July 18, 2011
The following area students graduated May 22 from Wilson College: Michael R. Kirkpatrick of Shippensburg, Pa., distinction with an Associate of Arts in management. Carri Jo Weimer of Shippensburg, Pa., Associate of Arts in management. Adria A. Spikes of State Line, Pa., distinction with an Associate of Science in accounting. Donna R. Johnston of McConnellsburg, Pa., with distinction with an Associate of Science degree in management information systems. Alynn M. Kessinger of Shippensburg, Bachelor of Arts in business.
June 3, 2011
Even as a 4-year-old, Caroline Schultz was taught the importance of higher education. Now 22, Schultz still remembers her mother telling her that a college degree unlocked opportunities that otherwise might not be available. It was a lesson she never forgot. But as she and her brother each made their way through their high school years, the question wasn't whether they wanted to advance their education. "College always had been a goal," the former Washington County resident said.
June 3, 2011
The following local students received bachelor's degrees May 21 at McDaniel College's commencement: Rachel Baumgarten of Ijamsville, Md., graduated magna cum laude with a degree in art-communication. Kellie Bolling of Union Bridge, Md., graduated with a degree in biology. Brett Bonneville of Ijamsville graduated with a degree in exercise science and physical education. William Brandenburg of Hagerstown graduated with a degree in biology. Kristen Brennan of Boonsboro graduated magna cum laude with a degree in biology.
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.
May 21, 2011
FORT COLLINS, Col. — Alicia Domsky graduated magna cum laude with a degree in human development and family studies from the honors program at Colorado State University. Domsky is a 2008 graduate of Williamsport High School. She took college courses during high school through the ESSENCE program at Hagerstown Community College, which helped her to graduate in three years. Domsky is taking a year off to ski in Colorado before returning to graduate school to earn her doctorate in physical therapy.
March 19, 2011
FROSTBURG, Md. — At the 137th commencement ceremonies at Frostburg State University in December, the following area residents were among the nearly 400 total candidates for degrees: Jared Acre of Smithsburg, bachelor of science in business administration. Thomas Adams of Williamsport, bachelor of science in international studies. Travus Borek of Frederick, Md., bachelor of science in business administration. Jason Bosiacki of Boonsboro, bachelor of science in biology.