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December 19, 2012
Beauty System Group, of Denton, Texas, donated $7,862 worth of cosmetology products to Washington County Technical High School's cosmetology program, school system officials said. Beauty System Group is a distributor that, when it provides new product lines to salons, takes the salons' previous unused inventory and donates those products to beauty schools, said Marjorie Chapman, who used to work for the company and teaches cosmetology at Tech High. The company donated hair color products to the school program, Chapman said.
NEWS
by JANET HEIM | November 22, 2004
janeth@herald-mail.com Fourteen cosmetology students at Washington County Technical High School nailed their studies as they switched smocks and volunteered their time as teachers for an hour on the evening of Nov. 9. The students of cosmetology teachers Marie Bikle and Tammy Wilson hosted 21 Brownies and Junior Girl Scouts - ages 6 to 10 - from Troop 757 in Keedysville for lessons in nail care. The goal of the evening was to teach the younger girls how to take care of and polish their own nails, Bikle said.
NEWS
by ERIN CUNNINGHAM | June 7, 2006
HAGERSTOWN They moved. They shifted. They fidgeted. They picked at their robes and combed their tassels. The Washington County Technical High School graduates waiting in line to receive their diplomas Tuesday night could not stand still. Some, like 18-year-old Kristen Hughes, were nervous they would trip on stage or that their name would be misspelled. "Which it was," Hughes said. Others were nervous about taking the final steps of their high school days and the first toward college and careers.
NEWS
April 5, 1998
Washington County Career Studies Center students who placed in the Maryland Vocational Industrial Clubs of America Skills Competiton: First Place: Rebecca Garcia , post-secondary cosmetology Chris McAfee , technical computer applications Amanda Reed , food and beverage service Jeremiah Shoemaker , extemporaneous speaking Kendra Simmons , pre-school teaching assistant (child care) Angela Warner , job skills demonstration Second Place: Sarah Howell , prepared speech Third Place: Elisha Haddock , nail care technician Brandi Kifer , promotional bulletin board Chris Kline , computer maintenance repair Kristen Seilhamer , related technical math Robert Wenk , auto collision repair
NEWS
By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | September 14, 2012
Friends of Ayron Paige Metcalf said Friday she was a loving woman whose life was just getting started when it was cut short. The 18-year-old Greencastle-Antrim Senior High School graduate was killed Thursday morning in a three-vehicle collision on Interstate 81. School principal Edward Rife said she was a good student and was well-liked. “She had a very sweet spirit,” he said. Metcalf attended the Franklin County Career and Technology Center, where she studied cosmetology for three semesters.
EDUCATION
February 19, 2012
Evan Harrell and Madison Depew were named Students of the Month for February at Washington County Technical High School. Evan is a junior in the pre-engineering class at Tech High. Outside of class, he enjoys a variety of sports, including baseball, snowboarding and skiing. He regularly attends his church for youth group and Bible study, and helps teach a preschool Sunday school class. Evan's home school is North Hagerstown High School.  Evan is enrolled in pre-engineering, honors world history, advanced-placement calculus, honors physics and honors English traditions.  He has a 4.12 grade-point average at Tech High.
NEWS
By JANET HEIM | janeth@herald-mail.com | March 21, 2011
Greg Pittman is finishing his course work and practical experience in the cosmetology program at Award Beauty School in Hagerstown. By the end of April, he hopes to be a Maryland-licensed cosmetologist. Since he began as a student there in May, Pittman, 40, not only has excelled in cosmetology, but has shared his creative talents in other ways. His previous 23-year career in the food and beverage industry has earned him a reputation with his fellow students and school staff as a great cook, events planner and window-display creator.
NEWS
By JANET HEIM | October 15, 2007
It was a request that Mary Fortson was unsure about. Even after she committed to being photographed in costume as Calpurnia, the housekeeper of attorney Atticus Finch and his children in "To Kill a Mockingbird," Fortson had second thoughts about her involvement. The photo shoot project was a partnership between students in Digital Communication and Cosmetology at Washington County Technical High School for The Big Read, a national reading initiative sponsored locally by the Community Foundation of Washington County.
NEWS
April 16, 2007
Washington County Technical High School recently sent 45 students to compete at the Maryland SkillsUSA state championships in Catonsville, Md. Eighteen participants received medals for finishing in third place or higher. First place · Entrepreneurship - Team of Kevin Baker, Christine McMaster and Erin O'Brien Second place · Advertising Design - Matt Newton · Chapter Display - Team of Tabitha Myers, Tiffany Myers and William Powell · Cosmetology - Lakwana Banks · Job Skills Demonstration - Carla Flessner · Web Design - Jordan Winters and Shauni Semler Third place · First Aid/CPR - Teresa Fox · Pin Design - Patrick Breakall · Quiz Bowl - Team of Kandace Brown, Ashley Butler, Brittany Doane, Jessica Phillips and Jeff Seibold With its first-place effort, the Entrepreneurship team will represent Maryland at the National SkillsUSA Championships in June in Kansas City.
