July 3, 2013
Casie Files , a senior, was named to the distinguished honor roll for the sixth marking period at Williamsport High School. Her name was omitted when the list appeared recently in The Herald Mail.
September 7, 2012
Williamsport High School will kick off the homecoming celebration with the annual parade. Interested marching units may reserve a spot by contacting Mr. Beattie at firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-766-8434. The parade begins at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Springfield Middle School.
March 3, 2012
Zach Shoemaker of Williamsport High School won the Maryland Class 2A-1A 160-pound title Saturday night at the Maryland State Wrestling Tournament. Shoemaker defeated Taran Carr of Owings Mills 7-1 in the championship match to become Washington County's all-time winningest wrestler.
July 11, 2011
The Williamsport Girls and Women in Sports Committee has announced that Kaelii Stout is the winner of the 2011 Williamsport Girls and Women in Sports $500 scholarship. Kaelii played soccer and participated in both indoor and outdoor track at Williamsport High School. She will attend Towson University in the fall and plans to major in elementary education.
August 1, 2011
Kaelii Stout, a 2011 graduate of Williamsport High School, is the recipient of the Future Teachers Scholarship from Sigma Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa, the international honorary society for women educators. The scholarship is awarded annually by Sigma Chapter to an outstanding graduating senior girl in Washington County who plans to enter the teaching profession. Kaelii plans to attend Towson University and major in elementary education.
March 13, 2011
-MARCH 11, 2011 CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Christopher Alan Henson, 33, of Chambersburg, died unexpectedly in an auto accident on March 11, 2011, in Hagerstown, Md. He was the beloved son of Beverly Henson of Williamsport, Md., and Timothy Henson and his wife, Gertie, of Hagerstown. Chris is survived by his soul mate and wife of 17 years, Angela, his two daughters, Casey and Alice, and two sons, Benjamin and Joseph, all at home; his sister, Lynn Carbaugh and her husband, Terry, of Williamsport; and brother, Lance Cpl. Victor Henson of Twentynine Palms, Calif.
April 10, 2012
Their smiling faces in black and white photographs posted on a Facebook page give no hint of the tragedy that claimed their lives. Mary Louise Downs was described as having a beautiful voice. She had a strong interest in foreign languages and often helped other students with their work. The student newspaper at Williamsport High School said that Virginia Myers was a “reliable and generous friend,” was very gifted in music and played the piano and violin. Pearl Emerson, president of the junior class at Williamsport High School, was described on the Facebook page as a “very intelligent girl” who excelled in Latin, French and English.
September 20, 2012
Streets in Williamsport will be closed to vehicles Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for the annual Williamsport High School homecoming parade. The parade will start at 11 a.m. at Springfield Middle School and will proceed down East Sunset Avenue. The parade route will cross Artizan Street and continue with a right onto Md. 68 (Conococheague Street). It then will go right on U.S. 11 (Potomac Street), then right on Clifton Drive. The parade ends at Williamsport High School. Units for the parade will begin gathering at Springfield Middle School at 10 a.m. The police and fire departments will assist with traffic control.
September 1, 2013
Frostburg State University announced that the following area students received scholarships: Jaclyn Franzak of Jefferson, Md., received the Academic Honor Scholarship. Franzak is the daughter of Jane Sutcliffe and Jay Franzak, and attended Brunswick (Md.) High School. Sandra Hammond of Williamsport received the Associate Degree Scholars Award. Hammond attended Williamsport High School. Rosanne Horst of Clear Spring received the Associate Degree Scholars Award.
March 12, 2012
Brett Weaver, a sophomore at Williamsport High School, attended the National Youth Leadership Forum on National Security at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center Feb. 21 to 26 in Washington, D.C. He was nominated for the honor by Jennifer Mollica, the advanced-placement government and politics teacher at Williamsport High School. While Brett was at the forum, he learned about the many aspects of the national security industry. Hevisited the Patuxent River Naval Air Station to see national security first-hand.