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EDUCATION
April 27, 2013
Through Hagerstown Community College's affiliation with the Maryland Space Grant Consortium, HCC students are eligible to compete for the 2012-13 Maryland Space Grant Consortium scholarship. To be eligible, applicants must meet the following requirements: • Must be a U.S. citizen • Must be a Maryland resident or a graduate of a Maryland high school • Must be enrolled at HCC or another Maryland Consortium-affiliated institution • Must be a full-time student majoring in (but not limited to)
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NEWS
June 1, 2009
Washington County Technical High School senior Sean Karraker of Boonsboro is headed to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Sean, a senior in pre-engineering, has been pursuing his dream since early in his junior year. Sean had already been offered an ROTC scholarship at Penn State Mont Alto, Virginia Tech, The Citadel, Embry-Riddle and the University of Maryland. The Virginia Tech scholarship included room and board. Sean's father, Dale Karraker, gives much of the credit for Sean's success to Tech High.
EDUCATION
June 16, 2013
Tristan Andre Prejean, a graduating senior at Heritage Academy in Hagerstown, was named one of this year's winners in Northrop Grumman Corp.'s 11th annual Engineering Scholars program.  Northrop Grumman recently announced the 24 winners in the program, which will provide a total of $240,000 in college scholarships this fall to high school seniors across Maryland interested in studying engineering, computer science, physics or math. The program is aimed at supporting promising high school seniors who intend to pursue a career in an engineering-related field.
NEWS
August 30, 2010
KINGSTON, Pa. - Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School recently announced the 2010-11 recipients of the Levi Sprague Fellowships, which represent the highest honor that the school bestows for leadership service. The eight Levi Sprague Fellows are Joshua McLucas, Quincy, Pa.; Jessica Swoboda, Hanover Township; Lauren Skuldalski, Wyoming; Rebecca Hosey, Danville; Larissa Bohn, Swoyersville; Patrick McMullan, Easton; Jack Cartwright, Moosic; and Thomas Martin, Laval, Quebec, Canada.
NEWS
by RICHARD BELISLE | December 9, 2002
waynesboro@herald-mail.com U.S. News & World Report has listed Wilson College as one of its "best value" colleges in the Northeast, Wilson officials said Friday. It's the second year in a row Wilson has received the designation by the weekly news magazine. "We're very pleased," said Kathie Berard, dean of enrollment at Wilson. Berard credits the designation with helping increase enrollment. "We've seen a 3 percent increase in the women's college and 4 percent in continuing education," she said.
NEWS
by ADAM BEHSUDI | August 1, 2005
adamb@herald-mail.com An increase in college tuition is something parents and students can count on happening every year. However, no extraordinary tuition increases have occurred this year at colleges and universities in the Tri-state area. "Tuition is bound to increase some as inflation occurs in the economy," said Ron Shunk, director of financial aid at Hood College in Frederick, Md. "I don't know if there's ever a year when tuition doesn't increase. " He said tuition increases in private higher education have averaged 2 percent to 3 percent over the past five years.
NEWS
July 21, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Women of Armenian descent will be eligible to apply for full-tuition scholarships at Wilson College under the new Hagop Bogigian Scholarship. Scholarships will be available to two women each year for up to four years, provided they maintain satisfactory academic progress as defined by the college. After four years, the scholarships would become available to new students. To receive a scholarship, a student would have to meet all Wilson College entrance qualifications and be accepted for admission.
NEWS
By DON AINES | January 11, 2000
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Franklin County Prison population averaged 281 inmates a day in 1999, including a one-day record of 314 in February, according to Warden Raymond Rosenberry. The daily average was up from 257 in 1998 at the 324-bed prison complex, according to a report Rosenberry gave to the County Prison Board last week. The number of inmate-days increased by more than 11,000 to 102,652 last year. The figures translate to a daily prison population that is 24 inmates higher, and women prisoners make up a significant part of the increase.
NEWS
by SARAH JOHNSTON | August 1, 2006
Check out Maryland schools: No. 5 of a nine-part series BALTIMORE - Loyola College in Maryland's campus, its secluded grounds graced by a stunning blend of natural and man-made beauty, features carpeted dorms that feel more like cozy flats, dining facilities that feel more like swank lounges, and a state-of-the-art fitness center that feels more like a resort health spa. Emanating luxury, elegance, and comfort, Loyola College is a...
NEWS
by SARAH JOHNSTON | August 29, 2006
CHESTERTOWN, Md. - On a warm, sunny day, Washington College is a delightful feast for the eyes. On campus, the tree-lined paths leading to refined brick buildings are graced by delicate petals in the spring and blazing leaves in the fall. Off campus, charming shops lace Chestertown's quaint downtown. A short walk from the college campus, where the downtown meets the Chester River, stands the Truslow Boathouse, headquarters of the crew and sailing teams. A waterfront pavilion provides a tranquil retreat for students - when the structure is not resounding with the cheers of fans rooting on their watersports teams.
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