North Hagerstown High School

August 05, 2007

North Hagerstown High School held its graduation ceremony June 8 in the school auditorium. Principal Valerie A. Novak and Washington County Board of Education member Bernadette M. Wagner presented diplomas to the 268 members of the Class of 2007.

Valedictorian Christianna C. Beachley's address was "What Now: A Path to Success." The daughter of Ed and Betsy Beachley, her interests and activities include basketball, tennis, church youth group, piano and Key Club. She plans to attend Emory University.

Matthew W. Amalfitano was the class salutatorian and served as student government president.

Kelly M. Toms was senior class president.

Awards and honors won by the Class of 2007 included:

Matthew Amalfitano - Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship, Elks Citizenship Award, Washington County Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizens Award, Maryland Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizens Scholarship;

Logan Bair - Kettering University Provost Scholarship

Christianna Beachley - Elks Citizenship Award, Helen Strite Snyder Memorial Fund


Robert Bechtel III - Cosmic Pet True Grit Scholarship,

Joshua Borland - Robert T. Wells Memorial Scholarship

Will Brandenburg - McDaniel College Academic Scholarship, UMBC Dean's Scholar Award

Britney Carle - Hood College Presidential Scholastic Scholarship, The Catherine Middlekauff Mathematics Scholarship

Whitney Colombo - Miss Washington County Scholarship, Shenandoah University Academic Scholarship, Spirit of Seventy Award, David Guessford Memorial Scholarship, AMVETS Department of Maryland Scholarship

Ashley Daniels - Frostburg State University Academic Scholarship

Kalvin Day - The Catherine Middlekauff Mathematics Scholarship

Hemali Dihora - Penn State Mont Alto Chancellor's Award

Shawniece Disney - Boys and Girls Club Directors Award, Towson University Academic and Institutional Scholarships

Cassie Dobrzanski - UMBC Dean's Scholar Award, UMBC Rawlings Grant, UMBC Athletic Scholarship, Penn State Academic Scholarship

Steven Ellis - Maugansville Ruritan Scholarship

Holly England - Liberty University Academic Scholarship

Thomas Evans - Chuck Zonis Memorial Scholarship, Cosmic Pet True Grit Scholarship

Laura Farnen - St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church Scholarship, Laura C. King Award, Philadelphia University Faculty Scholarship

Ashley Fogle - Eastern University Academic Scholarship

Brittney Forero - Liberty University Marching Band Scholarship, Liberty University Academic Scholarship

Justin Furnia - Hood College Honors Scholarship, Sarah M. Stouffer Award, Hood College Hodson Scholarship

Kathryn Gardner - Bridgewater College Ace 30 Scholarship

George Gelestino - Hood College Hodson Scholarship, Hood College Honors Scholarship

Paige Harrison - Washington College Academic Tuition Scholarship

Jarell Hasan - Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship, Shepherd University Athletic Scholarship, Cosmic Pet True Grit Scholarship

Amber Henry - University of Maryland Deans Scholarship, Towson University Honors College Scholarship, National Merit Scholarship Corporation Letter of Commendation, Otterbein United Methodist Scholarship

Justin Higgins - Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Scholarship

Ashley Hill - Radford University Academic Scholarship

Joseph House - Florida Institute of Technology Academic Scholarship

Steven Hutzell - Bulldog Federal Credit Union Educational Scholarship, Tri-State Junior Golf Association Scholarship, Bausch and Lomb Science Award, Orrstown Bank Scholarship, Tri-State Toy and Farm Collection Club, University of Maryland Deans Scholarship, University of Maryland College of Agriculture

Jalisa Jackson - Boys and Girls Club Scholarship, Maryland Higher Education Commission Scholarship Lions Club/Massey Roe Scholarship

Zachary Jamison - Hood College Dean's Scholarship, Shepherd University Academic Scholarship, Hub Band Memorial Scholarship

Sarah Johnston - Buzzy Wittmer Memorial Scholarship, Massey Roe Youth Foundation Inc. Scholarship, Washington County Pupil Personnel Worker Scholarship, Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship, Hood College Honors Program Scholarship, Washington College Academic Scholarship, Mount St. Mary's University Presidential Scholarship; McDaniel College Academic Scholarship

Mary Kavanagh - The Exchange Club of Hagerstown, Mason Dixon District Exchange Club "Youth of the Year" Scholarship, Hagerstown Elks Lodge No. 378 Teen Academic Scholarship, George Mason University Academic Scholarship, Mount St. Mary's Academic Scholarship, American Association of University Women Scholarship, Massey Roe Youth Foundation Inc. Scholarship

Logan Kelso - Herbert D. Gossard Memorial Scholarship

Ashley Kendle - Penn State University Chancellor's Award

Rebecca Lloyd - Towson University Provost Scholarship, Hagerstown Kiwanis Club Key Club Scholarship, James Madison University Honors Program Achievement Scholarship, James Madison University Naquin Family Scholarship, James Madison University Academic Achievement Scholarship

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