AtlantiCare honors Spirit of Women

AtlantiCare recognized the 2013 Spirit of Women and Healthy Educator award winners during a dinner in their honor May 23 at the Atlantic City Country Club.

The 2013 Mary Ann Coyle Community Hero AtlantiCare Spirit of Women Award was presented to Susan Polk, of Devonshire. The AtlantiCare Foundation presented Healthy Educator awards to Fern Hedrick and Devon Kallen, both of Northfield; and Mimi Lynch and Cheryl Mendez, both of Egg Harbor Township. Winners are eligible for the National Spirit of Women Award.

Lynch on dean’s list

Olivia Lynch, of Egg Harbor Township, was named to the dean’s list at James Madison University in Virginia for the spring 2013 semester.

Students graduate from Widener University

Students who received degrees from Widener University during commencement ceremonies May 18 included:

Michelle Carney-Ray, of Egg Harbor Township, doctor of education degree in school administration.

Emily Conover, of Egg Harbor Township, bachelor of arts degree in early childhood education/special education.

Hayley Conover, of Egg Harbor Township, bachelor of science degree in nursing.

Norah Langweiler, of Egg Harbor Township, master of education degree in human sexuality education.

Widener University is a private, metropolitan university that connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement, and has campuses in Chester, Exton and Harrisburg, Pa., and Wilmington, Del. See