School: Glenelg High SchoolHometown: GlenelgAge: 17 Meagan...

STUDENT STANDOUT

April 18, 1994

School: Glenelg High School

Hometown: Glenelg

Age: 17 Meagan serves as president of the school's Student Government Association. She has been involved in the organization since she entered high school. She was a student representative to the Board of Education last year.

"I thought it was a good way to get around and meet people," she said. "I'm interested in politics. It helps to get involved now."

She is editorial page editor of the school newspaper, the Shield, and is active in peer mediation. She is a member of Young Life, a Christian youth group.

She also plays varsity soccer and varsity lacrosse. She helps other sports team by filming football games and taking basketball statistics.

When she was a freshman, she received an award from the Maryland Chapter of Pediatrics for her contribution to children. She was among a group of students who helped pass the county's bicycle helmet law.

Plans: She wants to major in political science and expects to go to the University of North Carolina in Wilmington.

Her comments: "Sports teaches you to deal with other people and be responsible and work together."

Send nominations to Student Standout, The Sun for Howard County, 5570 Sterrett Place, Suite 300, Columbia 21044. Please enclose a brief description of the student's activities and a phone number to reach the student.

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