Education Notes

Education Notes

July 11, 2004

Session aimed at adults who didn't earn diploma

Carroll Adult Learning Connection will hold a free walk-in information session on the External Diploma Program from 5:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Mount Airy Middle School portable.

Adults 18 and older who have not gotten a high school diploma can learn how to earn it through the External Diploma Program.

The school is at 102 Watersville Road.

Information: 410-751-3289.

School board to meet Wednesday; agenda online

The Carroll County Board of Education will hold its monthly meeting at 5 p.m. Wednesday in Room 007 of the board offices, 125 N. Court St., Westminster.

The regular meeting agenda will be posted on the school system's Web site at www.carroll

Meetings will be broadcast live on CETV, Channel 21 on Adelphia cable TV, and repeated at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sunday and the following Thursday, and 9 a.m. Saturday.

Information: 410-751-3020.

Carroll residents make Syracuse dean's list

Several students from Carroll County were named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Syracuse University.

They were:

Michael Gibson of Woodbine, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering in the L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science.

Sarah Baltic of Union Bridge, a junior majoring in magazine journalism in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.

Tesha Stimmel of Westminster, a freshman majoring in fashion design in the College of Visual and Performing Arts.

22 make dean's list at St. Mary's College

St. Mary's College of Maryland recently awarded dean's list honors to 22 Carroll County students for their academic achievement during the spring semester.

Dean's list honors are given to full-time students who earn a semester grade point average of 3.5 or better on 12 or more graded credits.

Carroll students on the dean's list are: Matthew Brown, Diane Cordani, Sean Crouse, Judy Eakle, Sean Finch, Stacy Hamlet, Amanda Helper, Emily Herman, Brenna Higgins, Amy Horton, Brian Lapato, Hilary Leech, William Lennon, Caitrin McCarron, Erin Mulgrew, Benjamin Porter, Geoff Sanzenbacher, Emily Smedick, Kathleen Sneider, Jaclyn Sumner, Tiffany Vickery and Elizabeth Wood.

Sykesville man graduates from St. Francis University

Christopher J. Heck of Sykesville has graduated from St. Francis University in Loretto, Pa.

The university held commencement exercises May 9 for students earning associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees.

Freedom Area Rec Council awards scholarships to 4

The Freedom Area Recreation Council has announced its scholarship recipients for 2004 graduates who are active in recreation council programs as well as academic achievers.

Four seniors, two each from Century and Liberty high schools, were awarded $200 toward their college tuition. Recipients were:

Bethany Renee Carey and Morgan Nicole Pugh from Liberty. Carey has been active in Freedom sports since 1996 as a player and volunteer. She plans to attend Ohio State University in the fall.

Pugh has played soccer and basketball for 12 years with the recreation council, where she learned teamwork. She plans to attend York College in the fall.

Jackie Elizabeth Diachenko and Rebecca Ann Ziegler from Century. Diachenko has played and volunteered in the softball program since 1995. She plans to take the nursing program at Carroll Community College in the fall.

Ziegler has been active as a player and volunteer in Freedom sports since 1998. She will attend Shenandoah University in the fall.

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