Student news

September 03, 2006

Erin Weatherly of Smithsburg has received a Food Lion College Scholarship.

A graduate of Smithsburg High School, Weatherly is a freshman at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, W.Va. She is one of 11 scholarship winners, out of hundreds of applicants.

The Food Lion scholarships are one-year awards of $1,000, given to exemplary students who are part-time associates or children of full-time Food Lion associates. Weatherly is an associate at Food Lion's Smithsburg store.

While at Smithsburg High, Weatherly earned honor roll recognition and participated in the band and varsity volleyball. She is majoring in elementary education at Shepherd University.


This is the 19th year of the Food Lion Scholarship program.

Kelsey Brasher, a 2006 graduate of North Hagerstown High School, has been awarded a Dean's Scholarship to American University, Washington, D.C. Brasher is a resident of Hagerstown.

Brasher, a resident of Hagerstown, began classes Aug. 28.

The Dean's Scholarship is typically awarded to freshmen in the top 20 percent of the applicant pool, based on ability, accomplishments and potential, as demonstrated by high school grades, test scores, and community involvement and service.

Dominique Michelle Derbigny, daughter of Curtis and Rhoda Derbigny of Hagerstown, has been named to the President's List for the 2006 spring semester at Elon University, Elon, N.C.

The President's List is composed of students who had no grade below an A minus in a minimum of 12 semester hours.

She is the granddaughter of Gloria M. Campher of Hagerstown.

Zachary Brian Martin, an automotive technology management major from Hagerstown, is a Summer 2006 graduate of Pennsylvania College of Technology, a special mission affiliate of Penn State University in Williamsport, Pa.

Jonathan Martin, a senior at Washington College, Chestertown, Md., has been awarded the college's prestigious Middendorf Scholarship, which recognizes students who have demonstrated superior scholastic achievement as well as exemplary leadership within the student body.

The son of Bob and Louise Martin of Hagerstown, Martin is majoring in biology with a minor in chemistry. He is a member of Theta Chi fraternity, Sigma Xi science honor society, the Douglass Cater Society of Junior Fellows, and the Order of Omega, an all Greek leadership honor society.

He is a Hudson Trust Scholar and has been named to the Dean's List for six consecutive semesters. He also serves as a resident assistant, teaching assistant and peer mentor on campus.

Hagerstown Business College announces the awarding of scholarships to these area students:

Ashley Elizabeth Coover of Greencastle, Pa., received the $5,000 C. Glenn Fry Memorial Scholarship. A 2006 graduate of Greencastle-Antrim High School, she plans to major in business administration at HBC. She is the daughter of Lori Lashley and Jim Coover.

Jenna Mystarre Kadyof Chambersburg, Pa., received the $5,000 Lucille Lewis Memorial Scholarship. A 2006 graduate of Chambersburg Area Senior High School, she plans to major in the legal assistant program at HBC. She is the daughter of Edward and Sandra Kady.

Lindsey Maria Helmstetter of Hancock received a $2,500 scholarship to attend HBC. A 2006 graduate of Hancock Middle-Senior High School, she plans to study graphic design. She is the daughter of Terry and Paula Helmstetter.

Michael Steven Orndoff of Williamsport received a $2,500 scholarship to attend HBC. A 2006 graduate of Williamsport High School, he plans to major in the legal assistant program. He is the son of Robert and Donna Orndoff.

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