BEFORE THEY RUN off for the summer and begin their lives beyond high school, the following graduating seniors from Francis Scott Key High School deserve a standing ovation for a job well done.
At recent senior awards and graduation ceremonies, these students received recognition for outstanding work from the community, area businesses and Key's academic departments. The students and their awards were:
Jill Baker, U.S. Marine Corps Semper Fi; Jason Barbour, Farmer's & Mechanics Bank Business Career Award; Eric Billings, Grove Worldwide Corp. and Kimberly Dawn Baile Memorial Award; Nathan Boone, J. Raymond Mathias Scholarship, the Ray Kroc McDonald's Youth Achievement Award and PTO Progress Award; Erin Burgan, National Service Scholarship, with matching funds from Lehigh Portland Cement Co. and Terra Rubra Lions Club Award.
Josh Clark, Jessica R. Bassler Memorial Award; David Coe, Carroll Community College Commissioners' Student Leadership Scholarship, Sons of American Revolution Award, Carroll County Realtors Million Dollar Association Award and the Balfour Award.
Natalie Crabbs, E. Lance Hyde III Memorial Award; Ryan Dixon, New Windsor Lions Club Award and VFW Monocacy Post 6918 Award; Clint Day, U.S. Army Reserves Scholar/Athlete; Anthony Ebaugh, Farmer's & Mechanics Bank Scholar Athlete; Jeff Eyler, Allen Bollinger Memorial Award; Samantha Feeser, Carroll County Education Association Scholarship, Samuel E. Breth Kiwanis Award, Terra Rubra Lions Club Award, Don Seibel Award for Future Educators, VFW Monocacy Valley Auxiliary Post 6918 Award.
Jessica Fitzgerald, Hesson-Snider Post Unit 120 American Legion Award, Maryland Senatorial Scholarship, Robert C. Byrd Scholarship nominee, Lehigh Top Scholar.
Jessica Kirk, Carroll County Realtors Million Dollar Association Award; Michelle Kleinsorg, Francis Scott Key Alumni and SGA awards; Elizabeth Kurrle, U.S. Marine Corps Award for Scholastic Excellence, Robert C. Byrd Scholarship nominee, Hannah Shunk Award.
Stephanie Lawrence, First Financial Federal Credit Union Award, Farmer's & Mechanics Bank Scholar Athlete, Balfour Award; Jason Lehigh, Carroll County Arts Council Award; Charles Linthicum, Lance Keller Award for Personal Achievement; Susan Miller, DeKalb Leadership Award; Suzanne Miller, Carroll County Municipal League Award, Principal's Leadership Award, SGA Award.
Heather Partner, Union Bridge Lions Club Memorial Award, Robert C. Byrd Scholarship nominee; Kelly Quillin, Carroll Community College Langdon Family Scholarship; Kelly Rainey, Maryland Sheriff's Institute's Scholarship; Stephanie Robertson, U.S. Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete, Carroll County/Charles D. Schaeffer Chamber of Commerce Scholarship; Scott Schultz, Taneytown Lions Club Award.
Sindi Stem, U.S. Army Reserves Scholar/Athlete; Megan Straehle, Westminster Police Department Drug Awareness Award, Margaret D. Brilhart Scholarship Fund; Jordan Torbeck, Sons of American Revolution Award; Tabitha Yingling, Sulphur Springs Lions Club Award.
FSK's academic departments recognized the following students for outstanding accomplishment: business, Stephanie Robertson and Brandon Schaffer; family and consumer science, Michelle Perry; physical education, Scott Schultz and Carrie Weant; visual arts, Kenneth Shelton and Laura Thompson; band, Kelly Woolman and Eric Frock; math, Anthony Ebaugh; chorus, Sarah Warehime and Wayne Hill; science, Elizabeth Kurrle and Anthony Ebaugh.
Social studies, Travis Hibberd and Jessica Fitzgerald; English, Elizabeth Kurrle, Laura Thompson, Jessica Fitzgerald and Heather Partner; Spanish, Anthony Ebaugh and Heather Partner; French, Jessica Fitzgerald; Latin, Stephanie Lawrence; special education, Jennifer Gentile, Deborah Parmele, Nathan Boone and Damien Mills.
School supplies to Nicaragua
Union Bridge Lions have completed another project in their long list of good works. At school year's end, when teachers issue the command to their charges to clean out their desks, they added another order: Don't throw away any tablet, marker or bottle of glue that still has life in it.
Lions members had placed boxes in strategic places around Northwest's elementary and middle schools, and kids dumped in the unused supplies. The housecleaning yielded 37 boxes of new or nearly new paper, pencils, glue, markers, crayons, binders and craft items that were piled into a pickup truck and taken to Quest for Peace in Sterling, Va., for distribution to schools in impoverished Nicaragua.
Lions participating in the project included Cecil Massie, Jake Altvater, Selby Black, Stanley Holcombe and Holcombe's grandchildren Desiree and Matthew Myers.
Vacation Bible School
"The Great Bible Land Dig" is the theme for this summer's Vacation Bible School sponsored by the community of churches in Union Bridge. The annual event takes place from 9 a.m. until 11: 45 a.m. Monday through June 25 at Union Bridge Church of the Brethren.
Children ages 4 years through eighth grade are welcome to attend the week's activities of songs, games, stories and crafts.
Betty Caricofe and Kay Horr direct the program, and anticipate the usual crowd of about 100 children. In addition to activities designed for each age group, area ministers Dick Michael, Anna Lease, Jim Benedict, Barry Taylor and story-teller Colleen Williar will open each day with a story for the assembly.
Information and registration: 410-775-2717.
Judy Reilly's Northwest neighborhood column appears each Thursday in the Carroll County edition of The Sun.
Pub Date: 6/17/99