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January 13, 1991
Three Fallston High School seniors have been announced as semifinalists in the 1991 National Merit Scholarship Competition.Shawn Bullock, Mike Smith and Ellen White were among 15,000 other finalists selected throughout the country.In addition to being exceptional academic students, these three scholars are also involved in extracurricular activities.Shawn Bullock is a member of the German Club and is involved with Fallston's literary magazine, Troubadour. He plans to attend Cornell University.
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NEWS
April 24, 1994
John Carroll School newspaper honoredThe John Carroll School student newspaper, Patriot, received the General Excellence Award for the best overall high school newspaper at the 1994 Student Journalism Contest for the Archdiocese of Baltimore. The contest was sponsored by the Catholic Review.This marks the second year in a row that the Patriot has won in the general excellence category. The newspaper captured first place in five of the 10 categories.Joan of Arc pupil gets poem publishedA poem by Brad Lhotsky, a seventh-grade student at St. Joan of Arc school in Aberdeen, will appear in the 1994 edition of VTC Anthology of Poetry by Young Americans," to be published this month.
NEWS
By Tanya Jones and Tanya Jones,Sun Staff Writer | April 23, 1995
A nominating committee of former educators, students and citizens has selected the 10 finalists for the Harford County Teacher of the Year Award.The winner will be announced at a banquet Thursday.County businesses have come together to honor the finalists and the winner.The Bayou Restaurant in Havre de Grace is sponsoring the banquet for the finalists, guests and officials.This year's winner will receive the free use of a new Buick for one year from Boyle Buick of Abingdon, along with a clock, a watch and other gifts.
NEWS
By Sherrie Ruhl and Sherrie Ruhl,Harford County Bureau | May 12, 1992
BEL AIR -- Harford County's public school system will be the first in Maryland to prohibit all tobacco use in its buildings and vehicles as the result of a unanimous vote by the school board last night.The ban on use of tobacco products by school employees, including chewing tobacco, takes effect July 1.Students already are barred from smoking on public school property statewide.The Prince George's County school board has adopted a similar smoking ban for employees, but it will not take effect until September.
NEWS
By Shirley Leung and Shirley Leung,Sun Staff Writer | June 25, 1995
The captain of the Fallston High School baseball team and a teammate were killed early yesterday when they were struck by a car while walking along a two-lane highway in Harford County.Christian James Leonard, 18, the captain, and Eric Christopher Rothgeb, 16, both of Fallston, were walking on the shoulder of Fallston Road -- Route 152 -- when they were hit about 4 a.m. by a 1992 Jeep Wrangler that crossed the center line in the 1500 block, a Harford County sheriff's spokesman said.Authorities said the driver, William Smith, 20, of the 3100 block of Wellington Way in Baldwin drove to a grocery store several miles away to call his family.
NEWS
By Kevin T. McVey and Kevin T. McVey,SUN STAFF | September 26, 2004
State and local officials unveiled last week a nearly $5 million package of road programs aimed at alleviating congestion and safety concerns at three Harford County intersections. The projects -- one at the intersection of Route 152, Carrs Mill and Old Fallston roads in Fallston, another along Main Street in Bel Air and a third along Emmorton Road south of Bel Air -- are part of the statewide transportation funding initiative proposed by Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. last year and approved by the General Assembly.
NEWS
December 7, 2008
Up a creek: Some Anne Arundel County residents say Fox Creek should be dredged to improve water quality and give boaters access from the Severn River. Other residents, and some environmentalists, oppose the plan. A panel that includes Gov. Martin O'Malley has been asked to decide the matter. Right to vote: Like other members of the Harford County school board, D.J. Sigworth takes in hours of policy debates and PowerPoint presentations. But when the talking is done, Sigworth, the board's student member, cannot vote.
NEWS
By Sherrie Ruhl and Sherrie Ruhl,Harford County Bureau | May 12, 1992
BEL AIR -- Harford County's public school system will be the first in Maryland to prohibit all tobacco use in its buildings and vehicles as the result of a unanimous vote by the six-member school board last night.The ban on use of tobacco products by school employees, including chewing tobacco, takes effect July 1.Students are already barred from smoking on public school property statewide.The Prince George's County school board has adopted a similar smoking ban for employees, but it will not take effect until September.
NEWS
BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | January 26, 2001
A female student at Fallston High School is being held in lieu of $10,000 bond at the Harford County Detention Center after she was accused of taking a handgun to school, the Harford County Sheriff's Department said. The girl was arrested in the school office Wednesday, after school officials learned she had a .22-caliber handgun and ammunition, said Lt. Edward Hopkins, a spokesman for the department. He said the girl also had $150 and jewelry that she is accused of removing from a safe in the home of her aunt and uncle, with whom she has been living.
SPORTS
By From Staff Reports | November 13, 1994
Candy Credito and Becky Robinson, Fallston High School seniors on the same track academically but with divergent sports backgrounds, have received full athletic scholarships to NCAA Division I universities.Credito is an honors student with a 4.0 grade-point average, president of the school's chapter of the National Honor Society, and an All-County athlete in three sports. She will concentrate her athletic time on basketball at the University of North Carolina-Asheville.Credito expects to major in international business, followed by graduate studies.
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