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By David Driver, For The Baltimore Sun | February 2, 2014
Ryley Beaumont grew up in Millersville, participating in football, lacrosse and basketball. But when he was young he broke his hand playing football — just before the start of basketball season with a Severna Park youth program. "That ruined his basketball season," said his father, Russ, who played hoops at Southern High in Baltimore and has taught at Marley Middle School in Glen Burnie for nearly 30 years. As a boy, Beaumont was able to shoot baskets in Anne Arundel gyms since his father could usually get a key, thanks to his teaching job. "He did push-ups.
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By David Driver, For The Baltimore Sun | February 2, 2014
Ryley Beaumont grew up in Millersville, participating in football, lacrosse and basketball. But when he was young he broke his hand playing football — just before the start of basketball season with a Severna Park youth program. "That ruined his basketball season," said his father, Russ, who played hoops at Southern High in Baltimore and has taught at Marley Middle School in Glen Burnie for nearly 30 years. As a boy, Beaumont was able to shoot baskets in Anne Arundel gyms since his father could usually get a key, thanks to his teaching job. "He did push-ups.
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October 20, 2011
  Jen Litzenberger and Jamie Severt   Edward and Rita Litzenberger, of Laurel, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jen Litzenberger, to Jamie Severt, son of John and Randy Severt, of Columbia. The bride-to-be is a 2005 graduate of Atholton High School; a 2009 graduate of Elon University, in Burlington, N.C., where she earned a Bachelor of Science; and is currently pursuing a master's degree in occupational therapy at Towson University, to be awarded in May 2012.
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May 24, 2013
STEVENSON UNIVERSITY: Stevenson University's Relay for Life Committee, comprised of 26 students, celebrates a tremendous turn out for this year's event to support the American Cancer Society. The following THREE students were granted an achievement for participating in community service at Stevenson University: Elaina LoPresti of Kingsville, Stephen Nyitrai of Bel Air and Benjamin Tucker of Aberdeen. THE HONOR SOCIETY OF PHI KAPPA PHI: The following local residents recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines: Nichole Schulz of Stewartstown, Pa., at Elon University, Brittinay Nicolette of Fallston at Lynchburg College; Trevor Hirsch of Bel Air at Salisbury University; Faith Reilly of Bel Air at Salisbury University; Bethany-Kate McBee of Fallston at Salisbury University; Danika Nolan of Forest Hill at Salisbury University; Carlee Loeser of Jarrettsville at Salisbury University; Jeannine Mason of Bel Air at University of Maryland, Baltimore County; Tylynn Pettrey of Joppa at University of Maryland, Baltimore County; Matthew Morkosky of Joppa at University of Maryland, Baltimore County; Candice Mitchell of Belcamp at University of Maryland University College; Vincent Tucciarella of Forest Hill at University of Maryland University College; Katherine Garnet of Parkville at University of Maryland University College; and Carrie Rizer of Bel Air at University...
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June 27, 2011
Hannah Miller , of Columbia, has been named to the dean's list for the spring 2011 semester at Muhlenberg College, in Allentown, Pa. She is majoring in theater and Spanish and is a graduate of Howard High School. Rebecca Martin , of Columbia, has been named to the president's list for the spring 2011 semester and inducted into the Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society at West Virginia University, in Morgantown, W.Va. Rachel Berkowitz , of Columbia, earned a Bachelor of Arts in communication and culture in May from Clark University, in Worcester, Mass.
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By Tricia Bishop, The Baltimore Sun | January 25, 2011
Federal agents arrested a 66-year-old Maryland man Tuesday, claiming that his life was a lie. William G. Hillar of Millersville said he is an Army Special Forces retired colonel who's traveled the world fighting terrorism and advising foreign military organizations. He claims to have a bachelor's degree in psychology, a master's in education and a doctorate in health education. And he frequently speaks out against human trafficking, claiming in marketing materials that his only daughter was kidnapped, forced into the sex industry and killed — a story that became the basis, he has said, for the 2008 film "Taken," starring Liam Neeson.
