Students Win Awards
Three Prince George's high school students won awards at the National Afro-Academic Cultural, Technological and Science Olympics during the annual NAACP national convention in New York last week. The competition awarded gold medals to Todd Giliard for entrepreneurship and Jonathan McDowell for sculpture. Both are seniors at Suitland High School. Angela Fitzgerald, an 11th-grader at Gwynn Park High School in Brandywine, received a gold medal for chemistry. They joined seven other students from the Washington area in garnering national awards.
Honor Society Induction
Stephanie Martin, of Laurel, was inducted last month at the University of Maryland at College Park into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, a selective, national, nonprofit honor society that recognizes first- and second-year undergraduates who excel academically.
Citizenship Award Given
Western Maryland College honored Prakash Wright, a 1995 graduate of Eleanor Roosevelt High School, with the Alumni Citizenship Award for his contributions to and participation in campus life. The annual award was presented to Wright, a Lanham resident, at the Senior Investiture and Honors Convocation last month.
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