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Thursday, November 25, 2004; Page PG05

Suitland Student Named Most Gorgeous Youth

Tyrell Damato, a 15-year-old Suitland High School student, was recognized as the winner of this year's Most Gorgeous Youth Award by Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson (D) and the County Council recently.

Part of the state's Most Beautiful People Program, the award honors citizens for their community service. Winners, who must be between the ages of 14 and 21, represent the county at a ceremony in Annapolis.

Damato is enrolled in the International Baccalaureate Program and is a member of the Prince George's County Task Force and the county Youth Council. In addition, he is a founder of Stop the Violence Inc., a nonprofit organization.

Education Committees Schedule Meetings

The Prince George's County Board of Education Finance, Audit and Budget Committee will meet in open session at 6 p.m. Monday at the Sasscer Administration Building. On Wednesday, the board's Race for Education Committee will meet at the administration building at 6:30 p.m. to discuss plans for the 5K Race for Education, to be held in April. Both meetings are open to the public, but no public participation will be permitted at either. The Sasscer Administration Building is at 14201 School Lane in Upper Marlboro.

Fort Washington Resident Chosen as College Trustee

Harold F. Nelson of Fort Washington has been named to the board of trustees at Hartwick College, a private, four-year college in Oneonta, N.Y.

Nelson recently retired from real estate company CarrAmerica in the District, where he was a senior general manager.

He graduated from Hartwick in 1969 with a bachelor's degree in history.

-- Compiled by ARUNA JAIN

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