Mount Vernon College Honors 2 Students
Mount Vernon College recognized two District residents for academic achievement during ceremonies last month. Ausma Rohde, a junior business administration major, was named Eleanor Lansing Dulles scholar. Courtney Malone, a sophomore, was named Alma Schmidt Petersen scholar.
5 Collegians Cited by Science Group
Five local college students were among those honored recently by the Metropolitan Washington Chapter of the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation. Ronald Floyd Burton, Ralph C. Nichols and James N. Templeman, all of George Washington University, and David Mark Northop and Wendy Irene White, both of Georgetown University, will receive scholarships of $5,000 to $7,500 to further pursue studies in science and engineering fields.
Urban League Appoints 2 Managers
Betti S. Whaley, president of the Washington Urban League, has announced two appointments to the organization's management team. Diane Flanagan-Montgomery was promoted to executive vice president for program management, with responsibility for programs in employment and training, human services, education and program planning and development. Larry Weston joins the Urban League as vice president for planning and neighborhood coordination.
Draper Pupil Wins Poster Contest
Howard Bethea, a fourth grader at Draper Elementary School, recently won the 1987 Mental Illness Week Poster Contest, sponsored by the Washington Psychiatric Society and Mental Health Association of D.C. Howard received a $100 award for a poster featuring the theme "Mental Illness Is No Joke -- Do Something!"
Chair of United Nations Month Named
Sharon Pratt Dixon, vice president of Potomac Electric Power Co., was recently named by Mayor Marion Barry as District of Columbia Chair for United Nations Month, October, and United Nations Day, Oct. 24.