Scholarship Awarded Kristen Cain, a junior at Potomac High School, has won the 1990 Youth Salute Scholarship award given last month by the Prince William County Youth Salute Council. Cain received a $500 scholarship and will travel to St. Louis this month to participate in the Town Meeting on Tomorrow with other winners and to compete for Youth Leader of the Year. Nominated by the school staff, she submitted an essay on the character of leadership. Nominees had maintained a B average and held an elected position in school within the last two years. Brian Rostron, of Osbourn Park High School, took first place, and Tom Story, of Woodbridge High, took second place.
Employee Innovations Cited Prince William Executive Jim Mullen presented Innovation Week 1990 awards Sept. 18 to county government employees who submitted meritorious suggestions for the annual innovation competition.
Tony Catabui, a storekeeper in the General Services Department warehouse, received his award for developing a convertible truck that enables one person to relocate large furniture panels alone.
County employees from different departments formed a committee that won an award for developing an in-house alternative for pre-employment physicals and annual physicals for public safety personnel. Members of the committee pooled funds from their departments to supply the Health Department with equipment and staff to conduct these services. The employees and their departments are: Lt. Col. Harvey Bland, of the Sheriff's Office; Jared Florance, of the Health District; Cecil Gunter and Victoria Hershiser, both in the Finance Department; Maj. Nelson Ryan, of the Police Department; and Capt. Rick Wills, of the Fire and Rescue Department.
Catabui received $300, and each committee member received $50. Lewis Corbin, Jack Leonard, JoAnn Manheimer, Anne Doucette and Nancy McKelvey won honorable mentions.
Senior Volunteer Honored Clinton Roberson, 66, of Lake Ridge, was selected by the Governor's Advisory Board on Aging as a recipient of the Virginia Aging Network Volunteer Recognition Award. Roberson was nominated for the award by the Prince William Area Agency on Aging, the Prince William County Cooperative Extension, Aquinas Elementary School, Lake Ridge Fellowship House and other organizations. He is one of Virginia's 100,000 residents age 60 and older who were honored.
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