Twenty-seven area students competed in the recent Congressional Arts Competition from Maryland's 5th Congressional District. Jennifer Marks, a senior at Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt, won first place for her pastel, "America." Arthur Ho, a senior at Friendly High School in Fort Washington, received second prize for his watercolor, "Apple Reflections." Third prize winner, Mark Monahan, a senior at DeMatha High School in Hyattsville, won for his watercolor-pencil piece, "The Shot." Honorable mention was awarded to Alisa Hess, also a senior at Friendly, for her watercolor, "The Water's Edge." These Prince George's County winners, along with winners from similar competitions across the nation, currently have their art exhibited in the corridors of the U.S. Capitol. The fifth congressional district is represented by Rep. Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md.). Student Wins Arts Scholarship

The Howard County Arts Council has awarded its annual middle school scholarship to Hue Lam. She is a sixth grade student at Waterloo Middle School in Ellicott City. The arts council is a private, nonprofit organization serving the resident of Howard County. The $200 scholarship is awarded to a county student for hard work and dedication to improving skill in art and is to be used for some pursuit in the arts. Deputy Wins P.G. Award

The sheriff's department of Prince George's County selected Deputy Sheriff Teresa Laubach, a Rockville resident, to recieve the Director's Citation, an annual award for performance that exemplifies police professionalism. Laubach, assigned to the Child Support Enforcement Unit, received the award from Sheriff James V. Aluisi in a June ceremony. 2 P.G. Students Elected

Two Prince George's Community College students have been elected to leadership positions at the college. Eddie T. Murphy of Capitol Heights was selected to serve as the student member of the Board of Trustees. Linda Best from Spaulding Heights will fill the seat vacated by Murphy as president of the college's Student Governance Board. Prior to that Best was president of the college Women's Center.

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