NOVA Encourage Upstanders Recognition Night

On Thursday, May 30, 2019, the Pennridge High School stu­dents who par­tic­i­pat­ed in the NOVA Encourage Upstanders Program were hon­ored for their ded­i­ca­tion, com­mit­ment to com­mu­ni­ty, and work as NOVA’s encour­age Upstanders Program Peer Educators. 

In addi­tion to the cer­tifi­cate pre­sen­ta­tions by NOVA team mem­bers, W. Joeseph Werner, LSW, Pennridge High School Social Worker intro­duced all NOVA team mem­bers and Mandy Mundy, Senior Director, Programs and Services at NOVA spoke about the impact of the stu­dents work. Her speech was called “The Intersection of Social Emotional Learning and Peer Education.”

Thank you, Mr. Laboski, Mr. Werner, Mandy Mundy, all of the NOVA team mem­bers for devel­op­ing this pro­gram and con­grat­u­la­tions to call recip­i­ents. 

Peer Educators for the Middle School Program:
Gabe Bustos
Aubrey Gilbert
Emma Hawkins
Annabell Lambert
Mikayla Lightheart
Gwen Litwak
Chris McKinney
Abby Nuneviller
Jeanne Pangan
Jessica Patton
Emma Scott
Melanie Zuluaga

Peer Educators for the Elementary School Programs:
Presentations to Grade 1
Maddie Anderson
Ellie Borghi
Lindsey Dehaven
Christian Guldin
Ryan Ianuzzi
Annabelle Lambert
Janessa Murphey
Melanie Zuluaga

Presentations to Grade 3
Lauren Atchley
Gabe Bustos
Shea Grourke
Sarah Kircher
Chris McKinney
Abby Nuneviller
Fabian Padin-Gonzalez
Jeanne Pangan
Maya Valletta

Presentations to Grade 4
Liam Gallagher
Aubrey Gilbert
Mikayla Lightheart
Gwen Litwak
Aliyah Lomax
Phil Long
Bryce Muller
Jessica Patton
Brandon Peralta
Isabella Polson

NOVA Educators:
Lori Fisher
Dori Dugan
Michele Sternberg
Mary Worthington, Primary Prevention Coordinator