Student news

October 28, 2007

Brandon Michael Boger, a student at Hagerstown Community College, has been inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor Society of two-year colleges.

Membership is based on superior academic achievement and conferred only by invitation of the local chapter.

Boger attended North Hagerstown High School and is a 2006 graduate of Washington County Technical High School. He is a member of the National Honor Society and Who's Who Among American High School Students. His course of study at HCC is business administration and has an interest in electrical engineering. He is employed as a counter sales representative for Hagemeyer of North America in Hagerstown.

Boger is the son of Michelle Boger and Eric Boger, both of Hagerstown, and Mark Hoffman of White Post, Va. He is also the grandson of Dow and Tamara Hoffman of Hagers-town.

Nancy Shank was inducted into the Pi Theta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Hagerstown Community College on Oct. 21.


Shank, from Maugansville, majoring in education/teaching, is the daughter of Richard and Marie Garnett of Lisbon Falls, Maine, and is married to Ron Shank of Maugansville.

Megan Robinson was inducted into the Pi Theta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Hagerstown Community College on Oct. 21.

Robinson, from Clear Spring, majoring in education/teaching, is the daughter of Richard and Barbara Robinson of Clear Spring.

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Fourteen Washington County residents received scholarships from the Shepherd University Foundation for the 2007-08 academic year.

Hagerstown residents include Jarell Hasan, Athletic and Frederick Klein scholarships; Lawren Hill, Rissler Scholarship; Rachael McLoud, C. Brown and Hazel Hendricks Scholarship; Cassandra Newton, Robert W. McCormick Scholarship; Sara Sandeen, Burkhart Memorial Scholarship; Holly Snyder, Anna Thorn Rice, Class of 2000, Jean F. Parsons, and Leonard J. McCormack scholarships.

Sharpsburg residents include Justin Ebersole, Carl K. Rauch Scholarship; Clara McCrossin, Rissler Scholarship; Jessica Myers, Burkhart Memorial Scholarship; and Curtis Wolfe, Adele and Charles T. Sands Scholarship.

Other Washington County residents include Jerica Hewett, Keedysville, Moler General Athletic, Moler General, Sundry, Thacher and Viener scholarships; Erika Osborne, Clear Spring, Dr. I.O. Ash, Elizabeth Tabler, Frank, Guy Frank Emeritus, Hoch Music Award, Hoch Music, Margaret Good and Washington County Homemakers scholarships; Erica Smith, Boonsboro, Darrell Reeder Scholarship; and Ahna Wilson, Williamsport, Rev. Paul Jean Thompson Scholarship.

For information on funding a Shepherd University Foundation scholarship, call the foundation at 304-876-5391.

Heidi Oliver graduated from Taylor University's Upland campus on Aug. 18 with a bachelor of arts degree in Christian education ministries.

Oliver is a graduate of Williamsport High School.

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Cecelia Gerlach of Waynesboro, Pa., has been named to the dean's list at Cedar Crest College for the spring 2007 semester. This academic honor is reserved for students who earn at least a 3.65 grade-point average on a 4-point scale.

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