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May 12, 2010
WASHINGTON - Three Washington County students were named category winners in U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett's 6th District artistic discovery competition for senior high school students. They are: Collage - Shawnee McGowan, Washington County Technical High School Mixed media - Hannah Leizear, Washington County Technical High School Paintings - Amy Syverson, Washington County Technical High School A photograph by Emi Illig titled "Photographer's Love," took the top overall award of "Best in Show.
NEWS
April 22, 2005
The following people were nominated for Teacher of the Year: Washington County Public Schools Suzanne Abeles, Fountain Rock Elementary School Linda Barnhart, Paramount Elementary School Susan Berezuk, Lincolnshire Elementary School Sabrina Blair, Boonsboro Middle School James Feeser, South Hagerstown High School Gail Felice, South Hagerstown High School Melanie Geer, Western Heights Middle School ...
NEWS
October 25, 2000
Wibberley scholarship fund growing By ANDREW SCHOTZ / Staff Writer Contributors from across the country have given more than $8,500 to a scholarship fund in memory of Seaman Apprentice Craig Bryan Wibberley. continued Wibberley's father, Thomas, mentioned the fund when he was interviewed on CNN's "Larry King Live" on Oct. 13, the day after his son died in the bombing of the Navy destroyer USS Cole in a Yemeni port. Arnold Hammann, the principal at Washington County Technical High School, from which Craig Wibberley graduated in 1999, said donations have come from numerous states, including four from California, Most are from Maryland and the Tri-State area, he said.
NEWS
May 20, 2011
 Two Washington County students were among the winners of U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett’s 2011 Congressional Art Competition, the Maryland Republican’s office has announced. After judging in seven categories, an acrylic painting by Joanna Garcia of Thurmont, Md., titled “Screech Owl,” took the top overall award of Best in Show. Joanna is a student at HOPE Homeschool in Thurmont. Her art teacher is Raymond Buchheister of Buchheister Fine Art Studio. Joanna’s painting will be  displayed in the Capitol complex for one year.
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March 7, 2011
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NEWS
April 18, 2005
Nominations have been announced for Washington County Public Schools Teacher of the Year. All nominees will be honored at the annual Educators of the Year banquet, sponsored by the Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, on Thursday, April 21 at the Four Points Hotel in Hagerstown. A committee of school system and Chamber of Commerce representatives is selecting a list of finalists. The Teacher of the Year will be chosen from that list. The teacher chosen will advance to the statewide Teacher of the Year program in October.
NEWS
April 2, 2009
WASHINGTON COUNTY -- Seven finalists have been picked for Washington County Public Schools' 2010 Teacher of the Year. They are: o Sara Belin, fourth-grade, Bester Elementary School o Jaime Mason, math, Clear Spring Middle School o Amber Madigan, math, Smithsburg Middle School o Kevin Seburn, science, Washington County Technical High School o David Warrenfeltz, math, North Hagerstown High School o Tracey Wolbert, first...
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by PEPPER BALLARD | March 18, 2003
pepperb@herald-mail.com Sparks form metal and job opportunities at the Washington County Public School System's Manufacturing Academy at Williamsport High School. In Williamsport High teacher Jim Prelog's Manufacturing Academy class, students cut, weld and shape everything from levels to car safety stands. He said the academy's three students have an advantage over many of their peers because they have the option of joining either the manufacturing work force or attending college after getting their high school diplomas.
NEWS
December 25, 2009
It's the season of giving and David Drawbaugh, 13, wants to make sure that includes everyone, even those with fur and four legs. David recently made a donation of various pet items to the Humane Society of Washington County collected during his "Santa Paws" project. David was inspired to collect items after seeing a commercial on television depicting homeless pets. "I felt really bad for them and thought that they deserved more. They're alone at the holidays and I wanted to make them happy by giving them their own Christmas gifts," David said.
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By CALEB CALHOUN | caleb.calhoun@herald-mail.com | April 4, 2013
Washington County Technical High School teacher David Long spoke Thursday morning to middle and elementary school students about potential careers involving computers. “Can you name any job that does not use a computer or the Internet?” Long asked the students. “Even today, I see farmers using cellphones.” Long, who teaches computer repair and networking, told students they will use computers in any job they hold. The computer repair and networking program was one of 17 programs that students from four middle schools and one elementary school in the county toured on the visit to Tech High.
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EDUCATION
March 24, 2013
Cyane Green and Alex Tibbens were named students of the month for March at Washington County Technical High School. Green is a senior in the criminal justice program at Tech High.  She is enrolled in advanced-placement English language and composition and psychology, with a 3.42 grade-point average. Her home school is Williamsport High School, where she participated in the Student Government Association as class secretary.  Green volunteers at her local community center throughout the school year and summer.
EDUCATION
March 22, 2013
Distinguished honor roll  Grade 11 - Sarah Brumback, Alan Clark, Ioana Fedeles-Muller, Caleb Godwin, Sarah Mann, Morgan McCormick, Katelyn Mumma, Sean Paradise, Elizabeth Scrivener, Veronica VanMetre, Krista Wiles  Grade 12 - Zeyzhan Aliyeva, Megan Bell, Meghan Blair, Toby Brechbill, Tori Buskirk, Cody Carlin, Sindy Chicas, Daniel Clark, Kyrstin Colliflower, Katelyn Day, Genesis De, La Cruz, Madison Depew, Christopher Divelbiss, Sierra...
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By DAVE McMILLION | davem@herald-mail.com | June 5, 2012
A total of 213 students graduated from Washington County Technical High School Tuesday night in a class that marked several milestones, including $1.7 million that went to students in scholarships - the most in the history of the school, according to school officials. Also for the first time, there were more women than men graduating, and there were no dropouts, fights or suspensions in the two-year period that the students attended the school, Principal Jeffrey E. Stouffer said during the commencement exercises held in Hagerstown Community College's Athletic, Recreation and Community Center.
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By CALEB CALHOUN | caleb.calhoun@herald-mail.com | May 23, 2012
Art was in digital form Wednesday at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. Seniors from Washington County Technical High School Computer Game Development and Animation Program put on a tech show called “Pixels & Games” that featured games, animation and simulations. “We were the first high school class to actually be doing a video games art exhibit at a small fine arts museum,” said Hagerstown resident Russell Lockwood, an 18-year old student in the program. “Even though this museum may be small, it is world renowned for the collection that it has.” Lockwood was the director of marketing for the exhibition.
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