Student news - July 1

June 30, 2013

The United States Achievement Academy announced that Kyle S. Schoen of Fort Littleton, Pa., was named an U.S. National Leadership and Service Award Winner. 

He will appear in the U.S. Achievement Academy’s yearbook, which is published nationally.

The award is an honor few students attain. In fact, the Academy recognizes fewer than 10 percent of all American high school students.

Kyle is a member of the National Honor Society. He is also active in the Drama Club’s musical production holding lead roles while also earning multiple varsity letters in three sports while maintaining a consistently high grade-point average in an honors and/or academic curriculum.

Kyle is the son of Damon and Melanie Schoen of Fort Littleton and grandson of Betty Brumbaugh of McConnellsburg Pa. 

Kyle will be a senior at Forbes Road Junior Senior High School in Waterfall, Pa.

Ava Rose Paul of Hagerstown has been accepted into the U.S. Achievement Academy, part of the “Who’s Who Among All-American Scholars.”


She will have her name and accomplishments listed in its yearbook.

Ava, 13, attends Western Heights Middle School in Hagerstown.

She has been on the distinguished honor roll since the beginning of sixth grade.

She will be an eighth-grader in the fall

She is the daughter of Bernard Paul and Julie Zeger of Hagerstown and the granddaughter of James and Jennifer Zeger of Hagerstown and Gerard and Marie-line Paul of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Carole and Eddie Metayer of Clinton, Conn.

CANTON, Ohio — The following area students graduated from Malone University on May 4:

  • John Hoffman of McConnellsburg, Pa., graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in organizational management.
  • Meghan Miller of Walkersville, Md., graduated with a Bachelor of Science in nursing.

LEWISBURG, Pa. — The following area students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Bucknell University:

  • Ronjohn F. Dadd IV of Ijamsville, Md., is the son of Ronald and Cari Dadd of Ijamsville  and a 2009 graduate of Urbana High School in Ijamsville.
  • Audrey M. Love of Frederick, Md., is the daughter of Lori Love of Frederick and Robert Love and Renate Owen of Frederick. She is a 2012 graduate of Gov. Thomas Johnson High School in Frederick.
  • Audrey E. Tolbert of Shippensburg, Pa., is the daughter of Douglas and Christine Tolbert of Shippensburg. She is a 2011 graduate of Shippensburg Area Senior High School.

UPLAND, Ind. — Leah Woodrum of Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Taylor University.

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — Alex Pollock of New Market, Md., was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Olivet Nazarene University.

WINSTON SALEM, N.C. — Marissa Krandell of Hagerstown graduated from Wake Forest University on May 20.

VILLANOVA, Pa. — The following area students graduated from Villanova University during a spring commencement ceremony May 19:

  • Kelsey Quinn of Mount Airy, Md., Bachelor of Arts
  • Carl Ober of Hagerstown, Bachelor of Arts in the honors program
  • Remington Yee of Frederick, Md., Bachelor of business administration
  • Michael Schubel of Williamsport, Master of Arts
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