Student news (Nov. 27)

November 27, 2005

Twelve Washington County residents received scholarships from the Shepherd University Foundation for the 2005-06 academic year.

Hagerstown residents include Brad Gouker, Paul Saab Memorial Scholarship; Nathaniel Hirsch, Joseph and William Byers Memorials and Florence Hamilton scholarships; Ashley Shingler, Elizabeth Tabler Scholarship; Lauryn Lewis, Jefferson Security Bank Scholarship; David Seifarth, Neill M. Whittington II Scholarship; and Jamie Sekula, Anna Thorn Rice and Mary Thorn scholarships.

Boonsboro residents include Chasen Deener, Washington County Student Scholarship; and Kendra Ganoe received the Charles Doss, David and Betsy Newlin, Howard and Goldie Carper, Howard Carper, John Headlee, Harry C. Rickard, Arthur Slonaker, Ella May Turner, Bruce Van Wyk, and Evelyne and Maurice Viener scholarships.

Other Washington County residents include Tiffany Semler, Williamsport, Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship; Linda Fasulo, Rohrersville, Baby-Knott and Robert Rissler Presidential scholarships; Anthony Pomfrey, Burkhart Tuition Scholarship; and Aaron Holder, Keedysville, Burkhart Tuition Scholarship.


The Shepherd University Foundation funds more than 300 endowed scholarships, which will provide more than $900,000 in student and program support in 2005-06. These funds support scholarship awards for deserving Shepherd students each academic year.

Andrew Landsman of Boonsboro was recently inducted into the Pi Gamma Mu national social sciences honor society at Salisbury University, Salisbury, Md. Pi Gamma Mu encourages and recognizes good scholarship, and promotes activities and service projects. Students named have a cumulative grade-point average of B or better.

Landsman, son of Jerry and Catherine Landsman, is a 2003 graduate of Boonsboro High School. The junior environmental issues major is a member of the Phi Eta Sigma national freshman honor society, and a member of the fishing club.

David L. Waldman, son of Mary and Paul Waldman of Hagerstown, has been awarded a grant from The Steven Daniel Smallen Memorial Fund at Hamilton College, Clinton, N.Y.

Waldman will use the fund to do a photojournalistic essay on the Gargoyles and Grotesque at Oxford University.

A junior majoring in world politics, Waldman is a graduate of George School.

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