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August 08, 2009

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Brooke Nicole Lauver received her master's of secondary education from West Virginia University at the winter commencement convocation.

Brooke earned her bachelor's of science in physical education and health from WVU in 2007.

She is a member of the Golden Key Society at WVU.

Brooke has accepted a position this fall with the Washington County Board of Education as a health and physical education teacher at Lincolnshire Elementary School.

Brooke is a 2003 graduate of Williamsport High School.

She is the daughter of Jay and Vicki Lauver of Williamsport.




TOWSON, Md. - Sara N. Rowe graduated cum laude from Towson University with a bachelor's degree in business management and a bachelor's degree in philosophy.

Sara has been named to the dean's list for the spring semester.

Sara is a 2005 graduate of Smithsburg High School.

Sara is the daughter of Dwayne and Debbie Rowe of Smithsburg, the granddaughter of Earl and Ilene Tracey of Smithsburg and Clyde and Betty Rowe of Edgemont, and the great-granddaughter of Ruth Tracey of Smithsburg.

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Heidi A. Boyd graduated from Hagerstown Community College this spring with an associate degree in nursing.

Heidi is a 2004 graduate of Boonsboro High School.

She is the wife of Morgan Boyd of Boonsboro and the daughter of Bernie and Rich Sines of Boonsboro.




Jack Farber, chairman of the Farber Foundation, a private charitable foundation, announced the awarding of college scholarships under the foundation's scholarship program to the following area residents:

Angela B. Fitzwater of Martinsburg, W.Va., was awarded a four-year scholarship to attend West Virginia University in Morgantown, W.Va., majoring in nursing.

Jaclyn R. Garrish of Hagerstown, was awarded a three-year scholarship to attend Harding University in Searcy, Ariz., majoring in communication science and disorders.

Daniel F. Wolfe of Warfordsburg, Pa., was awarded a four-year scholarship and will be attending the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, majoring in economics.

These scholarships were awarded by the Farber Foundation as part of its program to award scholarships to children of employees of CSS Industries Inc. and its affiliated subsidiaries. Each of these scholarship winners is a child of an employee of Lion Ribbon Co. Inc., a subsidiary of Berwick Offray LLC, a CSS Industries Inc. affiliated subsidiary.




MANSFIELD, Pa. - The following area students were named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Mansfield University:

Lindsay Lininger of McConnellsburg, Pa.

Matthew Pilkerton of McConnellsburg

Lilia Torres-Gonzalez of Waynesboro, Pa.




CHICAGO - Kaplan University celebrated the graduation of its summer class during a live ceremony July 25 in Chicago. Award-winning actress America Ferrera, star of ABC's popular series "Ugly Betty," served as commencement speaker.

The following area students were awarded degrees:

Mary-Ellen Brust of Frederick, Md., was awarded a bachelor of science in paralegal studies.

Katherine Dangler of Boonsboro was awarded an associate of applied science in information technology.

Calvin Davis of Williamsport was awarded an associate of applied science in criminal justice.

Glen Gibson of Frederick was awarded a bachelor of science in information technology.

David Greenwood of Smithsburg was awarded a bachelor of science in criminal justice.

Danette Middlebrooks of Frederick was awarded a bachelor of science in management.

Kylene O'Connor of Frederick was awarded an associate of science in interdisciplinary studies.

Angela Stottlemyer of Hagerstown was awarded a bachelor of science in management.

Jermaine Strickland of Frederick was awarded an associate of applied science in information technology.

Lori Warrenfeltz of Sharpsburg was awarded an associate of applied science in criminal justice.

Lisa Wrona of Hagerstown was awarded a bachelor of science in criminal justice.

Joel Bradnick of Mercersburg, Pa., was awarded an associate of applied science in business administration.

Shannon Martin of Chambersburg, Pa., was awarded a bachelor of science in paralegal studies.

Carrie Mellott of Warfordsburg, Pa., was awarded a bachelor of science in business administration.

Tracy Welsh of Waynesboro, Pa., was awarded an associate of applied science in health sciences.

Jessica Phenicie of Hedgesville, W.Va., was awarded a bachelor of science in criminal justice.

Gena Shroades of Bunker Hill, W.Va., was awarded an associate of science in interdisciplinary studies.

Samantha Trent of Falling Waters, W.Va., was awarded an associate of science in interdisciplinary studies.




MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Heather Brooke Lowery of Williamsport has been accepted into the Honors Program at Robert Morris University.




LEXINGTON, Va. - Alexandria Lay has been accepted to the 2012 class of Washington and Lee University Law School, which opens classes Aug. 17.

Lay graduated with honors from Gilmer County High School in 2005. After attending Furman University, Marshall University and a summer study abroad program at Universidad Antonio de Nebrija, Madrid, Spain, she graduated with honors from Glenville State College, earning a history degree with political science and Spanish minors in 2008.

During the last year, she has worked at the regional law firm of Steptoe and Johnson PLLC in Charleston, W.Va.

Alex is the daughter of Barry and Karen Lay of Glenville, W.Va. Maternal grandparents are Irene Bush and the late Asa Bush of Cox's Mills, W.Va. Paternal grandparents are Johan and Leonard Montgomery of Sliding Run Road, Burnside, W.Va., and Morris and Sally Lay of Smithsburg.

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