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McRae, Wed­ding named to hon­ors list at Fair­leigh Dick­in­son

Kelia McRae of White Plains and Bri­anna Wed­ding of Me­chan­icsville were named to the hon­ors list at Fair­leigh Dick­in­son Univer­sity’s Metropoli­tan Cam­pus for the spring 2016 se­mes­ter.

To qual­ify for the honor’s list, a stu­dent must carry a 3.5 or bet­ter grade point av­er­age out of a pos­si­ble 4.0 and be en­rolled in a min­i­mum of 12 let­ter-graded hours (four cour­ses).

Di­et­rich grad­u­ates from Fair­leigh Dick­in­son

Justin Di­et­rich of Wal­dorf grad­u­ated in May from Fair­leigh Dick­in­son Univer­sity’s Metropoli­tan Cam­pus with a master’s in elec­tri­cal en­gi­neer­ing.

Hartwell grad­u­ates from Mor­gan State

Denija C. Hartwell of Wal­dorf grad­u­ated from Mor­gan State Univer­sity on May 21 with a bach­e­lor of sci­ence in ac­count­ing.

Hartwell is the daugh­ter of Michelle Thompson and De­nard Hartwell.

Bishop named to MAC spring aca­demic honor roll

Al­li­son Bishop of Wal­dorf, a stu­dent-ath­lete at Steven­son Univer­sity, was named to the 2016 Mid­dle At­lantic Con­fer­ence spring aca­demic honor roll.

In or­der for a stu­dent to be se­lected as an aca­demic honor roll ath­lete, they must play on a var­sity sport while earn­ing a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Flynn, Hart­line named to dean’s honor list at Rens­se­laer

By­ron Flynn of Wal­dorf and Christo­pher Hart­line of La Plata were named to the dean’s honor list at Rens­se­laer Polytech­nic In­sti­tute for the spring 2016 se­mes­ter. The dean’s honor list rec­og­nizes stu­dents who at­tain a grade point av­er­age of 3.50 or bet­ter and have no grade be­low C.

Flynn is study­ing nu­clear en­gi­neer­ing.

Hart­line is study­ing bioin­for­mat­ics and molec­u­lar bi­ol­ogy.

Olsen named to dean’s list with high­est hon­ors at McDaniel

Re­becca Lynn Olsen of Brandy­wine was named to the dean’s list with high­est hon­ors at McDaniel Col­lege for the spring 2016 se­mes­ter. High­est hon­ors are earned for a se­mes­ter grade point av­er­age of 3.90 or higher, high hon­ors for a grade point av­er­age of 3.70-3.89, and hon­ors for a 3.50-3.69 av­er­age.

Olsen is a 2014 grad­u­ate of Thomas Stone High School.

Lo­cal stu­dents grad­u­ate from West Vir­ginia Wes­leyan; named to dean’s list

Emily Haws of Wal­dorf grad­u­ated from West Vir­ginia Wes­leyan Col­lege.

Desti­nee Tun­stall of In­dian Head was named to the dean’s list at West Vir­ginia Wes­leyan Col­lege for the spring 2016 se­mes­ter. To be named to the dean’s list, stu­dents are re­quired to earn a grade point av­er­age of 3.5-3.9 in 12 or more se­mes­ter hours.

Burke named to dean’s list at Loy­ola

Emily Burke of Me­chan­icsville was named to the dean’s list at Loy­ola Univer­sity Mary­land for the spring 2016 se­mes­ter.

In or­der to qual­ify for the dean’s list, stu­dents must achieve a min­i­mum QPA of at least 3.500 for the term, pro­vided that in the term they have successfully com­pleted cour­ses to­tal­ing a min­i­mum of 15 cred­its.

Donato named to dean’s list at Wit­ten­berg Univer­sity

Reid Donato of White Plains was named to the dean’s list at Wit­ten­berg Univer­sity for the spring 2016 se­mes­ter. To be el­i­gi­ble for the dean’s list, stu­dents must earn a grade point av­er­age of at least 3.500 for a min­i­mum of 12 graded se­mes­ter hours.

Teleky grad­u­ates with hon­ors from Tufts Univer­sity

Ni­cholas Teleky of Wal­dorf grad­u­ated from Tufts Univer­sity on May 22 with a bach­e­lor’s in com­puter sci­ence cum laude.

Hill named to Wilm­ing­ton Univer­sity dean’s list

Zachary Hill, of Sel­byville, Del., was named to the dean’s list in both the fall 2015 and spring 2016 semesters at Wilm­ing­ton Univer­sity in New Cas­tle, Del. He will grad­u­ate with a Bach­e­lor of Sci­ence de­gree in K-6 early child­hood ed­u­ca­tion in 2018.

Hill is the son of Michael and Jennifer Hill of Sel­bville, and Laura and James Burke of Seaford. He is the grand­son of Jan­ice Painter of Seaford and John and Dana Painter of Ge­orge­town, Del., and Lawrence and Veda Hill of Hugh­esville. He is the great-grand­son of Dorothy Pat­ter­son of Wal­dorf.

Lo­cal stu­dents par­tic­i­pate in research sym­po­sium at Frost­burg

The fol­low­ing lo­cal stu­dents pre­sented research at Frost­burg State Univer­sity’s 2016 Un­der­grad­u­ate Research Sym­po­sium in May. The event show­cased poster and oral pre­sen­ta­tions of research or artistry from 221 stu­dents, men­tored by 73 fac­ulty mem­bers, across 16 aca­demic de­part­ments within the Col­lege of Lib­eral Arts and Sciences.

