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EDUCATION
August 19, 2012
The Pi Theta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at Hagerstown Community College recently received recognition for fulfilling all requirements to be named a Five Star Chapter. The distinction came during the regional convention of the Middle States Region, which encompasses Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Washington, D.C.              HCC earned the five-star level through successive achievement of items defined in the Five Star Chapter Development Plan.
EDUCATION
February 13, 2012
Three students recently were added to the Grace Academy Chapter of the National Honor Society. The students are seniors Josh Buwalda and Joss Steward, and junior Camryn Steward. Requirements to apply for the honor society include maintaining a 3.5 grade-point average, and showing outstanding participation in the areas of character, service and leadership. The application process is lengthy and must include recognized service, personal recommendations and faculty council approval.
EDUCATION
March 17, 2013
Northern Middle School inducted 11 new members into its National Junior Honor Society Feb. 1.  The society is one of the nation's premier organizations that provides  recognition for students who reflect outstanding accomplishments in the areas of character, citizenship, scholarship, service and leadership.  The seventh-grade inductees are Alexia Tiches, Regina Lachemann, Caroline Fleetwood,  Abby Kane and Mackenzi Wintermoyer.  The eighth-grade...
EDUCATION
November 26, 2012
On Oct. 22, five high school students were inducted into the Colossians 3:17 Chapter of the Broadfording Christian Academy National Honor Society. A candlelight ceremony was held in the church auditorium in honor of the inductees who were recognized for their strong academics, leadership, service and character. The inductees were Katy Boring, Derek Durst, Haley Gray, Heidi Miller and Emily Underberg. Haley Hicks, a senior, spoke about last year's leadership study on Dr. W. Edwards Deming, the late quality-control expert.
NEWS
November 23, 2008
Phi Theta Kappa, the national honor society at Hagerstown Community College, recently inducted 59 new members. To be eligible for the honor, students must have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.5 or higher and must have completed 12 credit hours of college-level work at HCC as a full-time student, or 15 credit hours of college-level work at HCC as a part-time student. Inductees are: Berkeley Springs, W.Va. - Sara Hann. Boonsboro - Timothy Draina, Robin Thomas, Laura Young and Samantha Young.
NEWS
September 29, 2006
Hagerstown Community College's Phi Theta Kappa, a international honor society for two-year colleges might establish an alumni chapter. The group would support the people, programs and priorities of the Phi Theta Kappa Society. PTK alumnus interested in creating of the new chapter should contact Loretta Thornhill at 301-790-2800, ext. 481 or e-mail thornhill@hagers towncc.edu .
NEWS
November 9, 2009
Broadfording Christian Academy inducted 11 students into the National Honor Scociety recently. They are Kristin Hixon, Kelli Crider, Katarina Byrkit, Kelsey Burkhardt, Rebecca Adams, Andrew Wyand, Hannah Tussing, Stephen Torres, Zachary Snodderly, Kendra Miller and Casslyn Miller.
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EDUCATION
July 14, 2013
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Kaitlin Zimmer recently received the University Honors Citation during a ceremony in the Memorial Chapel at the University of Maryland. The award signifies the successful completion of honors course work, which includes honors seminars, special honors versions of introductory courses and a first-year colloquium.  The University of Maryland's Honors College is a highly selective, nationally recognized academic program for talented undergraduates at the University of Maryland.
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EDUCATION
July 7, 2013
Cara Wagaman of Hagerstown recently graduated summa cum laude from Salisbury University with a Bachelor of Science in elementary education and an English minor. Cara completed four years in the Thomas E. Bellavance Honors Program and was inducted into Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society her freshman year. Other memberships included Kappa Delta Pi, an educational honor society, and Phi Kappa Phi academic honor society. During her studies at Salisbury, Cara was invited and accepted into the Presidential Citizen Scholar Program, a multi-faceted, civic engagement experience that prepares students to become future community leaders.
EDUCATION
May 19, 2013
The Pi Theta Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at Hagerstown Community College recently received several awards at the Phi Theta Kappa Regional Convention. The HCC Pi Theta Chapter was awarded the Five Star Chapter Development Award; the 2013 Middle States Region Hallmark Award for its 2013 project, “College Completion Symposium,” which was held at HCC on Oct. 12; and the Distinguished Officer Team Award. Five-star status is awarded to chapters that complete a variety of service-learning projects intended to aid the college community and  the  community.
EDUCATION
March 24, 2013
Grace Academy recently held its third annual National Honor Society induction ceremony. The chapter had one current member, in addition to seven former members who have graduated from Grace Academy. The purpose of the induction ceremony was to add three students to the Grace Academy chapter of the National Honor Society.  The students honored were senior Marley Weagly, and juniors Allison Lehman and Brooke Morgan.  Their membership was earned by the effective demonstration of the four qualities held in high esteem by the National Honor Society and the school.  Those qualities are scholarship, service, leadership and character.  At Grace Academy, juniors and seniors with a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher are offered an opportunity to apply for membership in the National Honor Society.  Candidates must provide evidence of their service, leadership and character, and only after the selection committee is satisfied that the students meet these requirements are they invited to become members.  The committee considers the areas of service, leadership and character just as important as academics.
SPORTS
By DANIEL KAUFFMAN | kauffman@herald-mail.com | March 21, 2013
Hancock multisport athlete Sara Elizabeth Wagner is like a lot of high school seniors - one of her biggest concerns revolves around where she'll attend college. Wagner, who has played volleyball, basketball and softball for the Panthers, started using the National Collegiate Scouting Association athletic recruiting website in an effort to find a college that will allow her to continue her athletic and academic pursuits. It just so happens Wagner, a middle hitter, found a volleyball program interested in her ... and it wasn't one she expected at all. Wagner has been selected by American International Sports Teams to be part of their volleyball squad, which will carry the USA banner at United World Games 2013 in Klagenfurt, Austria, from June 20-23.
EDUCATION
March 17, 2013
Northern Middle School inducted 11 new members into its National Junior Honor Society Feb. 1.  The society is one of the nation's premier organizations that provides  recognition for students who reflect outstanding accomplishments in the areas of character, citizenship, scholarship, service and leadership.  The seventh-grade inductees are Alexia Tiches, Regina Lachemann, Caroline Fleetwood,  Abby Kane and Mackenzi Wintermoyer.  The eighth-grade...
EDUCATION
January 7, 2013
Four students were inducted into Heritage Academy's National Junior Honor Society on Dec. 13. Freshman David Fisler, seventh-grade students Maelynne Patey and Faith Horst, and eighth-grader Evan Reese were recognized for their scholarship, character, leadership and community service.
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