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  • Inspiration plus perspiration equals success

    Inspiration plus perspiration equals success
    Next week, the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans (www.horatioalger.org) will celebrate its 65th anniversary. I confess I did not know of its existence until I read their ad in an airline magazine. I am familiar with Horatio Alger, the man who inspired generations of boys, and later girls, with stories of people overcoming difficult circumstances to succeed, but I was ignorant of the association that carries on his vision.
  • Awards - County residents earn scholarships

    Emily Targonski, of Ellicott City, received a leadership scholarship for the 2011-2012 academic year from the Trustees of the Former Agents of the FBI Foundation. She is a graduate of Mount de Sales Academy. Frank Ugboh, of Laurel, received a $2,500...

    Awards - two snag scholarships

    Joshua Montgomery and Carlos Riveros Jr., both of Columbia, each received a $2,500 Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans scholarship in June for their perseverance in overcoming adversity while succeeding academically, contributing to the...

    What's wrong with today's GOP?

    Former Gov. Ehrlich's column illustrates clearly what is wrong with today's GOP ("No, Mr. President, nobody else 'made that happen,'" July 23). Mr. Ehrlich rightly acknowledges that "no person achieves success in a given field or endeavor without some...

    2011 Central Floridian of the Year: I-Drive hotel magnate experiences joy in giving

    2011 Central Floridian of the Year: I-Drive hotel magnate experiences joy in giving
    Longtime readers of Orlando Sentinel editorials might think they've awakened in the Twilight Zone. The Sentinel's editorial board has had some epic disagreements with hotelier Harris Rosen. Over a light-rail system between downtown Orlando and...