Education Notes


August 13, 2006|By ANICA BUTLER

Children's theater awards scholarships

Children's Theater of Annapolis has awarded its Miriam Wolfe Memorial Scholarship to Katie Gardner of Pasadena and Jillian Foley of Arnold.

The scholarship was established in 1988 to honor Wolfe, who performed with CTA and studied music and theater at Syracuse University. She was killed in the terrorist bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Scotland. The scholarship is given to graduating seniors who have been involved with CTA.

Gardner, a 2006 graduate of Northeast High School, was awarded $1,500. Foley, a 2006 graduate of Broadneck High School, was awarded $1,000.

Supplies sought for youths, teachers

Whole Foods Market and the 21st Century Education Foundation have teamed up to provide school supplies to students and teachers in Anne Arundel County public schools. Supplies can be dropped off at the Whole Foods Annapolis store, 2504 Solomon's Island Road. All supplies will be donated to the foundation.

Call the foundation at 410-222-2909 for more information.

Ceremony honors 23 AACC graduates

Anne Arundel Community College honored 23 students who graduated from its physician assistant certificate program at a ceremony July 27.

In addition to completing the full-time, 25-month program, 22 graduates also earned a master of medical science degree through the college's partnership with St. Francis University in Loretta, Pa.

The President's Award for exceptional leadership went to class president Laura M. Stokes of Pasadena. The Dean's Award recognizing the student with the highest grade-point average went to valedictorian Regina M. Martin of Baltimore. Martin also received this year's Clinician's Clinician Award for her professional integrity and clinical excellence.

The Faculty Award recognized Rajul P. Shah of Arbutus as the student who best exemplified the code of ethics of the physician assistant profession.

3 named to college board of trustees

Three people have been named to Anne Arundel Community College's board of trustees.

John G. Gary Jr. of Millersville is a former Anne Arundel County executive, a government consultant and a partner in a real estate firm. James H. Johnson Jr. of Annapolis is the dean of the College of Engineering, Architecture and Computer Science at Howard University. Student representative Lynn L. Nappari of Glen Burnie is scheduled to graduate in May 2007 with three associate degrees, in law and jurisprudence, human services and general studies.

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