2020 Honorees

Mr. Daryl Amey (Class of 1962)

  • Owner/Manager Amey’s Garage, Inc.

  • member/officer/president, Lehigh Township Lions Club

  • member/volunteer service/community organizations 

 

Dr. Edgar Balliet (Class of 1968)

  • Owner Balliet and Veterinary Associates

  • instructor/Advisory Board member, Lehigh Carbon Community College
    and Northampton Community College;

  • Instructor/speaker local outreach/externship programs for clubs/students/organizations

  • “on-call” volunteer veterinarian Lehigh Valley Zoo/community organizations    

Dr. Linda Koch (Class of 1965)     

  • Retired Vice-President of Student Affairs, Lock Haven University

  • College administrator, Western Connecticut State University and Shippensburg University

  • member/leader of community boards/government agencies/professional organizations

 

Mr. Leo Livengood (Class of 1957)    

  • President/CEO/Owner, Livengood Excavators, Inc.

  • Recognized nationally as one of top twelve contractors

  • Served local government                     

  • Sponsored various community recreational projects

  • member/sponsor of church projects    

 

Mr. John Mauser (Class of 1965)

  • Retired Mathematics teacher, Northampton Area School District

  • volunteer/ member/leader of various Lehigh Valley environmental and conservation organizations        


Mr. Larry Oberly (Class of 1963)

  • Retired Social Studies teacher, Nazareth High School

  • Instructor/adjunct faculty, Penn State University, Lehigh Carbon
    Community College

  • Local government/church/community member/volunteer/leader

2021 Honorees

Ms. Grace Lois Bauer (Class of 1970)

  • Retired English/Creative Writing Professor/Coordinator Creative Writing, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

  • Published author of six books of poetry; Finalist, Nebraska State Poet

  • Volunteer/Mentor/Judge/Panelist for writing workshops/competitions   

 

Mr. Daniel P. Heist (Class of 1979)

  • Director, Internal Audit, Penn State University

  • Chair/Board Member/Treasurer, National Board of Directors, American Cancer Society

  • St. George National Award for Outstanding Community Volunteers, American Cancer Society

 

Mrs. Fiorella Reginelli Mirabito (Class of 1980)

  •     Mayor of Borough of Bath; Co-Owner, My Place Pizza

  •     Volunteer/Member/Leader of community/service/church organizations

  •     Mayor of the Year award recipient 

 

The public is cordially invited to attend the Distinguished Alumni Award Celebration Dinner and Recognition Program on Sunday, September 12, 2021, at Woodstone Country Club and Lodge, Danielsville.  

 

Family, friends, Northampton Area School District faculty, administrators, and students will join the Konkrete Kids Educational Foundation that evening when each of these six alumni will be honored and presented with their official Distinguished Alumni Award plaque.

The plaque for each honoree, recognizing his/her personal and professional post-high school graduation achievements and featuring a current photo, as well as a graduation photo, will be permanently mounted in June on the Distinguished Alumni Wall of Honor located in Northampton High School’s main lobby. The Distinguished inductees honored on the Wall serve as an inspiration to all students and as a reminder to the entire community of Northampton Area School District’s proud education tradition and commitment to serve others.

The Konkrete Kids Educational Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, tax-exempt community organization.  As a Foundation fundraiser, all proceeds from the Celebration Dinner and Recognition Program will be used to “promote, enhance, and supplement educational and co-curricular programs by providing extended learning opportunities and experiences for the benefit of students within the Northampton Area School District.”

Information about purchasing Celebration tickets, opportunities to provide sponsorships for the event, as well as to donate items/services for the evening’s auction, are now available at www.konkretefoundation.com or by calling 610-767-7824.
 


Distinguished Alumni
Wall of Honor Celebration

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The Distinguished Alumni Wall of Honor Award Celebration
for both 2020 and 2021 Honorees
will be held

Sunday, September 12, 20201
at  Woodstone Country Club and Lodge.

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Please click on the link below for more information on attending the celebration. 

Invitation to the Celebration
 

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Please download and complete the form below to attend, sponsor, or donate to 
the celebration.

Tickets, Sponsorship, and
Contributions for the Celebration

 

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Send your completed
ticket/sponsorship form to 

Distinguished Alumni Award Committee 
Box 816

Cherryville, PA 18035


as soon as possible,
but no later than

Monday, August 9, 2021
 

A special thank you to our generous sponsors! 

Mr. Bruce Lack

John and Suzette Milander

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