May 21, 2012
Paige Cook , of Parkton, recently participated in a Spring Break trip to Japan, as part of her "Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy" class at Washington College, Chestertown. Olivia A. Cypull , of Baldwin, a senior at Loch Raven High School is a National Merit Scholarship Finalist. Olivia has been awarded a National Merit James E. Casey Scholarship, through the UPS Foundation. The Scholars are selected from students who advance to the finalist level of the National Merit Scholarship competition and meet the criteria of a corporate sponsor.
December 6, 2011
Brother James Kelly, president of Mount Saint Joseph High School for the last decade, died of prostate cancer early Saturday at his order's residence in Irvington. He was 64. In a letter he wrote to students and parents in October, he quoted the writings of St. Paul: "I have fought the good fight. I have finished the course. I have kept the faith. " He also said, "When I can't teach, I will know it's over. " He taught until the middle of last month. Born in Worcester, Mass., he earned a bachelor's degree in Latin and Greek from the Catholic University of America, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
October 13, 2011
Becca Stanford , of Ellicott City, was honored at a Sept. 25 Induction Convocation as a new member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars at The College of William and Mary. Jordan Hoshko , of Clarksville, was a member of the staff of Taps, the yearbook at Clemson University, in Clemson, S.C., which won a first-place Award of Recognition from the Printing Industries of America. Hoshko is a junior. Aileen Gray , daughter of George and Beth Gray, of Eldersburg, has been recognized by Phi Beta Kappa for outstanding academic achievement in her first year at Washington College.
September 28, 2011
Washington College announced that Andrea Clarke was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa honor society for outstanding academic achievement in her freshman year. The daughter of Catonsville residents Marty Clarke and Ann Daniells carries a double major in English and drama. Clarke writes and edits the college's newspaper besides belonging to the Christian Campus Fellowship, the Cross Country Club and the Presidential Fellow Program. She is also involved with Relay for Life and the drama department productions.
June 22, 2011
Katie Carpenter , of Clarksville, has been named to the dean's list for the fall 2010 semester at Mount St. Mary's University. She is a junior majoring in business, with a concentration in management, and a double minor in English and communications. Samantha Mae Mathis , of Dayton, has been named to the dean's list for the fall 2010 semester at Mount St. Mary's University. She is majoring in elementary education. Mathieu Philie , of West Friendship, earned a place on the Academic All-Patriot League for golf.
May 13, 2010
Edward G. Uhl, former president of Fairchild Industries who was co-inventor of the M-1 bazooka during World War II, died Sunday of heart failure at William Hill Gardens, an Easton assisted-living facility. The Oxford resident was 92. Born and raised in Elizabeth, N.J., the son of a mechanic and a homemaker, Mr. Uhl was a 1936 graduate of Jefferson High School. He earned a bachelor's degree in engineering physics in 1940 from Lehigh University, where he had been a member of Phi Beta Kappa.