Williamsport senior named to high school scholars society
John E. Roberts Jr., a senior at Williamsport High School, has been selected for membership to the National Society of High School Scholars, according to a Washington County Public Schools press release.
The society recognizes academic excellence at the high school level. Since it was formed in 2002 by Claes Nobel of the Swedish Nobel family, the society has inducted more than 150,000 members representing 15,000 high schools in 20 countries, according to the release.
John moved to Washington County from Texas prior to this school year, according to the release.
Society membership entitles qualified students to benefits including scholarship opportunities, academic competitions, member-only resources and participation in programs offered by educational partners, according to the release.
Two county schools honored for character education
Hickory Elementary School and Clear Spring High School have been selected as Maryland Character Education Schools, according to a Washington County Public Schools press release.