Ann M. Sullivan, daughter of Columbia resident Nancy H. Sullivan, was this year's recipient of the Salisbury State University's Anne H. Matthews Award, which is given to a junior year student who shows promise of becoming a successful teacher.
Sullivan, a Oakland Mills High School graduate, is a biology major and a member of the university's varsity swim team. Following graduation she plans to teach while obtaining her master's in biology.
STUDENTS GET GRANTS
Four Howard County high school graduates received Western Maryland College Scholar grants for the fall semester. The renewable grants range from full tuition to award of $2,000 to $3,000 are awarded for outstanding academic ability or exceptional talent in music, are, drama, writing, leadership and community service.
Lisa Taneyhill, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert M. Taneyhill of Ellicott City, received a Trustee Scholarship. She was a National Merit semifinalist and captain of the junior varsity volleyball, basketball and softball teams. The Centennial High School graduate also was president and treasurer of the French Club and a member of the National Honor Society.
Christine McCauley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James McCauley Jr. of Ellicott City, received a Presidential Scholarship. She was Viking ServiceClub coordinator at Mount Hebron High School. She also was a Maryland AAU Junior Olympics State Champion, a Special Olympics official anda National Honor Society historian.
Andrea Romich, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Romich of Columbia, received a Presidential Scholarship. She was a yearbook section editor and class secretary at Oakland Mills High School. She also basketball captain, junior varsity soccer captain and a Maryland Distinguished Scholar.
John Doeller, sonof Judith S. Yolken of Columbia, received a Faculty Scholarship. He was Viking Service Club chairman and member of the All-County Second Team in football at Mount Hebron High School.
The award categoriesare Trustee (full tuition valued this year at $12,505), Alumni (two-thirds of tuition), Presidential (one-half), Dean's (one-third) and Faculty ($2,000-$3,000).
CONCERT MISTRESS ANNA
Brenda Anna, a well-known Baltimore/Washington area violinist, has been appointed concertmistress of the Columbia Orchestra.
Anna attended the Peabody Conservatory and has studied violin with Yong Ku Ahn and Charles Libove.She studied chamber music with Mihaly Virizlay and David Gaber of the American String Quartet.
Anna made her Columbia Orchestra debut at a June 15 concert and was offered the appointment following the july board of directors meeting.