South High alumni group awards five scholarships

Brewer, Harman, Young, Arnold and Dobre-Mofid get $1,000 awards

June 02, 2013
  • From left, Andy Gossard, career guidance specialist, Michaela Brewer, Jennifer Harman, Darius Dobre-Mofid, Stephanie Young and Sydne Arnold.
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The South Hagerstown High School Rebel Alumni Association recently presented $1,000 scholarships to students graduating from South High in June.

Scholarship recipients:

Michaela Brewer

Brewer  maintains a 3.88 grade-point average.  She serves as Student Council president, class president, president of the South High National Honor Society, president of the Washington County Student Council, chairwoman of Miles for Mommies 5K, lacrosse team captain, soccer team captain, played on the Unified Bocce and Unified Tennis teams, and is a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. 

In addition, Brewer served on the prom committee and volunteers at the Parent Child Center, Children’s Village, Red Cross Blood Drive, camp counselor and as a student concession stand worker. 

She is a lifeguard at Beaver Creek Country Club. She plans to attend Bridgewater College and major in business with a minor in equine studies.

Jennifer Harman

Harman maintains a 4.0 grade-point average. She is a member of the Link Crew, Student Government, Honor Club, National Honor Society, Green Crew and Prom Committee. 

In addition, she is a triple letter varsity athlete — playing lacrosse, cross country, tennis and bocce ball, and was named student of the month for December 2012.

She has been accepted to BYU with the goal of earning a master’s degree in psychology and pursuing a career in therapy or clinical research.

Stephanie Young

Young maintains a 4.26 grade-point average.  She is a member of the Key Club, National Honor Society, academic team competition, served as an office aide and was named student of the month for September 2012. 

She plans to attend the University of Maryland and pursue a master’s degree in English. Her ultimate goal is to become a teacher and researcher in the field of education.

Sydne Arnold

Arnold maintains a 4.02 grade-point average.  She is a member of the National Honor Society, Kepler Scholar Leadership program, Link Crew, peer helper and serves as an office aide. 

Arnold has played soccer, football, golf, and cheerleading. In addition, she has participated in Adopt-a-Family, donated blood twice for the Red Cross, cooked for the local homeless shelter and made paper books for children in the hospital.  Arnold  plans to attend UMBC to study biomedical engineering.

Darius Dobre-Mofid

Darius maintains a 4.01 grade-point average. He has been a member of the AVID program, Honor Club, National Honor Society, Link Crew, Diversity Achievement Council, and was a Washington County Student Leadership Retreat Participant. 

He has been accepted at Towson University and plans to earn a master’s in business administration.  His career goal is to work for Goldman Sachs on Wall Street.

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