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Rotary inducts two new members

By Staff | Aug 12, 2016

Submitted photo From left, Shepherdstown Rotary Club Membership Chairman David Gross, Angie Hill, Margaret Tice, Club President Sandy Sponaugle and club member Dana Orsini.

The Rotary Club of Shepherdstown has inducted Angela Hill and Margaret Tice as new members.

The induction ceremony was held at the Rotary Club’s Aug. 2 regular breakfast meeting at the Bavarian Inn.

Hill and Tice are co-sponsors of the Jefferson High School Interact Club, which was recently established with assistance from the Rotary Club of Shepherdstown.

As sponsors, they are serving as advisors and cooperative leaders for the Interact Club’s members. The Club currently has 23 members.

Interact is a Rotary-inspired service organization for students ages 12-18.

Its members have fun while engaging in service projects and learning about the world.

Hill is Jefferson High School’s finance secretary. Previously, she was the program manager at Good Shepherd Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers, a nonprofit organization that provides support services to elderly and disabled Jefferson County residents.

Her community service has included being president and treasurer of the Jefferson High School Cougars Football Boosters, and registrar and coach for the American Youth Soccer Organization.

She was born in Winchester, Virginia, grew up in Jefferson County and is a graduate of Jefferson High School.

She currently resides with her family in Ranson.

Tice has been teaching in Jefferson County schools since 2000, and she currently teaches at both Jefferson and Washington High Schools. Specialized in teaching at-risk students, she is involved with both schools’ summer schools, which are aimed at helping students recover credits lost from having failed classes. She also teaches French at Washington High School and math at Jefferson.

Before she became a teacher, Tice served in the U.S. Air Force and at the National Security Agency in Fort Meade, Maryland. In the Air Force, she received intensive language training and spent six years as a cryptologic linguist in Germany.

Her community service includes volunteering at Briggs Animal Shelter, helping to procure a wheelchair-accessible van for two local boys suffering from Muscular Dystrophy and organizing and chaperoning trips to Europe for local high school students.

Tice is originally from Morgantown. She has a BA in French from West Virginia University a Master of Teaching degree from Marshall University.

She resides in Charles Town.

The Shepherdstown Rotary Club’s membership currently totals 67.