Melanie Ebersole of Big Cove Tannery received the Woodward and Virginia Pealer Scholarship and Anne E. and William B. Wallace, Jr. Scholarship from Frostburg State University. Ebersole attended Smithsburg High School.
Situated in the mountains of Allegany County, Frostburg State University is one of the 12 institutions of the University System of Maryland. FSU is a comprehensive, residential regional university and serves as an educational and cultural center for Western Maryland.