The Howard Soil Conservation District is accepting nominations for its "Conservation Teacher of the Year" awards program.
The competition is opened to full-time teachers working at the kindergarten through high school level who have developed an outstanding program of conservation education.
The winner will receive $1,000 in cash and an expense-paid trip to Reno, Nev., for the 1992 annual convention of the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD).
The national second-place winner will receive a $500 cash award and the first-place regional winner in each of seven areas will receive $200.
The Maryland Association of Soil Conservation Districts at the state level will present a $300 award for the first-place winner in the elementary, middle and high school categories.
The national entry will be selected from the one of the winners at the state level.
SCHOOLS ANNOUNCE SNOW PLAN POLICY
The county public school system has announced that all school and community programs/activities will be canceled if a snow emergency plan for Howard is in effect at 7 a.m. either Saturday, Sunday or on days schools are scheduled to be closed for instruction.
Should a snow emergency plan go into effect after 7 a.m., programs/activities in progress may be completed.
All those scheduled later will be canceled.
Announcements about inclement weather cancellations will also be made on the following radio stations: WBAL, WCBM, WLIF, WLMD, WMAL and WTOP.