Community college students awarded Regents Scholarships...

CARROLL COUNTY DIGEST

August 05, 2001

Community college students awarded Regents Scholarships

Carroll Community College students William Matthews, Daniel McDonald and Deborah Schwartz have been awarded Regents Scholarships by the University System of Maryland Board of Regents in recognition of their outstanding academic achievements.

According to the University System of Maryland, transfer students who receive this award "must complete an associate's degree with an outstanding grade point average, thus continuing the tradition of high academic standards demonstrated by all Regents Scholars."

Both Schwartz of Taneytown and Matthews of Baltimore maintained a 4.0 grade point average. McDonald of Manchester maintained a 3.94 grade point average.

The students' awards will cover the costs of in-state tuition and mandatory fees, living expenses and room charges, and $500 each semester to be used for other educational expenses.

Farmers urged to contact crop insurance agents

The Carroll County Farm Service Agency reminds producers with crop insurance to contact their crop insurance agents for appraisal before the destruction of any crop acreage caused by dry weather.

Producers who are growing crops for which crop insurance is not available should contact the office about the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program at 410-848-2780.

Central Maryland Red Cross offers CPR, first aid courses

The Central Maryland Red Cross will offer cardiopulmonary resuscitation, first aid and other safety courses in Carroll County.

Courses are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Participants must register and pay in advance for the courses.

The courses will be held at the Carroll Community Church offices, 5220 Klees Mill Road, Eldersburg; Westminster Senior Center, 125 Stoner Ave., Westminster; Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 21 Carroll St., Westminster; New Windsor Brethren Service Center, 500 Main St., New Windsor.

Those interested should call for times, dates and registration fees.

A four-hour adult CPR course (training for victims age 8 and older) will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 8 at Westminster Senior Center. A community CPR course (training for victims of all ages) will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 8 at Westminster Senior Center.

Information: 410-764-4609.

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