Name: Angela G. BowersoxHonored by The Carroll County Sun...

The Carroll County Sun News Profile of the Week

October 13, 1991

Name: Angela G. Bowersox

Honored by The Carroll County Sun for: Being chosen Carroll County's Most Beautiful Person for 1991 under Gov. William Donald Schaefer's "Maryland's Most Beautiful People" awardsprogram

Age: 50

Residence; hometown: Pleasant Valley

Education: Westminster High School graduate, 1959; has state certification as an Emergency Medical Technician and Firefighter II; certified by the American Red Cross to teach adult CPR; currently taking "Introduction to Occupational Health and Safety" at Catonsville Community College, Baltimore County

Family: Husband: Donald, 50, a dispatcher for Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. in Baltimore County; daughters: Susan, 21, works for Carroll County Housing and Community Development; and Wendy, 25, an Emergency Operations Center dispatcher and Carroll Community College student

Place of worship: St. Matthew's United Church of Christ in Pleasant Valley

Activities/hobbies: Part-time administrative assistant for Carroll County Department of Human Resources; teaches first aid and CPR to county employees; was first female firefighter13 years ago at Pleasant Valley Fire Department, where she is an active member and one of the top-10 EMT responders on the ambulance; is on the Consistory Board of St. Matthew's UCC

Accomplishments: Teaches first aid and CPR to the junior members of Pleasant Valley Fire Department; initiated cake auction at the Carroll County 4-H/FFA Fair a few years ago; as Pleasant Valley 4-H Club adviser, takes pride in the fact that members win national 4-H awards every year; received a plaque for being named Most Beautiful Person from the county Oct. 3, and will be honored by the governor Nov. 6 in Annapolis

Recipient's comments: "My boss called me into her office and started telling mehow proud she was of me, and I said 'Who, me?' I was in shock. I think it's wonderful that the county recognizes the volunteers and all they do because they save the county money by doing these things for free. I was very touched by the ceremony. They had all these letters read from all the people in organizations I was involved in, and my husband came with a dozen long-stemmed red roses and said he always knew I was the most beautiful person."

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