Student news

June 08, 2008

Douglas Michael Snodderly, son of Mr. and Mrs. Terry Scarborough of Williamsport and Doug Snodderly of Funkstown, graduated magna cum laude May 18 from Hofstra University's School of Communications in Hempstead, N.Y.

Snodderly received a Bachelor of Arts degree with a grade-point average of 3.82 in film studies and production minor in fine arts.

Allison Litten of North Hagerstown High School has been selected for membership in the National Society of High School Scholars.

The daughter of David and Theresa Litten of Maugansville will attend Shepherd University in the fall, majoring in music education.

Daniel Michael of Williamsport has been named to the dean's list at Cedarville (Ohio) University.

The son of George and Cheryl Michael of Williamsport is a 2006 Grace Academy graduate. A junior at Cedarville, he is majoring in history.

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Two Washington County residents were among the 160 Shepherd University students honored at the university's 60th annual Student Recognition Day on May 1.


Clear Spring resident Erika Osborne was named Outstanding Secondary Education Student and Knoxville resident Sean Wiles received the Freshman Class Award.

Emily K. Hubbard of Middletown, Md., was named to the dean's list at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania for the spring 2008 semester.

Maureen Dameron of Chambersburg, Pa., was inducted into Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania's Theta Zeta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, the nursing honor society.

Paul Toomey, a 2000 graduate of North Hagerstown High School, received a Doctor of Medicine degree on May 2 from the University of South Florida College of Medicine.

Toomey, the son of Gregory and Carol Toomey of Hagerstown, will begin residency in general surgery at the University of South Florida. Hospital rotations begin July 1. He plans to work as an academic physician and specialize in surgical oncology and minimally invasive surgery.

Antietam Bible College, Biblical Seminary and Graduate School in Hagerstown announces its 2008 graduating class:

Michael Carey of Greencastle, Pa., earned a Bachelor of Science in pastoral studies, graduating magna cum laude.

Gloria Hurney of McConnellsburg, Pa., earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical studies, graduating summa cum laude.

Michael McNamee of Hagerstown earned a certificate in Biblical studies.

Nine local high school students were awarded the Hagerstown Community College Faculty Foundation Scholarship for Academic Excellence for the 2008-2010 academic years.

The Faculty Foundation Scholarship for Academic Excellence is a tuition scholarship that is available to a student who has a 3.2 or greater grade-point average in each of the seven Washington County public high schools and one other high school in the Tri-State area, including private and parochial schools.

This year's recipients were: Tiffany Root of Boonsboro High School; Elisa Mills of Clear Spring High School; Heather Layton of Hancock High School; Tyler Fairley of North Hagerstown High School; Kasie Stotler of Smithsburg High School; Kimberly Adams of South Hagerstown High School; Carla Flessner of Washington County Technical High School; Britta Troxell of Williamsport High School; and Seth Eby of Chambersburg (Pa.) Area High School.

All recipients were selected by a joint committee of HCC faculty and members of the HCC Foundation.

The following area students graduated May 25 from Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.:

Jordan Elizabeth Creek of Hagerstown, Bachelor of Science in animal science;

Shane Jeremy Pryor of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., Bachelor of Science in computer science;

Felicia Yang DeLeone of Hagerstown, Ph.D. in policy analysis and management; and

Christine Louise Wimer of Ranson, W.Va., Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.

Emily Marie Stransky, daughter of Kimberly and Vincent Stransky of Falling Waters, W.Va., graduated from Broadfording Christian Academy on May 21. Emily has attended Broadfording for 14 years and graduated with a perfect 4.0 grade-point average.

Emily shared the class valedictorian title with two other graduating seniors. She is active in sports, and has played volleyball, basketball and soccer every year since the eighth grade. She was a member of the Broadfording Volleyball team that won the MDCC League and MCST Maryland State championships in the 2007 fall season. Emily has been awarded the Promise Scholarship and will attend Shepherd University with plans to study business Administration.

Amy Landsman of Boonsboro has been named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, Va. She is majoring in elementary education with a minor in English, and is a member of the Westover Honors Program at the college.

Landsman, daughter of Jerry and Cathy Landsman, is a 2007 graduate of Boonsboro High School.

Emily Edith Amy Mowl of Boonsboro graduated from Cedar Crest College, Allentown, Pa., on May 10 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology.

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