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.
November 11, 2007
Higgins-McCusker Ashley Louree McCusker and Allen Timothy Higgins were married Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007, at Park Head United Methodist Church in Big Pool, Md. Pastor Scott Sommers officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Edward and Gina Turner of Hagerstown and Donald McCusker Jr. of Hancock. The bridegroom is the son of Timothy and Joyce Higgins of Clear Spring. The bride is a 2001 graduate of Hancock Middle-Senior High School. She is employed at Williamsport Retirement Village.
July 29, 2007
These students were the recipients of 2007-08 scholarships from the Washington County Retired Educational Personnel Association. Front row, from left, are Elizabeth Plume, North Hagerstown High School; and Erika Osborne, Shepherd University. Back row: Amy Clipp, South Hagerstown High School; Brittany Horn, Smithsburg High School; Adam Stephens and Brad Rohrer, both of Boonsboro High School; and Jennifer Nalley, Williamsport High School. The following local students were among 700 students to graduate from Messiah College, Grantham, Pa., on May 19: Cascade resident Jennifer Dandy graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's degree in Christian ministries.
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.
July 3, 2006
Four recent graduates, two each from Williamsport and Clear Spring high schools, were awarded Masonic scholarships at their respective schools' awards ceremonies in June. Two students received $1,000 Masonic Charities of Maryland scholarships. They are Laura M. Forsythe, a graduate of Williamsport High School, who will attend Messiah College in Pennsylvania in the fall; and Hannah M. Smith, a graduate of Clear Spring High School, who will attend Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.