Fashion Design Trip
Sheila Dickerson, a Fort Washington resident who is in her senior year at the Parsons School of Design in New York, is the only American semifinalist in a fashion design competition sponsored by Air France. One of five semifinalists, she has received an all-expense paid trip to France to compete in the fashion design show today at the Louvre Museum in Paris. Dickerson is a 1989 graduate of Old Mill Senior High School in Glen Burnie.
University of Maryland professors James and Larissa Grunig were honored Thursday by the Hieber-Teahan chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America at the University of Maryland's Department of Communication. They were honored for their teaching and are known for their work on excellence in public relations theory.
In October, the couple was listed in PRWeek among the 100 most influential public relations people of the 20th century. They also were inducted into the National Capital Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America's Hall of Fame.
Last month, the Prince George's County Department of Environmental Resources inspected recycling bins from residents as part of the Recycle Right Contest, sponsored by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments. Twelve winners were honored Nov. 14 at the Citizens Concerned for a Cleaner County Awards Ceremony.
Winners, who were judged on material preparation, cleanliness, absence of unacceptable items and variety of materials, were: Anna Bell Owens of Beltsville; John and Erma Philips of Landover Hills; Richard Fields of Glenn Dale; Virginia Harrell of Landover; Harvey and Catherine Gentry of Upper Marlboro; Mary Jackson of Capitol Heights; Laurence and Irene Overton of Fort Washington; and George and Gladys Myers of Clinton.
The Prince George's County Police Department was selected by the International Association of Chiefs of Police to participate in an exchange program. From Dec. 6 until tomorrow, 10 officers, including the commissioner of police, from the Commonwealth of Dominica will meet with county police officials.
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