Glenelg has 2 National Merit semifinalists WEST COUNTY

NEIGHBORHOODS

October 15, 1992|By SALLY BUCKLER

Congratulations to Glenelg High School's National Merit semifinalists Jennifer Roberts and Matthew Miller. Becoming a semifinalist places these two young scholars in the top 1 percent of all college-bound seniors in the country.

The seniors at Glenelg High have done a terrific job qualifying for the Maryland Distinguished Scholar Awards. The finalists for those awards in achievement are Dwight Bates, David Buckholtz, Jennifer Burkmar, Lori Lanier, Theresa Senn, Cheryl Seymour, Hemant Sharma, and Kary Thompson.

Semifinalists are Brandy Barnard, Clinton Hare, Edward Hogan, Wendy Humphreys, Neil Niemi, Bradley Stone, Cassandra Thomas, Ian Timorian, and Susan Wisch.

Julia Becker, Elizabeth Blackert, Suzanne Blaisdell, Elizabeth Daxon, Amy Dutra, Heather Inkman, Kristen Jackson, Christina Marchetti, Rebecca Richardson, Matthew Scott, and Christopher Vaccari received Honorable Mentions.

Christopher Yeiser won an Honorable Mention in Dramatics, and Terry Girvin, Sung Ha and Vivica Williams each won an Honorable Mention in Visual Arts. The Maryland Distinguished Scholars finalists are offered annual scholarships of $3,000 to attend a Maryland college or university. Semifinalists are on the alternates' list and may be offered a scholarship not used by a finalist.

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The active and well-organized Glenelg 4-H Club's Fall season has begun. The group is planning a November Club Achievement Night, at which many members will receive awards.

Club members did well at the County Fair in August. Dana Nolt won grand champion in sewing and Megan Rhine won first place in canned goods this year. The Club Booth at the Fair won first place and champion and the Club competed at the State Fair.

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Pastor Paul Lautenschlager of Shepherd of the Glen Lutheran Church is on leave this week to pursue a continuing education program at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, N.J. Fall Work Day at Shepherd of the Glen Lutheran Church is Oct. 24 from 9 until noon. Helpers are welcome. Phone 410-442-1204.

Scouting and service go hand in hand. Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Girl Scouts joined in a community service project last Saturday. They took part in the great potato harvest at the University of Maryland Central Farm on Folly Quarter Road. Scouts and their parents happily gathered more than 30 bushels of potatoes. The crop was donated to Grassroots, the Columbia homeless-aid organization; to the senior nutrition site at Glenelg United Methodist Church; and to soup kitchens in Baltimore.

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Shepherd of the Glen Lutheran Church in Glenwood is having a '' Christmas Bazaar this year for the first time. Church members are busy making crafts. If you've been to the Fall Fair at Shepherd of the Glen, you already know what lovely crafts they make. The Christmas Bazaar is scheduled for Nov. 13, from 4 until 9 p.m., and Nov. 14, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the church.

At the church craft table you'll see attractive handmade articles. On another table, you'll find the church cookbook paired with a Duncan Hines supplement for just $6.50. To entice you to purchase the cookbook, you'll have a chance to sample food made from recipes in the book.

You can buy gift wrap, ribbon, and bows to make your packages special at the gift wrap booth. Or you might want to buy kitchenware and cookware from the House of Lloyd at another table.

Pie tins, molds, cookie jars, fondue pots, and much more will be shown there. Please call the Church at (410) 442-1204 for more information.

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At Bushy Park Elementary School, the kids are running as fast as they can. Tomorrow afternoon is the Bushy Park Bear Run, at which fourth- and fifth-graders will compete in a variety of running events as the finale to their running for fitness unit in Physical Education.

Teachers Gale Zitnay and Chris Robinson, who teach Physical Education, sponsor the event. Parent volunteers help run the races. The first race kicks off at 1:30 p.m.

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If just the thought of a homemade spaghetti dinner makes you hungry, you're in business. Glenelg United Methodist Church invites you to bring your appetite and your family to the church on Burntwoods Road in Glenelg Saturday, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m., for spaghetti, meatballs, and all that goes with them. Call Denise Kramer, at 301-854-3369 or Sandy Tedrow at 410-489-7338 for more information.

Sign up now to attend the Glenelg United Methodist Church Halloween party for children in preschool through fifth-grade. The party is scheduled for Oct. 25, from 2 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. Call Betsy Ford at 410-489-4852 for more information.

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Are you planning to decorate for the fall holidays? Linda and James Brown of Triadelphia Lake View Farm have pumpkins of all sizes, corn stalks, and Indian corn for sale. It's all on the wagon in front of their farm. The Browns also have hay for your wagon for trick or treating. The farm is at the corner of Triadelphia and Triadelphia Mill Roads. Phone 401-489-4460.

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