About 8,800 students were graduated this month from Prince George's County public high schools.
In this edition The Maryland Weekly publishes the second and final part of a list of the top-ranking students whose grade averages are 4.0 -- straight As -- unless otherwise noted. Bladensburg
Phyllis Walker is class valedictorian and a member of the National Honor Society (NHS). She works part time after school. She has received the Governor's Award, the Prince George's Rotary Club Scholarship and the William Laurich Memorial Scholarship awarded by Bladensburg High School. wWalker plans to study nursing at The American University. Bowie
Jill Daniels is a student government senator, graduation chairman, yearbook editor, NHS member, class treasurer and former chairman of the junior class fund-raising committee. She has received a $500 scholarship from the Bowie Women's Club, the Prince George's County Superintendent's Award and awards for excellence in academic achievement for outstanding accounting student, for most service to the school and for student government service. Daniels plans to study business and accounting at the University of Maryland at College Park.
Simone Fajer is a member of the student government, NHS, junior and senior class committee, French club, American Field Service and the Young Judaea organization. She has received the Jesse Warr Jr. Memorial Award, the Academic Excellence in Academic Achievement Award and the Jeanne DeLa Memorial Scholarship. Fajer will participate in the Israel Study Program in Israel. She hopes to be active in international relations and economics.
Donna Goldsmith is a member of the NHS and the political affairs club, and has spent much of her time outside school as a Candy Striper at Prince George's Hospital. She has received awards in biology and Spanish.Goldsmith plans to major in biology at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.
Lawerence Goldsmith plays trumpet in the symphonic and jazz bands at Bowie and in the Maryland All State Band, and was solo trumpeter in the Prince George's County Youth Orchestra. A member of the NHS and the "It's Academic" team, he has won awards in chemistry. Goldsmith hopes to continue his studies in music at the University of Pennsylvania.
Aga Goodsell is treasurer of the NHS chapter at Bowie and is active in the political affairs and Modern Music Masters clubs. She has studied piano for 10 years, and has received outstanding student and math awards. Goodsell will study aeronautical engineering at the University of Notre Dame.
William Hayworth is a member of the NHS and the math team and Latin club. He has received the Bowie Kiwanis Club and the Danforth "I Dare You" Award for students with leadership abilities. Hayworth will attend the University of North Carolina on a Navy ROTC scholarship.
Eduardo Lozano, an exchange student from Mexico, is a member of the football and indoor-outdoor track teams and the American Field Service organization. He has received the Bowie social studies award and an exchange student award. Lozano will return to Mexico, where he plans to study chemical engineering at Monterrey Tech, Monterrey.
Trina Norden participated in the Bowie and Prince George's County science fairs. She has received an excellence award in Latin and a $500 scolarship from the Bowie Women's Club for community service. Norden plans to study biochemistry at the University of Maryland at College Park.
Stephen Rose, a member of the Bowie math team, has won awards as an outstanding physics and math student and is a National Merit Scholar Commended Student.Rose won the Catholic University War Memorial Scholarship, which covers three quarters of his tuition. Rose plans to major in engineering at Catholic University in Washington, D.c.
Jeffrey Samek is a member of the Bowie track team. He received an award for excellence in academic achievement and is a National Merit Scholar Commended Student. Samek plans to major in business at the University of Maryland at College Park.
Laura Tanner is a member of the NHS, French club, literary magazine and band. A recipient of the Maryland Distinguished Scholarship and the National Presbyterian Scholarship, she is also a National Merit Finalist and has received awards in English, chemistry and Frence. Tanner plans to study music and languages at William and Mary College, Williamsburg, Va.
Camel Wood is a member of the NHS and is active in student government. She has received the Maryland State Scholarship and an award from the Prince George's Medical Society. Wood hopes to study biomedical engineering at John Hopkins University, Baltimore.
