Margaret Williams, associate chief of Nursing Service-Education at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, was recently awarded a $5,000 clinical nursing research fellowship by the American Heart Association, Nation's Capital Affiliate.
Williams will use the fellowship money to study how health education can have a positive effect on the self-esteem of senior citizens.
Students Selected as Delegates
Damien Atkins, a senior at Banneker High School, and Ronald Worthy, a senior at Dunbar High School, were recently named the D.C. delegates to the 1988 U.S. Senate Youth Program.
The program brings two students from each state, the District and the Department of Defense Dependents' Schools Overseas to Washington for a weeklong study of the federal government. Each student also receives a $2,000 scholarship.
Beginning Jan. 30, the 102 students in the program will work in the office of their respective senators and attend briefings with the president, members of his Cabinet and a Supreme Court justice.
Wes Moore Scholarships
Monette Austin, a junior in the journalism program at the University of Maryland, and Patricia Ann Newman, a junior in the journalism program at Howard University, were named the 1987 winners of the Wes Moore Scholarships, given by the Washington Association of Black Journalists. The scholarships carry an award of $1,500 each. The Wes Moore Scholarships were established in memory of Wes Moore, a reporter with WMAL-AM radio and WRC-TV who died in 1982.