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January 06, 2003

The Herald-Mail

Dave Thompson has been named The Herald-Mail's Employee of the Month for January. Thompson, responsible for copy appearing in the paper's special sections, has been with the company for more than nine years. He will receive a prize package for winning the award.

Jake Womer has been hired as lifestyle editor of The Herald-Mail. He has served the last two years as lifestyle editor of the Rocky Mount (N.C.) Telegram.

Also in the newsroom, Greg Simmons has been hired as a police/courts reporter, Amy Dulebohn-Carr as a page designer/copy editor and Bonnie Brechbill as a part-time Pennsylvania features reporter. Simmons, a former intern at The Herald-Mail, most recently worked at the Silver Spring (Md.) Gazette. Dulebohn-Carr joins the company from the Chambersburg (Pa.) Public Opinion, and Brechbill has worked as a correspondent for the Public Opinion and Harrisburg (Pa.) Patriot, among others.

In other moves, Mike Kiley has been hired as an automotive sales representative in the classified department. Kiley last owned a Mail Boxes Etc. franchise in Hagerstown. Matthew Carr has also been hired as a full-time member of the company's maintenance department. Carr previously owned D&M Drywall in Greencastle.


In part-time moves, Sandra Nesmith has been hired as a customer service representative in the circulation department, Chris Ricker has been hired as a telemarketer and Gene Walkley has been hired as a shortage driver.

ekm Inspirations

Norine Dagliano of ekm Inspirations has received word that samples of her work have been accepted for publication in the book "Expert Resumes for Managers and Executives."

The book presents job search strategies and rsum samples covering the full spectrum of industries and professions with salaries of $50,000 and more.

Publication of the book is slated for late spring.

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts

Debby Ellen Moore recently was appointed as the grants and development officer at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts.

Moore served as the development officer at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick, Md., since September 1996.

Moore served in the U.S. Air Force in the health services management field for more than nine years, and still serves in the Air Force Reserves. She worked as a federal civilian employee for more than seven years, most recently serving as a contract specialist at the U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity at Fort Detrick in Frederick.

Moore holds an associate's degree in health care management from the Community College of the Air Force, a bachelor's degree in management studies from the University of Maryland and a master's degree in human resources and organizational development from Webster University.

Washington County Public Schools

Two Washington County Public Schools teachers recently received National Board certification.

They are Luci Austin of Paramount Elementary School and April Crowl of Boonsboro High School.

Wilson College

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Three Wilson College faculty members have been selected for inclusion in the 2002 edition of Who's Who Among America's Teachers.

  • The faculty members selected are:

  • M. Dana Harriger, associate professor of biology and chair of the physical and life sciences department.

    Harriger received his master's degree and Ph.D. in biomedical science from Wright State University and completed his undergraduate study at Juniata College.

  • Deborah Austin, associate professor of chemistry and associate dean of academic advising

    Austin has a Ph.D. in analytical chemistry and electrochemistry from Iowa State University and a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Clarion State College. She also has served as a consultant for Pine Instrument Co. since 1981.

  • Edward Wells, assistant professor/chair of environmental studies.

    Wells earned a bachelor's degree in geography/environmental planning from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, and his master's degree in philosophy/environmental philosophy and Ph.D. in American culture studies/environmental history from Bowling Green State University.

    First National Bank of Greencastle

    GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Julie M. Tarquino recently was awarded the Certified Financial Marketing Professional designation from the Institute of Certified Bankers.

    The Institute of Certified Bankers is a nonprofit organization sponsored by the American Bankers Association. The Certified Financial Marketing Professional designation is awarded to those who demonstrate excellence in the field of financial services marketing.

    Tarquino has been employed by First National Bank of Greencastle since 1993, and has worked in the financial services industry for 21 years.

    Tarquino is a graduate of Central Pennsylvania College.

    Synergy Healing Arts Center

    BLUE RIDGE SUMMIT, Pa. - Ted O'Brien has joined the staff of Synergy Healing Arts Center and Massage School.

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