Steffens to be honored at scholarship breakfast at East Carolina Univ.
Hope Steffens of La Plata will be honored by the East Carolina Alumni Association at a scholarship breakfast reception to be held April 30 at East Carolina University. Steffens was named 2016-17 recipient of the David ’75 & Gail Englert Scholarship and will be awarded $2,000 by the alumni association. Eligible students must be full-time undergraduates with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and a record of leadership and service on campus and in the community. Steffens is majoring in theatre arts and history.
Local students inducted into Phi Kappa Phi
The following local students were recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Membership is by invitation and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors, having at least 72 semester hours, are eligible for membership. Graduate students in the top 10 percent of the number of candidates for graduate degrees may also qualify.
• Lindy Moore of Waldorf, initiated at University of West Georgia
• Hope Steffens of La Plata, initiated at East Carolina University
Shayna Coleman of Waldorf, member of the undefeated Mount St. Mary’s University women’s rugby team, will compete in the National Small College Rugby Organization Sweet 16 Tournament. The tournament took place the weekend of April 30 in Charlotte, N.C.
Kitts, Butler receive Duke of Edinburgh Awards at McDaniel
Majesta Kitts of Indian Head
Maria Colaciello of Waldorf received one of two William Courtney and John “Jack” Wright, Sr. Memorial Scholarships awarded in the Mid-Atlantic region by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). She was recently inducted into the IMA accounting honor society and is a member of Sigma Zeta and Delta Epsilon Sigma honor societies.
Colaciello is a senior mathematics and business double major at King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., and a dean’s list student.
She is the daughter of Anthony and Lenore Colaciello.
The Courtney and Wright
Rebecca Olsen of Brandywine was recognized April 20 at the ROTC President’s Review held at McDaniel College. She received the Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America Award.
Olsen, a sophomore at McDaniel College, transferred to the college after her freshman year at UMBC while in the ROTC Blue Jay Battalion.
Steinsberger performs as part of The Madrigal Singers at McDaniel
Laurissa Steinsberger of Waldorf performed May 2 as part of The
Oluwatobi Ogunniyi of Waldorf was inducted March 24 into the National English Honor Society. He is a sophomore at Randolph-Macon Academy.
Ogunniyi is the son of Bridget Emordi of Waldorf and O. Jimmy Ogunniyi of Laurel.
Jamieson, Brewer perform in Gospel Choir Concert at McDaniel
Chesney Jamieson of Port Tobacco and Sierra Brewer of White Plains performed in the Gospel Choir Concert held May 7 in WMC Alumni Hall at McDaniel College in Westminster.
Jamieson is a senior at McDaniel College.