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Daniel Miller, of Thurmont, a graduate of Catoctin High School, and Tessa Weal, of Frederick, a graduate and member of the Class of 2019, were named to the dean’s list with the distinction for the spring semester at Colgate University, in Hamilton, New York.

Quinlan Stafford, of Mount Airy, is a member of the Class of 2023 at the University of Iowa, in Iowa City, Iowa.

The University of Kentucky, in Lexington, Kentucky, welcomed the following local students for the fall semester: Julia Hasslinger, of Middletown, biology; Camille Harrah, of Boonsboro, psychology; Aarshia Solhi, of New Market, undeclared/exploratory studies in AS; and Carsyn Shipway, of Hagerstown, biology.

Robert W. Collins Jr., of Frederick, was named to the dean’s list for the summer session at the University of Alabama, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Daniel Callahan, of Frederick, graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University, in Madison, New Jersey, on May 21.

Dolores Jackson, of Knoxville, received a distinguished service award from the University of Maryland, College Park, on Sept. 18. She was recognized for her exceptional leadership spiritheading, major administrative initiatives, especially the opening of nine new chemistry teaching labs in the Edwards Saint John Learning and Teaching Center. She is the executive of administrator for the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. She is the daughter of Sarah Jackson, of Knoxville area.

Two local students were appointed to leadership positions within the VA-091 Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) at Randolph-Macon Academy, in Front Royal, Virginia. Kylie Haynie, of Woodbine, was named Delta Adjuctant Flight Commander with the rank of second lieutenant. She is the daughter of Greg and Anne-Marie Haynie, of Woodbine, and a Falcon Scholar at R-MA. Connor Gamma, of Darnestown, was named 1st Squadron Commander, with the rank of captain. He is the son of Brett and Mary Kay Gamma, of Darnestown, and is a senior at R-MA.

Rebecca Duke, of Ijamsville, a junior and member of the field hockey team at Lasell University, in New Haven, Connecticut, recorded her first hat trick at the opening game and scored all three of her goals in the second quarter, extending Lasell’s lead over Albertus Magnus College to 8-0.

Madeline Wodaski, of Mount Airy, a senior at McDaniel College in Westminster, was awarded a summer intern fellowship. Wodaski, a double major in political science and education, spent 12 weeks this summer working at the Maryland State Department of Education in Baltimore. McDaniel senior Desiray Sweeney, of Knoxville, is an English major and spent her summer working at the Fellowship of Christian Athletes in Hagerstown. She is also completing a minor in sports coaching.

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