December 24, 1991
Salisbury State University student Allison Akers, 20, daughter of Kenneth and Mina Akers of Crofton, was recently inducted into the Rho Eta chapter of Kappa Delta Pi honor society.A 1989 graduate of Arundel High School, she is a junior majoring in elementary education atSSU.Kappa Delta Pi is an international honor society for prospective and active teachers. Undergraduates must have a grade point average of 3.0 or better and demonstrate leadership ability.
August 21, 2000
TO HONOR exceptional students majoring in business, Carroll Community College has established a chapter of Alpha Beta Gamma, an international business honor society for two-year colleges. "We wanted our better business students to be recognized for their achievements," said accounting Professor Mary Ann Swindlehurst, who will serve as one of the organization's advisers. "There was no way to do that except through the honor society for students in all majors," she said. The local society, which will be known as the Delta Lambda chapter, will begin inviting eligible students to join this fall.
March 10, 1998
LONG REACH High School Principal David Bruzga congratulated 36 students who are now members of the National Honor Society at a Feb. 12 ceremony with all the pomp and circumstance due the honor.The school's Madrigals sang, and music was provided by the Strings Orchestra, directed by Debbie Varga, and the Jazz Ensemble, directed by Matthew Dubbs, during the "pinning" ceremony.Senior class Vice President Gregg Matusewitch introduced the candidates.Theda Mayer, National Honor Society adviser, added her congratulations.
August 1, 2001
The student: Corinne Gartner, 17 School: Howard High Special achievement: Vice president of her school's National Honor Society chapter, Corinne was nominated to compete for the National Honor Society Scholarship sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals. She was also president of her school's National Art Honor Society chapter and president of the Environmental Club. Volunteer work: At 15, Corinne volunteered at Howard County General Hospital's pediatric emergency room for a year and a half.
July 14, 2011
The following students from Laurel graduated from Frostburg State University: Gabrieline Amankwaa , Bachelor of Fine Arts in art and design; Christopher Lanier , Bachelor of Science in business administration; Michael Fulson-Woytek , Bachelor of Science in biology; and Robert Kiel , Bachelor of Science in law and society. The following Laurel students were named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Frostburg State University: Abena Abu , Ruth LaCourse , Gabrieline Amankwaa , Amy Carr and Meische Cox , all with a 4.0 grade point average; and Courtney Branch , Caitlin Lovend , Adesumbo Odunlami ; Michael Fulson-Woytek and Robert Kiel . Matthew Donohue , of Laurel, was named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Widener University School of Law inHarrisburg, Pa. Emily Parker , of Laurel, graduated from Tufts University, in Medford, Mass., with a Bachelor of Arts in Middle Eastern studies, summa cum laude, and Arabic.
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.