Student Announcements

BERLIN — The following includes a collection of media announcements about local student achievements.

•Loyola University Maryland has announced the members of its spring 2016 Dean’s List. In order to qualify for the Dean’s List at Loyola, a student must achieve a minimum QPA of at least 3.500 for the term, provided that, in the term they have successfully completed courses totaling a minimum of 15 credits.

Represented from the local area on the Dean’s List were Gabrielle Evans, a member of the class of 2019 from Berlin, and Madeline Stearns, a member of the class of 2018 from Berlin.

•The following students completed their program requirements to graduate with a certificate of proficiency (CT), associate of applied science (AAS), associate of arts in teaching (AAT), associate of science (AS) or associate of arts (AA) degree from Wor-Wic Community College this past fall and spring.

Berlin: Joseph Bianca, CT, Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Management; Manami Brophy, AS, Nursing; Mallory Ann Brown, AAS, Criminal Justice; Samantha L. Deskins, AAS, Emergency Medical Services; Tanya D. Enders, CT, Criminal Justice; Malorie Fager, AA, Business; Ashlea Elizabeth Fisher, AS, Science; Allyson M. Grinnan, CT, Nursing; Jamie Lynn Howard, AAS, Radiologic Technology; Rebecca Ann Hyder, AA, Education; Anthony Johnson, AS, Science; Christopher T. Johnson, AAS, Emergency Medical Services; Dawn Michelle Johnson, AA, General Studies; John M. Johnson, CT, Emergency Medical Services; Jonathan James Kerin, AAS, Business; Jonah Medina, AA, Business; Megan A. Newcomer, CT, Nursing; Heather Nicolle, AA, General Studies; Shanell Gwenderlyn Niles, CT, Education; Kirsten Pokrywka, AS, Nursing; Devon William Raley, AAS, Electronics; Arlee S. Ryan, CT, Nursing; Bobbi Sue Sadler, CT, Nursing; Angela J. Stouffer, AS, Nursing; Jennifer E. Sullivan, AAS, Chemical Dependency Counseling; Ashley Marie Thurmond, AA, Business; Arielle L. Toulotte, CT, Nursing; Xanthe Alexia Vuolo, AAS, Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Management; Kylene Lorraine Weller, CT, Nursing; Brittany Wellman, AA, General Studies; Brooke Wellman, AA, General Studies; and Daniel Parker Wills, CT, Emergency Medical Services.

Bishopville: Kathryn Suzanne Gosser, AS, Nursing; Jessica Iacona, AA, Business; Alexander Lee Lasley, CT, Emergency Medical Services; and Jenna Marie McConnell, AS, Nursing.

Girdletree: Rebecca J. Aleshire, AS, Nursing; and Victor E. Frisina, AAS, Criminal Justice.

Newark: William Daniel Tyndall, CT, Emergency Medical Services.

Ocean City: Tanner Adkins, AAS, Business; Brandy Jean Coleman, AS, Nursing; Mary Natasha Davis-Lockart, AS, Nursing; Lindsay Patrice Farrell, AS, Nursing; Justin Harrell, AAS, Radiologic Technology; Travis Glen Hearn, CT, Emergency Medical Services; Justin D. Hearne, CT, Emergency Medical Services; Kevin Herbert, CT, Criminal Justice; Jeni Marie Hewitt, AA, General Studies; Daria Martynova, AAS, Accounting; Natalie Francesca Myers, AAT, Education; Emily Nicole Staley, AA, Business; Angeleia Talley, CT, Criminal Justice; William B. Thane, AA, General Studies; Nicholas Yli-Piipari, AAS, Computer Studies; and Destinee Zimmerman, AAS, Education.

Pocomoke City: Nichole L. Adams, CT, Nursing; Jessica Bolling, AA, General Studies; Adeline L. Boyd, CT, Criminal Justice; Christelle Byll, AA, General Studies; Ryshaela Dionne Donaway, CT, Office Technology; Tyler J. Fairman, CT, Emergency Medical Services; Victoria L. Greenley, AS, Nursing; Angel Haynie, AAT, Education; Gabriel Lucas Holland, CT, Emergency Medical Services; Danielle Elizabeth Miller, AAS, Emergency Medical Services; Danielle Kay Mills, AS, Nursing; Karen Lynn Olsen, AS, Nursing; Latoya L. Ray, AAS, Office Technology; Brianna Schoolfield, AAS, Education; Ashley Marie Tawes, AA, Business; Brittany Diane Tedder, AA, General Studies; Jaclyn A. Twigg, AS, Nursing; Cherie M. Waters, AAS, Chemical Dependency Counseling; and Brittany E. White, AS, Nursing.

