Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: HeraldMail HomeCollectionsSilver
IN THE NEWS

Silver

NEWS
May 14, 2008
The Hagerstown Community College Alumni Association will host the U.S. Air Force Silver Wings as part of its annual Red, White and Blue Concert Series, on Sunday, June 1, at 4 p.m., in HCC's Alumni Amphitheater. Silver Wings is a seven-member classic and contemporary country band under the direction of guitarist Master Sgt. Matthew Ascione. Based in the greater Washington D.C., area, the Silver Wings are regularly featured at the U.S. Capitol, the Pentagon and the White House, and have performed all over the U.S. This concert is free and open to the public.
Advertisement
NEWS
November 20, 2007
On Oct. 23, five members and one adviser from the Boonsboro High School FFA traveled to the 80th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind. While at the convention members had the opportunity to attend sessions, leadership workshops and a career show. One member, Sammy Spencer, had the opportunity to compete at the national level. Sammy competed in Prepared Public Speaking and the AgriScience Fair. Sammy received a silver medal in both. While members were not at the convention or competing, they had the opportunity to explore the city of Indianapolis.
NEWS
By ASHLEY HARTMAN | August 24, 2007
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - When Autumn Phillips began figure skating in third grade, the 17-year-old had no idea she one day would win a medal in the 2007 State Games of America. "I don't really know why (my brother, Kyle, and I) started ice skating - my mom just asked us if we wanted to skate," said Phillips, who is the daughter of Niles and Dawn Phillips of Waynesboro. When Phillips first began figure skating, she said she quickly moved up the skill levels. "You start to learn in skate levels whenever you are younger," she said.
NEWS
By ASHLEY HARTMAN | August 23, 2007
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - When Autumn Phillips began figure skating in third grade, the 17-year-old had no idea she one day would win a medal in the 2007 State Games of America. "I don't really know why (my brother, Kyle, and I) started ice skating - my mom just asked us if we wanted to skate," said Phillips, who is the daughter of Niles and Dawn Phillips of Waynesboro. When Phillips first began figure skating, she said she quickly moved up the skill levels. "You start to learn in skate levels whenever you are younger," she said.
NEWS
May 29, 2007
Fifteen members of the Boonsboro FFA chapter plus advisors, Steve Garland and Mark Heavner, went to the 79th Maryland State FFA Convention in late April in Lithicum Heights, Md. Chapter Vice President Megan Thompson won election as vice president of Maryland's FFA. In the competition, Sammy Spencer won first place gold in Sr. Prepared Public Speaking for her speech entitled, "Agriculture is Plowing the Way for America's Energy Independence....
NEWS
April 17, 2007
The Hub City Hornets 15U volleyball team finished second in the Gold Division at the 2007 Revoutionary Rumble in Williamsburg, Va. The Hornets finished Saturday's pool play with a second and a first and followed with a first in pool play Sunday morning, advancing them to the semifinals of the Gold Division. The Hornets won their semifinal match, beating NVVA Fairfax G, but lost in the finals to NVVA Fairfax P. The Hornets finished the weekend with a match play record of 14-7, with four of their losses against the eventual champion.
NEWS
April 1, 2007
The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts 75th anniversary exhibition catalog, Our Fondest Dreams and Hopes, has won the Silver Medal ADDY Award in the 2007 Greater Frederick Advertising Federation (GFAF) ADDY Award Competition. The catalogue, which kicked off the museum's anniversary year beginning in September 2006, was designed by Lori Jenkins of Hagerstown Bookbinding and Printing Inc. "It was the first book we had created and published in decades," museum Director Joe Ruzicka said in a prepared release.
NEWS
by BOB PARASILITI | March 3, 2007
An education always has been the most important thing in John Long's life. He has dedicated the majority of his life to his books and his academics. They were the foundation of his future. "Books," Long said. "I played Little League and stuff, but my dad was all about the books. " There was nothing wrong with books. They - along with his father's will - made Long a strong student who graduated from high school, complete with personal discipline and a drive to make something of himself.
NEWS
November 7, 2006
An FFA team from Clear Spring High School has won a gold medal in the National FFA Environmental/Natural Resources competition in Indianapolis, Ind. The team earned fifth place among 40 teams from across the nation. Three of those on Clear Spring's team also brought home gold medals - and a $500 National FFA Scholarship for each of them - for their individual efforts. Among all competitors, scholarship winners Adam Lipella won fifth place, Garrett Hamby won 17th place, and Adam Reid won 20th place.
NEWS
November 7, 2006
MERCERSBURG, Pa. - James Buchanan High School's FFA Agricultural Sales team - Garrett Rice, Garrison Pleasanter, Stephanie Jones and Julie St. Clair - won a silver medal in the national competition. In the event, the team did a sales presentation on selling a 317 John Deere Skid Steer. They also had to answer 50 multiple choice questions on agriculture sales and marketing. Each student had individual practicum on customer relations - solving a customer's problem. They also had a group project involving a market analysis and sales situation, in which they were judged on their ability to work together in solving and presenting the situation.
The Herald-Mail Articles
|