February 12, 2012
William Gunton Plavcan Jr., 52, of 18603 Preston Road, Hagerstown, Md., passed away Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012. Born Friday, Aug. 7, 1959, in Philadelphia, Pa., he was the son of Dr. William G. Plavcan and his wife, Becky, and the late Carol (Cooper) Plavcan. He graduated from North Hagerstown High School in 1977, went on to attend Ohio Wesleyan University and later graduated from the University of Maryland. He then graduated from Frostburg State University, where he earned his MBA. He was employed with Magnolia Management in Hagerstown.
May 26, 2007
Marshall-Younker Joseph and Denise Marshall of Little Orleans, Md., announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Marie Marshall, to Samuel Lee Younker Jr., son of Debbie Kerns of Mercersburg, Pa., and Samuel and Tina Younker of Hancock. Ms. Marshall is a 2000 graduate of Flintstone High School. She graduated from Frostburg State University in 2004 with a bachelor's degree in social work and sociology. She received a master's degree from the University of Maryland School of Social Work.
March 2, 2011
Kevin Tressler talks with Frostburg University's Vickie Mazer Wednesday evening during the annual spring open house at the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown. The event, held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., was meant to give prospective students a chance to learn about programs at the school on West Washington Street. Faculty, departmental chairmen and chairwomen and staff were available to talk with students. Since opening in 2005, USM-H has grown in student enrollment and program offerings.
February 21, 2011
University System of Maryland at Hagerstown will host its annual spring open house Wednesday, March 2, from 5 to 7 p.m. Since opening in 2005, USM-H has grown in student enrollment and program offerings. USM-H offers 21 programs from five universities, including Frostburg State University, Salisbury University, Towson University, University of Maryland University College and the University of Maryland, College Park. Faculty, department chairs and staff will be available to talk with students and answer questions regarding programs offered at USM-H.
October 23, 2012
A newly hired business administrator in the Waynesboro Area School District will be making $93,000 a year under a two-year contract. The Waynesboro Area School Board on Tuesday authorized the hiring of Shippensburg, Pa., resident Thomas Dick, who will start in the role in January. A former director of transportation and facilities for Greencastle-Antrim School District, Dick most recently worked as the business manager of Bermudian Springs School District in York Springs, Pa. He has a master's degree in business administration from Frostburg State University.
September 1, 2013
Frostburg State University announced that the following area students received scholarships: Jaclyn Franzak of Jefferson, Md., received the Academic Honor Scholarship. Franzak is the daughter of Jane Sutcliffe and Jay Franzak, and attended Brunswick (Md.) High School. Sandra Hammond of Williamsport received the Associate Degree Scholars Award. Hammond attended Williamsport High School. Rosanne Horst of Clear Spring received the Associate Degree Scholars Award.
April 18, 2000
The Washington County Career Connections Team honored more than 100 students from area high schools and colleges for their academic achievements during a ceremony at Hagerstown Community College Monday evening. The students were enrolled in career and technology programs at Washington County public schools, Frostburg State University, Hagerstown campus, Hagerstown Business College and Hagerstown Community College. The Career Connections Team is comprised of local educators and business leaders who advise and promote career and technology programs, Margaret Rhoads, vice chairwoman of the Career Connections Team, said.
January 18, 2012
Debra Lee Roberts, 53, of Keedysville, Md., a loving wife and mother who was dedicated to the things of God, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown. She was born Sept. 25, 1958, in Hagerstown to Elsie Viola Rohrer Cooper of Keedysville and the late James Clifton Cooper. She received her bachelor's degree from Frostburg State University. She was a lifelong member of Mount Briar First Church of God, Keedysville. She was employed by State Farm Insurance for 24 years and most recently worked at Boonsboro Elementary School as a paraprofessional.
July 28, 2008
The following scholarships were awarded from a fund held by the Community Foundation of Washington County MD Inc. The first Joseph M. Ellis Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Kayla Marie Barnes, daughter of Susan and Darrell Barnes. Kayla will attend Frostburg State University, where she will major in physical therapy. The scholarship is awarded in memory of community service advocate Joey Ellis, who died early this year. Ellis was a 2004 graduate of Boonsboro High School and a senior at Frostburg State University.