Hagerstown Community College Class of 1987 graduates Patricia Churchey Friend, Terry Glunt and Kathy Robeson Valentine have been honored by the HCC Alumni Association as its 2002 Community Citation Award winners.
The Community Citation Awards are presented annually to HCC graduates from 15 years prior for their involvement in community service.
Friend, communications manager at Mack Powertrain, is active with the Western Maryland Hospital, Northern Middle School PTA and Bowl for Kids' Sake. She also serves as a bell ringer for the Salvation Army.
She has served as executive director of Washington County's Hands Across America and executive director of the Miss Washington County Scholarship Foundation and has been vice president of the International Management Council of the YMCA. For the bone marrow donor drive, she served as marketing chairwoman.
Through her involvement with the Hagerstown Jaycees, she was named Woman of the Year for her work as child fingerprinting chairperson, newsletter editor and work on other committees. She chaired the Washington County Cystic Fibrosis Annual Fund Drive and has been active with the Miss Maryland Scholarship Foundation as a state pageant backstage volunteer, dresser and seamstress.