Technology pushes science fair at Odenton to a higher plane


April 08, 1997|By Vicki Wellford | Vicki Wellford,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

CONGRATULATIONS to all the winners of the Odenton Elementary School Science Fair and to everyone who entered to help make it a success.

This year, projects were judged for their scientific content and the use of technology to enhance them. Prizes were awarded in both categories.

In kindergarten, Skylar McCullough took first place in both categories. Second place in the science category went to Chevon Mills.

Christopher Argorsor took first place in science for first-graders, with Abbey Senn second and Jamie Fisher third. First place in first-grade technology went to Alexander Effiom. Jamie Fisher was second and Abbey Senn third.

In second grade, Richard Bass was first in science, with Sean Hedgepeth and Kevin Price second and Michael Cardwell, whose project took first place in technology, third. Gabriel Marks took second in technology.

Samantha Moore took first place in the third-grade science, with Jenna Galgano second and Alicia McCullough third. Jenna was first in technology, with Kenny Johnson and Kristina Chepurko, third.

Fourth-grade science winners were James Davilla, first, Joey Jaeger, second, and Jake Millward and Amanda Seckington, third. Joey took first place in technology, with Stewart Gaskin and Jake Millward third.

Jennie Russ took first place in science for fifth-graders, with Christine Woody and Kristine Price second, and Rebecca Yates, Melissa Stover and Katharina Furrs third. First place in technology went to Phillip Green. Jennifer Dincher was second and Rebecca Yates and Lauren Steinheiser, third.

Church tea April 26

Epiphany Episcopal Church is holding an English country tea from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 26 at the church, 1419 Odenton Road. The full English tea will include scones, tea sandwiches, trifle and a variety of teas.

Tickets are $7 in advance and $9 at the door. For information or tickets, call 410-923-0424.

In conjunction with the tea, the Odenton Heritage Society Bank Building Museum, one block from the church, will be open. Exhibits on historic Odenton will be on display. Roger White and Sally Shoemaker, from the Heritage Society, will be on hand to answer questions and provide information on the history of Odenton.

Fleeing the Soviet Union

Yuri Vetokhin, who fled the former Soviet Union, will be guest speaker at the Odenton Kiwanis Club meeting at 7 p.m. April 21. After his presentation, he will autograph the latest edition of his book, "Inclined to Escape," which also will be for sale.

Call club President Matthew Dyjack, 410-674-5891, or events chairman Alexander Buinickas, 301-621-9679, for reservations.

The club is at 1363 Becknel Ave. in Odenton.

Wanted: Substitute teachers

Are you interested in working with students? Do you have a bachelor's degree, or at least 60 hours of college credit?

Arundel High School would like to talk to you about substitute teaching. Call Donna Passwaters at 410-674-6500 for further information.

Methodist flea market

The United Methodist Women of Nichols-Bethel United Methodist Church will hold their annual flea market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 26 in the church hall, on Route 175. Tables are available for $10 each.

The women will have a lunch counter, a bake sale and white elephant tables. They are accepting donations of baked goods and items for the white elephant table (no clothing, please).

For table rental or to donate items, call Lauretta Martin at 301-490-2826 or Carolyn Cooper at 410-674-6145.

After you shop at the flea market, you can get your car washed by the United Methodist Youth, who will be on the church parking lot from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. that day. Proceeds from the carwash go to the youth group.

Make a healthy stop

Don't forget to stop by the Odenton Health Center from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. today for an open house. The nurses will explain the function of the center and show you around. Light refreshments will be served. The center is at 1370 Odenton Road.

Bingo Saturday

St. Bernadette's Church is having Bingo Night from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at the parish hall, 801 Stevenson Road, Severn. Admission is $3, which will give you six bingo cards. Additional bingo cards may be purchased for 50 cents each.

Prizes for the evening will be gift certificates from local businesses. Baked goods will be sold. All proceeds from the evening will go toward community projects.

For more information, call Kim Suchy at 410-987-5015.

Pub Date: 4/08/97

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