Abigail Tatem graduated with highest honors from Middletown High School. She is currently majoring in general engineering, planning to declare aerospace engineering with a minor in astronomy, at Virginia Tech. In high school, Abigail was involved in the Math, Science, and National Honor Societies, as well as the senior executive board. Abigail also played JV and Varsity soccer and managed the Unified Track team for all four years of high school. After graduating with her bachelors in aerospace engineering, Abigail plans to continue with her masters and work in a space related field.
Allison Pick graduated with highest honors from Middletown High School. She is currently continuing her studies at Frederick Community College where she is studying psychology. Allison hopes to transfer to a four-year school and graduate with a B.S. in psychology. Along with her academics, Allison currently plays on the women’s soccer team at FCC and hopes to transfer to a school where she can continue to play. In high school, Allison participated in Key Club and was the Secretary of the National Honors Society. After graduating with her bachelor’s, Allison hopes to continue her education to the doctorate level where she can earn her PhD in psychology and open her own practice.
Bailey Bateman graduated with the highest honors from Middletown High School. She is currently continuing her studies at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina. Bailey is studying early childhood education with hopes to become a first grade teacher in the near future. Bailey is also a member of the dance team at Coastal. In high school Bailey enjoyed being apart of the National Honors Society and Key Club. She was also apart of the Middletown dance team and danceline throughout her four years at MHS and served as a captain her senior year for both teams. Bailey cannot wait to be a teacher and help inspire the upcoming generations.
Chidera Ogwulu graduated with highest honors from Walkersville High School. She is currently continuing her studies at Howard University in Washington D.C. She has declared her major in Human Performance/Health Human & Leisure Studies with a minor in Human Development. During her time at Walkersville, Chidera participated in three sports. She was a captain for both JV and Varsity basketball as well as a two year captain for Varsity soccer. She was also a member in various honors societies, clubs, and extra curricular activities. After graduating from Howard University, she hopes to continue her education and receive her Masters, be accepted into a Physician Assistant program and eventually become a certified Physician Assistant.
Elias Baroudi graduated with highest honors from Walkersville High School. He plans to attend Frostburg State University in the fall to major in Health and Physical Education. During his time at Walkersville, Elias was a three-sport scholar athlete and served as team captain on the football team his senior year. He was selected to represent Walkersville High School and received the National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete award. After graduating, Elias plans to continue his education pursuing a masters degree in Educational Leaderships to become a school administrator.
Ryan Shaffer graduated with highest honors from Brunswick High School in 2019. Ryan attends Lourdes University where he studies Sports Management while also playing lacrosse for the Grey Wolves. All throughout high school, Ryan played multiple sports including football, and basketball, while staying active in National Honor Society as well as Random Acts of Kindness. Upon successful completion of his studies at Lourdes University, Ryan plans on continuing to stay active in the community while helping children learn the love of athletics.
Shay Arneson graduated from Linganore High school in 2019. She is currently attending the University of Maryland with a major in Kinesiology with hopes of earning a doctorate in physical therapy. In high school, Shay was very active in the Student Government Association, as well as multiple honors societies, and held office as Class President for 3 consecutive years. She played girls basketball for four years and was team Captain for two of the four years that she played. Shay was the Linganore High School recipient of the Henry L. Templeton award for promoting humanitarianism and equality throughout my school. She was also awarded the Principals Award and Senatorial scholarship for exceptional leadership and academic achievement.