2022 Distinguished Alumni Nominations

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 


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.”

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Distinguished Alumni
Wall of Honor Celebration


The Distinguished Alumni Wall of Honor Award Celebration
for 2022 Honorees
will be held

Sunday, September 25, 2022
at  Woodstone Country Club and Lodge.


Please click on the links below for information on nominations. 

Information about nominations

nomination form


Send your completed
nomination form to 

Distinguished Alumni Award Committee 
Box 816

Cherryville, PA 18035

as soon as possible,
but no later than


A special thank you to our generous sponsors! 

Mr. Bruce Lack

John and Suzette Milander

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