Senators appoint 2 area students to Senate Youth Program NORTH LAUREL/SAVAGE

December 11, 1992

Sens. Paul S. Sarbanes and Barbara A. Mikulski recentl announced the appointment of Kerri Rettenberg and Robert Wolinsky as the Maryland delegates to the 31st annual United States Senate Youth Program in Washington.

The state's high school student delegates were named by Dr. Nancy S. Grasmick, state superintendent of schools.

Ms. Rettenberg, a resident of Columbia, is president of the Howard County Association of Student Councils and is a student at Hammond High School. She is a member of the National Honor Society, the speech and debate teams, the Latin Club and the Mock Trial Team. She also writes for the student paper and plans to enter the field of law and become involved in politics.

Mr. Wolinsky, a resident of Laurel, attends Eleanor Roosevelt High School where he is junior class treasurer. He is vice president and tournament director of the It's Academic Club and is the secretary of the Spanish Honor Society and a member of the Junior Statesman of America Club. He also serves as a teacher's aide at Hebrew School and plans a career in political science.

In addition, 102 other elected high school students, two from each state, the District of Columbia, and the Department of Defense Dependent Schools Overseas, will be in Washington from Jan. 30 to Feb. 6 for a week of intensive study of the federal government and the United States. Each of the 104 delegates will receive a $2,000 scholarship, which along with the program is made possible by a grant from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. All transportation, meals and accommodations at the Mayflower Hotel are also provided.

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