Community Foundation Scholarships Presented at South Hagerstown High School

The Community Foundation gave away over $9,000 in the following scholarships to South Hagerstown High School seniors:

  •  Mildred R. Beckley South Hagerstown High School Educational Scholarship of $2,000 to Amy Smith
  • Sherrill Koontz Memorial Scholarship of $3,500 to Savannah Martinez
  • William “Bill” Maletzky Scholarship of $400 each to TJ Peer and Chelsea Wright
  • Dr. Elizabeth Molina Morgan 2010 National Superintendent of the Year Scholarship of $2,500 to Savannah Martinez
  • Remsberg-Trout Scholarship of $500 to Mariah McPherson
  • Ralph Stottlemyer, Sr. Scholarship of $250 each to Landon Buzzard and Amy Metz

South High Schl Rec7-16Amy Smith was captain of the cheerleading squad and a member of Key Club, prom committee and best buddies. She has volunteered at Girls Inc. for the past five years. Miss Smith will attend Frostburg State University to pursue an education in either health or teaching.

Savannah Martinez served as secretary for the Student Government Association and was part of the National Honor Society, Color Guard, Link Crew, Academic Leadership Academy and prom committee. She plans to attend a four-year university and major in social work.

TJ Peer played football, basketball and lacrosse all four years of high school. He was selected for the All-State Football Team both junior and senior year and received All-County twice in football as a quarterback, kicker and punter. Mr. Peer will go to Frostburg State University to continue playing football while majoring in education.

Chelsea Wright participated in many activities in high school, including varsity cheerleading, marching band, wind ensemble, All-County Band, Indoor & Outdoor Track, National Honor Society, Academic Leadership Academy and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. She will attend a four-year university, majoring in pre-veterinary medicine.

Mariah McPherson played the trumpet in marching band, jazz band and wind ensemble. She also participated in Corps Cadets, National Honor Society, Honors Club and Yearbook Club. Miss McPherson plans to pursue a degree in biochemistry at St. Mary’s College of Maryland.

Landon Buzzard played on the varsity baseball team all four years of high school and was a member of the varsity golf team, National Honor Society, Honor Club, Future Business Leaders of America and Interact Club. He will major in finance at a four-year university.

Ranking in the top 10 of her class, Amy Metz played varsity soccer all four years of high school and volunteered at a soup kitchen, Meals on Wheels and at Reach’s Cold Weather Shelter.  She will go to a four-year university and major in sport management.