Student news

April 20, 2008

Paul "Nicky" Brown has completed his education, receiving his bachelor of arts degree in physical education and health from Shepherd University.

Nicky also played shortstop for the Shepherd baseball team that went to regionals in 2006. The baseball team also won the WIVIAC Division in 2006.

Nicky earlier received his associates of arts degree from Potomac State College. He competed in the Division I Junior College World Series at Grand Junction, Col., in 2004 with the baseball team.

He attended Hedgesville (W.Va.) High School.

ANDOVER, Mass. - Max L. Silverstein of Middletown, Md., has been named to the honor roll at Phillips Academy for the winter term.


Silverstein is a member of the Class of 2011.

To be named to the honor roll, students must maintain at least a 5-point grade average on a 6-point scale.

Katie Darline Dingee was inducted into the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi at Shepherd University on April 6.

Katie is a junior at Shepherd majoring in psychology.

She graduated from Hagers-town Community College in May 2007 and was a member of Phi Theta Kappa.

She graduated from Washington County Technical High School in June 2004.

Katie is the daughter of Keith S. and Christi D. Dingee of Williamsport.

RICHMOND, Ind. - Kathryn Bearese, an Earlham College senior and daughter of Anne and Kevin Bearese of Hagerstown, performed in Earlham's Instrumental Ensembles Concert on March 28.

Bearese is a member of the Hand Drum Ensemble.

Michael S. Conrad, son of Mr. and Mrs. Victor L. Conrad of Hagerstown, has been named to the dean's list at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Mass., for the fall semester.

A 1989 graduate of Williamsport High School, a 1993 graduate of Towson State University and a 1997 graduate of OMEGA School of Recording Arts and Sciences in Rockville, Md., Conrad is presently a senior at Berklee pursuing a bachelor of music degree in performance (bass guitar.)

While attending college, Conrad is employed as production manager and graphic artist for an East Coast magazine.

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va - Shepherd University student Amanda Kaler has received the Phi Kappa Phi Award of Excellence and will receive $2,000 toward her graduate school tuition. She plans to attend law school after graduating from Shepherd.

Kaler is a senior economics major and history minor from Jefferson, Md.

She is the daughter of Price and Laura Kaler.

She is a 2004 Brunswick High School graduate.

While at Shepherd, she received the John Glenn Phillips Memorial Economics Scholarship and was inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi and Phi Alpha Theta Pi Epsilon honor societies.

Kaler served as Student Government Association senator, a member of the Shepherd Republicans and a reporter for the Picket campus newspaper. She was also named as a McMurran Scholar, the university's highest award.

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