Student news

April 18, 2012

TOWSON, Md.Kara Henson of Hagerstown has been accepted into the nursing program at Towson University for the fall semester.
Henson is a 2010 graduate of South Hagerstown High School. She is the daughter of Kerry and Kathy Henson of Hagerstown.

ANNAPOLISNicholas Brandt, a student at Clear Spring High School, will participate in the 2012 U.S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar Program from June 16 to 21.
The Naval Academy has invited 2,250 young men and women to attend the summer program, which is a fast-paced leadership experience for high school students. The program helps educate, motivate and prepare students who are considering applying for admission to the Naval Academy.
Participants will have the opportunity to live in Bancroft Hall, eat in King Hall and participate in academic and leadership workshops.

LOCK HAVEN, Pa. — The following local students received academic honors and scholarship awards April 15 at Lock Haven University’s annual Gerald R. Robinson Academic Honors and Foundation Awards Convocation.
 Justin E. Martinez of Mont Alto, Pa., received the Vivienne Potter Elby Scholarship.
 Liane A. Wilson of Mercersburg, Pa., received the Computer Science/Computer Information Science Scholarship.

CHESTERTOWN, Md. — Two area students recently were inducted into the Douglass Cater Society of Junior Fellows at Washington College.
The society brings together the best and brightest in what founder Douglass Cater, the college’s president from 1982-1990, called a “companionship of learning.”
 Katherine Wares of Frederick, Md., is majoring in environmental studies and minoring in biology and earth and planetary science.
Wares is a member of the field hockey club team and is an intern in the geographic information systems lab.
Wares is a graduate of Tuscarora High School. She is the daughter of Amy Davis and Robert Wares of Frederick.
 Mariah Perkins of Urbana, Md., is majoring in anthropology and minoring in art history.
Perkins is a geographic information systems journeyman leader intern.
Perkins is a graduate of Urbana High School. She is the daughter of Brian and Susan Perkins of Urbana.

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