6 Glenelg High students earn AP scholar awards

EDUCATION NOTES

December 20, 1993

Advanced Placement Scholar Awards were earned by six Glenelg High school students for their grades on the college-level Advanced Placement Exam.

Cheryl Seymour qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award by earning grades of 3 or above on five or more exams with an average grade of at least 3.5.

Edward Hogan and Hemant Sharma received the AP Scholar with Honor Award by earning grades of 3 or better on four or more exams, with an average exam grade of at least 3.25.

Dwight Bates, Elizabeth Pagel and Cassandra Thomas qualified for the AP Scholar Award by earning grades of 3 or higher on at least three exams with an average grade of 3 or higher.

Nominations sought for principal award

Nominations are under way for Maryland's National Distinguished Elementary School Principal. Elementary and middle school principals are eligible.

The winner will be congratulated by President Clinton at the White House.

Applications must be requested by Feb. 1 and returned by March 15.

Information: Betty Lou Hayes, 757-5908.

Soroptimists to accept award applications

Soroptimist International of Howard County is accepting applications for its annual Training Awards Program. Single female heads of households living in Howard County who are learning a skill and preparing to enter the job market are eligible.

A $500 award will be available on the local level, and recipients will be eligible for two $3,000 regional awards in April. For information, send a self-addressed stamped business envelope to Foundations Chairman, 516 Park Ave., Towson 21204. Applications are due Jan. 31.

Kiwanis Club to offer $10,000 scholarship

The Ellicott City Kiwanis Club has announced the establishment of an annual $10,000 scholarship to be awarded to a Howard County public high school student.

The award will be spread over the four years the student is in college.

Each scholarship applicant must have lived in the county for the past five years, have a 3.0 grade-point average through the first semester of the senior year, submit an essay and complete a financial aid statement. Application information is available in school guidance offices.

A panel of representatives from each Howard County public high school and the Kiwanis Club will select the scholarship winner in May.

Winners must hold a 2.0 GPA in college and earn at least 24 college credits each year to maintain their scholarships.

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