Howard County Education

STANDOUT

December 28, 1992

Name: Ruby Dunston

Home: Columbia

Age: 17

School: Atholton High School

Activities: She is secretary of the National Honor Society and a student representative to the Board of Education. She sings in madrigals, choir, show choir and women's choir. She is a student leader in Atholton's Peer Helper Program. She was junior class president, a position in which she had to organize fund-raising efforts to pay for the prom. She volunteers in the Special Olympics and she helps coordinate canned food drives at her school.

Comments: "In order to be a good leader, you should listen to others. You have to be understanding. You have to have your own mind in what you want to do. I've learned to respect other people" as a student leader.

Goals: She wants to go into communications or broadcast journalism at either the University of Maryland-College Park or St. Mary's College in Maryland.

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