Anna G. Newton

Anna G. Newton


Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan recently appointed Anna G. Newton of Berlin to the board of trustees of Wor-Wic Community College.

Newton is a financial advisor with Merrill Lynch in Ocean City.

She joined the board of directors of the Wor-Wic Foundation in January of 2015 and recently completed her second three-year term.

She was the foundation’s treasurer for the past three years and represented the foundation as a member of the college planning council in 2016 and 2020.

She is a member of the Ocean City Young Professionals, and the Ocean City Marlin Club and Auxiliary. She is a past president of the Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce and former chair of the Ocean City Young Professionals.

Newton received her bachelor’s degree from High Point University in North Carolina.

She and her husband, Zachary, have two children, Kennedy, 2, and Carson, 11 months.

Board members

The Democratic Women’s Club of Worcester County recently announced its 2021 Board of Directors.

They are: Co-Presidents, Susan Hubbard and Joan Roache; Vice President, Laurie Brittingham; Recording Secretary, Deborah Fisher-Reynolds; Corresponding Secretary, Sue Challis; Treasurer, Irene Daly; Members At-Large, Rosie Bean, Becky Simonds and Mary Anne Whitcomb; and Past President, Vicky Wallace.

The new board was sworn in by County Commissioner, District 1, Josh Nordstrom, at the organization’s December meeting.

The Democratic Women’s Club meets (virtually) the third Monday of each month and welcomes full- and part-time residents of Worcester County and surrounding areas. For membership forms and other information, visit

President’s List

Gabrielle Izzett, of Berlin, was one of approximately 470 Shenandoah students to make the President’s List for fall 2020.

Students who achieved this prestigious academic recognition attained a grade point average of at least 3.90.

Shenandoah University was established in 1875, and is headquartered in Winchester, Virginia, with additional educational sites in Clarke, Fairfax and Loudoun counties.

Dean’s List

More than 2,325 students were named to the fall 2020 Dean’s List at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, including Makensie Catherine Froman of Bishopville.

To be eligible for the Dean’s List, an undergraduate student must be registered for at least 12 credits and have a minimum grade point average of 3.60.

Chadwick Fischer, a Nichols College student from Berlin, achieved, Dean’s List status for the fall 2020 semester.

In order to be included on the Dean’s List at the Massachusetts college, a student must have a minimum average of 3.5 for at least 12 undergraduate credit-hours and must have received no grades below B- during the semester.

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