Virginia L. Brown, Seniors Outreach Program manager, was named winner of the October Employee Excellence Award at the New Community College of Baltimore. Ms. Brown was awarded a $500 prize. Melissa Klapper, currently enrolled in the college's International Studies Program in Israel, has been named a National Merit Scholar and has received a $2,000 scholarship.
The Maryland College of the Air Consortium has presented Anne Arundel Community College professor Stephen F. Steele with an Excellence in Distance Teaching Award.
The Department of the Navy has awarded the Navy Commendation Medal to Lt. Cmdr. Stephen H. Horwitz of Linthicum for his service as commanding officer of the Fleet Imaging Unit Atlantic 193 in Willow Grove, Pa., October 1989 to September 1991.