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Community college announces students on president's list

Harford Community College has announced the students who have been named to the president's list for the fall semester.

In qualifying for the president's list, a student must have a 3.76 grade-point average or higher. Full-time students must have completed 12 credit hours during the semester. Part-time students are eligible after completing 12 credit hours and then six more credit hours during the current semester.

Students named, by community, are:

Aberdeen: Patricia David, Rosalie Luby, Michelle Parker, Kimberly Ann Potter, Pamela Reed, Jocelyn Rudd, Amanda Smith, Judaye Arrin Streett and Joshua Weeks.

Aberdeen Proving Ground: Lisa Delzer, Reginald Freeman and Lee Samelak.

Abingdon: Michael Abboud, Coleen Barnett, Christa Brown, Donna Caso, Kristin Colburn, Megan Dackermann, Deanna Edwards, Marsha Hipsley Ellis, Kimberley Gartside, Courtney Gehman, Howard Girvin, Timothy Halligan, Mahria Hinzman, Mary Kobus, Stacey Huber, Michael Lentowski, Brian Mallon, LaToya Malone, Valentine Marziale, Jennifer Richardson, Paolo Jamier Roxas, Renee Ruddock, Stefanie Nancy Szczepaniak, Taffy Thomas and Mark Torba.

Bel Air: Jess Banner, Angela Baylis, Lindsay Belt, Rebecca Bennett, Heather Blizzard, Lauren Bodie, Douglas Bruns, Terra Bryda, Kate Risley Burnett, Adam Busey, Catherine Cawthern, Barry Clark, Christopher Conroy, Christopher Cope, Karen Corson, Joshua Craven, Stacy Craven, Christina deMelker, Katherine Duerling, Emily Eppig, Rob Farley, Joseph Farmer, Beth Feinberg, Amanda Foehrkolb, Timothy Forloine, Rocio Pilar Garcia, Pauline Gardner-Miller, Brenden Gary, Joshua Gottschalk, Wesley Haines-Ynfante, Tracey Hall, David Charles Hollens, Benjamin Holston, Alicia Kellner, Richard Krall, Eric Lake, Kathleen Logue, Corinne Lovett, Kelly Lubinski, Shannan Mahoney, Michael Martone, Jeannine Mason, Debra Maxwell, Toni Miller, Ryan Mish, John Myers, Jonathan Nicolaides, Tricia Palermo, Corinne Pardew, Brian Payne, Cari Pferdeort, Jeffrey Pike, Stacey Pivec, Kimberly Prevette, David Scott Ramey, Daniel Reardon, Charlene Regner, Holly Rinker, Stephanie Rozankowski, Nicholas Ryan, Rebecca Schatz, Nichol Schultz, Jason Scarff, Margaret Ann Sewell, John Siwinski, David Smith, Anne Snyder, Stacey Starkey, Jaime Strickland, Nicole Summerfield, Donna Talipan, Stephen Thompson, Natalie Tredway, Shana Tsismanakis, Aaron Van Buren, Anichia Van Buren, Donald Walizer, Heather Walters, Jacqueline Weber, Heather Westemeyer, Cole Willig, Paula Wilson, Ingrid Winn and Stacey Wisniewski.

Belcamp: Charles Chambers, Brian Dean, Deborah Mallard Ford, Heather Gessleman, Lori Grose, Stephen Mahar, Steven Mangus, Laura Pickell and Celeste VanDusen.

Churchville: Craig Oliver Stephanie Simmons, Ralph Webster and Danielle Wisnowski.

Darlington: David Blackburn, Alison Bradford, Ansley Gant, Albany Hart, Mary Hopkins, Amy Lempitsky, Julia Morris, Ann Schiavi and Dana Temple.

Edgewood: Jennifer Bullock, Chyanna Lanae Collier, Jade Alana Doucette, Don Fogle, Melanie Herbert, Ashley Hudson, Arthur Justice, Jennifer Ludwig, Jeanette Schruhl, Shelly Short, Nicole VanHoozier and Tiffany Wilhelm.

Fallston: Gregory Ayers, Cynthia Bochniak, Brandi Burdych, Christina Diggins, Holly Dix, Dennis Gosnell, Lee Litteral, David Loetz, Cynthia Popp Lotz, Aaron Mears, Ryan Meyers, Jaime Myers, Patricia Schammel, Tracey Slaughter, Megan Smith and Steven Temple.

Forest Hill: Martin Clancy, Jamie Dilts, William Custer, Christina Dunn, Tetyana Gavrylyuk, Elizabeth Glassman, Christie Marie Hall, Moriah Michelle Harden, Julie Hoover, Joaquin Jacome Giler, Maria Belen Jacome Giler, Tracy Kile, James Kloch, Theresa Mitchell, Carmella Marie Rayner, Stephanie Reitz, Veronica Loreto Silva, Angela Celeste Steck, Donna Temple, Paula Valenti, Al Van Kleeck, Robin Williams, Shari Wood, Laura Wright and Jonathan Zankowitz.

Gunpowder: Cathy Jones.

Havre de Grace: Mary Byers-Kochenderfer, William Ervin Crosland, Johanna DeLuigi, Patricia Ellen Dugger, Sarah Gunn, Ryan Hall, Keith Glen Jobes, Paula Murphy, Steven Rogers, Ryan Smith and Lavinia Taylor.

