Youths to receive awards for art, writing contests


April 11, 1999|By Rosalie Falter | Rosalie Falter,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

THE WINNERS of the Woman's Club of Linthicum Heights Youth Art and Youth Writing contests will receive their awards and ribbons at the club's meeting at 10: 30 a.m. Tuesday at the clubhouse, 110 N. Hammonds Ferry Road.

In the short-story writing contest for first- through third-graders, Stephanie Sharpe of Overlook Elementary School won first place for "The Singing Lessons"; Kelly Auld of Linthicum Elementary was second for "Chipmunk and Squirrel"; and third place went to Jonathan Wan of Linthicum Elementary for "The Lion and The Mouse."

The winners in the fourth- through sixth-grade category are all Linthicum Elementary pupils.

Mae Cole Alamo took first place for "The Chocolate Hills"; Nathan Louis Giles was second with "When Nothing Was the Same"; and Laurie Stuart came in third with "What is it Like Being a Dog?" Honorable mentions went to Eric Toma for "Boys Play Hard Ball -- Girls Play Softball" and Erich Kach for "Trading Places."

In the seventh- through ninth-grade category, Jessica Davis won with "The Friend Quest Message." Second place went to Jacob Simpson for "American Heritage," and Maria Lathroum took third place for "Inspiration of a Lifetime." All three are Lindale/Brooklyn Park Middle School pupils.

In the poetry contest for fourth- through sixth-graders, Krista Tabor won with "If I Were a Bird," and Kevin Brodie finished second with "My Window." Both are Linthicum Elementary pupils. Erin Voigt of Arthur Slade Regional Catholic School was awarded third place with "Rainbow." Honorable mention went to Linthicum Elementary pupils Mike Bernardo, for "Dreams"; Megan Hauf, for "Valentine's Day"; Trey McLeskey for "I Wouldn't Want to Be You"; and Ellis Stamegna for "Monkeys."

In the poetry contest for seventh- and eighth-graders, Lauren Rice took first place for "Friends"; second place went to Amanda Baldwin for "Brothers"; and Shannon Shearer came in third with "So Many Stores -- So Little Time." All three are seventh-graders at Lindale/Brooklyn Park Middle.

In the art contest for ninth- to 12th-graders, Jennifer Wagner of Meade High School won, with Jo Yon Lee of Glen Burnie High School in second place and Abner Nieves of Meade High in third. Honorable mentions went to Emily Green and Jennifer Wagner, both of Meade High, and Erik Benedict of North County High.

John Wyrwas of Arthur Slade Regional Catholic School took first place for one work in the art contest for sixth- through eighth-graders and an honorable mention for another. Maria Lathroum of Lindale/Brooklyn Park Middle School came in second, Tyghe Conway, also of Arthur Slade, finished third. Honorable mention also went to Alexis Schaefer of Lindale/Brooklyn Park Middle and Amy Grant of Arthur Slade.

After the local contest, the work was entered in the Maryland Federation of Woman's Clubs District Contest and judged March 24. Emily Green, John Wyrwas and Alexis Schaefer won honorable mention.

Information: 410-859-5309.

Linthicum Community Fair

Spring is here, but the organizers of the Linthicum Community Fair, which takes place in October, are making plans now.

They are looking for nominations for "Linthicum's Finest" -- people with Linthicum ties who have made significant contributions to the community or have become celebrities.

Submissions should include the name, address and telephone number (if available) of the nominee, with a narrative of 50 words or fewer describing the nominee's contributions or celebrity status.

The review committee will select 10 people to be honored at the fair Oct. 10.

Nominations should be sent by May 1 to Martin Muller, 307 John Ave., Linthicum 21090.

Information: 410-859-0621.

The Linthicum Community Fair gives nonprofit groups, schools, Scouts, service organizations and clubs a chance to earn money for their groups and donate a portion of their proceeds to the North County Emergency Outreach Network. Canned goods also are collected for NCEON.

Groups interested in participating are invited to the meeting at 7: 30 p.m. Thursday at St. John Lutheran Church, 300 West Maple Road.

Spring dance

The Roland Terrace Democratic Club is having a Spring Dance Platter Party from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. April 18 at the club hall, 619 Matthews Ave. in Brooklyn Park. Music will be provided by Quick Change.

Tickets, which are $7 in advance and $8 at the door, can be purchased in the club lounge or by calling 410-636-1504 after 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Roast beef dinner

United Methodist Men of Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church is sponsoring a roast beef dinner from 4 p.m. to 6: 30 p.m. Saturday in Fellowship Hall, 200 School Lane.

Tickets are $9 for adults and $5 for children 5 to 12. Children younger than 5 are admitted free.

Information: 410-859-0990.

Pub Date: 4/10/99

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