|Citizens' Academy grads|
This year's class went through 20 hours of lectures, listening to 37 speakers over the course of 10 weeks.
Last year's graduates included Glenn Geissinger and Mat Benol, both of whom are now members of Northampton County Council. Former Council member Ladd Siftar called it "a great idea." He added, "I wish I had thought of it 20 years ago."
The graduates: Katie Crowell, Nancy Jones, Christopher Lynn, Sherrie McNicoll, Sandi Meuir, Mona Rodriguez, Victor Schmidt, Eileen Segal and Jeannene Smith.