Awards were presented recently to nine Baltimore City public school students who submitted winning essays to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. essay contest. They are: Josephine McKinley, Joseph Sembly, Jason Hardison, Kristi Ward, La Shandra Nash, Corinna Yost, Meghan Davis and Marie Solomon.
Robert F. Tardio and Sen. Paul S. Sarbanes, D-Md., are the 1991 recipients of the Chancellor's Medal of the University of Maryland System, the school's highest award for distinguished public service.
Towson State University has awarded scholarships to thfollowing students: Valerie E. Burnette, Rebecca Cole, Catherine Myers Kates and Michael C. Kuo. Brooks P. Jones was awarded a student grant.