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Shepherd University graphic design students were honored at the American Advertising Federation (AAF) of the Greater Frederick’s Addy Awards at the Musket Ridge Golf Club in Myersville, Md. on Feb. 25. Of the five senior students who submitted entries, three were honored. Mike Jandora, a graphic design major from Shepherdstown, won the Student Judge’s Award […]

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John E. Stealey III, of Shepherdstown, has been named to the McMurran Hall Board of Trustees. Stealey, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History, retired in 2011 after a teaching career at Shepherd University that spanned 42 years. During his years as a history professor, he instructed approximately 7,500-8,000 students. His courses in West Virginia and Appalachian […]

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David Wing, associate professor of biology at Shepherd University, recently received a $25,925 grant from West Virginia IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence to purchase an advanced gel imaging and analysis system. The high-tech camera uses ultraviolet light to detect molecules or chemicals. The 4.2 mega pixel density sensor and adjustable focus enhance image resolution […]

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RESA 8 awards ‘Let’s Move! WV’ grant

Michele Miller, Media Specialist and School Wellness Coordinator from Ranson Elementary School in Jefferson County received a RESA 8 “Let’s Move! WV” grant. Chosen schools must participate in 15 minutes of daily physical activity each day, in addition to Physical Education and Recess. Miller, as the teacher leader and grant recipient will provide support and […]

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Students at Harpers Ferry Middle School took part in “Read The Most From Coast To Coast” on March 2 — Dr. Seuss’s birthday — and helped to set a new national record for the number of Accelerated Reader Quizzes taken in one day. The one ay record students were challenged to top was 2,177,586. Students […]

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Applications are now being accepted for the 2012 GFWC Woman’s Club of Harpers Ferry Carrie Schilling College Scholarship. The scholarship is for $1,000 and is open to persons living in the 25425 Zip code who plan to major in arts and humanities, environmental studies, or public service. Please contact the high school guidance counselor for […]

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Martina Angelika Rider, of Ranson, was among nearly 1,250 Marshall University students who were recognized at the University’s Winter Commencement Dec. 10 in Huntington. Rider earned a Master of Arts degree.

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Amanda Webster recently completed her graduate studies from West Virginia University. She received her Master of Arts in educational psychology with an emphasis on child development and family studies in December, 2011. Amanda is the daughter of Roger and Cindy Webster, of Shepherdstown.

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Emily C. Humberson, of Kearneysville, is one of 105 students at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg named to the president’s list for the fall semester of the 2011-12 academic year. Humberson is a freshman at the University of Mary Washington. The president’s list recognizes outstanding academic achievement at the university by full-time students […]

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Emily C. Humberson, of Kearneysville, is one of 105 students at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg named to the university’s president’s list for the fall semester of the 2011-12 academic year. Humberson is a freshman at the University of Mary Washington. The president’s list recognizes outstanding academic achievement at the university by full-time […]

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