Over $15,000 in Scholarships Presented at Clear Spring High School

The Community Foundation of Washington County gave away over $15,000 in the following scholarships to Clear Spring High School seniors:

  •  Monica L. Bowers Memorial Scholarship of $1,000 to Jill Bender.
  • Frank M. and Ruth N. Carpenter Family Scholarship of $2,000 each to Jill Bender and Garrett Embly.
  • Leroy and Delores Carpenter Scholarship of $1,000 each to Jared Caudell and Jordan Lesher.
  • Christine Corbett Clear Spring High School Art Scholarship of $400 to Elizabeth Lulciuc.
  • Clear Spring High School Scholarship of $325 to Ashley Ardinger.
  • Clear Spring History Club Scholarship of $250 to both Emily Becker and Lisa Weller.
  • Quinn Alec Hoover Legacy Scholarship of $1,000 to both Paul Seibert and Hannah Delaney.
  • Walter W. Peterman Clear Spring H.S. Scholarship for Music of $1,000 to Frank Larado.
  • Walter W. Peterman Clear Spring H.S. Scholarship for Science of $1,000 to Bethany Doppel.
  • George A. Sites Clear Spring H.S. Scholarship of $2,800 to Hannah Delaney.
  • Nora and Theodore Snyder History Award Scholarship of $425 to Emily Robinson.

ClearSpring Schl8-17Jill Bender played varsity soccer, basketball and tennis in high school while also taking college classes. She participated in Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Student Government Association (SGA) and Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA). She plans to attend a four-year university and major in bioengineering.

Garrett Embly was involved in many extracurricular activities in high school, including baseball, golf, National Honor Society, Academic Team, FBLA and We the People. He volunteers for Coats for Kids, Toys for Tots and Operation Christmas Child. Embly will go to University of Maryland College Park, and study mechanical engineering.

Jared Caudell played both varsity basketball and baseball and served as prom king. He will attend Hagerstown Community College and hopes to continue his baseball career.

Jordan Lesher participated in both the Middle College and Essence programs at Hagerstown Community College during her high school years. She served as class treasurer and was a member of the National Honor Society and Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at HCC. Lesher will continue at HCC in the radiography program and then transfer to a four-year university to become certified in sonography as well.

Co-valedictorian, Elizabeth Lulciuc was both vice president and then president of the SGA and a member of Drama Club, FCA, prom committee and art club. She will attend Florida International University and major in civil engineering.

Ashley Ardinger played varsity soccer for her high school team as well as Locomotive FC Soccer Club and FC Frederick Soccer Club. She also played tennis, ran track and participated in SGA, We The People and Drama Club. Ardinger will go to York College of Pennsylvania, majoring in intelligence analysis with a minor in international relations.

Emily Becker was in Destination Imagination, History Club, National Honor Society, Future Farmers of America and unified sports for tennis, bocce and track. She plans to attend a four-year university and major in anthropology with a concentration in archeology and a minor in museum studies.

Lisa Weller participated in unified sports for tennis, bocce and track and was a member of FBLA, National Honor Society, Technology Club and Drama Club. She also serves in her church’s choir, hand bell choir and as a junior teacher. Weller will go to Hagerstown Community College and pursue a degree in dental hygiene.

Paul Seibert was salutatorian of his class, an Eagle Scout for Boy Scouts Troop 117, treasurer of the National Honor Society and section leader for the Clear Spring Blazer Band. He also played varsity golf, served as captain of the tennis team and ran indoor track. He plans to study engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Hannah Delaney served as co-valedictorian and ran cross country as well as indoor and outdoor track. She also participated in SGA, National Honor Society and Drama Club. Delaney will attend St. Joseph’s University in the fall, where she will major in actuarial science.

Frank Larado played the trumpet in the jazz, marching, concert and honor bands. He plans to go to Hagerstown Community College and major in music.

Bethany Doppel participated in 4-H, Best Buddies, the Maryland 4-H State Council, We The People and National Honor Society. She also volunteers with the STAR Equestrian program helping with therapeutic riding, camps and special events. Doppel will go to Wilson College and pursue a degree in equine facilitated therapeutics.

Emily Robinson played soccer and unified sports for bocce and track. She was also a member of the Environmental Science Club. Robinson plans to attend Wilson College to major in history/political science.