Meet the PIGR Team

Beth Kirkpatrick

Beth Kirkpatrick is the director of public information and government relations at Hagerstown Community College. She has more than 20 years of experience in public relations work. She holds a B.S. in communications and an M.S. in organizational leadership from Shippensburg University.

Leigh-Anne Lawrence

Leigh-Anne Lawrence is the social media and public information specialist at Hagerstown Community College. Lawrence has over eight years of experience in professional writing, social media management, and public relations, and regularly speaks on social media best practices at regional and national conferences, local colleges and universities, and community organizations. Lawrence has an A.A. in liberal arts from HCC, a B.A. in English from Shepherd University, and an M.A. in professional writing from New England College.

Kate Zajdel

Kate Zajdel is the webmaster at Hagerstown Community College. She has over five years of experience in Web and multimedia development. Zajdel has an A.A.S. from Allegany College of Maryland, a B.A. from UMBC, and an M.S. from Duquesne University.

Sara Moore

Sara Moore is the multimedia production specialist at Hagerstown Community College. Her professional experience includes working as a production assistant at NBC25 WHAG and and a production intern at ABC27 WHTM. She has a B.A. in telecommunications from The Pennsylvania State University.