State honors two students on U.S. academic team

Education Notes

May 23, 1999

Two Carroll Community College students were honored by the state recently for their participation in the 1998-1999 All-USA Academic Team Competition for Two-Year Colleges.

Marisa F. Myers and Shelby W. Sawyers were members of the All-Maryland Academic Team. For their academic achievements, leadership and community involvement, they were nominated by college faculty to the national team competition sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa and USA Today.

Myers, of Sykesville, is married and has two sons. She returned to school after many years as a homemaker and earned a degree as a physical therapist assistant.

She is an honor student and member of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society of two-year colleges. She is active with her sons in Boy Scouts and school.

Sawyers, of New Windsor, is married and has a baby son. A biology major, he is an honor student and an active member of Phi Theta Kappa, and has volunteered at college events.

He was a squad leader in the Special Forces of the Army Reserve in the 1980s and a volunteer at a retirement home.

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