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Education Notes

March 17, 2002

Municipal League offers scholarships for student essays

The Carroll County Chapter of the Maryland Municipal League will offer several $500 scholarships to Carroll County high school students who have been accepted into a college or university or those already enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate program.

Applicants must meet criteria, complete the Student Scholarship Application and write an essay on the importance and function of municipal government in the community.

Applications are available at the high school guidance offices and in all town offices. Deadline for applications is April 20.

Completed applications can be mailed to Jeannie Nichols, MML Scholarship Chairman, 7547 Main St., Sykesville, Md. 21784.

Information: 410-795-8959.

New business instructor for Community College

Lynne Smith has joined the faculty of Carroll Community College as a business instructor, teaching Introduction to Business, Principles of Marketing and Principles of Management.

Her classes are available days, evenings and online.

Smith has a bachelor's degree from Clark University in Worcester, Mass., and a master's from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y.

She has worked in computers, human resources, office management and marketing, as well as in the university environment.

She lives in Eldersburg.

Local students make Syracuse dean's list

Carroll County students have been named to the dean's list Syracuse University in New York.

The students are:

Bradley Stradling, Woodbine, a senior majoring in television/radio/film, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.

Michael Gibson, Woodbine, a junior majoring in mechanical engineering, L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science.

Emily Case, Marriottsville, a junior majoring in music education.

Kade Sheridan, Mount Airy, a junior majoring in environmental design, College of Visual and Performing Arts.

Public schools Web site garners accolades

The Carroll County Public School System's Web site has been chosen to bear the 2002-2003 Golden Web Award by the International Association of Webmasters and Designers.

The recognition is presented to sites whose Web design, originality and content have achieved levels of excellence. The system's Web site was originally designed by Robert Caples, coordinator of instructional technology, and is administered and maintained by Darby Ashmore, public information technology specialist and webmaster for the school system.

Pappalardo honored with leadership award

Faye Pappalardo, president of Carroll Community College, has received a leadership award from Phi Theta Kappa Middle States Region.

The Regional Coordinator's Special Award was given to Pappalardo for her support of the colllege's Alpha Psi Psi Chapter and Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society's statewide activities.

At the college, she attends Alpha Psi Psi functions, give speeches to the group and budgets funds for participation in state, regional and national events.

Susan Sies, the club's adviser, credits Pappalardo's support to the fraternity's growth from a one-star to three-star chapter in only three years' time.

Statewide, she coordinates the All-Maryland Academic Team for Two-Year Colleges' annual recognition dinner where chapter members are honored for their academic achievement, leadership and community involvement.

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