Owings Mills, Pikesville, Reisterstown students take honors

Leighann Kimble, of Owings Mills, has been inducted into Mary Baldwin College's Laurel Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society and also received the Carrie Dougals Award for Excellence in Anthropology at Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, Va.

James Matzke and Lia Penn, of Reisterstown, were named to the dean's list at Villanova University, Villanova, Pa., for fall 2011.


Kelly Muedeking, of Owings Mills, was presented with the Outstanding Sociology-Environmental Studies Combined Senior Major at Moving-Up Day ceremonies held April 28 at St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y. Moving-Up Day celebrates student achievements in academics and co-curricular activities.

Tyler Myers, of Owings Mills, attending Western School of Technology and Environmental Sciences, received $12,000 Heritage Award from York College of Pennsylvania.


Joshua Schaefer, of Pikesville, has been named to the president's List at Champlain College, Burlington, Vt., for spring 2012.

Colleen Collins, of Pikesville, was awarded a doctor of pharmacy degree with honors from Creighton University, Omaha, Neb., at the winter commencement ceremony on May 12.

Gabriel Ehrlich, of Reisterstown, a senior political science major at York College of Pennsylvania, was recently honored at the annual Recognition Ceremony. Ehrlich received The Sardari and Saroj Khanna Annual Award.

The following students received awards at St. Mary's College of Maryland,St. Mary's Cityon April 27 at its annual Awards Convocation ceremony.

Allison Plaut, of Reistertown, received the department. award in anthropology.

Alyssa Glasser, of Owings Mills, received the Human Services Award.

Mitchell Quartner, of Reisterstown, graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, N.Y., with a Bachelor of Science in information technology from RIT's B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences in the winter 2011–2012 quarter.

Katherine Ganem, of Reisterstown, has been named to the dean's list for the spring 2012 semester at Nazareth College, Rochester, N.Y.

Daniel Chaconas, of Reisterstown, graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in political science from the University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, Va.

Lauren Grande, of Owings Mills graduates from Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pa. on May 12 with a Bachelor of Science in health science.

Diana Civera, of Owings Mills, received the Academic Achievement in Teaching Award and was inducted into Kappa Gamma Pi, the national Catholic honor society and Valca Parrotte-Ivey, of Owings Mills, received the Business Leadership, Scholarship and Spirit Award and was inducted into Kappa Gamma Pi, the national Catholic honor society at Notre Dame of Maryland University College in May 23.

Kathryn Shofer, of Owings Mills, graduates fromQuinnipiac University, Hamden, Conn. with a Bachelor of Arts in journalism on May 20.

Maya Basik, of Pikesville, has been named to the dean's list at Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pa. for the Fall 2011 semester.

Roxanne Heyman, of Owings Mills, graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Education from Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pa.

Zipporah Brown, of Pikesville, was named to the dean's list for the 2012 spring semester at Messiah College, Grantham, Pa.

Emmanuel Rupert, of Owings Mills, received the Students of the Year Award from the Pennsylvania Tourism & Lodging Association in Chester Pa. during its annual Spirit of Hospitality awards reception and dinner on April 23. These awards recognize exceptional performance, commitment and achievements in the hospitality and tourism industry throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

The following students were named to the spring semester dean's list at Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pa.

Jessica Gray, Katelyn Miller and Olivia Sandona, of Reisterstown; Arielle Allentoff, Ryan Gutowski, Roxanne Heyman, and David Kashan, of Owings Mills; J B Ring and Zachary Warres, of Pikesville and Brian Goldsmith, of Gwynn Oak.

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