The name of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Xi Omega sorority chapter was misspelled in the Head of the Class feature in the Oct. 29 District Weekly. (Published 11/12/87)
All-American Band Members Named
Michael Fitzhugh, a senior at H.D. Woodson High School, and Corey Winder, a senior at Eastern High School, have been named to the 21st Annual McDonald's All-American High School Band.
Fitzhugh and Winder are trumpet players.
The McDonald's band is composed of two high school seniors from each state and the District of Columbia, as well as one each from the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.
The band is scheduled to perform in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City on Nov. 26 and in Chicago on Nov. 27 and 28.
Teacher Wins McAuliffe Award
Josephine Baker, a teacher at Shepherd Elementary School, recently received a $25,000 award from the Christa McAuliffe Fellowship Program.
The program was established by the Department of Education in honor of the schoolteacher who died along with six other crew members on the space shuttle Challenger in 1986.
The first-time awards will be given to 115 teachers from 47 states, the District, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, the Palau Republic and the Virgin Islands.
Ex-Principal Wins Sorority Post
Magoline O.R. Corney, retired principal of Lee Elementary School, recently was elected president of National Alpha Pi Chi Sorority Inc. The organization held its national convention at the Loews L'Enfant Plaza Hotel.
The sorority awards scholarships and conducts community outreach programs with a special emphasis on mental health.
Kingsbury Center Honors Tutors
Mildred Burke, Margaret Kroll and Margaret Rood, all Washington residents, were among nine women honored recently by the Kingsbury Center for their years of service as tutors.
The Kingsbury Center, 2138 Bancroft Place NW, tests and tutors students of all ages who need to improve their reading and writing skills.
Author Writes Flag History
Earl P. Williams Jr., a writer and editor at the General Accounting Office, is the author of "What You Should Know About the American Flag."
The paperback book, published by Maryland Historical Press, gives a history of the U.S. flag, explaining such facts as how the Betsy Ross legend was started and offering information on Francis Hopkinson, who designed the Stars and Stripes.
Student Wins Service Award
Margaret Stephenson, a senior at Washington International School, was named one of 50 winners of the Sea Breeze Award for humanitarian service.
Stephenson was cited for organizing a canned-food drive at her school for the homeless and hungry.
Each winner receives a $500 award.Send items to Eric Charles May, The Washington Post, 1150 15th St. NW, Washington D.C. 20071. Please include address and day and evening telephone numbers. Black and white photos, which cannot be returned, may be included.