Several students from Prince George's County public schools won a plaque in the U.S. First Robotics Capital Clash Competition at the NBC 4 Digital Edge Expo.

The students were: Brad Ryant, 12th grade, Riverdale Baptist School; Amber Wingfield, 11th grade, Largo High School; Steven White, 10th grade, Frederick Douglass High School; Leah Williams, 9th grade, Eleanor Roosevelt High School; and Mary Grimm, 7th grade, Robert Goddard French Immersion Program. The event was held at the Patriots Technology Training Center in Seat Pleasant.

Justin Daniel, an 11th-grader at Jericho Christian Academy, attended the A+ Summer Program at Hampton University. Daniel was one of 60 middle school students from 13 states and the District of Columbia to participate in the week-long, live-in program. They studied African American history and community and environmental issues. The group also received CPR training and took part in oratory and debate contests.

The National Family Caregivers Association named Chloe Giampalo of Bowie a representative for its Caregiver Community Action Network. The network is responsible for expanding awareness about caregiver issues as a way of helping reduce their isolation and enable them to better look after themselves and their loved ones. In her new role, Giampolo will represent the association at local forums and promote support for family caregivers.

The following children won in the Prince George's County Beautiful Baby Contest, held at the county fair. The contest and judging took place Sept. 8, the first day of the fair.

6-12 months

Girls

* 1st place -- Alloni Greene, Landover

* 2nd place -- Malesha Hawkins, Upper Marlboro

* 3rd place -- Talita Medley, Clinton

Boys

* 1st place -- Chase Burnette, Oxon Hill

* 2nd place -- Reece & Rashard Samuels, Upper Marlboro

* 3rd place -- Stephen Zacharias, Clinton

13-24 months

Girls

* 1st place -- Angeleas Anzano, Beltsville

* 2nd place -- Madisyn Monet Nichols, Upper Marlboro

* 3rd place -- Lelah McMillan, Bladensburg

Boys

* 1st place -- Malaki Harvey, Landover

* 2nd place -- Leo Cogliandolo, Bowie

* 3rd place -- Dylan Jordan, Cheltenham

25-36 months

Girls

* 1st place -- JaNesse LaShell Hunter, Clinton

* 2nd place -- Destine Stanley, District Heights

* 3rd place -- Sasha Scott, Oxon Hill

Boys

* 1st place -- Jacquis Frye, Clinton

* 2nd place -- Jordon Massie, Capitol Heights

* 3rd place -- Jyaer Newkirk, Capitol Heights

-- Compiled by YAWANDALE BIRCHETT-THOMPSON

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