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College lines: local scholars making moves

Colleges and UniversitiesMusicLebanonCoastal Carolina University

ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY: Malik Morris, of Aberdeen, has enrolled in Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the nation's first and largest technological college for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. He is a 2012 graduate of Maryland School for the Deaf in Frederick.

BRYANT UNIVERSITY: Ryan Black, a undeclared student from Joppa, has been admitted to Bryant University as a member of the Class of 2016.

SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY: Kathleen Sutton, of Pylesville, is helping gain key support for Susquehanna University through its student calling program. For more than 20 years, the Susquehanna student calling program has raised critical funds for the university. Sutton is among 23 students who participate in the program, which operates for 13 weeks in the fall and additional weeks in the spring. Student participants contact parents and alumni to encourage them to support the university by making a donation. Funds raised are used to support scholarships, laboratory equipment, research, athletics, the library and the arts, among other endeavors. The calling program aims to raise $200,000 this year; last year student callers raised about $98,000. In addition to contacting parents and alumni, Sutton's responsibilities include updating the contact database and informing supporters of what is happening on campus. Sutton, a senior global management and finance major, is a 2009 graduate of North Harford High School and is the daughter of David and Colleen Sutton.

Sutton, a global management and finance major, also has been elected senior class senator of the Student Government Association (SGA) by the Susquehanna University student body. She will hold the position for the 2012-13 academic year.

LEBANON VALLEY COLLEGE: Local students will perform music recitals during the fall semester at Lebanon Valley College in Annville, Pa. Anna M. Pollitt, of Abingdon, will present a soprano vocal recital on Dec. 5 in Zimmerman Recital Hall at LVC. Pollitt is a senior music and music education major and graduate of Havre de Grace High School.

Local students also are a part of an upcoming production of "Into the Woods" at Lebanon Valley College, sponsored by the Wig & Buckle Theater Company: Victoria Childers, of Aberdeen, a senior music education major, portrays the baker's wife; Childers is a graduate of Aberdeen High School. Pollitt, a junior music and music education major, portrays Little Red Riding Hood.

COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY: The following students from the area have enrolled at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, SC.: Lauren Batdorf of Bel Air; Jordan Beckner of Street; Meredith Boddiford of Forest Hill; Karissa Collins of Bel Air; Tyler Hinkle of Fallston; Matthew Kline of Bel Air; Abigail McSorley of Forest Hill; Sara Nolan of Forest Hill; Amanda Norris of Jarrettsville; Jennifer Plefka of Bel Air; Stacey Reichardt of Forest Hill; Kathryn Smith of Baldwin; Keri Spence of North East; Nicholas Testa of Bel Air; and Adam Troska of Forest Hill.

THE UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO: T'Keyah Lisbon, a graduate of John Carroll School from Perryville, is majoring in pre-psychology at The University of Toledo, where he enrolled in the fall:

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