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June 15, 1998
Seniors Jennifer Janowich and Robert Condon were chosen as students of the month for April at South Carroll High School.Jennifer is the daughter of Jerry and Julie Janowich of Sykesville. She is president of the German Club and involved in the annual German festival, Vocational Industrial Clubs of America, Student Government Association, Varsity Club and Stagelighters drama group.She also ran on the cross country team last fall. She has placed high in VICA competitions in fashion design and clothing construction.
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By Chris Yakaitis and Chris Yakaitis,Special to The Sun | May 7, 2008
With hydraulic lifts pumping and air blowers whirring under a carpet of artificial turf, the Naval Academy unveiled a high-tech new field house yesterday where its varsity athletes can train, club teams can play and midshipmen can stay in shape. Located on the southeast edge of campus near the Severn River, the $50 million Wesley A. Brown Field House succeeds the Academy's Halsey Field House as the home for six varsity teams and as a centerpiece for fitness training and physical education for all midshipmen.
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NEWS
May 17, 2006
Maureen Onda, Century SPORT LACROSSE GIRLS STATS -- Onda is a standout defender who has helped the Knights continue their dominance despite losing the bulk of their defense to graduation. This season, the junior has played a key role on a defense that has held teams to six goals or fewer eight times. SIDELINES -- A second-team All-County pick in lacrosse a year ago, Onda also played defense in soccer and forward in basketball. Some of her best work, however, is done off the field. She's a member of her National Honor Society's community service group, which is now focusing on drunk driving awareness in preparation for the prom, as well as a member of the Varsity Club.
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By Cassandra A. Fortin and Cassandra A. Fortin,special to the sun | December 17, 2006
It is not an everyday sight at Fallston High School: a 4-foot mechanized Santa Claus in an orange T-shirt grooving down in the hallway. On top of that, as the Santa began gyrating and singing a Christmas song, three students danced along with the automated decoration. The three seniors -- Christopher Hecker, Nicholas Hess and Joseph Dove -- joined forces to create the display as part of a door-decorating contest begun at the school this year. "We wanted to do something really different," said Dove, 17. "We wanted to create a door that people will stop and notice."
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By Debra Taylor Young and Debra Taylor Young,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | January 29, 2002
THERE WEREN'T enough awards to go around for all the deserving participants in Liberty High School's talent show Saturday night. The show, sponsored by the varsity club as a fund-raiser, included students from elementary, middle, and high schools. Helen Derwin, a teacher at Liberty and varsity club adviser, coordinated the event, and gathered acts for the show. "I distribute fliers to the elementary and middle schools requesting talent, and I just bug the high school kids that I know are talented," Derwin said of recruiting for the show.
NEWS
By Dianne Williams Hayes and Dianne Williams Hayes,Staff writer | December 23, 1990
They were legs like no other at Old Mill Senior.At least that was the opinion of the majority of students who cast votes for the best "turkey legs" among their teachers by dropping coins into tennis ball cans.However, once you meet social studies teacher Nadine Dow, you quickly learn that winning the contest that students say is "not chauvinistic" has more to do with her personality than her legs.For the past six years, the Varsity Club at Old Mill has raised money to feed the hungry in the county by having students review pictures of legs and casting their vote for the best.
NEWS
November 3, 1991
Instructor James LaBarre and members of the Carroll County Career and Technology Center's diesel technology program have received the 1991 Distinguished Career and Technology Education Program from the state Department of Education.The program was judged on sources of money and program costs; number of students; success of graduates; overview of the center; purpose and objectives; description of techniques, materials, equipment and facilities; planning and cooperation with business and industry; feedback from students, employers and other groups; and publicity and recognition the program has received.
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By Cassandra A. Fortin and Cassandra A. Fortin,special to the sun | December 17, 2006
It is not an everyday sight at Fallston High School: a 4-foot mechanized Santa Claus in an orange T-shirt grooving down in the hallway. On top of that, as the Santa began gyrating and singing a Christmas song, three students danced along with the automated decoration. The three seniors -- Christopher Hecker, Nicholas Hess and Joseph Dove -- joined forces to create the display as part of a door-decorating contest begun at the school this year. "We wanted to do something really different," said Dove, 17. "We wanted to create a door that people will stop and notice."
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By Adam Sachs and Adam Sachs,Sun Staff Writer | April 16, 1995
James Merriken, a retired lumber businessman who also was a Johns Hopkins University lacrosse player and longtime benefactor of the university, died Monday of congestive heart failure at Charlestown Retirement Community in Arbutus. He was 84.Mr. Merriken, a lifelong Baltimore resident, played lacrosse at Hopkins. He was a defenseman and was captain of the 1933 squad, which won the national championship."He loved anybody who played lacrosse, especially lacrosse for Hopkins," said one of his daughters, Jean Schafer of Mill Valley, Calif.
