Student news

April 24, 2010

Caleb Lougheed, son of Blaine and Cindy Lougheed of Waynesboro, Pa., is the recipient of a Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Board of Governors' Scholarship. He will graduate from Greencastle-Antrim High this spring and attend Shippensburg University and major in pre-medicine.

Lisa Wimer of Waynesboro is the recipient of the Dr. Max G. Cooley Scholarship. She is a junior. She is majoring in technology for business edcuation-secondary certification and management systems.

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Brittany Hewett of Keedysville graduated from Shepherd University's nursing program in January where she earned a bachelor of science degree in nursing.

She recently passed the Maryland Board of Nursing Exam and is employed as a registered nurse at Washington County Hospital.

Brittany is the daughter of Allen and Tina Hewett.

KINGSTON, Pa. - Joshua McLucas of Quincy, Pa., a student at Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School, has been named to the dean's list with high honors for the winter term.


Caleb Bowers of Chambersburg, Pa., Sarah Knaggs of Mercersburg, Pa., and Rachel Statler of Greencastle, Pa., were named to the dean's list.

McLucas, a junior, is the son of Linda McLucas.

Bowers, a senior, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Myron Bowers of Chambersburg.

Knaggs, a junior, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Knaggs of Mercersburg.

Statler, a junior, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Bingaman of Greencastle.

LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - Twenty-two Lock Haven University students are sharing the honor of having their work displayed in the art exhibit in the LHU Sloan Fine Arts Gallery. The exhibit showcases the works of student artists whose work was selected by an independent judge.

Internationally recognized photographer Stephen Althouse served as the judge.

Lauren Bennett, a senior art major from Frederick, Md., is one of the exhibitors.

CATONSVILLE, Md. - Troy Lee Chaney Jr. of Hagerstown has become a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda, the national leadership and honors organization at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Troy, a junior, is pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering.

He is also a member of the Golden Key Honor Society at UMBC.

He is the son of Troy L. Chaney Sr. and the grandson of Leroy and Emma Chaney of Hagerstown.

He is a 2005 graduate of North Hagerstown High School.

MILTON, Mass. - Curry College Theatre has announced that Brunswick, Md., resident Lorraine Dougherty, daughter of Tommy and Karen Dougherty, will play the role of Madame Boviner in the New England premiere of Steve Longmuir's "The Peanute Galleria."

Dougherty, a 2007 graduate of Brunswick High School, is a junior majoring in communication.

Since joining the Curry Theatre program, Dougherty has performed in "To See the Stars," "Urban Gardens," and in last spring's musical premiere of Gail Phaneuf's "The Love Note."

Serving as Curry Theatre general manager, Dougherty past services include assistant general manager, black box coordinator, recorder and costume manager.

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Johelys Figueroa of Frederick, Md., and Lauren Hodges of Walkersville, Md., both juniors at Gettysburg College, are spending the spring semester studying in Denmark.

LYNCHBURG, Va. - Amy Catherine Landsman, daughter of Jerry and Cathy Landsman of Boonsboro, has been inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa, a national leadership honor society at Lynchburg College.

Amy is a senior majoring in interdisciplinary studies-teacher education.

CHESTERTOWN, Md. - Travis Myers, a senior, the son of Brenda Myers of Maugansville and Keith Myers of Frederick, Md., was a member of the Washington College SIFE (Student In Free Enterprise) team that was recently named a regional champion at the SIFE USA Regional Competition March 22 in Philadelphia.

Travis is a business management major and a psychology minor.

He is also a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity.

Travis is a graduate of North Hagerstown High in Hagerstown.

BALTIMORE - Otto Schoeck of Hagerstown has been named to the dean's list for academic excellence for the fall semester at Johns Hopkins University.

Otto is the son of Ted and Teresa Schoeck and attended North Hagerstown High School

Otto, who is majoring in neuroscience, will graduate in May 2012.

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. - Rider University's Model United Nations Team received two top honors at the conclusion of the National Model United Nations Conference from March 28 to April 1 at the U.N. headquarters in New York City.

Michael Compton of Emmitsburg, Md., a senior sociology major, served on this year's team.

Representing Venezuela, the Rider delegation competed against more than 300 groups from American and international universities, and received the prestigious Outstanding Delegation award, the highest distinction a team can obtain.

There was Rider representation on several committees, including the General Assemblies, U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, International Atomic Energy Agency, Commission for Sustainable Development, and Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. Partners on the committees were responsible for writing position papers defending their country's stance on three topics. The Rider students also received an Outstanding Position Paper recognition for the overall quality of the nine papers submitted by the team.

BALTIMORE - Ashley Wilburn and Brennen Baylor, both of Hagerstown, have been named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Loyola University.

Ashley is a member of the class of 2010

Brennen Baylor is a member of the class of 2012.

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