March 4, 2007
Ashley Marshall, a 5-foot-10 senior, is averaging 11.2 points and 11.1 rebounds and is one of four captains for Joppatowne, which was 13-5 entering the Class 2A East regional playoffs. Marshall has a 3.5 grade point average, is senior class president, senior mentor coordinator, a member of the National Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society and Society of High School Scholars. Which position do you have the most fun playing? The three spot, small forward, because it allows me to go with the rebounds as well as step on the perimeter and take my jump shot.
March 28, 2007
Asenior catcher in his fourth varsity season, Brad Shepherd of Oakland Mills earned second-team All-Metro honors last season after batting a county-high .545 with 17 extra-base hits and 22 runs. Shepherd was called up to varsity early in his freshman season and has started ever since. While baseball is his favorite sport and the one he will pursue in college, he also was a two-year varsity player in football and basketball for the Scorpions. Maintaining a 3.7 grade point average, Shepherd is the National Honor Society vice president and a member of the school's computer science team.
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.
January 14, 2010
SUNDAY PARTICIPATION NATION OPENS: Project 20, a yearlong exhibition in four parts, begins with "Participation Nation," an exhibit of installations that invites viewers to contribute to the work's content. It includes works by Finishing School, Neighborhood Public Radio and Lee Mingwei at the Contemporary Museum, 100 W. Centre St. Suggested donation is $5 for adults, $3 for children. Call 410-783-5720 or go to contemporary.org. TIMBALAND: The Grammy Award-winning producer tours in support of his third solo work, "Shock Value II."
May 4, 2003
McDaniel investiture scheduled for today McDaniel College will present academic, activity and leadership awards to members of the Class of 2003, faculty and alumni at 2 p.m. today at the annual Senior Investiture and Honors Convocation. Awards to be announced are: the Distinguished Teaching Award; the Bates Prize and Mary Ward Lewis Prize for the most outstanding male and female graduating senior, respectively; and the John A. Alexander Medal for the top senior athlete. Each academic department also recognizes its top students with an endowed prize.
June 19, 2005
Eighteen-year-old Amanda Bory steers her wheelchair through the halls of Perry Hall High School before graduation with the precision of a race car driver. She does it effortlessly. She never asks for help, and a wide smile seems to indicate it's all under control. When she tells her story, she paints a panorama of illness, surgeries, pain and optimism. Despite suffering from a debilitating disease, Amanda created a program to benefit sick children, earned straight A's in school, and adopted an orphanage in South Africa.
May 26, 2011
On Christmas Day during the Battle of the Bulge, Paul J. Wiedorfer charged 150 yards across a snow- and ice-covered field under intense enemy fire, singlehandedly knocked out two German machine gun nests and took 24 prisoners. His spectacular feat earned him the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military honor. "Suddenly something popped into my mind. Something had to be done and someone had to do it. And I just did it. I can't tell you why," Mr. Wiedorfer recalled in a 2008 interview with The Baltimore Sun. Mr. Wiedorfer died Wednesday of heart failure at Loch Raven Community Living and Rehabilitation Center.
August 11, 1991
Susan J. Reiman of Abingdon, a 1991 graduate of the University of Maryland's School of Nursing, has been elected to membership in Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.She was inducted as an undergraduate member of Phi Chapter at University of Maryland in Baltimore.BUS SCHEDULES SETSchool bus schedules and routes for the 1991-1992 school year forcounty public schools have been released. School is scheduled to open for approximately 31,000 public school students Sept. 3, and more than 24,500 students will be transported by school buses daily.
April 22, 1992
The Archbishop Spalding High School chapter of the National Honor Society inducted new members at a March 6 ceremony.The seniors inducted are Keith Carrington, Lawrence Edell, Christine Gregorio, ThomasReilly, Andrea Siemek, Elizabeth Teawell and Jessica Teawell.The juniors are Nathaniel Chaudoin, Fabian Dilaimy, Timothy Kane,Kelly Mabe, Alice Matos, David Rand and Scott Robuck.The sophomores are Christopher Conlon, Marie Daniels, Erin Kilby, Michael Meyd, Kathleen O'Brien, Melanie Porpiglia, Marie Swartwood, Caryn Van Dask,Dabney Waller, Caroline Warfield and Karina Wzientek.