Tennis Champion

Jamon Clayton, 14, of Fort Washington, won the American Tennis Association's Boys 14's Nationals Championship Tournament in Birmingham in August. He won the championship by beating 32 other youths from throughout the country. Last year, Clayton was the No. 1 singles player at Oxon Hill High School. He is ranked sixth in the Mid-Atlantic Section of the U.S. Tennis Association for his age category.

Volunteers Honored

The Prince George's Volunteer Center honored its volunteers at a ceremony last month. The center awarded the 1999 Unsung Heroes awards to Decatur Trotter, of Glenarden, and Felicia Lasley, of District Heights.

Other honorees included Evelyn Adkins, of Beltsville; Ricky Barrow, of Upper Marlboro; Karen Coakley, of Beltsville; Patrick Carrette, of Upper Marlboro; Samuel Dean, of Mitchellville; Lorna Green, of Mitchellville; George Henry Jr., of Upper Marlboro; Edward Jagen, of Beltsville; Irving Lipsky, of Hyattsville; William Milligan, of Upper Marlboro; Diane Polangin, of Bowie; Sari Puth, of Upper Marlboro; Robert Reilly, of Adelphi; Ann Scott, of Oxon Hill; Paul and Charles Thorne, of Upper Marlboro; Kay and Paul Underwood, of Fort Washington; Sherry Unger, of Laurel; and Renager Lee, of Upper Marlboro.

Awarded for their volunteerism with scholarships were Monique Hayes, of Fort Washington; Teresa Lasley, of Glenn Dale; and Jason Rogers, of Fort Washington.

The Prince George's Volunteer Center also has announced its 1999-2000 officers. They are Russell Koon, of Bowie, president; Patricia Richards, of Oxon Hill, financial vice president; Craig Kellstrom, of Bowie, administration vice president; Marc Tohir, of Crestar Branch in Laurel, treasurer; and Stephanie Gagne, of Upper Marlboro, secretary. The five oversee the center, which is the hub for program and technical assistance, information, specialized referrals and recognition of excellence in volunteerism for the public and private sectors.

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