Student Honor

Beth Wisotzkey, of Clinton, a junior at Suitland High School, is representing Maryland this weekend at Lehigh University's Millennial Conference. Wisotzkey received a full scholarship to attend the three-day conference for high school juniors that will include keynote speeches from prominent executives, round-table discussions with faculty at the Pennsylvania university and a mock New Year's Eve celebration. The students will put together a time capsule and write essays to be published in a booklet.

Seminar Pick

Kirby Gawlick, a junior at Elizabeth Seaton High School in Bladensburg, was selected as one of 20 students in the Washington area to attend the National Gallery of Art's high school seminar. The 10-session program, which started in October and runs through March, exposes students to the American art from the museum's collections.

Staff Standout

The U.S. Health Care Financing Administration named Paul J. Wrabel, of Upper Marlboro, employee of the month for September. He was chosen from 2,800 employees in the agency's Baltimore headquarters for his initiative and creativity in designing management support systems.

Wrabel, a 22-year HCFA employee, is the special assistant to the director of the center's education and health promotion group.

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