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Distinguished Graduates 2018: Ceremony celebrates six change-makers

by Lilly Player, Managing Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Distinguished Graduate Organization

The seventeenth annual Distinguished Graduate Ceremony will be held during PREP on November 21 for the Class of 2022. Selected freshmen will announce and introduce the honorees. There are six categories for LHS graduates to be honored in: academics, athletics, arts and humanities, business, publi...

Distinguished Graduates 2018: Mike Chavez—He leads by example as coach and athletic director

Distinguished Graduates 2018: Mike Chavez—He leads by example as coach and athletic director

by Maya Apau and Tabitha Moses

November 16, 2018


Filed under Distinguished Graduate Organization, Fall 2018

Governor Thomas Johnson High School Athletic Director Mike Chavez, Class of 1982,  is being honored with the 2018 Distinguished Graduate Organization Award in Academics. The Distinguished Graduate Ceremony is an event that  recognizes LHS alumni and gives them a platform to talk and inspire to the next g...

Hawthorne presents inspiring speech at the 2016 Distinguished Graduate Ceremony

Hawthorne presents inspiring speech at the 2016 Distinguished Graduate Ceremony

December 2, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Video

On November 22, three graduates of Linganore High school were awarded as Distinguished Graduates. The ceremony featured multiple student speakers from the class of 2020, speeches by all recipients, and a speech by keynote speaker Mr. Tom Hawthorne. See an overview of the video:

See Tobery, Fry, and Cornette receive their Distinguished Graduate awards

See Tobery, Fry, and Cornette receive their Distinguished Graduate awards

by Alex Ismael, Video Editor

December 2, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Video

On November 22nd, the Linganore High School Alumni association recognized three graduates for their achievement in their various careers. Nick Fry, Class of 1996, received his award for achievement in Arts and Humanities. To find out more about Fry, his story can be found here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LzeFKZu85w0   Ranjita Cornette, Class of 1984, was recognized for her achievements in business. Read Cornet...

Cornette visits journalism class: Photo of the Day 11/22/16

Cornette visits journalism class: Photo of the Day 11/22/16

by Taylor Holmes, Reporter

November 22, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Photo of the Day, Showcase

Ranjita Cornette, Class of 1984, received the 2016 Distinguished Graduate Award for Business. She came to the journalism class to talk to them about her success. "I felt humbled and honored when I found out I was winning this award," Cornette said. Cornette is the Vice President of Graphic Audio, which is an audio book publisher...

Distinguished Graduates 2016: Nick Fry, pursuing his life goals

Distinguished Graduates 2016: Nick Fry, pursuing his life goals

by Kaycee Morris and Bailey Davis

November 20, 2016


Filed under Distinguished Graduate Organization, Fall 2016, Showcase

Nick Fry, who graduated from Linganore in 1996, is the 2016 Distinguished Graduate honoree in Arts & Humanities. Throughout his high school career, he favored and excelled in history, and now he works at the John W. Barriger III National Railroad Library in UMSL, (University of Missouri-St. Louis)...

Distinguished Graduate assembly honors six high achievers

Distinguished Graduate assembly honors six high achievers

by Lily Johnson and Sydney Rossman, Reporters

November 19, 2014


Filed under Archives, Distinguished Graduate Organization, News, Showcase

The Distinguished Graduate ceremony is a way to honor those who have graduated from Linganore High School and have risen to success. The ceremony will be on Tuesday, November 25th in the auditorium. The six alumni recipients  are: Barbara Nash, Adam Plesniak, Michael Tully, Ryan Green, Crystal Thompson,...

Photo of the day 11/18/14: Safsten sets up Distinguished Graduate display

Photo of the day 11/18/14: Safsten sets up Distinguished Graduate display

by Julia Peigh, Watermark Editor

November 18, 2014


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

Senior Amy Safsten is the SSL for Mrs. Samantha Hartman, and for her SSL project, Safsten has designed the annual Distinguished Graduate showcase.  After months of planning, she and a team of DGO committee members, assembled the display on Main Street.  Mrs. Kay Horr, Mrs. Pamela Knight, and Mrs....

Seeking nominations for LHS Distinguished Graduates

by Staff

March 3, 2014


Filed under Daily Announcements, Notices

For over 50 years, Linganore High School graduates have changed lives with their personal the community achievements.  The LHS Distinguished Graduate Organization (DGO) is seeking to recognize these individuals and share their experiences with the next generation of Lancers. Nominations are being accepted for the Di...

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