Senate Youth Participant
Eric Gregory, a Wheaton High School student, was one of 104 students from across the country selected to participate in the Senate Youth Program this month.
The students gather in Washington for a weeklong study of the federal government.
Included in their program are meetings with senators, members of the Supreme Court and cabinet members.
The students are selected on their academic and leadership abilities, and each also receives a $2,000 college scholarship.
The progam is sponsored by the U.S. Senate and the William Randolph Hearst Foundation.
Young Filmmaker Honored
Mark Curtis, a sixth grader at Phyllis E. Williams Elementary School in Prince George's County, won an award last month at the International Media Student Festival in New Orleans for his film, "The Zookeeper of Planet Schrump." The film is based on a story Mark wrote last year. He won the Prince George's and state film competitions last year for the 8 mm film.
U-Md. Honors Employee
Rudolph Holley of Ellicott City has been honored by the University of Maryland at Baltimore as campus employee of the month. Holley is a guard at the School of Social Work and Community Planning. Holley has been with the university for 30 years, 17 of them as a member of the university's police force.
In presenting Holley with a commemorative certificate, Chancellor Edward N. Brandt Jr. said, "Holley is more than a symbol of security; he's the man with the friendly smile and three decades worth of knowledge about the University at Baltimore."
New Foundation Chief
The Prince George's Chamber of Commerce Foundation Inc. has elected Milton J. Beall as president. The nonprofit foundation provides scholarships to county residents for local schools. The foundation is providing full-tuition scholarships to 17 students.
Edward A. Pierce of Potomac has been awarded the 1987 Portrait Photographer of the Year award by the Maryland Professional Photographers Assocation.