Pianist Mia Chung of Bethesda and violinist Pavel Pekarsky of Sterling, Va., won the high school division of the 1982 National Symphony Orchestra Young Soloists' Competition. They were selected from among 12 finalists who performed recently in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. They are scheduled to perform March 28 with the National Symphony Orchestra, and to be heard on WGMS-AM/FM.

Chung, a senior at Walt Whitman High School, has performed extensively in the Washington metropolitan area and is one of the Baltimore Symphony's Young Soloists' Competition winners this year. She studies with George Manos.

Pekarsky is an eighth-grade student at Seneca Ridge Middle School. He has played in student concerts in the District and New York and this year won first prize in the D.C. Federation of Music Clubs Competition. He also has taken part in recitals in Moscow. Pekarsky studies with Miran Kojian, National Symphony Orchestra concertmaster.

Local students who received honorable mentions in the national competition were violinists Jeffrey Kellogg of Bethesda, a senior at Walter Johnson High School and student of John E. Gerschefski, and Valerie Vigoda of McLean, Va., a senior at Langley High School and student of National Symphony Orchestra violinist Edwin Johonott.

Six scripts written by suburban Maryland students were selected as winners of the fourth annual Henny Penny Playwriting Contest sponsored by Children's Radio Theater. The contest, announced in the fall of 1981, drew 130 entries from contestants 5 through 17 years old on the theme, Life in the 21st Century.

The winning playwrights include Catherine Edwards and Donna Mulvihill, 10, of Bethesda, for "Galaxy Girl in The Case of the Remote Controlled Revolver;" George Gancayco, 13, of Bethesda, for "Space Farmer;" Katherine Oudens, 14, of Bethesda, for "Don't Follow the Light;" Nicole Hughes, Sharon Meuller and Mary Thomas, 11, of Glen Burnie, for "Life in the Garbage Century;" Jon Haehnle, 13, of Fort Washington, for "First, the Schools, Then . . .;" and Kristie Kehoe, 13, of Laurel, for "The Last Two."

The winning scripts will be produced by the theater's company of professional actors, musicians and sound effects creators. It will be broadcast May 1 and 8 at 8 a.m. on WPFW, 89.3 FM. The young playwrights will participate in the rehearsal and recording of their scripts and will appear in the studio on the days of the broadcasts to answer telephone calls from listeners. In addition to the local broadcast, the winners' scripts will be heard nationwide on the National Public Radio network.

Mayor William E. Hanna Jr. and the Rockville City Council recently appointed three residents to citizen boards and commissions. Raymond Carroll was appointed chairman of the Energy Commission and Steven R. Albersheim was named to that commission. Bret L. Hollander was appointed to the Recreation and Parks Board.

Six Montgomery County students were named to the honors list for outstanding academic performance at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa. Honorees include Bethesda residents Joel J. Bernstein, a 1981 graduate of Walter Johnson High School; Robert K. Jenner, a 1978 graduate of Walter Johnson High School; Deborah L. Lasky, a 1978 graduate of Walter Johnson High School; Janine A. Smith, a 1978 graduate of Walt Whitman High School; Rockville resident Thomas M. Fishbein, a 1981 graduate of Rockville High School; and Silver Spring resident Katherine J. Anderson, a 1979 graduate of Springbrook High School. photo: Mia Chung of Bethesda and Pavel Pekarsky of Sterling, Va., won in the National Symphony Orchestra's Young Soloists' Competition. 03/04/82 People By Frances Suave

Pianist Mia Chung of Bethesda and violinist Pavel Pekarsky of Sterling, Va., won the high school division of the 1982 National Symphony Orchestra Young Soloists' Competition. They were selected from among 12 finalists who performed recently in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. They are scheduled to perform March 28 with the National Symphony Orchestra, and to be heard on WGMS-AM/FM.

Chung, a senior at Walt Whitman High School, has performed extensively in the Washington metropolitan area and is one of the Baltimore Symphony's Young Soloists' Competition winners this year. She studies with George Manos.

Pekarsky is an eighth-grade student at Seneca Ridge Middle School. He has played in student concerts in the District and New York and this year won first prize in the D.C. Federation of Music Clubs Competition. He also has taken part in recitals in Moscow. Pekarsky studies with Miran Kojian, National Symphony Orchestra concertmaster.

Local students who received honorable mentions in the national competition were violinists Jeffrey Kellogg of Bethesda, a senior at Walter Johnson High School and student of John E. Gerschefski, and Valerie Vigoda of McLean, Va., a senior at Langley High School and student of National Symphony Orchestra violinist Edwin Johonott.

Six scripts written by suburban Maryland students were selected as winners of the fourth annual Henny Penny Playwriting Contest sponsored by Children's Radio Theater. The contest, announced in the fall of 1981, drew 130 entries from contestants 5 through 17 years old on the theme, Life in the 21st Century.

The winning playwrights include Catherine Edwards and Donna Mulvihill, 10, of Bethesda, for "Galaxy Girl in The Case of the Remote Controlled Revolver;" George Gancayco, 13, of Bethesda, for "Space Farmer;" Katherine Oudens, 14, of Bethesda, for "Don't Follow the Light;" Nicole Hughes, Sharon Meuller and Mary Thomas, 11, of Glen Burnie, for "Life in the Garbage Century;" Jon Haehnle, 13, of Fort Washington, for "First, the Schools, Then . . .;" and Kristie Kehoe, 13, of Laurel, for "The Last Two."

The winning scripts will be produced by the theater's company of professional actors, musicians and sound effects creators. It will be broadcast May 1 and 8 at 8 a.m. on WPFW, 89.3 FM. The young playwrights will participate in the rehearsal and recording of their scripts and will appear in the studio on the days of the broadcasts to answer telephone calls from listeners. In addition to the local broadcast, the winners' scripts will be heard nationwide on the National Public Radio network.

Mayor William E. Hanna Jr. and the Rockville City Council recently appointed three residents to citizen boards and commissions. Raymond Carroll was appointed chairman of the Energy Commission and Steven R. Albersheim was named to that commission. Bret L. Hollander was appointed to the Recreation and Parks Board.

Six Montgomery County students were named to the honors list for outstanding academic performance at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa. Honorees include Bethesda residents Joel J. Bernstein, a 1981 graduate of Walter Johnson High School; Robert K. Jenner, a 1978 graduate of Walter Johnson High School; Deborah L. Lasky, a 1978 graduate of Walter Johnson High School; Janine A. Smith, a 1978 graduate of Walt Whitman High School; Rockville resident Thomas M. Fishbein, a 1981 graduate of Rockville High School; and Silver Spring resident Katherine J. Anderson, a 1979 graduate of Springbrook High School. --FRANCES SAUVE

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