Hospice Director Named

The Montgomery Hospice Society has a new executive director, Paul R. Brenner. Brenner comes to the Maryland Hospice from Palm Beach, Fla., where he was executive director of the Hospice of Palm Beach. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Children's Hospice International, a member of the AIDS Task Force and the Education and Training Committee of the National Hospice Organization.

Volunteer Honored

Genevieve B. Smith Artis of Forestville is a winner in the WUSA-TV's One & Only Awards for Community Service. She was recognized for more than 30 years of community volunteer service. She founded the Shaw United Crisis Center, which provides food and clothing to the needy, organized Project FIND -- a Red Cross emergency contact service for the elderly and developed programs in Southeast Washington for the PTA and Planned Parenthood. The awards were presented live on Channel 9 Jan. 13. Artis was one of 10 local winners honored.

Potomac Graduate

Elana Churchill, a 1987 graduate of Potomac High School, has been named a Freshman Silver Scholar at Florida A&M University's School of Business and Industry in Tallahassee, Fla. She also was recognized for her achievements while at Potomac. Churchill was a National Achievement Finalist and copy editor of the yearbook, and was on the varsity track team and a staff member of the school newspaper. She is pursuing a degree in accounting.

Newest Eagle Scout

When 17-year-old David Zic of Rockville became an Eagle Scout last month, he was just following a family tradition to reach the highest level of achievement in the Boy Scouts. He follows in the footsteps of three brothers. Terry Mark, 26, is a second-year law student at Georgetown University; Lauris, 25, works for the marketing department at Woodward & Lothrop; Robert, 21, is a senior at the University of Notre Dame, and David, the newest Eagle scout, is a senior at Georgetown Prep and belongs to Troop 1319 in Bethesda. They are the sons of Ranko and Tarinka Zic.