Conservation District Will Honor A Teacher

Education notes

January 23, 1991

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.

Information: 465-3180.


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.

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