NEWS
By Peg Adamarczyk | May 15, 1992
Looking for an inexpensive family outing this weekend? Then check out the Rockview Beach Community Association's Fun Day from noon to 5 p.m. tomorrow at the community hall on East and Edna roads."
NEWS
May 17, 2006
Maureen Onda, Century SPORT LACROSSE GIRLS STATS -- Onda is a standout defender who has helped the Knights continue their dominance despite losing the bulk of their defense to graduation. This season, the junior has played a key role on a defense that has held teams to six goals or fewer eight times. SIDELINES -- A second-team All-County pick in lacrosse a year ago, Onda also played defense in soccer and forward in basketball. Some of her best work, however, is done off the field. She's a member of her National Honor Society's community service group, which is now focusing on drunk driving awareness in preparation for the prom, as well as a member of the Varsity Club.
NEWS
By Debra Taylor Young and Debra Taylor Young,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | January 29, 2002
THERE WEREN'T enough awards to go around for all the deserving participants in Liberty High School's talent show Saturday night. The show, sponsored by the varsity club as a fund-raiser, included students from elementary, middle, and high schools. Helen Derwin, a teacher at Liberty and varsity club adviser, coordinated the event, and gathered acts for the show. "I distribute fliers to the elementary and middle schools requesting talent, and I just bug the high school kids that I know are talented," Derwin said of recruiting for the show.
SPORTS
By PAT O'MALLEY | June 3, 1999
BoysDustin Abey, ChesapeakeClass: SeniorGPA:3.60SAT: 1,020College: St. Mary's College (Md)Sports: Soccer, lacrosseOther activities: National Honor Society, student government, Varsity Club, community clean-up and Christmas luminaria committees, volunteer coach and referee youth soccer.Profile: The All-Metro forward and county Player of the Year on the Cougars' Class 4A state champion soccer team ranks 49th in his class of 369. He was named the school's Wendy's Heisman Award representative and the Varsity Club team rep "Dustin has developed good time-management skills," wrote Virginia Barnicoat, advanced-placement science teacher.
NEWS
June 15, 1998
Seniors Jennifer Janowich and Robert Condon were chosen as students of the month for April at South Carroll High School.Jennifer is the daughter of Jerry and Julie Janowich of Sykesville. She is president of the German Club and involved in the annual German festival, Vocational Industrial Clubs of America, Student Government Association, Varsity Club and Stagelighters drama group.She also ran on the cross country team last fall. She has placed high in VICA competitions in fashion design and clothing construction.
NEWS
By Adam Sachs and Adam Sachs,Sun Staff Writer | April 16, 1995
James Merriken, a retired lumber businessman who also was a Johns Hopkins University lacrosse player and longtime benefactor of the university, died Monday of congestive heart failure at Charlestown Retirement Community in Arbutus. He was 84.Mr. Merriken, a lifelong Baltimore resident, played lacrosse at Hopkins. He was a defenseman and was captain of the 1933 squad, which won the national championship."He loved anybody who played lacrosse, especially lacrosse for Hopkins," said one of his daughters, Jean Schafer of Mill Valley, Calif.
NEWS
By Peg Adamarczyk | May 15, 1992
Looking for an inexpensive family outing this weekend? Then check out the Rockview Beach Community Association's Fun Day from noon to 5 p.m. tomorrow at the community hall on East and Edna roads."
SPORTS
By PAT O'MALLEY | June 3, 1999
BoysDustin Abey, ChesapeakeClass: SeniorGPA:3.60SAT: 1,020College: St. Mary's College (Md)Sports: Soccer, lacrosseOther activities: National Honor Society, student government, Varsity Club, community clean-up and Christmas luminaria committees, volunteer coach and referee youth soccer.Profile: The All-Metro forward and county Player of the Year on the Cougars' Class 4A state champion soccer team ranks 49th in his class of 369. He was named the school's Wendy's Heisman Award representative and the Varsity Club team rep "Dustin has developed good time-management skills," wrote Virginia Barnicoat, advanced-placement science teacher.
NEWS
November 3, 1991
Instructor James LaBarre and members of the Carroll County Career and Technology Center's diesel technology program have received the 1991 Distinguished Career and Technology Education Program from the state Department of Education.The program was judged on sources of money and program costs; number of students; success of graduates; overview of the center; purpose and objectives; description of techniques, materials, equipment and facilities; planning and cooperation with business and industry; feedback from students, employers and other groups; and publicity and recognition the program has received.
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