Jarrettsville: Kimberly Claiborne, Samantha DiPaola, Jennifer Lynn Flottemesch, Susan Norman, Victoria Sammarco and David Smith.

Joppa: Joseph Barrett, Amanda Cooper, Sarah Copenhaver, Rafael Estevez, Jacqueline Marie Ford, Margaret Hayden, Jason Hendershot, Donna Jones, Kathleen Therese Landis, Holly Meyer, Patricia Sarigianis, Stephanie Schadie, Mairim Toro, Robert Wieczorkowski and Alice Wilkinson.

Pylesville: Angela Antley, Alisa Cox, Kathy Hindenlang, Cynthia Laura Jenkins, John Seegers, Lisa Seegers, Mary Lee Weber and Lauren Wilson.

Street: Thomas Banks, Heidy Blumenschein, Tracey Brown, Kelly Citro, Hannah Evans, Heather Grammer, Cassandra Murphy, John Rinker, Jacqueline Welkner and Jason Whitesel.

Whiteford: Kimberly Bandy, Adrian Griner, Elizabeth Knauer and Wendy Krouse.

White Hall: Matthew Bauer, David Chandler, Barbara Ensor, Virginia Lee Scarff and Krista Wagenbrenner.

Baltimore: Lee Benson, Koji Miyagi and Kelli D'Ann Windrow.

Baltimore County: Brandon Alderson, Kingsville; Sucora Best, Pikesville; Amanda Gill and Russell Kress, both of Baldwin; Hayley Rose, Towson; and Cynthia Shephard, Monkton.

Cecil County: Mathias Andrulewicz, Perryville; Rhett Jackson, North East; and Robert Powels, Port Deposit.

Others: Louis Claypoole, Fawn Grove, Pa.; Ann Mason, Delta, Pa.; Norman Dunkinson, Stewartstown, Pa.; and Jessica McGarvey, Ogden, Utah.

Area students nominated to attend service academies

WASHINGTON - Rep. Wayne T. Gilchrest, a 1st District Republican, has nominated 35 students from his district to attend U.S. service academies.

Students from the Harford-Cecil area:

Michael K. Killeen, 18, of Fallston High School was nominated for the Naval Academy in Annapolis. He is the son of Kevin and Linda Killeen of Fallston.

Shera Blankenship, 17, of North East High School was nominated for the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. She is the daughter of Orlando and Deborah Blankenship of Elkton.

Samuel A. Cassilly, 17, of Bel Air High School was nominated for the Air Force Academy. He is the son of Robert and Deborah Cassilly of Bel Air.

Adam M. Hall, 17, of Havre de Grace High was nominated for the Air Force Academy. He is the son of Matthew and Holly Hall of Havre de Grace.

Doniray M. Brusaferro, 18, of Perryville High School was nominated for the Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. He is the son of Adolfo Brusaferro of Perryville.

John A. Kearby, 18, of John Carroll School was nominated for West Point. He is the son of Scott and Michele Kearby of Churchville.

Christopher J. Rye, 17, of C. Milton Wright High School was nominated for the Merchant Marine Academy in King's Point, N.Y. He is the son of Joel and Carmela Rye of Bel Air.

HCC's LaCalle accepted in leadership program

James F. LaCalle, interim president of Harford Community College, was recently accepted to the Leadership Maryland program, a statewide leadership development organization. Its purpose is to cultivate participants' state and regional knowledge so they can contribute effectively in meeting challenges facing the state, and to build relationships among a network of leaders who want a better understanding of issues facing Maryland.

In 1991, LaCalle founded HCC's Harford Leadership Academy, which promotes the development of a committed, involved and diverse network of leaders for the county. The academy has graduated more than 430 local leaders from business and industry, education, government and civic organizations.

The Leadership Maryland program, which begins next month and concludes in December, covers topics such as education, health and human services, the criminal justice system, the environment and multiculturalism.

"I'd like to get a broader perspective on statewide issues and expand my network of professional colleagues," LaCalle said. "Through my work at the college and volunteer involvement, I'm exposed to local community issues, but it would be interesting and beneficial to see beyond the county on issues such as economic development, education, work force training, diversity, social problems, and the like."

Series to help nonprofits craft grant proposals

Harford Community College and the Harford County Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring a four-session lunch series for nonprofits on crafting successful grant proposals.

The first session, "Defining Your Grant's Mission," will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Harford County Chamber of Commerce Office, 108 S. Bond St., Bel Air.

Future sessions include "Researching Your Grant" on March 29, "Deciphering Grant Guidelines" on April 26 and "Making Grant Proposals Unique" on May 31.

Registration for each session is $13. For more information, call HCC at 410-836-4376, or 410- 879-8920, ext. 376.



The Harford County Public Schools All-County Jazz Ensemble concert will be held at 4 p.m. today at the Edgewood High School auditorium, 2100 Cedar Drive. Christopher Vadala, director of jazz studies at the University of Maryland, will be the guest conductor. Free.

Art exhibit:

Celebrating Black History Month, pieces from the Paul R. Jones Collection, will be on display in the gallery at the Cecil Community College Community Cultural Center through Feb. 27. The gallery, at 1 Seahawk Drive in North East, is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, during events at the Cultural Center and by appointment. For appointments, call 410-287-1023.

College night:

C. Milton Wright High School will hold a college night open house from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Feb. 28 in the school's gymnasium, 1301 N. Fountain Green Road, Bel Air. The free event is open to all high school students and parents in Harford County. www.cmwright. org.

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