November 11, 2011
Phi Theta Kappa, the national honor society at Hagerstown Community College, recently inducted 94 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: Big Pool - Richard Spong Boonsboro - Deborah Messersmith, Stephanie...
November 1, 2011
STANDISH, Maine - Jennifer Smith of Chambersburg, Pa., recently was inducted into the Delta Epsilon Sigma National Honor Society at Saint Joseph's College of Maine. Smith is enrolled in the bachelor's degree program in health administration through the college's online division for working adults. Smith is on the fundraising committee at her church, has participated in Relay for Life and has been a hospital volunteer. POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. - Philippa Hatch of Middletown, Md., recently was named a student ambassador at Marist College.
July 18, 2011
Eight members of the junior class of Heritage Academy were inducted into the National Honor Society. Students were chosen by a faculty committee based on the candidates' scholastic accomplishments, leadership, service to the school and in the community, and their character. The ceremony was conducted by members of the NHS, led by Troy Cosner, president. Students gaining membership in the NHS were Callie Butts, Jessica Gaylor, Kathleen Kidd, Abbey Jackson, Rachel Clarke, Robbie Martin, Michael Donmoyer and Peter Therrien.
June 27, 2011
This spring, the Heritage Academy National Honor Society raised funds for the Hagerstown Area Pregnancy Center through the center’s Baby Bottle Campaign. Churches and Christian schools in the area distributed baby bottles for people to fill with donations of coins, paper money or checks for the center. Due to the generosity of families at Heritage, the National Honor Society was able to raise $214.62 for the center. This money will be used to help the center focus on the needs of girls, women and families dealing with unplanned pregnancies.
June 14, 2011
Stephanie Robinson, a business major from McConnellsburg, Pa., was inducted into Phi Sigma Iota honor society at Lycoming College. Phi Sigma Iota Foreign Language Honor Society recognizes scholastic achievement in foreign languages. There are approximately 250 chapters of Phi Sigma Iota at institutions of higher learning in the United States, Mexico and France.
June 10, 2011
The Hagerstown Community College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa was recognized at the 93rd annual Convention of Phi Theta Kappa in Seattle. Phi Theta Kappa is the national honor society for two-year colleges. This year's convention was attended by more than 3,500 members from 535 chapters around the world. Five students represented HCC's chapter at the conference — Aletha Shaffer of Boonsboro; Amanda England and Carlee Myers, both of Hagerstown; and siblings Andrea and Stefan Theodoru, both of Smithsburg.
May 21, 2011
Students at Shepherd University recently were inducted into the campus’ chapter of Phi Kappa Phi honor society. The following local students were inducted into the chapter: • Berkeley Springs, W.Va. — Eric Morris, Mary Ross • Brunswick, Md. — Katherine Tregoe • Bunker Hill, W.Va. — Stephanie N. Brooks, Joy Kerns, Jessica M. Pearson • Charles Town, W.Va. — Rebecca Furby, Elizabeth Frawley, Ryan Laspina-Carriger • Clear Spring — Asya Brown • Falling Waters, W.Va.
May 2, 2011
Boonsboro High School inducted new members into the Spanish Honor Society. The ceremony was preceded by international cuisine prepared by the students and teachers. This year there also was a PowerPoint presentation on Ukraine by Boonsboro exchange student Kateryna Nykonenko. New members of the Boonsboro High Spanish Honor Society for 2011 (in alphabetical order) include Scott Bennett, Chad Cowden, Taylor Cook, Caroline Cukier, Abby Duncan, Hannah Froehlich, Ashlyn Hawbaker, Sara Hobbs, Steven Kurapaty, Brittany Kookaby, Kelsey Mannix, Shannon McClellan, Jennifer Moore, Shannon O’Brien, Brandon Russell and Rami Yanes.