Seven Carroll County students have been inducted into Western Maryland College's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.
Jacqueline R. Cage, '93, of Mount Airy, is an English major who served as co-president of the Non-Traditional Student Organization. She plans to seek her teaching certificate in Maryland and teach elementary school.
William Roger Dolbow, '93, of Westminster, is a history major. He was a member of the Circle K social service organization and the college's chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the history honor society. -- He was also a member of the college's cross-country team. Last year he received the Dr. James D. Essig Memorial Scholarship, ** awarded annually to a history major who demonstrates high personal and academic integrity and plans to attend law school and pursue a career in law enforcement or as a prosecuting attorney.
Shannon D. Franklin, '93, of Hampstead, is a psychology major. She is a member of the college's Circle K social service group, and its cross-country and track teams. A three-time member of ** the Middle Atlantic Conference Fall All-Academic team, Ms. Franklin will enter the master's program in physical therapy at the University of Delaware.
Tracy L. Patton, '93, of Finksburg, is an English major. She has been a member of the college's chapter of Lambda Iota Tau, the literature honor society, and the Knights of the Sextagonal Table gaming group. Currently completing her student teaching at Mount Airy Elementary School, she plans to seek certification to teach in Maryland.
Tammy M. Powers, '93, of Sykesville, is a political science and French major.
Brenton H. Squires, '93, also of Sykesville, is a mathematics major. He was president of the college chapter of Kappa Mu Epsilon mathematics honor society, and was a disc jockey at WMCR, the student radio station. Mr. Squires will enter a doctoral program in mathematical sciences at Johns Hopkins University.
Steven C. Stricker, '93, of Finksburg, is a history and art history major. He has been president of the college's Commuter Student Association, and a member of the college's chapters of Phi Alpha Theta and Phi Gamma Mu, the honor societies for history and social sciences. He hopes to pursue a career as an art history teacher.
Dr. Sherry Manning, '65, founder, chairwoman and chief executive of Education Communications Consortia Inc., was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa as an alumna.