William A. Hoffman of Severn Park, was recognized by Harbor HospitalCenter for his insight in founding the "Race for the Gull" regatta in 1985 and indeveloping a lasting partnership between the hospital, the Magothy River Sailing Association and the Rock Creek Racing Association.

The sailing regatta and post-party celebration have become an annual fund-raising event for Harbor Hospital Center. This year's event on July 13 attracted more than 500 party-goers and more than $8,000 was raised for the hospital's Pediatics Unit.


Severn School Headmaster Edson P. Sheppard Jr. announced the appointment of Louise McKenna Williams as headmistress of the Middle School, effective Aug. 1.

An educator with 27 years of experience, Williams returns to Severn School where she worked from 1980 to 1988 both as a teacher and Middle School headmistress.

Her teaching experience includes all subjects in second through eighth grades.

In recognition of her contributions to Severn School, Williams received theFaculty Appreciation Award in 1988.

Williams has a master's degree in administration and

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