Name: Judith Babylon
Honored by The Carroll County Sun for: Being one of two Outstanding Maryland Vocational-Technical Teachers of the Year; she's a teacher in the licensed practical nursing program at Carroll County Vo-Tech Center
Residence; hometown: Sykesville; Westernport, Allegany Co.
Education: Graduate of Bruce High School, Westernport, and Cumberland School of Nursing, Cumberland; bachelor's degree in nursing from College of Notre Dame-Baltimore; completing a master's degree in education at Western Maryland College
Family: Husband: Gene, a mail carrier and owner of an accounting firm in Eldersburg; daughter Kimberly of Salisbury; son Brad, a sophomore at Mount St. Mary's College, Emmitsburg
Place of worship: Calvary United Methodist Church, Gamber
Accomplishments: Member of LPN Educators of Maryland, nurses who teach in nursing programs across the state
Recipient's comments: "I was surprised to receive the award. I believe in working hard and I think this award reflects that hard work. It's a great program. I've been teaching nine years and the past two years we've competed in the Knowledge Bowl nationally and won."