March 6, 2012
Date of birth : Aug. 27, 1974 Address : 24 Willard St. Education : Allegany High School graduate, 1992; associate degree in criminal justice from Allegany College of Maryland, 1995; bachelor's degrees in political science and justice studies from Frostburg State University, 1996; master's degree in human science with a concentration in psychology and a master's level certificate in thanatology (the study of death and dying)...
June 30, 2008
William D. Byron Post 1936 Veterans of Foreign Wars awarded its 2008 scholarships in the amount of $500 to Atlee T. Baker and Devin Gaither. Baker, a 2007 graduate of Smithsburg High School, is attending McDaniel College in Westminster, Md., with a double major in physics and biology. He is the son of Mark and Sandie Baker of Hagerstown. Gaither, a student at Hood College in Frederick Md., is majoring in art and English.
September 22, 2008
Britta Troxell, a 2008 graduate of Williamsport High School, was awarded a $1,000 Maryland Masonic Charities Scholarship. Troxell is attending Hagerstown Community College. Stephanie Toone, a 2008 graduate of Williamsport High School, and Allison Moore, a 2008 graduate of Clear Spring High School, were each presented $500 scholarships by the Medairy Masonic Temple Association, Lodge 140. Toone is attending Hood College and Moore is attending Frostburg State University.
October 15, 2007
Hood College men's basketball coach Tom Dickman was the featured speaker at the Oct. 2 meeting of the Fredericktowne Rotary Club. Dickman spoke about his coaching career and the upcoming season. The Fredericktowne Rotary Club meets every Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn on Baughman's Lane in Frederick, Md. For more information about the club, contact Dr. Fred Heydrick at email@example.com or Diane Norcross at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the club's Web site at www.fredericktownerotary.
May 25, 2012
The Greencastle-Antrim (Pa.) Endowment presented $2,000 scholarships from the endowment to Greencastle-Antrim High School students Ethan Koons, Ammarah Spall and Gregory Boyer during the school's annual academic awards ceremony. Boyer plans to attend Liberty University to pursue a degree in medicine. Koons plans to attend Shenandoah University to pursue a degree in pharmacy. Spall plans to attend Hood College to pursue a degree in medicine. This was the first year Greencastle-Antrim Endowment offered the scholarship.
October 31, 2008
BOWLING Perfect games Casey Kindle rolled a 300 game recently at Southside Bowl in Hagerstown. The 15-year-old tenpin bowler, competing in the Saturday Night Mixed League, followed with games of 201 and 180 for a 681 set. "I started to get a little nervous in the seventh frame," said Kindle, an 11th-grader at Williamsport High School said. "I've had a 290 game before, but this is my first 300. " The right-handed bowler competes in three different leagues, all at Southside Bowl.
August 23, 2010
GWYNEDD VALLEY, Pa. - Gwynedd-Mercy College has named Robert N. Funk of Frederick, Md., as interim vice president for academic affairs. He has held positions in the higher-education field for nearly 50 years. Most recently, Funk served as provost and dean of the faculty at Hood College in Frederick. He previously served in numerous administrative positions, including president of Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, a position he held for nine years, and president ad interim of Hood College, Villa Julie College in Maryland, and St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas.
August 19, 2002
Faith Parker Mentzer Mathematics teacher, Western Heights Middle School Family: Husband, Frank W. Mentzer; sons, Clifford Jones and Heath Mentzer; two grandsons. Education: Bachelor of arts from Hood College; master's from Coppin State; additional post graduate studies at Hood College. Mentor: Ethel "Mom" Irvine, seventh-grade mathematics teacher at the old Washington Street School. Favorite part of the job: "My students. I really enjoy seeing the light go on when they finally grasp a concept presented.
September 28, 2000
Business briefs Gonder Insurance Agency Sandy Buchanan has joined Gonder Insurance Agency, an affiliate of My Bank/First United Bank & Trust, as its commercial insurance agent for Hagerstown, Frederick, Md., and Martinsburg, W.Va. Buchanan, of Frederick, has more than 25 years of insurance experience. She previously worked for an insurance agency in Frederick. Hood College FREDERICK, Md. - Five people have been named faculty members at Hood College.
December 1, 2004
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL COLUMBIA, Md. - Dee Brown had 20 points, five rebounds and two steals to lead Hagerstown Community College past defending Maryland JuCo Conference champion Howard, 62-58, on Tuesday. Erika McDavid and Jackie Hamilton each had 10 rebounds for the Hawks (5-2, 2-1) who had 53 rebounds. Veronica Johnson added 12 points and five assists. Shenandoah 67, Hood 58 FREDERICK, Md. - Hood College saw a four-point halftime lead evaporate into a loss against Shenandoah University in the Blazers' home opener.