February 10, 2013
Hagerstown Community College recently held a nurse-pinning ceremony to recognize graduates of its fall nursing class. In the associate degree nursing program, the following graduates received their nursing pins: Chambersburg, Pa. - Tracey L. Schultz Emmitsburg, Md. - Ashley N. Coleman Fayetteville, Pa. - Ashley L. Barnes Frederick, Md. - Kimberly McDonald Greencastle, Pa. - Leanna Hollingshead, Stephanie A. Ocker, Ann L. White ...
April 13, 2008
Bishop-Pullam Jeffrey and Jody Bishop of Hagerstown announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Elizabeth, to Jason William Pullam, son of Greg and Sheila Pullam of Price George, Va. Miss Bishop is a 2001 graduate of South Hagerstown High School and received a Bachelor of Music in flute performance from George Mason University in 2005. In 2007, she received a Master of Arts in arts management from the American University in Washington, D.C. She is employed by Richmond Symphony in Richmond, Va., as the corporate sponsorships and grant manager.
May 16, 2011
When Sharita Statum walked to the podium to accept her diploma from Penn State Mont Alto during Saturday’s spring commencement, she had three things on her mind — Jayden, 7, Ja’nye, 4, and Lyric, 1 month. Juggling the role of busy mother while taking classes was grueling at times, but for Statum it was worth everything she endured to earn her associate degree in occupational therapy and teach her children an important lesson. “I was determined to have a bright future and for my kids.
April 21, 2012
David “Dave” Brechbill was the model for a healthy lifestyle, said Renee Brechbill, his wife of 23 years. An exercise enthusiast, he made running and working out with weights a priority, along with healthy eating. The “gentle giant” stood 6 feet 5 inches tall and weighed 220 pounds. “There was not an ounce of fat on him,” Renee said. “He was the picture of health.” On the evening of Monday, April 2, Dave had returned from a run, packed his lunch for the next workday and had just taken a shower when he collapsed.
April 15, 2012
Blake Wolfe is entering the homestretch to receive an associate degree in business administration this spring, a degree from Hagerstown Community College that she has been working toward online. “I chose the online classes because it's more up my alley,” Wolfe said recently. “I like to be able to do things on my own time and in a comfortable setting.” The 21-year-old Hagerstown woman also has a job at The Airport Inn and takes other courses at University System of Maryland at Hagerstown as she works toward a bachelor's degree.
July 20, 2008
Robert McIntyre has been called to serve as pastor of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 216 N. Cleveland Ave., in Hagerstown. McIntyre, originally from Luke, Md., began serving at Christ Lutheran on June 1. He and his wife, Becky, will be relocating to the Hagerstown area in the near future. A 2008 graduate of Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg, Pa., McIntyre graduated with a master of divinity degree with a concentration in town and country church ministry. He graduated from Bowie State University with a bachelor of science degree, majoring in business technologies.
January 27, 2007
Reed-Strite Sarah Strite and Jacob Reed were married Oct. 7, 2006, at Maugansville Bible Brethren Church. The bride is the daughter of Joseph and Sharon Strite of Williamsport. The bridegroom is the son of George and Sherron Whittington of Dillsburg, Pa. The bride is a 2002 graduate of Washington County Technical High School and received an associate degree in specialized business with a focus on computer systems from York Technical Institute. She is employed as a help desk technician at Foot Locker Inc. The bridegroom is a 1994 graduate of Northern York County High School and received an associate degree in business with a focus on accounting from York Technical Institute.