Severna Park parade, festival set for Saturday WEST COUNTY -- Crofton * Odenton * Fort Meade * Gambrills

NEIGHBORS

July 01, 1993|By JONI GUHNE

See you at 10 a.m. this Saturday at the Greater Severna Park Chamber of Commerce's Independence Day Parade and Festival. The parade begins at St. Martin-in-the-Field, following Evergreen to McKinsey roads and onto Old B&A Boulevard. The festival is afterward in Park Plaza.

Children may register their decorated bikes from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. in the Winkelmeyer Building parking lot at 540 B&A Blvd.

The competition for Most Patriotic, Most Original and Prettiest bike is sponsored by the Manhattan Beach Civic Association and the county Department of Recreation and Parks. Prizes are courtesy of Be Beep A Toy Shop.

Information: 987-6625.

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On May 22 at St. Philip Neri Church in Linthicum, 147 seniors graduated from Archbishop Spalding High School. The road to higher education for these young people has been smoothed by college scholarships totaling well over $1 million.

Nearly a quarter of the class has earned financial help, and many have been awarded multiple scholarships, Principal Barbara Schwitzer said.

Earning at least $20,000 in scholarships are: Kelly Bippus, Aisha Boyd, Margaret Bullard, Lisa Canter, Nathaniel Chaudoin and Regina Fidazzo.

Also awarded at least $20,000 are: Kim Hartiman, Sarah Jerzyk, Scott Mattison, Bridget Moon, Kelly Neubert, Shelly Puhak, Scott Robuck, Annmarie Smith, Mark Tishey and Dan Wolf.

Jen Zaniewski's scholarships total more than $50,000.

Megan O'Brien must choose from more than $100,000 in scholarships from Loyola College, Penn State University, the University of Scranton, St. Mary's College and Georgetown University.

Amy Langville's full tuitions at Mount St. Mary's, Syracuse University, Towson State and Drexel University amount to more than $200,000.

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Edward (Hank) Taliaferro, valedictorian of the class of 1993 at Severn School, has captured second place in the National Navy League Essay Contest.

His 2,500-word essay was titled "The Seas: America's Pipeline to the Future."

The 18-year-old son of Dr. Edward and Mrs. Gale Taliaferro of Arnold will attend Dartmouth College this fall.

* Twenty-six members of the Severn School chorale and instrumental ensemble will perform next week in the Anglo-International Music Festival in London.

The students, accompanied by music instructor Eric Van Dervort and accompaniest Connie Melgaard, will present public concerts in London and Stratford-on-Avon.

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On July 24, from 7 p.m. to midnight, the Cancer Resource & Support Center, Inc. (CaRES) has planned a crab feast, that includes a silent auction, game tables, a 50/50 raffle, music and a cash bar.

Tickets are $27 per person; $13 for children 12-years and under. All proceeds benefit CaRES, which offers free support for cancer patients and their families. CaRES is now in Patriot Plaza on Ritchie Highway. Information: 760-2273.

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The Anne Arundel Community College Board of Trustees has elected Gene E. Floyd of Severna Park as its new vice chairman. Floyd, in his fourth year of a six-year term on the board, is the owner of a Glen Burnie real estate business.

He is the former president of the county Board of Realtors, the Maryland Chapter of the American Society of Appraisers and the Anne Arundel County Investment Corp., as well as the Northern Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce and the county YMCA.

Robert J. DiAiso of Crofton has been elected to a second term as chairman.

* An exhibit of photography by community college instructors Joan Brown, Norman McCullough and Dave Williams continues in the college's Pascal Center until July 26.

Gallery hours for the free display are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday.

Information: 541-2218.

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