Student news

November 28, 2009

Sonja Hoover was inducted into the Pi Theta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Hagerstown Community College on Nov. 8.

Hoover, majoring in business, is the daughter of Ralph and Penny Bartles of Hagerstown, and is married to Tom Hoover of Hagerstown.

HARRISONBURG, Va. - Allison Diane Everly, daughter of Cindy Everly of Williamsport and Brad Everly of Chambersburg, Pa., was recently inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma at James Madison University.

Everly will graduate in December 2011 from JMU with bachelor of business administration degrees in finance and accounting.

Beta Gamma Sigma, the honor society for AACSB accredited business programs, encourages and honors academic achievement in the study of business and personal and professional excellence in the practice of business, according to Dr. Michael Busing, faculty adviser.


GETTYSBURG, Pa. - For almost 100 years, Gettysburg College students have been performing in musical groups at the school. The college has a long tradition of excellence in performance and offers a variety of music ensembles - choral, band, orchestra and jazz for students to join.

The following area students are participating:

Laura Baldasarre of Hagerstown, a sophomore, is a member of the Women's Choir and Orchestra.

Melissa Dorrance of Mount Airy, Md., a first-year student, is a member of the Wind Ensemble and Marching Band.

Margaret Flora of Frederick, Md., a first year student, is a member of the Concert Choir.

Christiana Martin of Frederick, a first year student, is a member of the College Choir and Marching Band.

Alexandra McComas of Hagerstown, a first year student, is a member of the Women's Choir.

Colleen McCutcheon of Braddock Heights, Md., a first-year student, is a member of the Wind Ensemble, Orchestra and Marching Band.

Gabriella Schiro of Hagerstown, a sophomore, is a member of the Marching Band.

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Gettysburg College recognizes students' academic achievement in high school by awarding merit scholarships. The Dean's Scholarship goes to top-ranking applicants based upon their grade-point average, class rank, and SAT or ACT scores.

The following area students received Dean's Scholarships:

Carly Anders of Shenandoah Junction, W.Va., a first-year student.

Margaret Flora of Frederick, Md., a first-year student.

Sterling Hallfors of New Market, Md., a first-year student.

Edward Zaleski of Frederick, a first-year student.

ANNVILLE, Pa. - Juliane N. Morey of Waynesboro, Pa., a senior music business major at Lebanon Valley College, was a leader in organizing a Music Industry Conference on campus.

The Nov. 21 conference at the college, called LIV-MIC, brings together nationally recognized music industry executives, publishers, recording artists and engineers, attorneys and marketers.

LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - Members of the Lock Haven University marching band performed Oct. 31 at the 2009 Marching Band Revue at Price Performance Center.

The concert began with band members marching in and performing the national anthem.

Audience members were then treated to a variety of tunes. In addition, students in band front, the flag corps, presented a sampling of their on-field flag routines.

David Wolfe, a freshman from Chambersburg, Pa., majoring in exploratory studies, was among the performers. David performed on trombone.

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