Scholarship recipients

June 23, 2008

Holcim announces scholarship recipient

Holcim (US) Inc. has announced that Stephanie Mock, daughter of Clifford and Victoria Mock, has been granted a Gygi and von Wyss Foundation Scholarship. The $8,000 renewable scholarships are awarded each year to five children of Holcim employees who exhibit extraordinary academic and extracurricular talent.

The honors were presented March 18 in Boston by Holcim President and CEO Patrick Dolberg.

Stephanie is a 2008 graduate of North Hagerstown High School, where she was a member of the Student Government Association, a senior class officer in the Key Club and a member of the varsity tennis team.

She plans to attend Tulane University in New Orleans, where she will pursue a degree in international affairs and urban studies.

Stephanie's mother, Victoria, is the environmental manager for Holcim's Hag-erstown cement plant.

WVU SoP recognizes pharmacy student

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Phylicia Hammond of Hagerstown was recognized at the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy (SoP) Scholarships and Awards Convocation.


Hammond was a recipient of the CVS Scholarship. She was also recognized for her academic achievement in making the fall 2007 President's List.

Gilbert granted memorial scholarship

SALISBURY, Md. - Amy Gilbert, daughter of Richard and Debra Gilbert of Walkersville, Md., was honored at Salisbury University's 82nd annual Spring Honors Convocation. Recognizing students in all areas of academic life, 170 departmental awards, scholarships and other honors were given.

Gilbert, a freshman majoring in business administration, was the recipient of the Craig N. Piepenbring Memorial Scholarship.

She is president of the Student Alumni Council. She is a member of Phi Eta Sigma, the national freshman honor society. She is a participant in Relay For Life.

Gilbert is a 2007 graduate of Walkersville High School.

Bank awards music scholarship to Mowen

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - The First National Bank of Greencastle has awarded the C.B. "Lee" Shank Scholarship of Music to Peter Mowen.

The First National Bank of Greencastle sponsors this music scholarship in memory of the late C.B. "Lee" Shank, former bank president and a gifted musician.

Mowen is the son of Nick and Carol Mowen of 4126 Heiple Court, Greencastle.

He has been a member of the concert band, marching band, jazz band, county band, concert choir, Chorelaires, Chamber Singers and District 7 Choir. He was the drum major for Greencastle-Antrim High School in 2006 and 2007, and played guitar with a local band, F-5 Righteous.

He is a member of Trinity United Church of Christ and its senior handbells, senior choir, Cross Rock (the church's praise band) and youth group. He has also performed youth service and mission work with his church.

Smith earns memorial award in chemistry

SALISBURY, Md. - Brian Smith, son of John and Mary Smith of Sharpsburg, was honored at Salisbury University's 82nd annual Spring Honors Convocation.

Smith was the recipient of the James F. Glenn Memorial Award in Chemistry.

Smith graduated from SU in December with a degree in biochemistry. He is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi honor society.

Smith is a 2004 graduate of Boonsboro High School.

Brown awarded accounting scholarship

Courtney S. Brown, of Smithsburg, was awarded an annual $3,000 scholarship by Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA).

A graduate of Smithsburg High School, Brown is a student at Shippensburg (Pa.) University.

Brown has a 3.77 grade-point average and was named to the dean's list. She participates in Shippensburg's Accounting Club and in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.

This scholarship renews each year until graduation, as long as the recipient maintains a 3.0 GPA and remains an accounting major.

Arc of Franklin, Fulton counties announces awards

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Arc of Franklin and Fulton counties, Pa., awarded its Nathan Tappen Memorial Scholarships to Jeaneen Alleman and Allison Martin.

Each received $250.

Alleman, the daughter of Dennis and Marie Alleman, attends Bloomsburg University, where she is majoring in special education.

Martin will be a junior at Geneva College, majoring in elementary/special education.

Her parents are Gregory and Annette Martin.

The Arc, a nonprofit organization that provides family support services to the intellectually and developmentally disabled, awards the scholarship annually to individuals entering the field of special education.

Phillips earns Meritorious Award

SALISBURY, Md. - Brandon Phillips, son of Alan Phillips of Hagerstown and Melissa Phillips of Frederick, Md., was honored at Salisbury University's 82nd annual Spring Honors Convocation.

Recognizing students in all areas of academic life, 170 departmental awards, scholarships and other honors were given.

Phillips was the recipient of the Art Department's Meritorious Award.

A junior majoring in new media art, he is president of SU's Art Club.

Phillips is a 2003 graduate of North Hagerstown High School.

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