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.
July 11, 2006
Frederick, Md. - For students at Hood College, the term collegian is not only in reference to their education, but also their lifestyle. The college campus, a tidy collection of dignified brick buildings and manicured lawns, exudes intellect. A medley of quaint shops lining the newly constructed river walk in historical Frederick, exudes culture. The college atmosphere, advocating tradition and honor, exudes character. Hood College offers classic ideals in a contemporary environment, an impeccable blend of past and present.
September 6, 2005
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - In an effort to assist students whose educations have been disrupted by Hurricane Katrina, Wilson College will accept displaced female undergraduate students for the fall and spring semesters while waiving tuition and fees for the fall semester and offering room and board at a reduced rate. The college will assist any new or matriculated student from any regionally accredited institution that now is unable to serve its students due to the hurricane, according to a news release.
May 1, 2012
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)
August 1, 2005
email@example.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.
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.
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.
January 18, 2012
On Jan. 10, the Shepherdstown Rotary Club bade farewell to Abby Butler, an Australian high school student who returned home two days later after spending a year living and studying in Shepherdstown under the auspices of Rotary's Youth Exchange Program. Abby, 16, is from Inverloch, a village of about 4,000 people near Melbourne on Australia's southern coast. While in Shepherdstown she stayed with two local families and was enrolled in Jefferson High School - as a sophomore last spring and as a junior last fall.
June 17, 2006
Local Rotary Clubs in Washington County, along with Rotary Clubs in parts of Pennsylvania and West Virginia, are offering individuals the opportunity to travel to Germany to study their professions as practiced in that country, according to a press release. The program, called Group Study Exchange, sends a team of four young professionals, led by a Rotarian, to another country to study the professional life, culture and customs of the destination. The selected exchange team will visit the northwest part of Germany, which includes the cities of Bremen, Bremerhaven and Oldenburg, from April 27 to May 26, 2007.