Two Laurel High School science teachers have recently been honored.
Nancy Guyer was one of 39 teachers selected on a competitive basis to attend a three-week workshop held this summer at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The workshop, "Chemistry and Material Science," at the Institute for Chemical Education, integrates real-world examples of state-of-the-art chemistry that will stimulate students' interests.
Barbara Rose was selected as a Hood College Distinguished Teacher after the college, in Frederick, Md., asked incoming freshmen to identify teachers who made valuable contributions to their intellectual growth and development. Rose was nominated by former student Kelli Jackson.
The Women Business Owners of Prince George's County honored Laurie West, owner of the Balloon Magician Gift Shop in Beltsville, with a $500 business grant and a free one-year membership to the organization.
Prince George's Community College honored six high school students yesterday who received scholarships by the Apartment and Office Building Association of Metropolitan Washington.
They are Bonita Austin, of Parkdale High; West Brooks, of Eleanor Roosevelt High; Christopher H. Davies Jr., of Parkdale High; Tiara N. King, of Oxon Hill High; Dana R. McDaniel, of Largo High; and Shane Morrison, of High Point High.
Essay Contest Winner
Den-Ray Allen, a senior at Frederick Douglass High School, won an essay contest sponsored by the Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Program. He received a $500 savings bond, a Sony television and various Coca-Cola and Nabisco products for his winning essay titled, "The Hip Hop Generation: Its Growing Effects on America As We Approach the New Millennium."
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