November 18, 1997
The Crofton Civic Association named Arlo "Pete" Pedersen, a Crofton resident for nearly 30 years, its Citizen of the Year for 1997.Pedersen, a former board member of the association and former president of the Crofton Association of Retired Persons, was among eight honored Friday as outstanding citizens at the annual Crofton Awards Banquet at the Crofton Country Club.Among other things, Pedersen makes sure that American flags are placed along Crofton Parkway on patriotic holidays.Sheila Schneider, executive director of the Greater Crofton Chamber of Commerce, was named Outstanding Business Leader of the Year by the chamber.
November 4, 1994
Last May, Mike Pringle was expendable. This November, he's invaluable.Last spring, he was a Sacramento Gold Miner. This winter, he could be the Canadian Football League's Most Outstanding Player.It's been the trip of a lifetime for Baltimore's record-setting running back. Pringle's incredible journey reached another milestone yesterday with his selection as the Eastern Division's Most Outstanding Player.He already has shattered the league's 19-year-old rushing record, and annexed the record for yards from scrimmage, too.Now comes the acid test.
December 3, 1997
Gary Capuano was named the state's outstanding trainer for 1997 at the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association annual awards ceremony and Christmas party at Laurel Park yesterday.Capuano, 33, broke into national prominence with Captain Bodgit, who barely missed winning the Kentucky Derby and Preakness in two memorable battles with Silver Charm and Free House.Capuano's brother, Dale, won the same award in 1988.The outstanding-owner honor went to Mr. and Mrs. Edward Houghton of Buckingham Farm, whose horse, Palliser Bay, was the high-scoring Maryland entry in the MATCH series.
November 16, 1999
In honor of National Philanthropy Day yesterday, the Maryland Chapter of the National Society of Fund Raising Executives recognized a Baltimore philanthropist, a foundation and students at four schools for their charitable work.Suzanne F. Cohen, a member of numerous local nonprofit boards, was named philanthropist of the year for her support of institutions like Goucher College and her work creating the Safe and Sound campaign, a program to improve life and reduce violence for Baltimore children with after-school programs and other initiatives.
April 28, 1991
While the debates continue about academic requirements for high school and college athletes, the 24 student-athletes we feature today have no problem meeting the regulations.The ninth annual Anne Arundel County Sun All-County Academic Athletic Team consists of 12 boys and 12 girls who go beyond the requirements and shine as model student-athletes.We narrowed down almost 100 applications to come up with the top 24 in the county, and these are truly outstanding young people.Wewere looking for well-rounded student-athletes who compile a high grade-point average while playing more than one varsity sport, get involved in school and community, prepare a neat resume as if applying for a job, have recommendation letters that reveal character and attitude, write a good essay and show some creativity.
June 16, 2001
Mireille Grangenois has been named vice president of SunSpot, the Baltimore Sun Co.'s Internet site. Grangenois, 45, is now general manager of SunSpot, where she oversees a staff of 32. The promotion takes effect tomorrow. Grangenois' duties will change little under the new title. She will oversee the development and execution of all aspects of the Web site and report to Michael E. Waller, publisher and chief executive of the Baltimore Sun Co. Waller said the promotion reflects Grangenois' "outstanding performance" at SunSpot as well as the increasing significance of online journalism.