Jacob Gorham, of Monrovia, and Sam Trapp, of Mount Airy, performed in the recent production of “Assassins” at McDaniel College, Westminster. Trapp also performed in the annual College Choir Concert on Nov. 24.

Colin Tucker, of Keymar, performed in the Flute Choir and Saxophone Quartet Concert on Nov. 14 at McDaniel College. Ryan Higgins, of Woodbine, and Andrew Pyne, of New Market, performed with the McDaniel Jazz Ensemble during Jazz Night on Dec. 5. Pyne and Su Kim, of Frederick, performed in the College Band Concert on Dec. 6.

Andrew Obeng, of Frederick, and Nikulas Schobitz, of Clarksburg, performed in the Nov. 15 Student Voice and Piano Recital at McDaniel College. Ryan Higgins, of Woodbine; Brittney Swanson, of Hagerstown; Isabella Mendiola, of Frederick; and Adam Franz, of Damascus, performed in the Student African Drum Ensemble and “Making Rock” Showcase on Nov. 21 at the college. Schobitz also performed in the annual College Choir Concert on Nov. 24 and the Gospel Choir Concert on Dec. 8.

Aaron Fields, of Hagerstown, earned the Boynton D. Murch Scholarship, the Donald Gertrude Connelly Drama Scholarship, the Douglas Hall Memorial Theatre Scholarship and the William and Mary Lou Allman Drama Scholarship at Baldwin Wallace University, in Berea, Ohio. Fields is a graduate of the Barbara Ingram School for the Arts.

Makenzie Sichelstiel, of Frederick, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi all-discipline collegiate honor society. Sichelstiel is pursuing a degree in women and gender studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Connor Gamma, of Darnestown, was elected treasurer of the Class of 2020 at Randolph-Macon Academy Upper School, in Front Royal, Virginia. Gamma is the son of Brett and Mary Kay Gamma.

Katie Garza, of Clarksburg, was among the Army ROTC cadets at James Madison University, in Harrisonburg, Virginia, to honor fallen veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice in the global war on terror in Iraq and Afghanistan by placing 7,008 flags on the Quad for Veterans Day.

Nikolaos Morfessis, of Walkersville, earned dean’s list honors for the summer term at Central Penn College, in Summerale, Pa.

Jenna Hallock, of Frederick, performed in the Nov. 24 senior recital at Bridgewater College, in Bridgewater, Va. Hallock is a senior music major and daughter of Brad and Karla Hallock.

Collin Turner, a senior from Poolesville, was named Lone Star Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the week ending Nov. 17 for his performances during basketball games for Angelo State University, in San Angelo, Texas.

Lebanon Valley College, in Annville, Pennsylvania, recently recognized its student-athletes who competed for the Flying Dutchmen fall athletic teams. Local students who were recognized were Corinne Kearney, of Mount Airy, a graduate of South Carroll High School pursuing a bachelor’s in exercise science and a member of the field hockey team; and Brayden Fugini, of Mount Airy, a graduate of South Carroll pursuing a bachelor’s in physics and is a member of the men’s soccer team. Also, Garrett Santis, of Ijamsville and a graduate of Urbana High School pursuing a bachelor’s in ACS chemistry, a member of the men’s cross country team; and Nicholas Stokes, of Frederick, a graduate of Oakdale High and pursuing a bachelor’s in exercise science, a member of the men’s cross country team.

Grayson Rule, of Frederick, recently participated in the annual simulated European Union parliamentary session in Washington, D.C. Rule, a graduate of Tuscarora High School, is pursuing a bachelor’s in politics at Lebanon Valley College.

Lydia Flynn, of Libertytown, was recently named to the Lyric Choir at Bob Jones University, in Greenville, South Carolina. Flynn is a sophomore majoring in chemistry.

Calvin Richards, of Hagerstown, a student in Frostburg State University’s physician assistant program, was selected from thousands of PA students across the country as one of 18 to participate in the American Academy of Physician Assistant House of Delegates National Conference in May 2020. The House of Delegates establishes policies and guides the direction of the AAPA Academy each year.

Alisha Pelkey, a senior dance major from Woodbine, performed in the Dec. 7 fall dance concert at Slippery Rock University, in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania.

The Frederick News-Post welcomes news of honors, awards, recognitions and other accomplishments. Send an email to community@newspost.com.

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