Finalists named for educator awardsEight finalists were...


February 21, 1994

Finalists named for educator awards

Eight finalists were named in the Howard County Chamber of Commerce's Educator of the Year Award, to be presented at the fourth annual Community Awards Night on April 7.

The finalists include Lynda Ellestad, head of the lower school at Glenelg Country School; Linda Wise, head of guidance at Howard High School; Kathie Smith, a first-grade teacher at Northfield Elementary; Joanne Ferguson, assistant principal at Pointers Run Elementary; Debbie Miller, a reading specialist at Running Brook Elementary; Roger Plunkett, assistant principal at Hammond High School; Suzie Keelan, a fifth-grade team leader at St. John's Lane Elementary School; Carol Elder, a Spanish teacher at Howard High School.

Of the eight finalists, one will receive the Educator of the Year award, and the other seven will be recognized as outstanding educators.

Residents chosen for student Who's Who

Four students from Howard County have been chosen to appear in Who's Who Among Students in American University and Colleges, the annual directory of the nation's outstanding students in higher education.

From Western Maryland College, Mary A. Krug, daughter of Margaretta and Edward Krug Jr. of Ellicott City, and Amy Pelsinsky, daughter of Madaline and Edward Pelsinsky of Glenwood were named.

Ms. Krug is majoring in physical education, is a member of the Alpha Nu Omega sorority and plays tennis.

Ms. Pelsinsky is majoring in English and French. She is active in the Student Environmental Action Coalition and the college radio station.

From the University of Baltimore, Ellicott City residents Kathleen Rigby and Norris West were named in the publication.

The directory editors select these students for inclusion based on their academic achievements, service to community, extracurricular activities and potential for continued success.

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