Westminster senior in running for scholarship

February 10, 1999

Kelly Kim, a senior at Westminster High School, has been named a candidate in the 1999 Presidential Scholars Program.

The Presidential Scholars Program is one of the highest honors bestowed on graduating high school seniors.

Criteria include superior academic and artistic achievement, leadership qualities, strong character and involvement in community and school activities.

Candidates also are selected for their exceptional performance on the College Board SAT or ACT assessment.

Students also must write an essay about themselves and their activities.

One boy and one girl from each state, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico; students living abroad; up to 20 students from creative and performing arts; and 15 students at large will be chosen as Presidential Scholars.

Police

Westminster: A Sykesville resident told police Monday that someone threw an object through the windshield of his vehicle while he was driving on East Green Street. Damage was estimated at $200.

Westminster: A resident of East Green Street told police Saturday that someone entered his home and took property. Loss was estimated at $380.

Westminster: A resident of Bishop Street told police on Saturday that someone spray painted the hood of his truck. Damage was estimated at $200.

Fires

Westminster: Firefighters responded at 10: 18 a.m. Monday to a fire alarm in the 200 block of Railroad Ave. Units were out five minutes.

Westminster: Firefighters from Westminster, Reese and Pleasant Valley responded at 1: 06 a.m. Monday to smoke coming from a building at Route 140 and Malcolm Drive. Units were out 14 minutes.

Westminster: Firefighters responded at 5: 16 p.m. Sunday to a fire alarm in the 100 block of W. Main St. Units were out 11 minutes.

Westminster: Firefighters responded at 1: 44 p.m. Sunday to a fire alarm in the first block of Carroll St. Units were out 29 minutes.

Westminster: Firefighters from Westminster and Reese responded at 8: 19 a.m. Sunday to a chimney fire in the 800 block of Old Manchester Road. Units were out 19 minutes.

Reese: Firefighters responded at 9: 12 p.m. Saturday to a fire of unknown type on Birdview Road. Units were out 24 minutes.

Westminster: Firefighters from Westminster, Reese, Pleasant Valley and Manchester responded at 8: 13 p.m. Saturday to a building fire in the first block of E. Main St. Units were out 33 minutes.

Pub Date: 2/10/99

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