September 24, 2010
The 2010 Washington County College Fair will be Wednesday, Oct. 13, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Athletic, Recreation and Community Center at Hagerstown Community College. Representatives from more than 100 colleges, universities and technical schools in the mid-Atlantic region will be on hand to meet with prospective students. The fair is sponsored by Washington County Public Schools and HCC. Admission is free. For more information, contact HCC at 301-790-2800, ext. 412.
June 23, 2008
Susquehanna Bank has extended the deadline for applications for the Strikeout for Straight A's Scholarship Fund to July 31. The extension was made to give more Washington County college-bound students the chance to win one of six $1,000 college scholarships. To apply, students may visit www.susquehanna.net and click on the Strikeout For Straight A's logo. Applications are due at Susquehanna Bank by July 31. Winning students will be invited to a Hagerstown Suns home game and will join Susquehanna Bank officials on the field to receive their Strikeout for Straight A's Scholarship award check.
August 5, 2007
North Hagerstown High School held its graduation ceremony June 8 in the school auditorium. Principal Valerie A. Novak and Washington County Board of Education member Bernadette M. Wagner presented diplomas to the 268 members of the Class of 2007. Valedictorian Christianna C. Beachley's address was "What Now: A Path to Success. " The daughter of Ed and Betsy Beachley, her interests and activities include basketball, tennis, church youth group, piano and Key Club. She plans to attend Emory University.
July 25, 2006
Brianna Dorsey, 13, likes to read, write and take pictures ... and to play sports. She will be a freshman at Heritage Academy in the fall. Christine Brugh, 13, will attend North Hagerstown High School as a freshman. She has only read two books that she doesn't like. Rowan Copley, 17, of Hagerstown, attends Hagerstown Community College. He likes video games, LAN parties, photographry and international travel. Kyle Lefler, 15, is enjoying her summer and can't wait to be an upper-classman at Boonsboro High School next fall.
May 7, 1999
Miller-Martz Amy Elizabeth Martz and Alan Avery Miller were married Saturday, Sept. 26, 1998, at the residence of the Rev. and Mrs. Richard Daughtridge in Hagerstown. The bride is the daughter of Robert and Chris Martz of Boonsboro. The bridegroom is the son of Carol Miller of Williamsport and the late David Miller of Williamsport. The bride is a 1995 graduate of Boonsboro High School. The bridegroom is a graduate of Williamsport High School and Clemson University.
November 1, 2011
STANDISH, Maine - Jennifer Smith of Chambersburg, Pa., recently was inducted into the Delta Epsilon Sigma National Honor Society at Saint Joseph's College of Maine. Smith is enrolled in the bachelor's degree program in health administration through the college's online division for working adults. Smith is on the fundraising committee at her church, has participated in Relay for Life and has been a hospital volunteer. POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. - Philippa Hatch of Middletown, Md., recently was named a student ambassador at Marist College.
November 4, 2012
Washington College announced that Christopher Brown of Waynesboro, Pa., completed his work as a Comegys Bight Fellow. Presented by the college's C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience, the fellowship program offers stipends to support summer internships at some of the nation's leading historical and cultural institutions. The paid internships annually provide a handful of students with high-level research experience on topics related to American history pre-1900.
February 14, 2008
Gen. Robert E. Lee, as portrayed by Civil War historian Ed Beers, will be the featured speaker at the Smithsburg Valley Seventh-day Adventist Church this Saturday at 11:30 a.m. Beers has a number of years' experience as a re-enactor, having been featured at Gettysburg, Pa., on numerous occasions. A resident of Edinburg, Pa., Beers wrote the following about Lee: "Following the war there was nobody in America that gave more effort to the reuniting of the North and the South than General Lee. He was offered lucrative positions in England and throughout the South but he chose instead to accept the presidency of downtrodden Washington College in Lexington, Va. Lee said that he had led many young men into war and now, 'I shall be disappointed; I shall fail in the leading object which has brought me here, unless these young men all become Christians.