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NEWS
March 27, 2000
Radio show highlights BWI job opportunities The variety and diversity of employment opportunities at Baltimore-Washington International Airport will be showcased on today's live broadcast of the Rouse and Company show on WQSR-FM 105.7. The show will be aired from 5: 30 a.m. to 10 a.m. from the airport's Observation Gallery. As radio personality Steve Rouse weathers his "mid-life crisis" and looks for a new career, he'll interview representatives from, among others, Southwest Airlines, British Airways, the USO, Maryland Aviation Administration and U.S. Customs.
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NEWS
March 12, 1999
Pamela Marie Musgrove of Pasadena was recently selected to participate in the Nationals' 1999 Miss Teen Baltimore Pageant March 28.She will compete for more than $20,000 in scholarships, prizes, and specialty gifts. Pageant participants show off their personalities and interviewing skills.Miss Teen Baltimore will represent the Baltimore area at a national competition in Orlando, Fla. More than $60,000 in prizes and awards will be presented at the national competition.Any business, organization, or private individual can become a sponsor.
NEWS
By Young Chang and Young Chang,CONTRIBUTING WRITER | March 4, 1999
A team of Roland Park Middle School pupils topped those from 23 other Baltimore schools and will represent the city next week in the National Academic League Championships.In the final yesterday, Roland Park's sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders bested Chinquapin Middle School 95 to 34. They correctly spelled "misdemeanor," identified each element of the acronym "NATO" and answered "Brazil" as the country that produces the most coffee, in the hourlong battle of wits televised on the city schools' cable channel.
FEATURES
By Tracy Sahler and Tracy Sahler,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | October 28, 1998
LEONARDTOWN -- Oysters and cheesecake? What sounds like an unusual pairing turned out to be the perfect combination for Dawn L. Brown of Baltimore, whose Oyster Cheesecakes With Oyster Sauce and Caviar Garnish won the $1,000 grand prize at the 19th annual National Oyster Cook-Off here earlier this month.Brown, 31, is a first-year student at the Baltimore International College. She stirred whole oysters into a savory cheesecake mixture, baked them and then topped them with caviar and oyster sauce.
NEWS
August 4, 1998
A group of Fallston High School students won second place last week in a national environmental competition held at Michigan State University.Graduating seniors Catherine Wurster, Mary Hryncewich, Julie Weil, Eric Genco and Andrew Cook all won $1,500 scholarships during the National Envirothon. Their teacher, Tom Trafton, won a camcorder.Pub Date: 8/04/98
NEWS
By Mike Bowler and Mike Bowler,SUN STAFF | February 5, 1997
ABOUT 8 o'clock Sunday evening at a Washington hotel, the Veterans of Foreign Wars will announce the winner of the $20,000 T. C. Selman Memorial Scholarship, given each year to the winner of a national "audio essay" contest for teen-agers. The topic this year: "Democracy -- Above and Beyond."Sound sappy? Perhaps, but the topic, chosen by the VFW national commander, didn't discourage 116,000 teens in the 50 states, the District of Columbia and three U.S. territories from engaging in the VFW's 50th annual contest of patriotic declamation.
SPORTS
By Paul McMullen and Paul McMullen,SUN STAFF | January 3, 1997
NEW ORLEANS -- The new year is starting considerably better than the old one ended in the Crescent City.Later this month, the Superdome will be the site of the Super Bowl, and last night it was the setting for college football's national championship game between No. 1 Florida State and No. 3 Florida, thanks to No. 4 Ohio State's last-minute, comeback win over No. 2 Arizona State in the Rose Bowl on Wednesday night.December was not as kind. Three weeks ago, a 150,000-ton freighter lost power on the Mississippi River and slammed into the Riverwalk shopping mall.
NEWS
By Edward Lee and Edward Lee,SUN STAFF | September 6, 1996
Right about now, Renee Shanahan might be ready to hock her Mrs. Maryland crown for a couple of tickets to Las Vegas.The 26-year-old Pasadena woman won the title and the tiara that goes with it in June, but she never got the prize money that was to have helped pay her way to the Mrs. America contest next week in Las Vegas. Sid Sussman, organizer of the state pageant, died five weeks ago, before he had a chance to write the check.Now, Shanahan has to come up with the money to cover airline tickets, clothing, gifts for fellow contestants and other expenses or stay home.
NEWS
By Lisa Respers and Lisa Respers,SUN STAFF | February 27, 1996
Like many 8-year-olds, Lindsey Frank has no idea where she wants to go to college. But her love of books has helped her win $50,000 to help pay for any school she chooses.The third-grader from Chatsworth School in Reisterstown was the national grand prize winner in the Prudential JumpStart sweepstakes.Winning was as easy as filling out the entry card inside JumpStart magazine -- a publication circulated to students through schools and libraries -- and returning it to her local library.With her parents, her 6-year-old sister Alyssa and other family members looking on, the youngster shyly accepted a ceremonial check yesterday at the Baltimore County Library's Reisterstown branch where she turned in her winning entry card.
NEWS
By BONITA FORMWALT | April 19, 1995
Second-graders at Glen Burnie Park Elementary School captured a child's view of the world when they participated in the "It's A Snap" photography contest.Photos by John Kelley and Mandi Parsons were selected Thursday to represent the school in a national competition next month. For their efforts, both students will receive Kodak camera kits from Kmart and Kodak.The contest was sponsored jointly by Kodak and Kmart. Second-graders were given recyclable cameras and asked to photograph scenes in two categories: "needs improving" and "beauty in the world."
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