Hospice Council President Elected
Anne Towne, executive director of Hospice Care of the District of Columbia, has been elected president of the Hospice Council of Metropolitan Washington for 1986. The Council includes the six hospice organizations, both in-patient and home care, in the Washington area. Towne, who has worked with Hospice Care as an administrative assistant, a volunteer and as director of volunteers, believes that the Council represents a "well-orchestrated effort to educate the community about hospice care." President's Student Aide Named
Elizabeth Blayney, daughter of Robert G. Blayney of the District, has been named a President's Aide for the 1985-86 academic year at Ferrum College, Ferrum, Va. Blayney, who is a freshman, will advise the college president on matters of concern to the students, and she will be a member of the official presidential party at special college functions. She was nominated for the post by a staff member on the basis of her academic record and her participation in school activities and organizations. 8 Inducted Into Spanish Society
Eight students at Theodore Roosevelt High School in Northwest have been inducted into the Nicolas Guillen Chapter of the National Spanish Honor Society. Kimberly Davila, Andrea Jones, Ingrid King, Vinh Nguyen, Tara Pace, Tracey Powell, Trina Redmond and Mary White were chosen for having the highest scholastic averages in Spanish among Roosevelt's 1,400 students. The club plans to host an International Christmas party in December, featuring holiday themes from Spanish-speaking nations, according to sponsor Ingrid Watson-Miller. The students are collecting toys to donate to charity over the holiday season. CPA Institute Awards Scholarships
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) has granted scholarships to four native Washingtonians who are studying accounting. They are Gwendolyn Torain of the Hampton Institute in Hampton, Va., Henry Gaskins of Florida A&M in Tallahassee, Kendrick Anderson of Morehouse College in Atlanta and Zaunder Saucer of Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio. The scholarship award is intended to encourage minority interest in the accounting profession and is given to outstanding students in the field, according to to Luci De Haan of the AICPA. The four local winners were among 300 nationwide.