Katie Todd graduated magna cum laude from Towson University in December 2016, with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. Todd, a 2012 graduate of Century High School, has accepted a position with the University of Maryland Medical Center.

Taylor O'Guinn, junior plant sciences major, from New Windsor, was part of the 2017 Penn State team that took first place at the National Forage Bowl competition at the American Forage and Grassland Conference, held Jan. 23-24 in Roanoke, Va. Representatives from the Penn State Agronomy Club, a student organization in the College of Agricultural Sciences, competed in the event, which requires students to identify forage and weed species and answer questions about many aspects of forages, from seeds to animal health. On Jan. 23, the Penn State team competed in the semifinals, defeating Virginia Tech. The following day, the team won the championship round against Kansas State. The Penn State group, consisting of eight juniors and seniors, represented three College of Agricultural Sciences majors: plant sciences, animal science and agricultural science.

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Daniel Singer, of Eldersburg, was named to the fall 2016 dean's list at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Mass. Singer, a member of the class of 2017, is majoring in mechanical engineering. WPI defines the dean's list by the amount of work completed at the A level in courses and projects.

Jacob Kadis, of Westminster; and John Weitzel, of Greenmount, were named to the dean's list for the fall 2016 semester at Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Dean's list students must obtain a minimum 3.4 grade point average and carry at least 12 credits.

Kamber Parker, of Westminster, was named to the fall 2016 dean's list at Furman University, Greenville, S.C. Furman's dean's list is composed of full-time undergraduate students who earn a grade point average of 3.4 or higher on a four-point system.

More than 120 Lebanon Valley College student-athletes have been named to the Middle Atlantic Conference's fall academic honor roll, including Hannah Kurek, of Millers; Samantha Bost, of Eldersburg; Kara Strack, of Taneytown; and Kristina Maleski, of Mount Airy. Kurek, a graduate of Manchester Valley High School and member of the women's cross country team, and is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in early childhood education and special education. Bost, a graduate of Liberty High School and member of the women's soccer team, is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in health science. Strack, a graduate of Francis Scott Key High School and member of the women's soccer team, is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in biology. Maleski, a graduate of South Carroll High School and member of the women's soccer team, is pursuing Bachelor of Science in health science. The academic honor roll is comprised of student-athletes who compete in a varsity level sport and registered a term/semester GPA of 3.20 on a 4.00 scale or higher.

Bridgewater College, Bridgewater, Va., has announced the dean's list for the fall semester. Students on the dean's list have attained a 3.4 or better grade point average of a possible 4.0. Noelle DiTommasso, sophomore health and exercise science major, from Hampstead; Kasey Enright, sophomore computer science major, from Eldersburg; Ben McCrickard, freshman global studies major, from Westminster; Rachel McCuller, junior environmental science major, from Union Bridge; Kristy Memphis, freshman communication, technology and culture major, from Manchester; Erin Moberly, sophomore biology major, from Westminster; Sarah C. Riley, freshman business administration major, from Sykesville; Angela Tolomei, freshman history major, from Hampstead; Gina Tolomei, senior athletic training major, from Hampstead; Melanie A. Tutin, sophomore art and communication, technology and culture major, from Westminster; and Zellie Wothers, senior economics major, from Sykesville.



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