Rockville Student Receives 4-H Award

Duncan Murrell of Russett Road, Rockville, won the National 4-H Presidential Award at the recent 4-H Congress inChicago. Murrell, son of Darwin and Joyce Murrell, was selected in June as one of 37 Maryland 4-H delegates to this month's convention. As a national winner in the 4-H photography program he won a $1,500 photography scholarship from Eastman Kodak Co. Murrell, a senior at Rockville High School and a member of the Montrose 4-H Club, is photography editor of the school newspaper, president of the Maryland State 4-H Council and former president of the Montgomery County 4-H Senior Council.

In Chicago, Murrell and 4-H delegates from each state were interviewed for the Presidential Award, which recognizes citizenship, achievement and leadership. Murrell and five other 4-H members were presented the award in the name of President Reagan, who serves as honorary chairman of the National 4-H Council. Realtor Joins Suburban Hospital Board

Robert W. Snider of Bethesda has been elected to the Suburban Hospital Board of Trustees. He previously served as corporate director of the hospital's Campaign for Progress. A 25-year resident of Montgomery County, Snider is president of Snider Brothers Property Management, Inc. He served as president of the Montgomery County Board of Realtors in 1984 and was the county's Realtor of the Year in 1985. Damascus Volunteer Honored

The Montgomery County Community Action Agency presented Hilda Diggs of Damascus with the Henry L. Dixon Jr. Award for her outstanding volunteer work with low-income people.

Diggs has been a volunteer in Damascus, arranging transportation for people needing medical assistance, and working in food, shelter and fuel assistance projects. She also serves as an advocate and guide for low-income persons applying for social services.

The award is named for a former Community Action Agency board member who died in 1983.