Name: Jennifer HolbrookHonored by The Carroll County Sun...

The Carroll County Sun News Profile of the Week

April 26, 1992

Name: Jennifer Holbrook

Honored by The Carroll County Sun for: Becoming the finalist from the 6th District in the fourth annual RespecTeen "Speak for Yourself" letter-writing contest; she wrote a letter to Rep. Beverly B. Byron on equal representation in Congress for women

Age: 14

Residence; hometown: Manchester

Education: Currently an eighth-grader at North Carroll Middle School; graduate of Manchester Elementary School

Family: Mother: Ardice, 42, homemaker; father: Thomas, 45, employed as an accountant for Congoleum

Place of worship: Immanuel Lutheran Church in Manchester

Activities/hobbies:Loves shopping and following professional tennis, although she doesn't play; likes reading, singing, playing the piano and cooking

Accomplishments: Won the fifth-grade Presidential Academic Fitness Awardwhen she graduated from Manchester Elementary; winning the RespecTeen contest

Recipient's comments: "I didn't expect it to happen. I wrote on equal representation of women in Congress and I didn't think anyone was interested in that. All the other people in my class were writing about the environment and things like that, so I didn't thinkanyone would pay attention to (my letter). I was pretty surprised."

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