Business Group Elects Officers
Four students from Lackey Senior High School in Indian Head have been elected state officers in the Maryland Chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America. The selections were made at the chapter's annual conference held in Hagerstown. They are Jorgina Denyer, president; Kay Marie Rison, secretary; Rebecca Hurley, treasurer, and David Cartalla, reporter. All are to attend a national leadership conference, which will be held in Washington this month. Law Group Honors Hyattsville Woman
Ann T. Wilkerson of Hyattsville has been named the outstanding third-year woman at the Duke University School of Law by the National Association of Women Lawyers. The award is for academic achievement, service to the school and community, and potential for career growth. Volunteer Activist Awards Listed
Virginia St. Clair, Harry Hickerson and W. Haward Hunt were recently named as the Prince George's County winners of the 1986 Metropolitan Volunteer Activist Award, sponsored by the Volunteer Clearinghouses of the Washington Metropolitan Area. More than 400 nominations were considered, with 20 individuals and groups chosen as winners. St. Clair was cited for her 10 years of volunteer service at the Greater Southeast Community Hospital. Hickerson won for his services to the handicapped at the Great Oaks Center and at the Glenn Dale Special Center. Hunt, who is a retired U.S. Department of Agriculture chemist, won for teaching students at the Howard B. Owens Science Center. Horticultural Center Cited
Melwood Horticultural Training Center, Upper Marlboro, is the recipient of the 1985 Large Work Center of the Year Award, presented by National Industries for the Severly Handicapped. The award is presented annually to a work center employing more than 75 people with disabilities. Melwood employs people with severe disabilities by providing federal facilities with janitorial and grounds maintenance services. Virgil Dolly of Oxon Hill, one of the founders of Melwood, accepted the award as a representative of its board of directors. Sorority Fetes State Delegate
Jerry E. Perry, who represents Annapolis and District 25 in the House of Delegates, has been honored by Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority as an outstanding woman for her community service. An active member of the NAACP since 1965, Perry is also a founding member of the Prince George's Chapter of the National Council of Negro Women.
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