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October 20, 2011
Amanda O'Brien and Collin Smith Bruce and Debbie O'Brien, of Ellicott City, announce the engagement of their daughter Amanda Michele O'Brien, to Collin Smith, ofCatonsville. The bride-to-be is a 2008 graduate of Howard High School and is pursuing a degree in early childhood education. She is currently employed as a teacher at a daycare in Elkridge. The future groom is a 2008 graduate from Arcadia University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in print communications.
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Susan Reimer | September 3, 2012
The conveyance of knowledge from one wise man to a gathering of eager young people has been the model for education since Ancient Greece, and it has survived largely unchanged in the face of every kind of technology - from the printing press to the personal computer. But education - college education - may have met its match in the Internet, a force for change that television, movies, music, book publishing and newspapers could not resist. What will happen when my alma mater becomes myalmamater.com?
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April 10, 2008
Dr. Michelle A. Fritsch has been appointed chair of pharmacy practice at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland's new School of Pharmacy. Fritsch comes to the college from Alamance Regional Medical Center in Burlington, N.C., where she works as a clinical pharmacy specialist and medication-assistance program director. She will assume her new duties this month. Fritsch, who is an adjunct associate professor in the physical therapy department at Wingate School of Pharmacy, Elon University and Baylor University, has also taught at the University of Missouri, Kansas City and Campbell University.
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May 26, 2011
Rob Windsor , CEO of First Financial Federal Credit Union, has been appointed to the Maryland and D.C. Credit Union Association Board of Directors. He has been CEO of First Financial Federal Credit Union, headquartered in Lutherville, since 1996. Windsor fills a seat vacated in June 2010. In accordance with Association bylaws, Windsor will fill the position for the remaining term, which expires in 2012. Jennifer Albright , of Woodstock, has received a $2,500 scholarship from the George E. Sonnefeld Foundation Inc. Awards are made to college-bound high school seniors who love the game of golf and live in the Greater Baltimore area.
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Susan Reimer | September 3, 2012
The conveyance of knowledge from one wise man to a gathering of eager young people has been the model for education since Ancient Greece, and it has survived largely unchanged in the face of every kind of technology - from the printing press to the personal computer. But education - college education - may have met its match in the Internet, a force for change that television, movies, music, book publishing and newspapers could not resist. What will happen when my alma mater becomes myalmamater.com?
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October 20, 2011
Amanda O'Brien and Collin Smith Bruce and Debbie O'Brien, of Ellicott City, announce the engagement of their daughter Amanda Michele O'Brien, to Collin Smith, ofCatonsville. The bride-to-be is a 2008 graduate of Howard High School and is pursuing a degree in early childhood education. She is currently employed as a teacher at a daycare in Elkridge. The future groom is a 2008 graduate from Arcadia University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in print communications.
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October 20, 2011
  Jen Litzenberger and Jamie Severt   Edward and Rita Litzenberger, of Laurel, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jen Litzenberger, to Jamie Severt, son of John and Randy Severt, of Columbia. The bride-to-be is a 2005 graduate of Atholton High School; a 2009 graduate of Elon University, in Burlington, N.C., where she earned a Bachelor of Science; and is currently pursuing a master's degree in occupational therapy at Towson University, to be awarded in May 2012.
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By Tricia Bishop, The Baltimore Sun | January 25, 2011
Federal agents arrested a 66-year-old Maryland man Tuesday, claiming that his life was a lie. William G. Hillar of Millersville said he is an Army Special Forces retired colonel who's traveled the world fighting terrorism and advising foreign military organizations. He claims to have a bachelor's degree in psychology, a master's in education and a doctorate in health education. And he frequently speaks out against human trafficking, claiming in marketing materials that his only daughter was kidnapped, forced into the sex industry and killed — a story that became the basis, he has said, for the 2008 film "Taken," starring Liam Neeson.
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October 9, 2012
David Garbarino , of Sparks, was appointed in September to a three-year term to the board of directors of Junior Achievement of Central Maryland. With more than 13 years in the finance industry, Garbarino serves as the Baltimore area executive and senior vice president of BB&T. As the senior banking officer and market leader, he is responsible for coordination and advancement of the bank within the community. He also oversees the management of all commercial banking functions, including the administration of all business loan portfolios, commercial deposit acquisitions, the development of additional business clients, the delivery of noncredit services to the commercial market, and the integration of the retail/commercials lines of business.
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