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August 15, 2010

SALISBURY, Md. - Cara Wagaman of Hagerstown has been accepted into the 2010-11 Presidential Citizen Scholar Program at Salisbury University.

The program is a nonpartisan institute committed to undergraduate learning that sparks interest in public affairs and civic engagement, and acts as a resource center for local government, nonprofits and public groups.

Its purpose is to empower students with knowledge, skills and core values that contribute to lifelong learning and active citizenship in a democratic society.

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

She is a 2009 graduate of Smithsburg High.

She is the daughter of Brian and Cassie Wagaman.




GROVE CITY, Pa. - Keith Sandell, a freshman from Boonsboro, was honored with Round Table at the recognition convocation at the end of the year at Grove City College.

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The sophomore men's honorary honors those who display scholarship, leadership and service during their freshman year. Freshmen men who attain a 3.0 or better grade-point average during their first semester are invited to apply.




HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - Catherine W. Staley of Shepherdstown, W.Va., graduated magna cum laude from Marshall University.

She earned a political science degree and an English degree from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

She was a member of the Honors College and graduated with full honors in that program.

She has been accepted into the Marshall University graduate program for the fall.

She will pursue a master's degree in English. Marshall has granted her an English teaching assistantship. In addition, she will independently complete a research project on "Women in the Confederacy" for the Morrow Library at Marshall.

Staley is a 2005 graduate of Hedgesville (W.Va.) High School.

She is the daughter of Jim and Peachy Staley of Scrabble, W.Va.




WILKES-BARRE, Pa. - Jacquelyn Gallo of Waynesboro, Pa., is assisting biology assistant professor Lisa Kadlec with her summer research at Wilkes University.

Gallo, a sophomore in the biology program at Wilkes, is using fruit flies as a genetic model to study epidermal growth factor receptors. Gallo is working as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Scholar.

She is the daughter of Gary and Margie Gallo.




GRANTHAM, Pa. - The following area students graduated from Messiah College:

Waynesboro, Pa., resident Stephanie Blair graduated with a bachelor's degree in history.

Mercersburg, Pa. resident Ashley Dorty graduated cum laude with a bachelor's degree in elementary education.

Boonsboro resident Jessica Grim graduated with a bachelor's degree in studio art.

Myersville, Md., resident Juliann Grossnickle graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's degree in elementary education.

Shippensburg, Pa., resident Kyle Hey graduated cum laude with a bachelor's degree in history with social studies certification.

Hagerstown resident Stephanie Jones graduated cum laude with a bachelor's degree in human resource management.

Waynesboro resident Sladana Kovacevic graduated with a bachelor's degree in human resource management.

Chambersburg, Pa., resident Amber Lehman graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's degree in athletic training.

Waynesboro resident Brent McFerren graduated with a bachelor's degree in politics.

Waynesboro resident Carly McFerren graduated cum laude with a bachelor's degree in English.

Walkersville resident Benjamin Miller graduated with a bachelor's degree in accounting.

Hagerstown resident Brittany Needy graduated with a bachelor's degree in natural sciences.

Brunswick, Md., resident Inna Potekhina graduated cum laude with a bachelor's degree in biology.

Jefferson, Md., resident Jennifer Specht graduated with a bachelor's degree in marketing.

Mercersburg resident Natalie Strickler graduated cum laude with a bachelor's degree in human development and family science.

Greencastle, Pa., resident Elizabeth Wine graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's degree in psychology. Wine graduated with departmental honors.

Greencastle resident Harold Zimmerman III graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's degree in history. Zimmerman graduated with departmental honors.




ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. - The following area students have been named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Elizabethtown College:

Emily Blair, a junior psychology major from Waynesboro, Pa.

Megan Casey, a senior English/literature major from Kearneysville, W.Va.

Samantha Cramer, a sophomore music education major from Mont Alto, Pa.

Katie Gantz, a junior business administration/marketing major from Hagerstown.

John Mackey, a senior English/literature major from Chambersburg, Pa.

Paul Mackey, a junior political philosophy and legal studies major from Chambersburg.

Rachel Marsteller, a senior communications major from Frederick, Md.

Kathryn Niznansky, a sophomore early childhood education major from Walkersville, Md.

Elizabeth Ricketts, a sophomore political philosophy and legal studies major from Harpers Ferry, W.Va.

Taryn Shank, a sophomore mathematics major from Hagerstown.

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