Carol Horst was elected president of the Harford County Branch of American Association of University Women. She will be assisted by Kellie Hedrick, membership vice president; Diana Place, program vice president; Ruth James, administrative vice president; Chris New, treasurer; Marlene Butler and Dot Roller, recording secretaries.
Membershipin AAUW is open to any person with a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.
PERI LEAVING JOHN CARROLL
Tom Peri, biology teacher at John Carroll School, is leaving the school to accept a position as dean of students at Archbishop Spalding High School in Severn.
Peri has taught regular, honors, and advance placement biology at John Carroll for the past eight years. He also was co-moderator for the student affairs council,chairman of the blood donor drives and co-chairman of the academic council.
BARRON IS COMMANDER
Col. Nicholas Barron is the new deputy commander of the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command.
Barron came to Aberdeen Proving Ground from White Sands Missile Range, N.M., where he was project manager for the Ground-Based Laser project conducted by the U.S. Army Strategic Defense Command in support of the nation's Strategic Defense Initiative.
Barron, a graduate of St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas, was commissioned at San Antonio in 1963. He also earned a master's degree in physics and a doctorate of philosophy in nuclear physics, both from Louisiana State University.
DEWEY RECEIVES AWARD
Richard H. Dewey is a recipient of the meritorious civilian service award at the U.S. Army Chemical Research, Development and Engineering Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground.
He is the chief of the producibility engineering division in the physical protection directorate.
He was recognized for his contributions to producibility enhancements of chemical-biological defensive capabilities. He also was cited for successful and economical production of Chemical Corps equipment.