The Columbia Association has recognized the following employees for their outstanding service this summer:
Mike Mullarky, boat dock manager at Lake Kittamaqundi; Charlie Omlor, maintenance superintendent for neighborhood pools; Jackie Richards, counselor with the Extended Arts Camp at the Columbia Center for the Arts; Debbie Thompson, collection/accounting clerk at the member service center; and Jexy Wadle, a counselor at the Wilde Lake Nature Camp.
AGRICULTURIST TO TEACH MECHANICS AT UM Roy S. Walls Jr., a Columbia resident, joined the faculty at the University of Maryland's Institute of Applied Agriculture. He will be teaching agricultural mechanics in the two-year agricultural program.
Walls received his bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Maryland. Previously, he taught vocational agriculture at Linganore High School in Frederick and served as vocational organization specialist at the state Department of Education for seven years.
HCC NAMES 7 LOCALS TO FACULTY POSITIONS Howard Community College has appointed seven area residents to faculty positions.
Brian Johnson has been appointed to the position of music instructor.
The Columbia resident, who has been teaching part-time at HCC since 1988, received a master's degree in voice and piano performance from Northern Illinois University.
Irene McCrea has been named assistant professor of nursing. The Columbia resident has been a part-time HCC clinical instructor since 1983. She received a master's degree from the University of Maryland.
Columbia resident Linda Wiley was appointed an assistant instructor in reading. A part-time faculty member since 1982, she received a master's degree in English from West Chester University in Pennsylvania.
Pamela M. Cornell has been appointed assistant professor of human development. An HCC administrator since 1978, the Baltimore resident previously served as director of instructional programs.
Olney resident Donna Musselman is a new assistant professor of nursing.
Formerly a clinical supervisor for the Visiting Nurse Association, she received a master's degree from the Medical College of Virginia Commonwealth University.
Sharon Pierce has been named nursing instructor. The Baltimore resident was a clinical nurse at Franklin Square Hospital and has been teaching part-time at HCC since January.
Fran Kroll of Baltimore has been named an early childhood development instructor. A part-time faculty member since 1984, Kroll received a master's degree in early childhood/special education from George Washington University.