Corporal Ralph Capasso was recently named Correctional Officer of the Year by the Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation at a reception and awards ceremony held in the Public Service Training Academy in Rockville. Capasso received a plaque and will represent the department in the state competition.
Capasso was chosen for his outstanding service in helping other correctional employes, who are responsible for containment, control and rehabilition of more than 430 inmates at the Detention Center and more than 100 residents at the Pre-Release Center. They are also responsible for the Alternative Community Services Program and the 2,000 first offenders each year who must provide community service through the program.
He resides in Gaithersburg. Hammond Graduate Awarded $1,000
Charles J. Butler, a graduate of Hammond High School in Columbia, has been named a winner of a 1986 Jostens Foundation Leader Scholarship Award, given by the Jostens Inc. of Minneapolis, a college class ring and yearbook manufacturer. Butler is one of more than 18,000 seniors in the United States, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and American schools abroad who competed for 250 $1,000 Jostens scholarships. They are given for a student's first year of full-time study. Selection of award winners was based on outstanding achievements in school and community activities. Butler lives in Columbia with his mother, Edita Butler. Chevy Chase Man Earns Honors
Wayne E. Dorman, president of Washington Pension Center Inc., received the St. George Medal and Citation of the American Cancer Society, the society's highest national award. Dorman has been a member of the board of trustees of the society's District of Columbia branch since 1974. He has served as division president and represented the division as a lay delegate to the society's National Board of Directors since 1984. He resides in Chevy Chase with his wife Nancy Dorman. CORRECTION The photographs of University of Maryland scholarship winners Daniel R. Kuespert of Ellicott City and Sanford Barry Gruenfeld of Rockville were reversed in last week's Neighborhood Report. Kuespert won the Alma and Joseph Gildenhorn Regents Scholarship and Gruenfeld won the Millard Tydings Regents Scholarship. The newly created Regents scholarships are designed to bring outstanding students to the university.
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