Student news

August 24, 2008

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Ryan Lipella of Smithsburg has been named to the dean's list for the spring semester at the University of South Carolina.

He is a 2006 graduate of St. Maria Goretti High School.

He is the son of Ronald and JoAnn Lipella of Smithsburg.

Ryan, a sophomore, is the recipient of the Woodrow Scholars Scholarship Award in the Baccalaureate Program of the Moore School of Business majoring in finance. He carried a 3.8 grade-point average while earning 60 credits.

As a result of his academic excellence, Ryan is a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and the National Dean's List, an honor bestowed on only the top 1 percent of college students.

He has also been nominated to participate in the 2008 International Scholar Laureate Program Delegation on Business. He is also a member of the Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society.


CHESTERTOWN, Md. - The following Washington County students graduated from Washington College on May 18:

Zachary Z. Bennett, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Bennett, received a bachelor of arts degree in English and a minor in creative writing.

Rebecca M. Kain, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John V. Kain, received a bachelor of arts degree in psychology and a minor in sociology.

Sandra G. Ropelewski, daughter of Sandra G. Ropelewski, received a bachelor of arts degree in business management and minors in gender studies and psychology.

She was also the recipient of the Department of Business Management Senior Capstone Experience Award and the Gender Studies Award.

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