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CUMBERLAND – Allegany College of Maryland recognized 102 graduates at the conclusion of the summer session. The graduates earned a total of 106 associate degrees and certificates.  

• Alexandra Longest, Oakland, graduated magna cum laude from Bucknell University on May 17, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental engineering. She was a member of the Chi Epsilon National Honor Society, Society of Women Engineers, was a Clare Booth Luce research scholar, co…

MCHENRY — The Garrett College Foundation recently announced the formation of the Dr. Robert W. “Bob” Smith Memorial Scholarship, established by the Smith family. The scholarship provides support for students enrolled in continuing education and workforce development programs at Garrett College.

CUMBERLAND — Beverly Melmed, an instructor of respiratory therapy at Allegany College of Maryland, received the Adjunct Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award during the college’s 2020 awards presentation held during a virtual assembly.

• Haylee Wilson, Westernport, has received the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine Margaret and Jimmie Narong Palmieri Rural Health Scholarship.

• Benjamin Koch, Cumberland, was named to the spring semester dean’s list at Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore.

OAKLAND — Emilia Germain, daughter of Scott and Kristiann Germain of Oakland, was one of 39 high school students who participated in the 31st annual High School Summer Math-Science-Technology Institute, which, for the first time, was conducted in a virtual format.

• Peyton Kahl, Frostburg; Taylor Higgs, Little Orleans; Nathan Ashley, Grantsville; and Summer Shaper, Swanton, were named to the dean's list for spring semester at Salisbury University.

CUMBERLAND — All children who are 5 years old by Sept. 1 must, by law, be registered for school. Parents can make an appointment to complete registration at the school, even for the remote learning option.  

• The Garrett County Public Schools JumpStart 20-21 summer program is in full swing with 91 students attending either Grantsville Elementary or Broad Ford Elementary.

CUMBERLAND — The College Board has released scores from the the 10 exams taken by Bishop Walsh students. The exams are graded on a 1-5 scale with scores of 3 or above accepted for credit by most colleges and universities in the United States.

FROSTBURG — The following area students earned degrees from Frostburg State University for the spring semester. While the 156th commencement ceremony was postponed, diplomas were still awarded to more than 650 candidates for degrees.

FROSTBURG — The following students from the area have been named to the dean's list at Frostburg State University in recognition of outstanding academic achievement for the spring 2020 semester.

FROSTBURG — Robert Cooper, director of Student Activities in the Student and Community Involvement Office at Frostburg State University, was honored with the Outstanding Faculty/Staff Award at the 2019-2020 FSU Leadership and Engagement Awards virtual celebration.

FROSTBURG — Bill Mandicott, assistant vice president for Student and Community Involvement at Frostburg State University, was honored with the Outstanding Student Organization Advisor Award at the 2019-2020 FSU Leadership and Engagement Awards virtual celebration.

This is the fifth in a series of articles submitted by Allegany College of Maryland and its Tackling the Opioid Epidemic: A Community Resilience Approach project partners. This column will focus on building strong people and a stronger, connected community during these difficult times as we …

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