NEWS
By HEATHER LOWERY | August 1, 2010
o Online degrees gaining acceptance o Majority of '09 Washington County grads planned more education Education experts agree that high school graduates who further their education have a brighter employment future than those who don't. But a traditional college is not the only option. Trade schools and other institutions provide a range of training and experience that can help students advance in the careers of their choice, educators say. For instance, in Washington County: o Washington County Technical High School offers 19 programs to incoming high school juniors.
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December 19, 2012
Beauty System Group, of Denton, Texas, donated $7,862 worth of cosmetology products to Washington County Technical High School's cosmetology program, school system officials said. Beauty System Group is a distributor that, when it provides new product lines to salons, takes the salons' previous unused inventory and donates those products to beauty schools, said Marjorie Chapman, who used to work for the company and teaches cosmetology at Tech High. The company donated hair color products to the school program, Chapman said.
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NEWS
By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | September 14, 2012
Friends of Ayron Paige Metcalf said Friday she was a loving woman whose life was just getting started when it was cut short. The 18-year-old Greencastle-Antrim Senior High School graduate was killed Thursday morning in a three-vehicle collision on Interstate 81. School principal Edward Rife said she was a good student and was well-liked. “She had a very sweet spirit,” he said. Metcalf attended the Franklin County Career and Technology Center, where she studied cosmetology for three semesters.
EDUCATION
February 19, 2012
Evan Harrell and Madison Depew were named Students of the Month for February at Washington County Technical High School. Evan is a junior in the pre-engineering class at Tech High. Outside of class, he enjoys a variety of sports, including baseball, snowboarding and skiing. He regularly attends his church for youth group and Bible study, and helps teach a preschool Sunday school class. Evan's home school is North Hagerstown High School.  Evan is enrolled in pre-engineering, honors world history, advanced-placement calculus, honors physics and honors English traditions.  He has a 4.12 grade-point average at Tech High.
NEWS
By JANET HEIM | janeth@herald-mail.com | March 21, 2011
Greg Pittman is finishing his course work and practical experience in the cosmetology program at Award Beauty School in Hagerstown. By the end of April, he hopes to be a Maryland-licensed cosmetologist. Since he began as a student there in May, Pittman, 40, not only has excelled in cosmetology, but has shared his creative talents in other ways. His previous 23-year career in the food and beverage industry has earned him a reputation with his fellow students and school staff as a great cook, events planner and window-display creator.
NEWS
By HEATHER LOWERY | August 1, 2010
o Online degrees gaining acceptance o Majority of '09 Washington County grads planned more education Education experts agree that high school graduates who further their education have a brighter employment future than those who don't. But a traditional college is not the only option. Trade schools and other institutions provide a range of training and experience that can help students advance in the careers of their choice, educators say. For instance, in Washington County: o Washington County Technical High School offers 19 programs to incoming high school juniors.
NEWS
By ALICIA NOTARIANNI | July 31, 2010
Editor's note: Each Sunday, The Herald-Mail runs "A Life Remembered. " Each story in this continuing series takes a look back -- through the eyes of family, friends, co-workers and others -- at a member of the community who died recently. Today's "A Life Remembered" is about B.D. "Bud" Wallace, who died July 15 at the age of 87. His obituary appeared in the July 23 edition of The Herald-Mail. HAGERSTOWN -- The life journey of B.D. Wallace could scarcely be described as typical or linear.
NEWS
By JANET HEIM | April 26, 2010
Their journeys to Washington County Technical High School are as individual as they are, but their motives are similar - to study in the United States, learn more about the culture and improve their English language skills. With eight foreign exchange students at Tech High, teacher Kristin Eberle wanted a forum that would encourage local students to interact with the visiting students. Eberle, who teaches world history and sociology, had five of the eight students in class this year and wondered what she could do to ensure they had a good experience.
NEWS
By ANDREW SCHOTZ | July 26, 2009
WASHINGTON COUNTY -- There's drama in Hannah Dickerson's life. She's part of a Christian drama team touring the East Coast with an anti-abortion message, which it shares through a play called "The Sanctity of Life. " The Academy of Arts in Taylors, S.C., runs the six-week tour, which is scheduled to end Aug. 10 after 40 shows. It recently stopped in Hagerstown and Martinsburg, W.Va. In "The Sanctity of Life," Hannah, 17, plays a nurse in an abortion clinic. She said the play follows a college student who gets pregnant.
NEWS
By ERIN CUNNINGHAM | November 15, 2008
WASHINGTON COUNTY - Students at Boonsboro Middle School will have a multimedia program, and Antietam Academy Middle School students will start their own extracurricular chess club with help from grants provided through the Washington County Public Schools Education Foundation. The grants, totaling about $5,000. were distributed Friday. They range from $200 to $944.80. More than 40 teachers applied for the grants, and nine were awarded, said Dale Bannon, director of system development.
NEWS
By ERIN CUNNINGHAM | November 14, 2008
WASHINGTON COUNTY -- Students at Boonsboro Middle School will have a multimedia program, and Antietam Academy Middle School students will start their own extracurricular chess club with help from grants provided through the Washington County Public Schools Education Foundation. The grants, totaling about $5,000 were distributed Friday. They range from $200 to $944.80. More than 40 teachers applied for the grants, and nine were awarded, said Dale Bannon, director of system development.
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