September 8, 2006
WILLOW HILL, PA. - Spread on the table in front of Erik Sollenberger were copies of his 180-page book that sells on Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble's Web site. Tucked underneath the table was his high school science textbook. The author presenting his book to Fannett-Metal middle and high schoolers on Wednesday morning looked like them, spoke like them, dressed like them and made plans to go to a soccer game later that day with them. "A lot of people are really impressed by my age," Erik said.
November 30, 2005
COLLEGE SOCCER GREENSBORO, N.C. - Three area athletes contributed to Messiah College's undefeated NCAA Division III champion men's and women's soccer teams this season. Sophomore forward Corrie Jones, a North Hagerstown graduate, started for Messiah (23-0) in its 1-0 victory over the College of New Jersey on Saturday in the women's national final. Jones finished the year with four goals and two assists, including a goal in Messiah's 2-1 overtime victory over the University of Chicago in the semifinals Friday.
August 10, 2008
PHILADELPHIA - Jonathan Cannon of Hagerstown has been named to the dean's list for the spring semester at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. He is a pharmaceutical marketing and management student. He is the son of Wayne and Cheryl Cannon. GRANTHAM, Pa. - The following area students graduated from Messiah College on May 17 at the school's 99th commencement: Benjamin Jordan, of Williamsport, graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's degree in engineering.
September 1, 2000
Engagements announcements for 9/2 Sowers-Stamper Ann Roney of Boonsboro and Doyle Sowers of Hagerstown wish to announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Michelle, to Jason Neil Stamper, son of Janet Brawner of Silver Spring, Md., and Andy B. Stamper of Hagerstown. Miss Sowers is a 1995 graduate of Heritage Academy and a 1999 graduate of Messiah College. She is enrolled in the PTA program at Penn State Mont Alto. She is employed as an administrative assistant with Buildall Construction.
January 6, 2008
Cluxton-Keller Marcia Cluxton French of Dallas announces the engagement of her daughter, Fallon Parsons Cluxton, to Dr. William Roger Keller, son of William and Janet Keller of San Antonio, and formerly of Sharpsburg. Miss Cluxton also is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harley Cluxton III of Scottsdale, Ariz. Miss Cluxton is a graduate of Chaparral High School in Scottsdale and received a master's degree in clinical/counsling psychology from Southern Methodist University in Dallas in 2002.
March 14, 2005
Reinken-Freeman Michelle Alison Freeman and Robert Levi Reinken were married Saturday, Oct. 23, 2004, at Otterbein United Methodist Church in Hagerstown. The bride is the daughter of Jeffrey and Carla Freeman of Hagerstown. The bridegroom is the son of Barbara Reinken of Sharpsburg and Tom Reinken of Irvine, Calif. The bride is a graduate of Williamsport High School, and received a bachelor of arts degree in Bible from Messiah College in 2001, and a master of arts degree in student affairs administration in higher education from Geneva College in 2004.