Carroll Community College gives awards at graduation...

Education Notes

June 11, 2000

Carroll Community College gives awards at graduation

Carroll Community College presented several awards during commencement exercises last month.

Rebecca Harman of New Windsor was awarded an honorary doctorate of public service for her efforts on behalf of the college and in her community.

She was one of the first people to contribute $2,500 to the college's endowment fund and recently gave the college a large doll collection for the Learning Resources Center.

Harman is a retired schoolteacher and a New Windsor Town Council member.

College Foundation awards were presented to: Erik Ferrone, president's award for academic achievement; and DenamarieBelcastroand Jennifer L. Myers, unsung hero award for behind-the-scenes efforts in programs.

The board of trustees presented college medals to: Joseph Mason, college campus architect who has been involved with the building since 1983; and Steven D. Powell, director of the county Department of Management and Budget, who was involved with the task force to decide to create a community college in the county.

College welcomes students into national honor society

Carroll Community College recently inducted outstanding students interested in psychology into Psi Beta, the national honor society in psychology for community and junior colleges.

The college's chapter sponsors programs and activities, and participates in community service. Members also present research papers at regional meetings, attend national meetings and compete for national awards.

New members are: Joanne A. Abis,Amanda J. Adams, ShaunM. Blakeslee, Amanda L. Caples, Maria A. Ciaravella,Dotty L. Doyle, Nicole M. Eyler, Jessica E. Feldman, Marlo D. Hackley, Elizabeth J. Heinrich, Tiffany M. Hepding,James R. Hesen,Russ C. Hylton, Scott A. Litz,William R. Matthews V, Eric C. Martucci,Kim A. Niemeyer, Jessica L. Nusbaum, Deborah H. Schwartz, Linda E. Shipley, BrittaSpreen,GaeduoK. Subah,RomySund,Melanie L. Suter and Crystal O. Utz.

South Carroll High student picked for leaders program

Scott Baker of Taylorsville has been selected to attend the Global Young Leaders Conference from June 18 to 29 in Washington and New York City.

A sophomore at South Carroll High School, he was nominated by his history teacher, Jim Horn.

Scott lettered in cross country and indoor track and is a member of the varsity lacrosse team. He is class president and a member of the Varsity Letter Club.

He is an honor student, and son of Brenda and Rick Baker of Taylorsville.

The theme of this year's conference is "The Leaders of Tomorrow Preparing for the Global Challenges and Responsibilities of the Future."

Students are challenged to work as a team to address worldwide conflict and provide resolutions for issues facing society.

They will visit the National Press Club, U.S. Department of State, United Nations and a financial site on Wall Street.

At a global summit, students will apply what they learned at the conference.

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