Baseball Hall of Famer Jim Palmer, Gov. William Donald Schaefer and author Tom Clancy will present awards for an elementary school essay contest "How DARE Has Helped Me to Stay Drug-Free" from 8 to 9:15 a.m. on Friday, April 26, at Catonsville Middle School.
The event, sponsored by DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) Program, celebratesthe program's accomplishments throughout the state.
Jennifer Brown, from Jessup Elementary School, is the Anne Arundel county award recipient.
State and county officials, law enforcement officers, students, school administrators and corporate and community leaders from around the state will attend.