JIM NORMANDIN

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Jim Normandin

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NORTH EAST — Cecil College is proud to announce the names of students whose high academic performance has qualified them for recognition as members of the President’s List for the recently completed Summer 2019 courses. The President’s List includes 120 students who achieved a GPA of 3.75 or…

NORTH EAST — Cecil College is proud to announce the names of students whose high academic performance has qualified them for recognition as members of the Dean’s List for the recently completed summer 2019 courses. The Dean’s List includes 25 students who achieved a GPA of 3.50 – 3.74 out of…

Georgia Southern University recently recognized approximately 1,850 students on the spring 2019 President's List. Gabrielle Szymanski, of Chesapeake City, has been named to the list for excellence in academics. To be eligible for the President's List, a student must have at least a 4.0 GPA a…

Port Deposit Heritage Museum at the Paw Paw Building visitors Brenda and Julie from Lancaster and York, Pa., assisted Port Deposit Heritage President George Maldeis as he rang the museum’s stagecoach bell at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, to commemorate the arrival in America of the first African s…

CHESAPEAKE CITY — When VFW Auxiliary National President Peggy Haake walked through the doors of VFW Post 7687 on Monday afternoon, she was greeted by a group of American flag-waving, song-singing veterans and auxiliary members.

Some 37 Cecil County students recently graduated from Salisbury University. They were among the 1,691 students who received 1,442 bachelor’s degrees, 243 master’s degrees and six doctoral degrees during a ceremony at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center. Elkton-area residents include Timoth…

Frostburg State University students Alex Hudson, of Port Deposit, and Ryan Yashinskie, of North East, were inducted this spring into Phi Eta Sigma, a national honor society for first-year college students.

NORTH EAST — The Kirsh Law Firm understands the challenges faced by the residents of Cecil County who are working several jobs while pursuing a pathway through Cecil College to a future career. The partners have seen the struggles and the balancing act students have to maintain to reach thei…

In May, the annual Cecil County Veterans Honor Bus trip visited New York City due to the generosity of many donors. The bus was filled within two days of the trip’s announcement and all 55 seats were filled before departure May 10. Participants received a T-shirt and breakfast snack before b…

ELKTON — The Auxiliary of Union Hospital celebrated the conclusion of their 2018-2019 fundraising efforts at their annual luncheon held at the Schaefer’s Canal House.

Dr. Sara Martin Brackett, a 2009 graduate of Rising Sun High School, has earned her Doctor of Philosophy degree in chemistry from the University of Notre Dame/Indiana. Sara began her college education at Washington College and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in chemistry prior to beginn…

The Terumo Americas Holding Inc. Scholarship program, sponsored by Terumo Americas Holding, recently announced its 2019 scholarships. The scholarship program recognizes the children of Terumo employees who are enrolled or planning to enroll in a college, university or technical school progra…

NORTH EAST — It was an afternoon of smiles, cheers, and a few tears as the Cecil College’s School of Nursing honored the Class of 2019 during the annual pinning ceremony on the North East Campus.

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