November 10, 1991
Danielle Barbour, of Forest Hill, was selected to attend the National Young Leaders Conference, being conducted through today in Washington.Having demonstrated academic achievement, leadership and citizenship, Danielle is among 350 outstanding high school students from across the nation at the conference, which is sponsored by the Congressional Youth Leadership Council.Highlights of Danielle's week in Washington have included a paneldiscussion led by prominent journalists at the National Press Club and remarks from members of Congress on the floor of the U.S. House ofRepresentatives.
January 3, 1995
Todd Singleton used to think about playing college basketball at a school like Yale or Cornell, but never at a national power such as Duke. His impeccable academic standing at Old Mill could get him into any of those schools.As for basketball, Singleton, who played two years of varsity at Old Mill and averaged 10.0 points and 6.5 rebounds for the 12-9 Patriots his senior year, says, "When I decided on Duke, I pretty much reserved myself to playing rec ball, playground ball around Durham [N.C.
November 16, 2001
Kiwanis Club of Mount Airy will hold a pancake breakfast from 6 a.m. to noon tomorrow in the fellowship hall of Calvary United Methodist Church. The menu includes pancakes, eggs cooked to order, sausage and beverages. The cost is $4, $2 for children ages 6 to 12. Proceeds will benefit the Vauk/Ruth scholarship fund. The church is at 403 S. Main St., Mount Airy. Information: 301-831-5919. Lasagna dinner today at St. Paul's Church St. Paul's Episcopal Church will hold its annual lasagna dinner from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. today in the church hall.
June 30, 1991
Paul Towner of Millers was selected to attend the 1991 National Young Leaders Conference this week as part of a group of 350 students from across the nation who gathered to learn first-hand about the government.The event, sponsored by the Congressional Youth Leadership Council, had as its theme "The Leaders of Tomorrow Meeting the Leadersof Today." During the six-day conference, Paul met with key leaders and newsmakers from the three branches of government, the media and diplomatic corps.
July 16, 2000
Development puts urban sprawl on rural setting The Sun continues to press for approval of the Maple Lawn Farms mixed-use center in rural Fulton. "Pass it they must," the latest editorial tells the zoning board (July 7). The same editorial concludes that the project has "risk" but "some risk can be tolerated to test it." Easy for The Sun to say. They won't have to live with the results if the experiment fails. And failure looks likely, based upon the thin case made by the developer during the many zoning hearings on the case.
May 3, 1992
JULIE AYERSSevernClass: SeniorGPA: 4.19. SAT: 1360.Sports: Soccer and tennisOther activities: National Honor Society tutor; Spanish Honor Society and Club; Cum Laude Society; Senior prefect; hostess, Italian Exchange program; Math Team; co-editor yearbook staff; school newspaper reporter; treasurer Z Club (service organization); Ping Pong Club; member, Students Against Drunk Driving.College: Washington and LeeCapsule: Ayers was winner of the George Washington University Science Medal, which is presented to the junior with the highest average in math last year.
July 1, 1993
WASHINGTON -- She quickly emerged as the star of the Clinton Cabinet, an imposing block of earnestness with guts that impressed even the capital's most macho."
May 2, 1994
BOYSKevin BonkChesapeakeClass: SeniorGPA: 3.50. SAT: 1,050Sports: Wrestling and lacrosse.Other activities: National Honor Society; Eagle Scout, Troop 770; part-time job as newspaper boy, cuts grass and is a pool manager in the summer.College: MarylandSnapshot: Named the Outstanding Scholar Athlete for the Cougars' wrestling team, Bonk is ranked 27th in a class of 333. According to math teacher Donna Zemke, Bonk excels in Algebra III and Advanced Placement calculus."Kevin possesses all of the academic qualities that spell success in higher learning," wrote Zemke.