Padgett offers $500 scholarshipHigh school seniors who are...

EDUCATION NOTES

November 12, 1995

Padgett offers $500 scholarship

High school seniors who are children of independent business owners are eligible to apply for a $500 scholarship offered by Padgett Business Services.

Applicants must be graduating high school seniors who plan to attend a post-secondary accredited institution.

The legal guardian of the student must be an active owner of at least 10 percent of stock or capital in a local business that employs fewer than 20 people.

Regional winners will be eligible for a grand prize scholarship of $4,000.

The deadline for applying is March 1.

The local award is part of an international program in which Padgett Business Services is offering more than $25,000 in scholarships throughout the United States and Canada.

Awards are based on test scores, grade point average and education and career plans.

Local winners will be announced in May. The grand prize will be awarded in June.

Information: 750-9110.

Teacher named finalist for annual math award

Martha DeCastro has been selected as a finalist in the middle school category for the Maryland Council of Teachers of Mathematics annual award.

She has taught mathematics at Trinity School in Ellicott City for 12 years and is the coordinator for the school's computer science program.

Mrs. DeCastro organized the math contest for eighth-graders in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore and assists in the development of the middle school material distributed for Maryland Math Week.

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