Award Notes

February 28, 2003

Arundel teacher receives honors for environmentalism

Bill Moulden, an Anne Arundel County teacher and environmentalist, recently won the 2002 Tawes Award for a Clean Environment.

Moulden was chosen for the award, sponsored by the Maryland Petroleum Council and the Maryland Department of the Environment, because of his development of numerous ecological and environmental programs for youths.

He also was recommended to the Exxon Mobil Foundation for a grant. As a result, the foundation has given $5,000 to the Sister Schools for the Severn Initiative, in which elementary schools along the watershed are given tools for environmental experiments.

Early last month, Chris Martin of the foundation and Drew Cobbs of the Maryland Petroleum Council met with House Speaker Michael E. Busch and several area schoolchildren to present the grant.

National Guardsman Wile named outstanding airman

Senior Airman Charles J. Wile of Anne Arundel County recently was named Outstanding Airman of the Year for 2003.

For 2002, he was named Air National Guard National Junior Fuels Technician of the Year.

Wile is a member of the 175th Wing, Maryland Air National Guard. He works at Warfield Air National Guard Base in Middle River as a fuels technician.

Glen Burnie cheerleaders win national competition

The Maryland Twisters All-Star Team recently won a national cheerleading competition.

The Maryland Twisters, whose home gym is in Glen Burnie, received national champions jackets. The Twisters have 11 competitive teams with more than 200 youths in the programs.

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