Name: Janice E. Knight
Honored by The Carroll County Sun for: Receiving the Joseph R. Bailer Award from Western Maryland College. The college awards the honor to graduates of its master's degree program who teach in Carroll County
Residence; hometown: Westminster; Pittsburgh
Education: Bachelor of science degree in elementary education from Edinboro University in Pennsylvania; master's degree in reading from Western Maryland College
Family: Sons: W. C., a freshman at Westminster High School, and Dean, 10, in the fourth grade at William Winchester $l Elementary
Activities/hobbies: Enjoys reading all types of books; sketching and painting; also involved in literacy issues
Accomplishments: Has participated in numerous workshops and presentations on current reading strategies for the county and state; has written several articles published in reading journals; member of the editorial advisory board for the Journal of Reading
Recipient's comments: "The award was a complete surprise. I was shocked, proud and honored. It's great to be recognized. What I like about teaching is getting kids turned on to reading."
Nominations: Call 876-8771, 857-0550 or (800) 829-8000, Ext. 6595, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays; you also can fax your information to 876-0233.