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Student news - April 28

April 27, 2013

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. — Glory Sterling of Mercersburg, Pa., was selected for Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and College.

Sterling is a senior secondary English education major.

Sterling is a 2002 graduate of James Buchanan High School in Mercersburg, and is the daughter of Thomas and Joyce Cook of Mercersburg.



ERIE, Pa. — Steven Savoy of Hagerstown joined the cast of “Anatomy of Gray,” the spring production of the Studio Theatre at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

Savoy, a sophomore studying the liberal arts, is one of 14 cast members.



BRADFORD, Pa. — The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will graduate its largest class ever this spring. Among those receiving degrees are the following area students:

• Zachary Carson of Smithsburg will receive a bachelor of science degree in hospitality management.

• Shane Mann of Smithsburg will receive a bachelor or science degree in accounting.

• Chelsea Reynolds of Smithsburg will receive a bachelor science degree in entrepreneurship with a minor in business.



WESTMINSTER, Md. — Victoria Mansfield, a sophomore from Mount Airy, Md., recently performed in McDaniel College’s Student Chamber Ensembles concert.

Under the direction of Linda Kirkpatrick, senior lecturer in music, students in McDaniel’s Flute Choir, Flute Quartet and Woodwind Ensemble performed along with community musicians.



GROVE CITY, Pa. — Christina Araujo of Frederick County, Md., a senior at Grove City College, joined associate professor of Spanish Dr. Patricia A. Tinkey and two other Grove City students to share their work at the North American Christian Foreign Language Association Conference held March 21-23, at Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Ga.

The students shared their teaching units that explored the integration of faith and learning in the selected issues under study.

Araujo and fellow student Ruth Thorne presented “Who Will Be the Hero? Christians Against Drug Violence in Mexico Today,” which dealt with the work of Father Kevin Mullins and the community of Ciudad Juarez.

Araujo is majoring in Spanish.



ELKINS, W.Va. — Davis & Elkins College recently honored students during its spring Academic Awards and Recognition Convocation, an annual tradition that recognizes academic achievement in each department as well as leadership on campus.

Area students who were honored include:

• Nouna Anthony received the Davis & Elkins College Campus Spirit Award. She is the daughter of Vera Anthony of Charles Town, W.Va.

• Autumn Appleby received an academic achievement award from the Education Department. She is the daughter of Douglas and Candice Appleby of Greencastle, Pa.

• Andrew Carroll received the Davis & Elkins College Campus Spirit Award. He is the son of James and Sue Carroll of Bunker Hill, W.Va.

• Joshua Kehr received an academic achievement award from the Psychology and Human Services, Sociology and Criminology Department. He is the son of John and Kathryn Kehr of Smithsburg.

• Mallory Wishard received an academic achievement award from the Sport Science Department. She is the daughter of David Wishard and Patti Wishard, both of Waynesboro, Pa.



OWINGS MILLS, Md. — In March, 104 members of the Stevenson University community traveled to New Orleans to spend their spring break rebuilding homes destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.

The following area students were granted an achievement for participating in community service:

• David Allison of Brunswick, Md.

• Alex Parker of Frederick, Md.

• Ava Schein of Mount Airy, Md.



ELKINS, W.Va. — Students enrolled in the Sport Science Program at Davis & Elkins College recently attended the West Virginia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Conference in Bridgeport, W.Va.

Area students attending the conference included:

• Kyle Crist, son of Wesley and Cindy Crist of Hagerstown

• Chelsea Myers, daughter of Thomas and Anita Myers of Williamsport

• Mallory Wishard, daughter of David Wishard and Patricia Wishard of Waynesboro, Pa.



SEARCY, Ark. — Richard Hale of Thurmont, Md., left in January to spend a three-month semester living outside of Athens while studying at Harding University in Greece.

As part of the curriculum, Hale, a sophomore Bible and religion major, has been spending the semester immersed in Greek culture. Past semesters have had the opportunity to visit places such as holy sites in Israel and Turkey, ancient ruins of Egypt, Petra in Jordan and the islands of the eastern Mediterranean. Travel during the program is given a biblical emphasis.



ELKINS, W.Va. — The following area students were among the cast and crew of Davis & Elkins College’s spring theater production of “Boeing Boeing”:

• Andrew Carroll provided publicity.

Carroll, a freshman, is the son of James and Sue Carroll of Bunker Hill, W.Va.

• Millie Omps served as stage manager.

Omps, a senior, is the daughter of David and Brenda Omps of Paw Paw, W.Va.

• Owen Peet played the lead of Bernard Lawrence.

Peet, a freshman, is the son of Paris and Claudia Peet of Greencastle, Pa.



BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — Zach Howard, an athletic training major from Walkersville, Md., recently was inducted into West Virginia Wesleyan College’s Omicron Delta Kappa Circle honor society as part of its new 15-member class at a ceremony at the West Meditation Chapel.



SALISBURY, Md. — Jill Fawley recently was accepted into the Beta Gamma Sigma international honor society of business at Salisbury University. 

Fawley is a junior majoring in accounting. She is a 2011 graduate of Brunswick (Md.) High School, and is the daughter of Tim and Melanie Fawley of Knoxville, Md.



ANNVILLE, Pa. — Lebanon Valley College recently recognized its first-semester freshmen and transfer students for making an impact on the campus as new students.

The Celebration of Student Success reception honored the students’ achievements.

The following area students were recognized:

• Robert S. Furfaro of Chambersburg, Pa., a freshman business administration major

• Clayton M. Heebner of Mercersburg, Pa., a freshman health science major

• Leah N. Jakab of Frederick, Md., a freshman accounting major

• Bradley L. Mehl of Frederick, a freshman early childhood education and special education major

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