Cookie dough logo contest could yield scholarship dough...

EDUCATION NOTES

May 21, 2000

Cookie dough logo contest could yield scholarship dough

Jeanne's Gourmet Cookie Dough and Pretzels is offering a $1,000 scholarship to students 16 to 18 years old.

Students must design an original character that depicts Jeanne's products or logo. The character will become the copyrighted property of Jeanne's Gourmet.

In addition, the art department of the student's school will receive a $500 cash donation.

Drawings must be submitted by May 30. Judging will take place in June, with the winner notified by July 15.

Information: Jeanne's at 192 E. Main St., Westminster, or 410-751-2270or 800-665-2270.

Carroll schools sweep state school health awards

The Maryland School Health Council recently awarded Carroll County Public Schools all three of its awards given at the annual spring conference.

Marge Hoffmaster, coordinator of School Health Services, received the Leadership Award for developing the county's school health program, which has been recognized as one of the premier programs in the state.

Larry Faries, coordinator of school security, received the Achievement Award for his leadership in developing the school security program and related services.

First Financial Credit Union received the Program Award after it donated $50,000 to county schools for the Children's Health Fund to provide emergency health care to school-age children.

Host families needed for foreign exchange students

World Heritage, a nonprofit, public benefit organization, is seeking host families for high school boys and girls from countries around the world for the 2000-2001 school year.

These academically selected exchange students speak English and are eager to learn about America by living with a local family and attending high school for a year.

Students are fully insured, have their own spending money and expect to share household chores and be included in family activities. Host families, in turn, will learn about the foreign student's country and culture.

Families may select the student of their choice from applications, photos and biographical essays.

Information: 410-242-2151or 800-785-9040.

Seavolt wins scholarship from asthma-allergy group

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation, Maryland-Greater Washington Chapter, has awarded a scholarship to Heather Seavoltat Western Maryland College.

Scholarship winners are students who have asthma, but have stayed healthy and active and excelled in furthering their education. Information: 800-727-9333.

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