Leadership Awards

Amy Redmond and Martha Breeden have been awarded the national I Dare You Leadership Award for personal integrity, balanced living and potential for leadership. They are members of the Brentsville 4-H Club. Redmond is a past president and teen leader with the club and a volunteer with the Rainbow 4-H Handicapped Riding Program. Breeden is president of the Prince William 4-H Council. The award is given each year by the American Youth Foundation in cooperation with principals, headmasters and 4-H county agents. It includes a scholarship to attend the foundation's National Leadership Conference in Michigan or New Hampshire.

Hospital Chief's New Role

Kenneth B. Swenson, president/administrator and chief executive officer of Prince William Hospital, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Virginia Hospital Association. The trade association represents 120 hospitals throughout the state. Swenson also serves as chairman of the Northern Virginia Regional Policy Council. He is a member of the American College of Health Care Executives, the board of directors of Voluntary Hospitals of America, and the Virginia Insurance Reciprocal.

County Registrar to Retire

Nancy P. Lawson, general registrar of Prince William County, will retire March 31, when her four-year term ends. Lawson was appointed to the position in 1965 when the county adopted the general registrar system of voter registration. She was responsible for setting up the system and was reappointed to successive terms. During her tenure, the voter rolls grew from 12,000 in 18 county precincts to 75,000 in 51 precincts.

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