Glenelg school boasts 2 National Merit Scholarship finalists


April 21, 1994|By SALLY BUCKLER

There are more than a million high school seniors in the United States, and the 15,000 National Merit Scholarship finalists are the cream of the crop.

Glenelg Country School has two National Merit finalists, Alex Delgado and Todd Olsen. They are eligible for the National Merit Scholarship award competition in which 6,000 finalists will be named National Merit Scholars and receive scholarships.

Sophomore Frank Caruso will spend next school year in Germany, courtesy of a study grant from the U.S. Congress-Bundestag Organization.

He will return to Glenelg Country for his senior year.

Students at the school have rehearsed for weeks to present their first musical "The Sound of Music" today and tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m. The curtain will rise in the Performing Arts Room in the Gould Building.

Chuck Henry directs, with assistance from technical director Jef Kaufhold, music director Rayna Woodford and choreographer Debra DeVoe.

High school students who will perform are Carrie Barbash, Kiron Mallya, Jill Reeder, Jordana Woodford, Anne Dawson, Evan Sitar, Nate Mack, Miriam Gordon, Elena Heifetz, Frank Caruso, Sehla Ashai, Laura Mulitz, Karen Barger, Alex Delgado, Robin Zimmerly, Steven Lieber, Chris Lindenau, Brendan Curran and Jim Jordan. Lower school students Chris DeVoe and Michelle Mulitz play Kurt and Gretl.

Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students. Call 531-5775 for more information.


Diane Adams is a very popular guidance counselor at Glenwood Middle School. She is at home recovering from cancer treatment. According to Kay Bowers, principal's secretary at Glenwood, Mrs. Adams is very positive and optimistic.

She misses her students and hopes to return to school soon.

To contact Mrs. Adams, who formerly served at Harper's Choice Middle School, mail a card or a note to her in care of Mrs. Bowers, Glenwood Middle School, 2680 Route 97, Glenwood, Md. 21738.


Wouldn't you feel better about the checks you wrote last week when you filed your income tax returns if you had won $2,000? The folks at St. Francis of Assisi Mission have your number.

They invite you to join them for an evening of fun at their annual Reverse Raffle and Dance.

At 6 p.m. April 30, the doors will open at the church hall of the Church of the Resurrection in Burtonsville for an open bar and hors d'oeuvres, followed by an evening of dining and dancing.

Tickets are $60 per couple, including a $20 chance at the grand prize.

Organizers will offer many other door prizes and cash prizes. Call 381-5894 to buy tickets or reserve a table.


Members of local 4-H clubs have been preparing for the annual 4-H Fashion Revue, and on Saturday they'll display their work. More than 50 youngsters have planned, shopped, cut, stitched and written narratives for months.

On Saturday, most will model their creations individually for judges during the day, and beginning at 7 p.m. they will all model their outfits in a show at Glenelg United Methodist Church.

Some new designers will show their work on a first-year seamster's table.

The free show is open to the public.

For information about the Fashion Revue or joining 4-H, call 313-2707.


Lisbon Elementary School Parent Teachers Association president Sheila Nixon thought it was about time parents got together for fun. From 8 p.m. until midnight, April 29 the Lisbon PTA will sponsor a PTA Parents Dance. Current and former Lisbon Elementary School parents may attend the bash at the Lisbon Fire Hall, where a professional disc jockey will spin your favorite tunes, while you dance and socialize.

Tickets are $4 per person, and you may bring your own beverages. Call 313-5506.


Congratulations to Kyle Goldman, who won second place in the annual Mothers Against Drunk Driving Poster Contest in the first- to third-grade category, and to Kristine Schwarz, who won second place in the fourth- to sixth-grade category. Both are students at Lisbon Elementary School.


Seedlings from the massive Wye Oak Tree, which was declared the "Living Symbol of Maryland" have been donated to Glenwood Middle and Lisbon Elementary schools by Mrs. Helen Boyer in honor of her grandchildren, Kristin and John Skogsberg.

Kristin is a sixth-grader at Glenwood, and John is a third grade student at Lisbon. Each 2-foot tall seedling was accompanied by a "History of the Wye Oak" and a certificate.

For information about purchasing a Wye Oak seedling, contact Charlie Seabold at (301) 253-6460, Helen Boyer at (301) 253-2122, or any member of the Damascus Lions Club.


Congratulations to Bushy Park Elementary School Citizens of the Month for March, Richard Selfridge and Siga Vaskys.


If you need an excuse to indulge in chocolate, players in the Western Howard County Youth Baseball and Softball League are happy to oblige.

They are selling chocolate bars to earn money for new equipment for the league.

Buy one bar or several from the boys and girls to support their excellent baseball program.


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