May 16, 2011
BLACKSBURG, Va. — Lindsay R. Vega, a 2008 graduate of Smithsburg High School, recently was accepted to the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. She will enter the school in August and will receive her bachelor of science degree after completing her first year of veterinary school. Vega is the daughter of Patrick and Bridget Vega, and the granddaughter of Tom and Ginny Lindsay of Smithsburg, Robert and Betty Vega, and Mary Ellen Vega of San Diego.
December 31, 2007
Nursing instructor earns doctorate Mont Alto, Pa. -- Linda Carl, nursing instructor at Penn State Mont Alto, recently earned a doctor of education practitioner degree in educational leadership from the University of Phoenix. Carl earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in nursing from Catholic University of America, a Bachelor's of General Studies degree with a major in Psychology from American University, and a Master of Science in Nursing from George Mason University. Carl has been an instructor at Penn State Mont Alto for three years.
February 15, 2009
Laura Elizabeth Stumpf and Barry Lynn Smoot were married Saturday, April 12, 2008, at Ballantyne Country Club in Charlotte, N.C. The bride is the daughter of William and Mary Stumpf of Charlotte. She is a graduate of Myers Park High School and Elon University with a Bachelor of Arts in English. The bridegroom is the son of Ronald and Debora Smoot of Hagerstown. He is a graduate of Clear Spring High School and Elon University with a Bachelor of Arts in corporate communications.
April 5, 2009
Cortney Brooke Miller and Matthew James Wade were married Saturday, June 14, 2008, at Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Hagerstown. The bride is the daughter of John Miller of Williamsport, and Kendra Miller of Hagerstown. The bridegroom is the son of Dave and Sue Wade of Boonsboro. The bride received a Bachelor of Science in elementary education from Towson University in 2006. She is employed as a second-grade teacher at Maugansville Elementary School. The bridegroom received a Bachelor of Science in business administration and computer information systems from Towson University in 2006.
July 29, 2012
The University System of Maryland at Hagerstown recognized 19 scholarship recipients during an awards reception in the USMH lobby on July 16. Along with 10 USMH scholarships, nine awards will be given from the Magnolia Foundation Scholarship Fund. The fund includes two named awards each from the Board of County Commissioners and Citicorp Inc. Also, an award from the city of Hagerstown and a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) scholarship will be given. Students being awarded the USMH scholarships will receive $2,500 each, and recipients of the Magnolia Fund scholarships will each receive $1,920.
January 11, 2009
Melinda Obitts and Thomas Smith were married on Dec. 6, 2008, at the Reef Terrace, overlooking the Caribbean Sea, at Sandals Grande Ocho Rios in Jamaica. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Obitts of Smithsburg. The bridegroom is the son of Gail Smith of Chewsville and the late Robert W. Smith Sr. The bride is a 1993 graduate of Smithsburg High School. She received a Bachelor of Science in early childhood education and a master's degree in reading specialization from Hood College in Frederick, Md. She is employed as a first-grade teacher in Carroll County, Md. The bridegroom is a 1986 graduate of Smithsburg High School.