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Hagerstown Lioness Club awards scholarships

Carter, Jenkins, Mills, Shupp, Yost now entering first year at HCC

Carter, Jenkins, Mills, Shupp, Yost now entering first year at HCC

September 29, 2004

At the September meeting of the Hagerstown Lioness Club, five Washington County students who had been awarded scholarships for the 2004--2005 academic year were honored.

They are all enrolled at Hagerstown Community College for the fall semester. They are:

· Danielle Carter - A 2004 graduate of North Hagerstown High School, she was a Honor Roll and Distinguished Honor Roll member.

In addition to a part-time job, as a candy striper she has expended more than 100 hours of community service, gaining experience working with patients ina doctor's office and at Washington County Hospital.

She is enrolled in the nursing program at HCC with studies also in sociology and psychology. Her goal, after acquiring an Associate RN degree at HCC, is to transfer to a four-year college, pursuing a Master's Degree in nursing.

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Danielle is the daughter of Doug and Debra Carter of Hagerstown.

· Kristy Jenkins - She is a 2004 Clear Spring High School graduate. She made the Honor Roll and Distinguished Honor Roll, was a member of Student Council was a Yearbook staff member in her junior year, and was a member of the History Club.

Kristy earned the "Minds in Motion" athlete award for maintaining a 3.5 grade point average or higher, and the Soccer Varsity Letter and Pin. She was a member of the champion Pinesburg Softball League.

She is a volunteer at the Clear Spring Ambulance Company and the United Way. She helped at Clear Spring High School's fund-raising pancake breakfasts.

Kristy is enrolled in the nursing program at HCC and plans to transfer later to Shepherd University to acquire a bachelor's degree as a RN. While a student at HCC, she plans to gain experience in nursing and volunteer at Washington County Hospital. Her career goal is to work as a nurse in the Emergency Room at the hospital.

Kristy is the daughter of Donna Jenkins of Hancock and the late Michael Jenkins.

· David Mills - A 2004 graduate of Clear Spring High School, David was a member of the Clear Spring Honor Club, and a member of the school's baseball team. He earned fourth place in the FBLA Business Calculations Competition. He's also been an active member of Boy Scouts and participated in many community activities. He has a part-time job.

David will attend HCC for two years and transfer to the University of Maryland, pursuing a Master's Degree in graphic design and architectural drawing. His ultimate goal is a job in the architectural field.

David is the son of Randy and Barbara Mills of Clear Spring.

· Jill Shupp - A 2004 graduate of Clear Spring High School, she received the "Celebration of Excellence" Academic Award, Certificate of Scholastic Achievement, State of Maryland Distinguished Scholar Honorable Mention, MPSSAA Attitude in Action Outstanding Sportsmanship, and most valuable player award for the 2004 Varsity Volley Ball team.

She also earned a varsity athletic Letter; a "Minds in Motion" award; honorable mention for a national Latin exam; was a member of the All-County Volley Ball second team for two consecutive years; and, made the honor and distinguished honor rolls since elementary school. Shupp had a part-time job, and tutored a high school student in algebra.

She is a "social" member of the Clear Spring Ambulance Club and a volunteer there. She is enrolled in the nursing program at HCC and while a student, plans to apply for a part-time job at Washington County Hospital. Her goal is to receive an Associate Degree as a Registered Nurse. After graduation, she plans to use her nursing skills helping those in need.

Jill is the daughter of Marvin and Sharon Shupp of Clear Spring.

· Danielle Yost - A 2004 graduate of Williamsport High School, she made the honor roll and distinguished honor roll, earned the Shining Star or Rising Star Award every year in high school; in her sophomore year, was a member of the Academic Club for having outstanding grades; and, in her junior year was accepted in the German National Honor Society.

She also has been a member of the Williamsport Ambulance Company; and helped in Williamsport Elementary School's summer school program. In addition, she has a part-time job.

Danielle is enrolled in the nursing program at HCC. Her goal is to receive an Associate Degree as a Registered Nurse. Her career goal is to work as a RN in the birthing section of Washington County Hospital.

Danielle's parents are Donnie and Debbie Yost of Williamsport.

The Hagerstown Lioness Scholarship Program was established in 1983. Scholarships are awarded annually to graduates of Washington County Public Schools who plan to enter HCC or who are currently attending HCC. Recipients must display high scholastic achievement and character; be involved in school, community and other extracurricular activities; and, have financial need.

Members of the committee who interviewed the applicants and selected the recipients were: Lionesses Leslie Hobbs, chair; Linda Perry, co-chair; and, Lucille Beard, Audrey Grier, Mary Licht and Kathleen Navin.

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