June 2, 1991
Benjamin Daniel Cefaratti of Arnold Christian Academy and Kathleen Teresa Blair of St. Jane Frances School, both residents of Anne Arundel County, were honored recently for their winning entries in the Cardin 21st Century Health Award Essay Contest.The contest was sponsored by Representive Benjamin L. Cardin as part of a recent celebration to recognize The Caring Program's third anniversary.The event took place at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maryland's Owings Mills headquarters.BCBSM Chairman and CEO Carl J. Sardegnawas host.
May 2, 1999
"A Welcome to Columbia" is the theme of a Columbia Association essay contest for elementary and middle school pupils.Entries -- in the form of a letter welcoming a 10-year-old to Columbia -- should be 50 to 100 words long, typed or printed neatly on one page.The entry should include name, address and phone number, along with age and grade.Entries should be sent to the Columbia Association, 10221 Wincopin Circle, Suite 100, by June 25. Information: 410-715-3161.Pub Date: 5/02/99
December 21, 1990
The Mid-Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Inc. and Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. are offering $10,000 scholarships to the winners of a Black History Month Essay Contest.Students in Baltimore and in Washington, D.C., will be asked to address the topic, "The Value of an Education -- Within the Context of Black History Month."Febaruary is Black History Month.The contest is open to both minority and non-minority high school students in grades 9 through 12. The winner in each city is to be awarded a $10,000 scholarship.
June 30, 1993
The Kiwanis Club of Mountain Road recently announced the winners of the John Wilson Sr. Essay Contest for fifth-graders, and awarded scholarships to four county high school graduates.The essays were written on the topic "Ways I Can Help Protect the Chesapeake Bay," and one fifth-grader was selected from each participating school.The following essayists won a $50 U.S. Savings Bond: Erinn Sawyer, Jacobsville Elementary; Tessa Locklear, Solley Elementary; Katie Lyn Franz, Sunset Elementary; Jennifer Maguire, St. Jane Frances; Thomas Harold Jr., High Point Elementary; Debra Weinstein, Bodkin Elementary; Gary L. Raymond, Lake Shore Elementary; and Amanda Schuler, Freetown Elementary.
January 4, 2005
Local members of Watson's Tin Box of Ellicott City, a Sherlock Holmes literary society, will introduce Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's intrepid fictional detective and talk about his world, his adventures and why people around the world continue to read and write about him. Characters from the stories will make an appearance. The program, to be held at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 13 at the east Columbia library, is to mark the start of a Sherlock Holmes essay contest for seventh-graders. Contestants will be asked to read The Speckled Band, a Holmes story, and write a five-paragraph analytical essay about it. Contest rules are available at www.hclibrary.
February 19, 2001
A Baltimore grand jury charged with examining youth gun violence is sponsoring an essay contest for all city public school students, in an effort to raise awareness of the problem. The contest was one of several recommendations made by the grand jury after a circuit judge directed the panel to develop a plan for law enforcement officials and residents to curb gun violence. The jury announced its "Save Our City" contest last week. Grand juries in Baltimore are given assignments beyond hearing evidence in criminal cases, and past panels have examined topics ranging from vocational training for prisoners to mental illness among inmates.