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June 12, 2013
Matthew Huber has been named director of admissions at Shepherd University, the school said in a news release. Huber began his new duties June 6. He is responsible for achieving annual and long-range enrollment goals and assisting in the development of admissions marketing and communications strategies, the release said. Huber, who is a member of the enrollment management senior leadership team, reports to the vice president for enrollment management. As director, Huber will develop a comprehensive student recruitment plan for Shepherd.
June 11, 2013
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 TRACK & FIELD Pete Wright Memorial Back on Track Series Tuesday at North Hagerstown Winners 100 - Male: Jerel Madison 11.0; Female: Jess Hunt 12.6. 200 - Male: Madison 22.6; Female: Hunt 26.1. 400 - Male: Vaughn Wallace 54.6; Female: Micaela Fleetwood 1:06.8. 800 - Male: Dominique Smith 2:29.0; Female: Mallory Sheppard 3:03.0. Mile - Male: Ethan Allnutt 4:53.0; Female: Willow Weir 6:58.0. 2 Mile - Male: John Conant 11:06; Female: Makenna Luzier 15:44.
June 9, 2013
WPS Inc. MIDWAY, Ky. - Photizo Group recently recognized WPS Inc. as a leader in managed print services, or MPS. WPS, which has an office in Hagerstown, was one of 11 independent providers that Photizo Group selected to participate in the 2013 MPS Leaders Index for channel providers. The MPS Leaders Index is a collection of hand-selected, independent MPS providers from around the world that are regarded as the gold standard in managed print and document services. Photizo Group classifies this index of elite providers from across North America, Europe, Africa and Australia as a forward-looking indicator of the evolving MPS landscape.
June 6, 2013
Beth Thomas of Sharpsburg has been named coordinator of the Regents Bachelor of Arts program at Shepherd University's Martinsburg Center. In her role as coordinator, Thomas will work with Martinsburg Center students completing their bachelor's degree through the RBA program. The credit-for-work-experience program assesses credit for experience through a portfolio review process and assists adult learners in selecting a program of study tailored to their career goals. “Beth Thomas brings a wealth of experience to this new position,” Jim Klein, director of the Martinsburg Center, said in a news release.
May 30, 2013
A bear was spotted Thursday afternoon at Shepherd University, according to a Jefferson County 911 official. The bear was seen outside Stutzman-Slonaker Hall on High Street, the spokesman said. The bear went to Duke Street and crossed through some backyards before disappearing at a cemetery across from Shepherdstown Middle School, the spokesman said. A picture of the bear was posted on Shepherd University's Facebook page, and people were told to use caution. Police kept an eye on the bear as it moved through town, said the 911 spokesman, whose department was notified of the sighting at 2:14 p.m. - Dave McMillion
By TRISH RUDDER | | May 25, 2013
The 2013 graduating class of Jefferson High School received their diplomas Saturday morning at Shepherd University's Butcher Center. More than half of the 296 students graduated with honors, with 40 summa cum laude, 56 magna cum laude and 55 cum laude graduates, guidance counselor Bill Blair said.  With that high number of students receiving honors, “this makes this year's class outstanding,” Blair said. “What a special class - an incredible group of people,” Jefferson High School Principal Howard Guth said in his address.
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | | May 24, 2013
Washington High School Class of 2013 graduate Christian Green plans to follow in his mother and father's footsteps and become a nurse. “I just wanted to join the crew,” Green said before entering the Butcher Center at Shepherd University for his school's commencement Friday night. Green was among 238 graduates to be saluted by Principal Judy Marcus, who counted off a number of reasons why the Class of 2013 was “lucky,” and lauded them for standing together “through every trial” and becoming stronger and better through their unity.
Linda Irvin-Craig | May 23, 2013
History is for old fogeys, right? Well, then, what are all these young people doing volunteering at the Washington County Historical Society? And, why are high and middle school students engaged with in-depth historical research projects? Interns and volunteers find hidden surprises and projects In the last two years, WCHS has had some amazing work from young people deeply interested in aspects of history. Janina Wiles came on board about two years ago to develop job skills for a career in history.
By RICHARD F. BELISLE | | May 23, 2013
Members of the “exceptional, respectful, laid back, quiet and cautious” Musselman High School Class of 2013 received their diplomas Thursday night during Musselman's 64th commencement at Shepherd University's Butcher Center. The adjectives describing the graduates came from Musselman Principal Holly M. Kleppner, who told the seniors that their kind of character “will take you far in life. You will be successful and you will be leaders by example. I'm certain that you will make an impact in whatever you do.” In all, 379 seniors, the school's largest graduation class to date, received diplomas.
May 20, 2013
Monday, May 20, 2013 PREP BASEBALL WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Dylan Bryan pitched a three-hitter with five strikeouts to lead Waynesboro to a 4-1 win over Governor Mifflin (14-8) in the first round of the PIAA District 3 Class AAAA playoffs on Monday. Brandon Yurek had two hits - including a two-run single in the fourth inning and an RBI single in the sixth - for the Indians (17-3). Cole Warrenfeltz scored two runs and Seth Hoffman had an RBI single in the second. Waynesboro will meet Dallastown in the next round on Thursday.
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