Two Crofton 6th-graders share first prize in poster contest

Neighbors

March 11, 1997|By Vicki Wellford | Vicki Wellford,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

CROFTON MIDDLE SCHOOL sixth-graders Anna Bouill and Allison Jonas will share the first prize in the countywide Women's History Month Poster Contest.

The winners were announced by the Anne Arundel County Commission for Women and the county. The top prize, a $200 U.S. savings bond, will be shared by Anna and Allison, who worked together on their first-place poster. Each will receive a $100 bond.

Second place went to Bryan Parks of Severn River Junior High, who won a $100 savings bond; third place and a $50 bond went to Jillian Johns from George Fox Middle School.

Honorable mentions went to Brian Berger, La Toya Evans, Megan Ober and Ryan Shere from Severn River; Ian Morrison and Julia Owen from Magothy Middle School; and Holly Johnson, Monique Mason and Jahmelah Mateen from MacArthur Middle School.

A reception to honor the winners and present their posters will be at 3 p.m. March 20 in the media center at Crofton Middle School, 2301 Davidsonville Road. The reception is open to the public.

The contest commemorates March as Women's History Month. Middle and junior high school students throughout the county were invited to participate. The winners were chosen from among 32 entries.

A special thanks goes to the contest judges: Sigrid Trumpy, museum curator at the Naval Academy, and Richard Niewerth, head of the art department at Anne Arundel Community College.

Members of the Commission for Women Public Outreach Committee, which organized the contest, are Sheila Schneider, Christine Davenport, Anne Owen and Kim Miller.

For more information, call Schneider at (410) 721-6310.

TV violence

Odenton Elementary School and the West County Child Care Network invite parents and teachers to join them at a presentation, "Moving Young Children's Play Away From TV Violence," from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. March 19 at Odenton Elementary School, 1290 Odenton Road.

The presentation by Marlene Welch, from Anne Arundel Community College, is based on a manual with the same title, which will be given free to those who attend. Reservations are required, and on-site child care will be available by reservation. It is requested that infants be brought in strollers.

For more information or to make reservations, call (410) 551-5208.

Pub Date: 3/11/97

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