School Briefs

May 13, 2002

Two named Teacher of the Year through Wal-Mart, Sam's Club

Two Washington County Public Schools teachers were recently honored. Mary Ward, a teacher at Clear Spring Middle School, was selected as the Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year.

Tammy Marriner, a teacher at Hickory Elementary School, was selected as the Sam's Club Teacher of the Year.

Students nominated the teachers for the honor through programs sponsored by the local Wal-Mart and Sam's Club stores.

About 200 pieces of art to be part of HCC student art show

Hagerstown Community College will host the 18th semi-annual student art show beginning today through Friday in Kepler Theater.

Fifty art students will display about 200 pieces of original ceramics, photographs, paintings, digital graphics, sculpture and more. Select pieces will be for sale.

A reception will be held tonight from 6 to 8 in the theater. For information call Ben Culbertson at 301-790-2800, extension 221.

UMUC to offer course on the 1862 Battle of Antietam

University of Maryland University College is offering a one-credit history course that focuses on the 1862 Battle of Antietam.

Topics will include a study of the Maryland campaign of the Civil War, the battle and its impact on the war's outcome. Assignments include reading and research.

Tom Clemens, a history teacher at Hagerstown Community College, will teach the course at HCC in the Classroom Building, Room 103. Class sessions will be held from 6 to 9:30 p.m. on June 6, 11, 13 and 20.

For information call 301-738-6090 or visit the UMUC Web site at

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