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.
July 29, 2007
These students were the recipients of 2007-08 scholarships from the Washington County Retired Educational Personnel Association. Front row, from left, are Elizabeth Plume, North Hagerstown High School; and Erika Osborne, Shepherd University. Back row: Amy Clipp, South Hagerstown High School; Brittany Horn, Smithsburg High School; Adam Stephens and Brad Rohrer, both of Boonsboro High School; and Jennifer Nalley, Williamsport High School. The following local students were among 700 students to graduate from Messiah College, Grantham, Pa., on May 19: Cascade resident Jennifer Dandy graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's degree in Christian ministries.
February 25, 2003
Spielman-Leather Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Spielman of Hagerstown and Mrs. and Mrs. Elwood Leather of Smithsburg announce the engagement of their children, Jill Elaine Spielman and Wayne Richard Leather. Ms. Spielman is a 1996 graduate of Smithsburg High School and a 2000 graduate of Hagers-town Community College with an associate's degree in management. She is employed by Franklin Veterinary Associates in Greencastle, Pa., as a veterinary assistant. Mr. Leather is a 1991 graduate of Smithsburg High School, a 1993 graduate of Hagerstown Community College with an associate's degree in mechanical engineering technology and a 1996 graduate of Old Dominion University with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering technology.
December 9, 2006
Mana-Sodergren Rebecca Ann Sodergren and Robert Clarke Mana were married Friday, Oct. 20, 2006, at Epiphany of Our Lord Catholic Church in St. Louis. The bride is the daughter of Richard and Tammy Sodergren of Hagerstown. The bridegroom is the son of Thomas and Theresa Mana of St. Louis. The bride is a 2001 graduate of South Hagerstown High School and attended Mount St. Mary's College in Emmitsburg, Md. She received a Bachelor of Arts in history and political science from Webster University in St. Louis in 2005, and is pursuing a master's degree in secondary social studies teaching from Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis.
June 20, 2009
Antietam Bible College, Biblical Seminary, and Graduate School in Hagerstown has announced the following graduates: James Brown of Hagerstown earned a master of ministry in practical theology. Bryan Dugger of Martinsburg, W.Va., earned a master of arts in practical theology. Kirstin Gearhart of Boonsboro earned a bachelor of science in missions, summa cum laude. Matthew Shoemaker of Hagerstown earned a bachelor of science in pastoral studies. Tiffanie Speers of Fayetteville, Pa., earned a bachelor of science in Christian elementary education, summa cum laude.
April 12, 2009
Carey A. McDowell and Aushaunte Trotman were married Feb. 22, 2009, at Brownstone Cottage in Winchester, Va. The bride is the daughter of Deana McDowell of Falling Waters, W.Va., and John "Hank" McDowell of Hagerstown. The bridegroom is the son of Raymond Trotman of New York City and the late Sandra Johnson. The bride is a 1991 graduate of North Hagerstown High School and a 1998 graduate of The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, with a Bachelor of Arts. She is employed as a Network Account Manager with Aetna in Nashville, Tenn.
September 24, 2012
Daniel Nicolosi of Boonsboro graduated with a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Towson University in May. Nicolosi is a 2008 graduate of Boonsboro High School. He is the son of A.J. and Nancy Nicolosi. His sister, Stephanie Young, and brothers Bryan, Marc and Brandon also are Boonsboro High graduates. In addition to graduating, Nicolosi was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army. He reported to Armor Basic Officers Leadership Course at Fort Benning, Ga., and will graduate this fall.
May 25, 2011
The University System of Maryland at Hagerstown celebrated the sweat, toil and sacrifice of this year's graduating class on Wednesday, while giving out awards to some students. The annual graduation celebration honored the 159 USMH students getting degrees from USM schools that offer classes in Hagerstown. Some students already have received their degrees from their home universities; some will soon. This was USMH's largest graduating class in its six-year history, according to Jamie Bushong, a spokeswoman for the downtown Hagerstown campus.