Susan Yanovich is a member of the NHS and has been active in the French and drama clubs at Bowie. She has won a $100 savings bond from the Bowie Women's League for service to the community. Yanovich plans to study television and communications at New York University in New York City. Central
School authorities declined to supply requested information. Fairmont Heights
Nathan James is the valedictorian of his class, president of the National Honor Society, in the school chorus, county honor chorus, and in church choir. He is a NASA fellowship student at the Goddard Space Fight Center in Beltsville, where he works while attending school. James plans to study computer science at the University of Maryland, College Park. Friendly
Lora Warner is valedictorian of her class. She is in the National Honor Society, the Spanish Honor Society and the Girl's Athletic Letter Club. She is a math tutor and is a member of the Grace United Youth Fellowship. Warner will major in physical therapy at the University of Miami. Largo
Jimmy Gormada is a member of the tennis and drama clubs, the math and the "It's Academic" teams and the Chamber Chorus. He has been awarded the Rotary Club's Student of the Month award, the Superintendent's Award, the Bausch & Lomb Science Award, the calculus achievement award and the Lion's Award for leadership, spirit, and scholarship. Gromada plans to major Polytechnic Institute. Laurel
Allison Reeves is class valedictorian, editor of the school yearbook and a member of the flute and piano. Reeves plans to study math at Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio. Northwestern
Wiley Crumlin is president of the NHS chapter, one of two class valedictorians and a members of the tennis team. He has received the school's J.P. Speicher Award for academic excellence, the Superintendent's Award, the Rotary Club Award for top student in class, the outstanding math student award, the outstanding data-processing student award, the Benjamin Banneker Scholarship awarded by the University of Maryland and the Pax-tenn Scholarship Award from the Naval Air Test Center at Patuxent. Crumlin will be a Chancllor's Scholar at the University of Maryland at College Park, where he plans to study engineering.
Valerie Piper shares the honor of class valedictorian with Wiley Crumlin. These scholars also shared the outstanding math student award, the Rotary Club Award for top student in the class and the Superintendent's Award. Piper, a recipient of the National Honor Society scholarship, is vice president of the Student Government Association, treasurer of the NHS chapter and vice president of the American Field Service. She plans to major in political science at Duke University. Oxon Hill
Andy Anderson plays trumpet in the school band, is captain of the math and "It's Academic" teams, and belongs to the National Honor Society and the French Honor Society. Anderson, a Maryland Distinguished Scholar, has been awarded the Chancellor's Scholarship and the Math Achievement Award. Anderson plans to major in engineering at the University of Maryland at College Park.
Karen Kraft is a member of the yearbook committee, the NHS and the volleyball team. She has received a Senatorial Scholarship and the Andrews Air Force Base Officers' Wives' Club Scholarship Award. Kraft plans to major in education at the University of Maryland at College Park.
Lynne Yao is a member of the ski club, the softball, math and "It's Academic" teams and the NHS. She was student government parliamentariean this year. Nominated to be a Maryland Distinguished Scholar, Yao was selected as a delegate to the Prince George's Regional Association student government and the Maryland Association of Student Councils. She won second grand prize at the county science fair, as well as an award from Food Technologists of America. She also won an award from the National Piano Guild and was awarded a scholarship by the Price George's Medical Society. Yoa was the Prince George's County Rotary Club's Outstanding Young American. She plans to major in biology at Yale University. Potomac
Waleed Abul-Hawa is class valedictorian, president of the Student Government Association and a member of the soccer and math teams. He has received the Superintendent's Award, the Bausch Lomb Science Award and the Prince George's Medical Society Scholarship. He plans to prepare for a medical career at the University of Maryland at College Park. Suitland
Anisa Mail is editor of the school newspaper, first-semester president of the NHS chapter, secretary of the Student Government Association, vice-president of the math club and a member of the French club. Jamil, a Maryland Distinguished Scholar, received the outstanding math student award. Jamil plans to major in electrical engineering at the University of Maryland.
Maria Kamback is class salutatorian, president of the NHS chapter, secretary of the Spanish club, a senator in the Student Government Association and a member of the band. Kamback has received the Principal's Award and a National Honor Society Scholarship from her school. She plans to study medical technology at Prince George's Community College.
Kathleen Price, a member of the NHS and the Spanish Honor Society, is senior class publicity chairman and also works part time. She plans to study biology at Prince George's Community College.
Mary Richardson is senior class treasurer, president of the biology club, co-captain of pompons and a member of the NHS. Richardson received the Bausch & Lomb Science Award and the Kiwanis Award for leadership and citizenship. She will study accounting at the University of Maryland at College Park. Surrattsville
Marsha Cheney is president of the school band, in which she plays baritone horn. She is a member of the math club and the county math team. Cheney has received the Superintendent's Award and an achievement scholarship from Northern Michigna University in Marquette, where she plans to study math and economics.
John Hawes is a member of the math club and the JHS. He has received the school's math achievement award and the outstanding physics student award. Hawes has been awarded a scholarship by the Board of Trustees of Prince George's Community College, where he plans to study aerospace engineering.