Caitlyn Sharp, Lansdale Place, was honored at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ annual Heroes at Heinz Field event. Sharp served four years in the Marine Corps in communications and logistics and now works as a flight attendant for Republic Airways. Heroes at Heinz Field, which honors post-9/11 veterans, is hosted by the Steelers in conjunction with the Veterans Administration.
Mt. Lebanon native Ashley Hlebinsky, chief curator of the Cody Firearms Museum at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, in Cody, Wyoming, is a judge on the TV show Master of Arms on the Discovery Channel. The show is a competition among blacksmiths and armorers to construct authentic weapons from selected periods of history. Hlebinsky, the first woman to be named curator of the Cody Museum, also lectures across the country and Canada about the history of firearms.
WELCOME Pueblo Drive resident Emily Chiappetta is mtl’s newest advertising account executive. Chiappetta, a 1998 Lebo grad, holds a bachelor’s in communication with a minor in business from John Carroll University, and has 15 years’ experience in sales and marketing, including stints with radio stations in Charleston, South Carolina and Jacksonville, Florida. If you would like to speak with her about advertising, call 412-526-4247 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CONSTANT READERS In this year’s Read-A-Thon at Lincoln School, students set a goal of 170,000 total minutes of reading time, and secured sponsors who would pledge donations if the students reached their goal. At the end of the time period, the students tallied 208,996 minutes and raised almost $11,000 for the Lincoln PTA.
Five Mt. Lebanon seniors have been named semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Competition. Semifinalists come from a pool of about 1.6 million students from about 22,000 schools, who take the Preliminary Scholastic Achievement Test (PSAT) in the spring of their junior year. Only about 1 percent, 16,000, of high school students become National Merit Semifinalists. A select group of students from among the national semifinalists will be named finalists and be eligible for National Merit Scholarships.