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September 14, 2008

PHILADELPHIA - Jennifer Rose Elliott of Boonsboro was awarded a master of science degree in physician assistant studies at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine's Graduate Programs commencement on July 25. The ceremony was held at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.

She is the daughter of Robert and Carol Elliott, the granddaughter of Alfred and Rose Papa, and Lloyd and Mary Elliott. She is a 2001 graduate of Boonsboro High School.

She earned a bachelor of arts degree in chemistry from McDaniel College, formerly Western Maryland College.

Jennifer is employed at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia as a physician assistant in the hepatology department caring for the liver transplant patients on both the inpatient and outpatient services.

ATLANTA, Ga. - The National Society of High School Scholars has announced that Waynesboro (Pa.) Area Senior High School student Brandon Robinson, son of Bobby and Jane Robinson of Mont Alto, Pa., and grandson of Eugene and Betty Martin of Waynesboro and Helen Robinson of Chambersburg, Pa., has been selected for membership.

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The society recognizes top scholars and invites only those students who have achieved superior academic excellence.

The announcement was made by Claes Nobel, founder and chairman of the program and a senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes.

"On behalf of NSHSS, I am honored to recognize the hard work, sacrifice, and commitment that Brandon Robinson has demonstrated to achieve this exceptional level of academic excellence," Nobel said. "Brandon Robinson is now a member of a unique community of scholars - a community that represents our very best hope for the future."

Brandon is a member of the high school's varsity football team and the track and field team.

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