Glen Burnie High's prom crowns year-end events


May 12, 1999|By Bonita Formwalt | Bonita Formwalt,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

CONGRATULATIONS to Susan Sperduto and Owen Gaither on being crowned queen and king of the Glen Burnie High School senior prom last weekend. Both students are exceptional young adults who excel in the sporting arena as well as the classroom. Sperduto has lettered in track and volleyball while Gaither was a standout on the Gopher's basketball team.

Last days for seniors

The senior prom was only one of a flurry of activities facing seniors at Glen Burnie High. With graduation weeks away, parents are reminded of a few landmark dates for their children.

Excellence in academic achievement will be recognized at the senior awards assembly May 20 in the school auditorium. Students who have received scholarships, merit grants and awards will be honored.

Final exams are scheduled May 25, 26 and 27 and mark the end of the academic year for the seniors. A one-hour exam is scheduled for each class, with two exams scheduled for each day.

Commencement rehearsal will begin at 8 a.m. June 1 in the school auditorium. Students must attend the rehearsal if they plan to participate in the ceremony.

The big moment for the Class of 1999 begins at 7 p.m. June 2 at the Field House of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Each graduating student will receive five tickets at the rehearsal.

Information: 410-761-8950.

Group rewards students

The presentation of two $1,000 scholarships tops the agenda of the Point Pleasant Shoreland Improvement Association meeting at 7: 30 p.m. tomorrow in the hall of Church of the Good Shepherd, 1451 Furnace Ave.

Glen Burnie High senior Michelle Parsons and Stuart Schmidt Jr. of the Glen Burnie High Class of 1998 have been chosen for the awards.

Other items on the agenda include information on an open house by the Maryland State Police from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 5 at the Glen Burnie Barracks, 6800 Aviation Blvd.; an update on county services that help with spring yard work and status reports on the association's financial gifts to schools.

Residents of the Point Pleasant and Shoreland communities are welcome to attend.

Shopping for health

Dietitians from the county Health Department will answer shoppers' questions on nutrition and cancer prevention from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at the SuperFresh market on Hospital Drive.

In addition to diet tips, shoppers will find low-fat recipes. Information: the Health Department's Learn to Live line, 410-222-7979.

Flea market fund-raiser

A community flea market is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 22 at Mariner Health of Glen Burnie, 7355 E. Furnace Branch Road. The rain date is June 5.

Spaces with tables are available for $15. Proceeds will benefit the activities department of the convalescent center.

To reserve a space: 410-766-3460.

Pub Date: 5/12/99

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