Teacher honored during meeting
Washington County Technical High School teacher Martin Nikirk was recognized at Tuesday's Board of Education meeting.
Nikirk, who teaches advanced computer applications, was presented a national distinguished service award by the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium for his leadership in the area of game development.
Students recognized for research work
Two Washington County Public Schools seniors were recognized Tuesday for their participation in the Werner H. Kirsten Student Internship Program at the National Cancer Institute in Frederick, Md.
Atlee Baker, a Smithsburg High School senior, and Alex Ray, a South Hagerstown High School senior, worked as part of a research team with scientists exploring cancer and its effects on the cell.