Showell: Andria Cody, AA, General Studies.

Snow Hill: Ashley Anne Calandra, AA, General Studies; Caitlin Cody, AAT, Education; Mariyland Loienl Counts, CT, Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Management; Tennille M. Gear, CT, Nursing; Charles Albert Hunt, CT, Criminal Justice; Joshua Moore, AA, General Studies, AAS, Criminal Justice; Aaron Nolan, CT, Emergency Medical Services; Trudy Rosemary Grace Porch, AA, General Studies; April Danyielle Powell, CT, Office Technology; Andrew Michael Quillen, AAS, Emergency Medical Services; Collin Wayne Shockley, AAS, Criminal Justice; Lauren Nicole Shockley, AS, Nursing; Amanda L. Stevens, AS, Nursing; and Ian Twilley, AAS, Computer Studies.

Stockton: Shana Holland Farlow, AS, Nursing; and Christopher Shenton, AAS, Computer Studies.

Whaleyville: Ciara Merritt, AS, Nursing.

•Jonathan Phippin of Ocean City was one of 17 students from Susquehanna University who recently studied in Iceland as part of the university’s Global Opportunities program.

•Dany Inthaxoum of Selbyville made the Dean’s List at the Rochester Institute of Technology for the spring 2016 semester. Inthaxoum is studying applied arts and sciences.

•Lisa Chiffolo of Bethany Beach, Del. received a BS in chemical engineering from RIT’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering.

•Aline Desmarais of Salisbury was named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2016 semester at Washington University in St. Louis. Desmarais is enrolled in the university’s College of Arts & Sciences.
To qualify for the Dean’s List in the College of Arts & Sciences, students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.6 or above and be enrolled in at least 14 graded units.
•Berlin resident Tameya Dashae Tingle, a Salisbury University student majoring in Respiratory Therapy, was recently named to the University’s Dean List for the Spring semester. During the Fall semester, she will be doing her clinicals at PRMC in Salisbury.

•In May, Frostburg State University’s fifth annual Undergraduate Research Symposium showcased poster and oral presentations of research or artistry from 221 students, mentored by 73 faculty members, across 16 academic departments within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Jackson Burton of Berlin presented “Indoor Automated Hydroponics” alongside Alison Jamison, which was performed under the tutelage of Mr. Steven Moon.

Erik Geiser of Berlin presented “Using Geospatial Imagery to Assess Impacts of Mountain Top Removal (MTR) Mining: Central Appalachia Case Study” alongside Olivia Lewis and Austin Hampshire, which was performed under the tutelage of Dr. Matthew Ramspott.

•Rydge Dudley of Selbyville, Del., is one of 30 Lebanon Valley College students who will participate in an immersive experience by studying away during the Fall 2016 semester. Dudley will be studying in London, England.

This fall semester program offers students in any major the chance to complete certain LVC major/minor, general education, and elective requirements in a suburb of the world’s most livable large cities. Kingston University is located in Kingston-upon-Thames, an attractive riverside town in south-west London. Kingston is surrounded by beautiful countryside with a rich heritage, and is only 25 minutes by train from central London.

Dudley, a graduate of Indian River High School, is pursuing a bachelor of arts in sociology.

•The George K. Miles Civil Engineering Memorial Scholarship is awarded each year to students who plan to attend college to pursue a degree in civil engineering.  Miles is a former partner at GMB Architects/Engineers and was involved in a variety of civil engineering projects throughout the Delmarva Peninsula.  His brother, William Miles, was one of our founders when GMB opened in 1960.

The 2016 recipients of the George K. Miles Civil Engineering Memorial Scholarship are Peter Marx, who graduated from Stephen Decatur High School in Berlin and will attend the University of Maryland, College Park; Samuel Saxon, who graduated from Sussex Technical High School in Georgetown, Del. and will attend the University of Delaware; and Joshua Artz, who graduated from Manchester Valley High School in Manchester, Md. and will attend Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

The Thomas S. George Architectural Memorial Scholarship is intended for a student who plans to attend college to pursue a degree in architecture.  The award is named for one of the founders of GMB. George was instrumental in the design of many buildings throughout the Delmarva Peninsula, including several schools.

The 2016 recipient of the Thomas S. George Architectural Memorial Scholarship is Meghan Strevig, who graduated from Winters Mill High School in Westminster, Md. and will attend Marywood University.