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December 14, 2009

England elected to office in Pi Theta Chapter



Amanda England has been elected secretary/recording officer of the Pi Theta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges.

Phi Theta Kappa membership is based on academic achievement, and members are also provided opportunities for growth and development in scholarship, leadership, service and fellowship.

England, from Hagerstown, is the daughter of Crystal and Gregg Wolford and David and Ginny England of Hagerstown and Lafayette, La.

She is majoring in education at Hagerstown Community College and is planning to transfer to Liberty University.

Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society, headquartered in Jackson, Miss., is the largest honor society in American higher education, with more than 1.7 million members and 1,100 chapters in 50 United States, territories, Canada and Germany. Approximately 100,000 students are inducted annually.

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Dennis admitted to Va. Tech grad school



BLACKSBURG, Va. - Lauren E. Dennis of Hagerstown has been admitted to the graduate school at Virginia Tech.

She is pursuing a master of arts degree in communication from the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

The graduate school promotes graduate education as a critical component in the transmission of new knowledge, research, ideas and scholarship. It is responsible for the development, administration and evaluation of graduate education throughout the university, providing support to faculty, staff and more than 6,000 graduate students.

For more information, go to www.grads.vt.edu.

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