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WAHS Top Hat Dinner Honors Class of 2022's Top 5 Percent

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May 24, 2022 | Awards & Celebrations

Group photos of the students and teachers.

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (MAY 24, 2022) — The Class of 2022’s top 5 percent were recognized Monday night during the ninth annual Top Hat Dinner held at the Genetti Hotel.

Nineteen seniors were celebrated for their academic excellence, as well as their selected faculty honorees who influenced and inspired that success.  

The following students were honored: Caitlin Bacon, Johanna Baker, Chase Bower, Isabel Boyles, Emma Campbell, Domonic Cendoma, Bilal Elfayoumi, Amber Hakes, Kaileee Helmrich, Marlowe Jacques, Kendall Kelley, Elizabeth Lundy, Teagan Marty, Roman Morrone, Amanda Palmer, Mallory Pardoe, Amalie Robertson, Marina Schappell, Layla Waldman.

The following faculty honorees were: Christina Butler, Seth Decker, Laura Garside, Michael Habalar, Nick Kelley, Alix Lang, Amy Mahon, Kathleen Mondell, Craig Niklaus, Andrew Paulhamus, Tom Rinker, Matthew Radspinner, Janine Randall, Samuel Robinson, Kyle Schneider, Chase Smith, Jeremy Steppe, Tanya Swink and John Weaver.

The event was sponsored by the Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation (WASDEF).

WASDEF is the recognized nonprofit affiliate of the school district. The education foundation facilitates charitable giving and permanent legacies based on individual areas of interest in educational innovation, the arts, athletics and scholarships. For more information on the foundation, or to make a gift, visit


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