• Jeremy Cas­sidy of Wal­dorf pre­sented “Ex­am­i­na­tion of Quan­tity Dis­crim­i­na­tion in Cot­ton Top Ta­marins (Sagui­nus oedi­pus)” along­side Kathryn Bell, which was per­formed un­der the tute­lage of Dr. Erica Kennedy.

• Shavonne Hamil­ton of Ac­co­keek pre­sented “What Does Your Name Say About You? A Look into How Names Can Af­fect Our Lives Per­son­ally and Pro­fes­sion­ally” along­side Nel­son Mwanza, which was per­formed un­der the tute­lage of Dr. Ele­sha Ru­min­ski and Dr. David Stern.

• Ni­cholas Huff of Brandy­wine pre­sented “So­lar Pow­ered Cell Phone Charger” along­side Heather Les­niowski, which was per­formed un­der the tute­lage of Dr. Oguz Soysal.

• Ali­cia Matthews of Brandy­wine pre­sented “Ree­val­u­at­ing Ap­palachian Cot­ton­tail Sta­tus Us­ing Fe­cal Pel­let mtDNA Anal­y­sis” along­side Kelly Russo, which was per­formed un­der the tute­lage of Dr. Frank Am­mer.

• Mia McCaslin of Port To­bacco pre­sented “Mary­land News­pa­pers: The Nile’s Weekly Reg­is­ter” along­side Micah Ross, which was per­formed un­der the tute­lage of Dr. Eleanor McCon­nell.

• Alexan­der Ro­man of Hugh­esville pre­sented “Bat­tery Pow­ered Elec­tric Scooter” along­side Papa Amoah, which was per­formed un­der the tute­lage of Dr. Oguz Soysal.

• Jar­rod Wil­liams of Bryans Road pre­sented “Uti­liz­ing Scapy for Pen­e­tra­tion Test­ing” along­side Daniel Wade, Thomas Krae­mer and Raphael Azenadaga, which was per­formed un­der the tute­lage of Dr. Wen­juan Xu.

Arter named Dorsey Scholar at McDaniel

Justin Arter of Wal­dorf was named a Dorsey Scholar at McDaniel Col­lege for this fall earn­ing a full-schol­ar­ship to the col­lege. This is the high­est aca­demic honor at McDaniel and in­cludes full tu­ition, room and board for all four years.

Arter is a re­cent grad­u­ate of North Point High School for sci­ence, tech­nol­ogy and in­dus­try, where he was in­volved with the crim­i­nal jus­tice pro­gram. He plans to ma­jor in eco­nom­ics and math­e­mat­ics in or­der to work as a statis­ti­cian for the fed­eral gov­ern­ment.

Dorsey Schol­ars must main­tain a 3.5 GPA and live on cam­pus all four years. They are also in­vited to en­roll in McDaniel’s Hon­ors Pro­gram.

Gray presents work at Frost­burg State English Col­lo­quium

Ni­cholas Gray of Brandy­wine pre­sented “The Men­tal Fac­ul­ties of a Sup­posed Mad­man in Crime and Pun­ish­ment” at the Frost­burg State Univer­sity English Col­lo­quium in April. The event show­cased 17 out­stand­ing writ­ten works by stu­dents of any ma­jor over the pre­vi­ous year and pro­vided an op­por­tu­nity for stu­dents to present their work in a pro­fes­sional aca­demic set­ting.

Gray is an English ma­jor.

Lo­cal stu­dents re­ceive schol­ar­ships from Frost­burg State

The fol­low­ing lo­cal stu­dents re­ceived schol­ar­ships for study at Frost­burg State Univer­sity.

• Pate­ley Bon­giorni, of La Plata, re­ceived the Nadeane A. Gor­don Pres­i­den­tial Merit Schol­ar­ship for Vo­cal Mu­sic: In Honor of Bon­nie Gur­ley Kunkel and Barry Lyn­don Gur­ley, San­dra K. Sav­ille Pres­i­den­tial Merit Schol­ar­ship for the Arts, Mar­guerite Witwer Richards Schol­ar­ship, De­part­ment of Mu­sic Choral Schol­ar­ship and Pres­i­den­tial Schol­ar­ship. Bon­giorni is the daugh­ter of Kim and Greg Bon­giorni and at­tended McDonough High School.

• Laura Grassinger, of Me­chan­icsville, re­ceived the As­so­ciate De­gree Schol­ars Award. Grassinger at­tended Chop­ti­con High School.

• Carl McManus, of White Plains, re­ceived the Jennifer Leigh John­son The­atre Schol­ar­ship, Leonard and Jane Sch­wab The­atre and Speech Schol­ar­ship and Founders Schol­ar­ship. McManus is the son of Donna and Clifton McManus Sr. and at­tended West­lake High School.

• Jas­mine Proc­tor, of Brandy­wine, re­ceived the Leonard and Jane Sch­wab The­atre and Speech Schol­ar­ship. Proc­tor is the daugh­ter of Shynika But­ler and Shon Proc­tor and at­tended Thomas Stone High School.

• Ken­neth Wa­ters Jr., of Wal­dorf, re­ceived the Jef­frey P. and Carol A. Fe­gan Pres­i­den­tial Merit Schol­ar­ship, Wood­ward and Vir­ginia Pealer Schol­ar­ship, Leonard and Jane Sch­wab The­atre and Speech Schol­ar­ship, Dr. Jack W. Vrieze Schol­ar­ship, Dorothy Stone White Schol­ar­ship in The­atre, As­so­ciate De­gree Schol­ars Award and Tal­ent in the Arts Schol­ar­ship II.

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