Powers gets honors from academy

NEIGHBORS

June 14, 1994|By NATALIE HARVEY

East Columbia resident Audrey Powers was valedictorian of her Mount de Sales Academy's graduating class.

Audrey was also honored as "Mount de Sales Girl," an award voted upon by faculty and seniors. As part of her honor, she participated in the May Procession when she crowned a statue of the Blessed Mother.

She has received numerous other awards: honorable mentions in the Maryland Distinguished Scholar and All American Award competitions; Tandy Technology Scholar, National Science Scholar, Catholic Schools Distinctive Scholar, Presidential Academic Fitness Award and Army Reserve National Scholar/Athlete.

Parents Linda and Kevin had the pleasure of a repeat performance, since their older daughter, Tracey, who graduated three years ago, was also selected Mount de Sales Girl. Congratulations to another young Columbian bringing pride to her community.

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College students and graduated high school seniors are invited to a picnic Thursday, at Centennial Park (North Area, off Old Annapolis Road).

Bring your sports equipment and Frisbees. St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church will supply the food and beverages.

Information: 964-1434.

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Lt. Gov. Melvin Steinberg will be the guest speaker at Temple Isaiah's prospective members Shabbat Service, Friday, at 8:30 p.m. at the Temple Isaiah sanctuary, Oakland Mills Meeting House.

Rabbi Mark Panoff will call all children present at the service to the bima for a Shabbat blessing.

The Synagogue's board of directors will attend to discuss membership and programming of Howard County's Traditional Reform Congregation.

& Information: 730-8277.

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School's out! Now, what to do with your summertime?

There are many diversified summer camps for school-age girls and boys in Columbia.

Here is an idea for high school students: Frostburg State University's Regional Math and Science Center is accepting applications for its six-week program from ninth- and 10th-grade students interested in the environment, mathematics and science who have completed Algebra I this past school year.

Information and applications for the June 25-Aug. 5 program: 1-800-646-6004.

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Children 5 and older are invited to bring their parents for a yoga workshop Saturday at 1 p.m. at Ramchandra Yoga Center, 8950 Route 108, Ste. 114.

Information: 410-720-4340.

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Readers of the Day have been named at Jeffers Hill Elementary School, Long Reach Village, for school days from May 16 to June 4: Ron Sandler, Seung Lee, Shari Burgess, Leslie Morris, Sean Williams, Monica Williams, Meredith Brenner, Patrick Fields, Nicole Lazarek, Jourdan Dutton, Sara Snell, Kevin Holly, Ali Johnston and Mike Bernard.

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There's a birthday celebration complete with red ribbons! No cake and ice cream, but, Owen Brown residents and visitors can join in on one of this year's 20th anniversary events, June 25, and reap all the bargains available at the village-wide yard sale.

Red ribbons will be tied to street signs the better to lead shoppers to all the buys. Information: 381-0202.

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"Boredom Busters I & II " workshops for child care providers and parents will be held today and Thursday, 6:30 p.m. at Chaselle Learning Depot, 9645 Gerwig Lane.

Advice on activities geared for children under 4 will be presented tonight.

Thursday evening will be geared for ages 5 through 12. Cooking and science projects, art interests, field trips and books will be discussed. Continued education certificates will be issued for two or four hours of classes.

Registration is $15 or $25 for both evenings. In either case, $5 of the fee is redeemable toward Chaselle purchases.

Information and registration: 410-381-0828.

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You, too, can can discover, or find again, your creative talent in one of many classes scheduled for this summer at the Columbia Art Center in Long Reach Village.

Ceramics, sculpture, floral design, jewelry, basketry, drawing and photography workshops could be the start of your very own cottage industry, or maybe birthday or holiday gifts.

Call today, 410-730-0075, for a summer class brochure and information.

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Hopewell Neighborhood residents of Owen Brown Village are invited to call the Owen Brown Community Center, 410-381-0202, regarding the traffic situation at the intersection of Rustling Leaf and Snowden River Parkway.

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