March 27, 2013
For the 11th year in a row, some promising high school football players from Harford County have been honored with scholarships courtesy of the Ravens Nest No. 1, Birds of Prey. The Birds of Prey Ravens fan club established a scholarship fund in honor of the late Bud Bitzer, a charter member of the Ravens Nest No. 1. In addition to being a founding member of the Birds of Prey, Mr. Bitzer "was also the chairperson of the Ravens Nest No. 1's road cleanup committee. He initiated the program and ensured that the selected road was continuously maintained.
March 22, 2013
Summer classes Registration for summer noncredit classes at Anne Arundel Community College is under way. Information: aacc.edu/noncredit. Tuition aid at AACC Financial aid is available at Anne Arundel Community College. In addition, the college has a no-fee, interest-free payment plan that allows the cost of tuition to be spread throughout a term. Payment plans are available. For information about financial aid, call 410-777-2203 or go to aacc.edu/finaid . Students can also meet with a financial aid representative on a walk-in basis at the Arnold campus, Glen Burnie Town Center, AACC at Arundel Mills or the Fort Meade Army Education Center.
March 21, 2013
A good crowd filled the gym at Bel Air High School Wednesday evening for a basketball game between faculty and students that raised well beyond the $1,000 goal for the Matt Rutherford Foundation that awards scholarships to BAHS seniors. All proceeds from ticket sales, raffles and other donations at Wednesday's game benefited the scholarship program established in memory of Matt "Hank" Rutherford, a Bel Air High senior who died in a car accident in December 2007. Raffles, the half-time show, the entrance fee to the game and to play netted $1,227, according to information provided Chris McDonough, a teacher at Bel Air High School. Concession money goes right to Bel Air High Boosters, which then makes a donation to scholarship fund at the end of the school year.
February 26, 2013
The Perry Hall High School music department will host a memorial scholarship concert on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 7:30 p.m., in honor of school alumnus John DiLutis Jr., a trombonist and Perry Hall graduate who died in 1993 at age 26, shortly after his music career began. The concert will feature the music of composers Roland Barrett, Guy Forbes, Robert Shelton and Sean O'Loughlin, as well as classic composers, including Paul Whear, W.A. Mozart, Henri Rabaud, and Franz von Suppe.
February 12, 2013
The Baltimore Washington Corridor Chamber's Foundation will host its 56th annual gala and fundraiser for scholarships, Thursday, Feb. 21, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., at the Sheraton Columbia, 10207 Wincopin Circle, in Columbia. The gala's theme is "The Corridor's Got Talent. "Joe Castillo, a top finalist from the TV show America's Got Talent, will entertain. Sponsorships are available at six levels. The scholarship fund helps high school students attend college. For more information on the sponsorship levels and to register for the gala, go to http://www.baltwashchamber.org/events/eventdetail.aspx?