May 1, 2013
Aria Real, a student at Aberdeen High School, was the winner of a Toyota Camry donated by Jones Junction for the school's recent after prom party. Aberdeen High PTSA president, Keith Bruso worked with Jones Junction to secure the donation. Aria is an honor student who has been accepted into High Point University for the coming fall semester with the class of 2017 to study Vocal Performance and Interior Design. She said in a press release she is blessed to have received this car, because it is one less thing to worry about as she transitions to North Carolina.
February 18, 2013
Hawthorne Elementary School in Middle River will launch its first-ever chapter of the National Elementary Honor Society during a special induction ceremony for new members at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 19. Membership in the National Elementary Honor Society is considered one of the highest honors that can be awarded to students - inductees are selected based on their accomplishments in the areas of scholarship, responsibility, service and...
September 10, 2012
Even as relatives and friends held a funeral Monday to mourn a young mother killed by a stray bullet, Baltimore police pushed to solve a spate of killings that has left 10 dead in the past 10 days. Dozens of mourners passed the open casket of LaRelle Ashlyn Amos, the former high school honor student who was killed after a family party in the early morning hours of Sept. 2. Geron Mills, the man Amos had called "the love of my life," placed his hand on his own chest, then on hers. "I took my heart out and put it in there with her," Mills, the father of Amos' 1-year-old son, Geron II, said as he addressed more than 700 people at St. Stephens AME Church in Essex.
May 4, 2012
Elizabeth Koehling, daughter of Rena and Steve Koehling, of Columbia, was named to the dean's list for the 2011 fall semester at Lynchburg College, in Lynchburg, Va. As a Freshman, Koehling was also recently accepted for admittance into the selective athletic training major program at Lynchburg and on April 13, was inducted into Phi Eta Sigma, the national honor society for college freshmen.
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.
September 15, 2011
The following students have been named Peer Advisors for the 2011-2012 academic year at Western New England University, in Springfield, Mass.: Matthew Sherry , of Ellicott City, a sophomore majoring in biomedical engineering; and Ryan Mastalerz , of Elkridge, a sophomore majoring in computer sciences. Peer Advisors are a team of students who seek to assist in the university transition. Each first year student is assigned to a peer mentor who serves as a source of information, point of first contact and conduit to university programs and support services.