October 4, 2012
Twenty-three Baltimore County Public Schools students from seven high schools have been named semifinalists in the 58th annual National Merit Scholarship Program coordinated by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Honored students from Franklin High School include Keenan Albee , Rebekah Green and Erin Smith and, from Pikesville High School, Jay Chernak . Taylor Parton , of Reistertown, and Dennis Rothouse , of Owings Mills, were recently accepted into Phi Eta Sigma, the national freshman honor society, at Salisbury University, Salisbury.
July 3, 2012
Three students - Emily Brooks, Henry Byers, and Jennifer Widmayer - from Good Shepherd School in Perryville were recently inducted into the National Junior Honor Society.
May 16, 2012
Clarion University senior Joanna Catalano, of Joppa, was selected as a finalist for the 2012 Syed R. Ali-Zaidi Award for Academic Excellence, open to all students of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. Catalano received a certificate of recognition and a check for $500 during Clarion University's Academic Excellence Week, April 15-21. Dr. Syed R. Ali-Zaidi, a founding member of PASSHE Board of Governors, established this program to recognize and reward outstanding academic achievement.
May 4, 2012
University of Evansville archaeology major Nathan Biondi, of Ellicott City, will travel to Israel this summer as part of the Jezreel Expedition, an archaeological project co-sponsored by the university. Beverly Frimpong, daughter of Charity Marfo and Baah Frimpong, of Savage, and a graduate of Long Reach High School, participated in a Spring Break trip to Japan, as part of her Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy class at Washington College. Frimpong majors in political science and philosophy, and minors in African/black studies.
May 1, 2012
St. Vincent Pallotti High School held its annual National Honor Society recognition and induction ceremony April 26. The following students were named National Honor Society members: Nandi Baccus, Sam Besse, Randy-Ceasar Abogodie, Jacquelyn Endres, Isabelle Fromm, Peter Grenchik, Lamar Johnson, Sunghoon (Sean) Lee, Danielle McCants, Richard Moyer, Morenike Oyebade, Nathan Sampson, Brandon Sauls, Vincent Schembari, Zachary Elias Seyko, Aja Woodson and Xiao-Wen (Kacy) Yang.
December 15, 2011
Ryan Thompson, of Ellicott City, received the Rhoda K. Roberts Memorial Scholarship in the Vocal Arts at St. Mary's College of Maryland. Thompson is majoring in psychology and international languages and cultures (Spanish) with minors in music, biology and neuroscience. The scholarship was established in 2006 by Karen J. Horton and John J. Roberts to benefit students who demonstrate promise in the vocal arts. The following students have been named to the dean's list for the fall 2011 quarter at the Savannah College of Art and Design, in Savannah, Ga.: Sean Dooley, of Laurel; Anton Amstad, Lauren Anderson and Jennifer Folsom, all of Ellicott City; Eric Schultz , of Glenwood; Rachel Ackley, of Mount Airy; Andrew Wecht, of Woodbine; Jeffrey Robbins, of Elkridge; and Jamie Deaver, of Eldersburg.