Bowie Woman Named Outstanding Educator
Elana Margolis, a special education teacher at Parkdale High School in Riverdale, recently was named Outstanding Educator of the Year for 1990 by the Prince George's chapter of the Association for Retarded Citizens.
The award for distinguished service and leadership was presented at a banquet in Greenbelt.
Margolis, a resident of Bowie, has spent three of her eight years as a teacher at Parkdale and is an adviser to the student newspaper and Students Helping Other People.
Higher Education Honor
The Maryland Association for Higher Education honored Will Mumford, of Anne Arundel Community College, with its first Distinguished Service award at a recent conference at Baltimore's World Trade Center.
Mumford, past president of the association, is chairman of the community college's engineering and technologies division. During his term as association president, Mumford set up the Maryland Council on Engineering Technologies, which successfully lobbied the state legislature for creation of a task force to study education for high technology occupations. State officials recently appointed Mumford to the 15-member task force.
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