Minor league teams offer `Blue Ribbon' elementaries tickets

June 13, 1999

Elementary schools named Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence are being honored by the Baltimore Orioles' minor league affiliates, which have offered two tickets to a designated game for each of their pupils and staff members.

About 12,000 free tickets have been distributed by the Bowie Baysox, Frederick Keys and Delmarva Shorebirds. Seven of the schools will be honored at Prince George's Stadium in Bowie before tomorrow evening's game between the Baysox and the Trenton Thunder.

The schools, which were named in November, are Oak Hill and West Annapolis in Anne Arundel County; Timonium in Baltimore County; Vienna in Dorchester County; Ashburton and Brooke Grove in Montgomery County; Kenilworth and Templeton in Prince George's County; Banneker/Loveville in St. Mary's County; and Salem Avenue in Washington County.

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